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Cedrat Technologies, innovation in mechatronics

Cedrat Technologies piezo actuators technologies

This 1-day training aims at presenting the standard piezoelectric actuators and their related driving electronics. Some experiments are included in order to help the understanding of the main features of this technology.

Fill the registration form and send it to training.ct@cedrat-tec.com to attend this training courses (Reference CPAT-en / 550 € excl VAT).

  • Objectives To understand the use of CEDRAT TECHNOLOGIES piezo-actuators with their electronics. To chose the right technology according to requirement.
  • Who should attend Design engineers and technicians who aim to use piezo actuators technology.
  • Documentation Copies in English Training taught in English
  • On request


Presentation of Cedrat Technologies’ piezo actuators technologies

• Introduction to piezoelectricity

• Direct actuators PPA

• Amplified actuators APA®

• Stepping piezo actuators SPA


• Examples of applications

Basic rules for use

• Equivalent scheme of a piezoelectric system

• Technical data sheet

• Mechanical features: fr, tr…

• Output current features

Model analyses and experiments

• Model presentation

• Experiments

• Harmonic, quasi-static, resonant and dynamic regime

• Effect of a payload mass

• Voltage, current and force limitation

• How to choose a linear amplifier

• Thermal limitations

• Step response