Safety and Stability

Drive Your Healthcare Equipment to The Next Level Of Performance, Safety, and Stability

From blood analyzers and heart assist pumps to imaging systems and DNA sequencers and beyond, motion control applications in healthcare demand, not just state of the art motion control performance, but also high levels of safety, stability, reliability, and long-term availability of electronic components.

At the delicate juncture of human health and technology, PMD helps OEMs and robotic engineers meet stringent industry requirements and attain long-term product success. And don't forget that our broad range of motion control products, including ICs, digital amplifiers, digital drives, and boards, will get your next design project to market faster.


Wondering how to best control motion for a lab automation system you are designing?

Contact us and tell us about it. We'd love to explore how our custom or turn-key ICs, modules, and boards, can best meet your Healthcare design challenge.



PMD is a core component of FDA-approved equipment in more than half of the world's largest lab automation manufacturers.

We use digital checksum functionality to construct inherently safe interfaces that prevent lab and medical devices from careening out of control in response to invalid or random inputs – a danger that traditional analog amplifier-equipped systems cannot guard against.


"Relying on performance Motion Devices hardware and motion expertise …  We designed a lower-cost and more powerful motion controller for our holmium laser-based system used in vision correction."

~ Satish, Engineering Program Manager , Sunrise Technologies, Fremont, CA

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PMD Customers Response to Covid-19

PMD Customers Respond to Covid-19 Crisis

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has put many of the products built by PMD's customers on the front line of the response. See what solutions our customers are building to identify, treat, and prevent the spread of this devastating virus.

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Precision Fluid Pumping

Precision Fluid Handling: It's All In The Pump

Pumps that move liquid precisely are at the heart of a broad array of patient treatment devices and laboratory automation. Get an understanding of what type of fluid pumps will work, and what type of motion control techniques will give you the fluid pumping accuracy that you need.

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Outer Loop Control ICs

New Motor Control IC Integrates Outer Loop And Velocity Loop Functions

The Juno MC71113, MC73113, and MC78113 are newly released ICs that integrate a high-speed outer loop control function with a velocity control function. They are ideal for controlling pressure, temperature, liquid level, magnetic bearings, and more.

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Syringe Dispensing

Optimize A Control Architecture for High Accuracy Syringe Dispensing

Controlling the amount of liquid deposited is critical in applications where there are “Keep-Out-Zones.” This new paper demonstrates dispensing solutions where the required motion accuracy can only be achieved with a closed-loop step motor control architecture.

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Motion Controllers for Medical Devices

The Next Frontier for Medical Device Motion Controllers

Miniaturization allows medical devices to be both portable and battery-powered. But, what is the next big frontier for motion controllers? Get insight from 4 motion control experts in this webinar hosted by IEEE and sponsored by PMD.


Liquid Handling Robot

Improve Liquid Handling Robot Throughput with Direct Path Planning

Understand how to implement a high-speed motion system on a Liquid Handling gantry that is aware of system clearances so that it can start an X/Y move, while a Z-axis move is still ongoing. Improve move times by 25% over conventional coordinated moves.

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