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PI is a leading manufacturer of precision motion control and automation systems, hexapod 6-axis parallel robotic stages, air bearing motion systems, Gantry Systems, 3D printing, laser machining, and piezoelectric nano-positioning solutions. Applications include photonics, semiconductor technology, medical engineering, assembly, inspection, materials handling, and bio-nanotechnology. PI has been developing and manufacturing standard & custom precision products with piezoceramic and electromagnetic drives for 4 decades and provides innovative, high-quality solutions for OEM and research including industrial motion controllers (ACS). The PI group employs more than 1,300 people worldwide in 15 subsidiaries and R&D / engineering centers on 3 continents. ISO 9001 certified since 1994.

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High Speed Precision Gantry for Laser Machining, 3D Printing

POSTED 09/08/2021

High speed gantry stages with linear motors for laser machining, laser processing, additive manufacturing, 3D printing. Precision XYZ motion provides the basis for industrial highly accurate laser machining and 3D printing processes. High speed linear motors provide fast, frictionless motion with zero wear, in contrast to screw drive and belt driven gantries and linear stages. Non-contact linear motors not only provide higher speed and precision but also increased reliability.