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PI Recruiting


PI UK are currently recruiting for two positions within the company:

  • Technical Sales Engineer (Internal)
  • Technical Sales Engineer (Field)

For further information please see our careers section.

>> Careers at PI

Motion Positioning Magazine


The new PI customer magazine published twice yearly.  Read Issue one today.

>> Link to CMA01E

New Positioning Stage M-417


High Precision with 500 mm Travel Range

For positioning tasks in precision fabrication and automation, PI (Physik Instrumente) now offers the M-417 stage with a repeatability of 0.5 µm over a 500 mm travel range.

>> learn more

Featured Products

Featured Products

PI PIMag Magnetic Field
PI H-845 Highload
PI Custom Motion Systems

PIMag™ 6D

Actively Guided Magnetic Positioning System with Travel Accuracy in the Nanometer Range. Achieving high positioning accuracy is not only possible with piezo actuators. Besides common motor-spindle drives, PI is increasingly using piezomotors for precision motion across longer travel ranges. With the PIMag™ 6D development study, however, PI adopts completely new approaches.

>> Video: PIMag™ 6D Magnetic Levitation Technology

Hexapods Conquer Automation Technology

Standardized Fieldbus Interfaces Guarantee Easy Integration. In many areas of automation technology, precision requirements are becoming more and more demanding. Whenever multiaxis positioning systems are needed, the popularity of parallel-kinematic systems is growing. One example for this is a so-called Hexapod. Standardized fieldbus interfaces guarantee an easy connection to parent PLC or CNC controls so that Hexapods can work synchronously with other components in one automation line.

>> Data sheet H-845 High-Load Hexapod

PI Custom Motion Systems

Full Service from Design Through to Manufacture. Providing micron precision multiaxis alignment solutions, the PI Custom Motion Systems group, with our combined electronic and mechanical design experience, offer to customers a breadth of knowledge and technical hands-on advice which is hard to beat. PI Custom Motion Systems, a specialist division of Physik Instrumente (PI), will support you every step of the way, adding value and giving you the confi dence that your requirements will be met and delivered in a timely manner.

>> Website Custom Motion Systems