Tag: EtherCAT®

Precision and Throughput for Electronics Manufacturing Applications

Find high-performance positioning solutions in the new brochure “Motion Systems for Electronics Manufacturing”

PI offers positioning systems for different production steps, for example to place, process or test parts and components.


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High-Precision Motion for Automation in the Field of Laser Processing

Find Advanced Positioning Solutions in the New Brochure “Automation Platforms for Laser Material Processing”

The technological diversity and the high vertical range of manufacturing enable PI to offer positioning systems for laser applications that require high-precision and high-throughput.


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Complex, Multiaxis Alignment Systems

Invitation to visit PI UK

Kevin Grimley invites you to our Cranfield demonstration area where from now until the end of August we have on display a three axis alignment system with built in laser writer, all controlled from an ACS platform.


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ACS and PI Motion Control

Controller technology for precision motion control at the micron or sub-micron or even nanometre level

At PI we recognise that moving to a new controller platform involves risk and a considerable investment in time for our customers. To support this activity we are able to provide a range of software and hardware tools for technology familiarisation as well as knowledgeable personnel who can provide training and support as and when needed.


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Reference Edge, Robust Industrial Connectors, Connector for Purge Air, Debris Protection

How to Meet the Requirements of Machine Builders for Precision Linear Stages?

Dr. Cliff Jolliffe explains the motivation for development and why the new series of linear stages meet the requirements of machine builders.


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Come and visit us and discover the ACS motion control solutions at Drives & Control 2018

Drives Expo - Stand D744 - 10th to 12th April 2018

Join PI on stand D744 at Drives & Controls 2018 at the NEC Birmingham from the 10th to the 12th of April to discover the ACS motion control solutions range. On display in the UK for the first time, these high performance EtherCAT®-based controllers and multi-axis drives enable the use of various motor types that can be conveniently integrated into a wide variety of high-end and demanding...


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EtherCAT® Connectivity of ACS Motion Control Solutions

EtherCAT® is an open real-time Ethernet-based fieldbus system, originally developed by Beckhoff Automation. Today, EtherCAT is becoming more and more popular for control and system engineers as a robust, high-speed, real-time network for machine control solutions. The flexibility of the fieldbus system is one reason. Read here how ACS Motion Control solutions benefit from EtherCAT integration.


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