PICMA® Piezo Linear Actuators

Multilayer Piezo Actuators with All-Ceramic Insulation

The PICMA® Stack piezo linear actuators from PI Ceramic feature linear displacements with low piezo voltages. Encapsulated versions for operation with splash water or oil are available.

The miniature actuators PICMA® Chip with a height of only 2 mm are also offered as round version with inner hole. These extremely compact piezo actuators feature maximum dynamics with high resonant frequencies. PICMA® Chip piezo actuators can be easily combined to stack actuators. 


PI E-610.00

For PICMA® Stack/Chip Multilayer Actuators

Amplifiers with high output current allow dynamic operation of the actuators and precise positioning while requiring low power.
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PICMA® multilayer piezo actuators are produced in different shapes. Depending on the application, they can also be assembled with adapted ceramic or metal end pieces, additional coating, temperature sensors, etc. On request, we will gladly offer you customized products.

Applications and Markets

  • Clinical research and diagnostics
  • High-speed switching
  • Moving test strips
  • Life sciences and biotechnology
  • Nanopositioning
  • Microscopy and therapeutic applications
  • Active and adaptive optics
  • Aerosol production
  • Metrology and interferometry



Technical Note P885T0001

Soldering PICMA® Multilayer Piezo Actuators
Version / Date
Document language English
pdf - 86 KB

Technical Note PL0XT0001

PL022, PL033, PL055 PICMA® Chip Monolithic Multilayer Piezo Actuators
Version / Date
Document language English
pdf - 40 KB

Piezoelectric Actuators

Components, Technologies, Operation
Version / Date
CAT128 R2
Version / Date
CAT128 R2
Document language
pdf - 11 MB
pdf - 5 MB