Precision. Reliability. High Dynamics.

Whether it's for positioning sensitive lenses in lasers or microscopes, the synchronised positioning and application of labels or for handling processes in post and package sorting centres  – outstanding, reliable running performances are essential at all times. Phytron's low-maintenance solutions are invaluable here, supporting companies worldwide in optimising their products and manufacturing processes.

Robust. Powerful. Reliable.

Robust design for environments up to IP 68 for use in food processing and the paper industry, for adjusting rotor blades in the aerospace industry or positioning scanners in deep drilling technology. In these and other applications where there are high temperatures, ambient pressures and vibration loads or contact with aggressive chemicals, Phytron's stepper motors and controls carry out their work precisely and reliably.

Accuracy. Reliability. Cleanliness.

Scientific experiments are projects which often have an uncertain outcome. The reliable solutions provided by Phytron are thus all the more important – for moving optical elements in measurement technology, for example, or for adjusting a mirror in a particle accelerator or transporting frozen samples in liquid nitrogen at below  -200°C. The combination of all sorts of extreme requirements is a challenge that Phytron also meets in the fields of optics and analysis technology with individual solutions, high levels of precision and the finest step resolution.

Wide Temperature Range. Minimised Outgassing Rates.

More than 30 years of experience and more than 500 Phytron motors in space. By using only ECSS-compliant materials and optimised design, Phytron's space-certified drives meet the demanding requirements for use in an ultra-high vacuum whilst ensuring optimised weight, low magnetic radiation, outstanding precision and extraordinary robustness. 

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Another Phytron stepper motor on Mars

With the landing of the rover Perseverance, the fifth stepper motor from Phytron GmbH is active on Mars. It is part of the SuperCam instrument, which uses a camera, laser and spectrometer to analyze the chemical composition of stones and soil material. See the SuperCam Autofocus Mechanism document for more details or visit the NASA Website for an animated video to see how the SuperCam works.

NASA and ESA have previously relied on our stepper motors in the InSight Lander and Curiosity missions.

We are proud to be a small cog in the support of space missions.

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