PI Ceramic develops and produces und high-quality piezoceramic materials as well as piezo components to be used as actuators or sensors.

As manufacturer of piezoceramics, PI Ceramic offers piezo actuators, piezo composites and complete system solutions for research and industry in high-tech markets worldwide.

With experience, know-how and highly flexible technological processes, PI Ceramic reliably meets customer- and application-specific demands and reacts quickly to the market's requirements.

All key technologies and the tools required for the production of piezo ceramics are available in-house.

PI Ceramic gives insights into piezo technology and explains the characteristics of piezo ceramics, piezo actuators and piezo composites. Detailed drawings, diagrams and calculations of the actuators' reliability and lifetime illustrate the high performance of piezoceramic components.

Discover more about the broad range of production technologies, from ceramic powders to component assembly.


News and Announcements

Lead-Free Piezo Ceramic Material Successful in First Industrial Applications


Successful in First Industrial Applications

PIC700 material is a lead-free ceramic material now successfully employed by PI Ceramic in first industrial applications.

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Hard Ceramic Material PIC144


For Even Better Ultrasonic Performance

PI Ceramic has developed yet another piezo material based on lead-zirconate-titanate (PZT). PIC144 belongs to the ferro-electrical hard materials and is designed specifically for use in OEM high-power ultrasonic applications.

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New Material PIC184


Hard Material for Power Ultrasound

PI Ceramic successfully launches a new piezo material in OEM high-power ultrasound applications. The ceramic material PIC184 is based on modified lead zirconate titanate (PZT) and is one of the ferro-electrically hard piezo materials.

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Featured Facts

Motion at Absolute Zero?

The lower the temperatures, the less motion can be created. For ambient temperatures of 77 K (boiling point of nitrogen) or even 4 K (boiling point of helium) only few drive types are available. When operated at very low temperatures instead of room temperature, the displacement of piezo actuators is reduced but still measurable because their mechanism of action is based on solid-state effects within the material. The contacting is specially adapted to the ambient conditions.

Cryogenic Application

In the XEFL (X-ray Free-Electron Laser) particle accelerator, PICMA® actuators stabilize the resonant frequency at 4 K in the accelerator elements.

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