Optical Mounts

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Materials & Material Processing

Cage System Components Kit helps build optomechanical systems.

August 1, 2013

Suited for researchers, engineers, or educators, and for demonstration, experimentation, or prototyping purposes, TECHSPEC® Cage System Components Kit contains plates, rods, and mounts as well as accessories such as screws and tools required to build basic optomechanical systems. Kit provides mounting options for 12.5 mm and 25 mm optical components as well as 2 adapter plates to interface between TECHSPEC Optical Cage System and other cage systems. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Materials & Material Processing

Optical Support Rods mount components to optical tables.

May 23, 2012

Measuring 1.5 in. diameter, SR-Series magnetically mounts components to optical table. Each stainless steel pedestal rod offers 8-32/M4 and ¼-20/M6 threaded mounting holes. SR-Z rods feature graduated height marks, integrated magnet in pedestal base, and stainless steel clamping fork. If pedestal mounting is needed without magnetic base, SR-B pedestal base is available, which can be combined with SR-E extension posts, SR-S spacers, and SR-ADP for multiple height configurations. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Mirror Mount features 2 actuators for precision and stability.

May 10, 2012

Constructed of black anodized aluminum, Clear Edge Picomotor(TM) Mount 8821 accommodates 1 in. optics ranging in thickness from 6-10 mm. Kinematic unit features sapphire seats and optimized springs, which deliver smooth operation while maintaining thermal and mechanical stability. Mount's Picomotor has integrated knobs for manual adjustment of all axes. For convenience, left-handed mirror mount 8821L is also available. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Stainless Steel Mounts accommodate 2 in. diameter optics.

March 29, 2012

Offered in right- or left-handed versions, Suprema(TM) SN200 Series Clear Edge Mirror Mounts enable unencumbered access to edge of mirror. Units are available with 2 or 3 locking actuators, making them suitable for demanding research applications. For smooth alignment and optimal stability, mounts utilize micro-polished tungsten carbide pads and 100 TPI adjustment screws. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Motor-Driven Mirror Mount integrates controller and driver.

April 25, 2011

Model CONEX-AG-M100D is remote-controllable, piezoelectric-motor-driven mirror mount with 2-axis absolute position sensor. Unit is capable of repeatable or absolute positioning tasks, for scanning and laser beam steering applications, and also enables user to save position into memory and recall it upon startup. In open loop, minimum incremental motion of mount is 2 µrad over ±0.75º range and, in closed loop, minimum incremental motion is 0.001º with bidirectional repeatability of 0.01º. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Motorized Kinematic Mount delivers high-resolution movement.

July 23, 2010

Motorized Kinematic Mount offers kinematic movement with 10.5° of angular travel and 0.264° per motor revolution. Once mount moves to desired position, it reports position via RS-232 connection and will maintain that position even without power applied. Potentiometers, located on back, can be used to manually move mount at speeds from 1.5 µrad/sec to 60 mrad/sec. Each self-contained unit includes two stepper motors, 15 V universal power supply, and 6 ft data cable. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Dichroic Beamsplitter Holder provides 22 mm clear aperture.

July 8, 2010

Designed to secure dichroic beamsplitters without affecting flatness, FH1 filter holder also allows for angle tuning or other motorized options. Opto-mechanical mount is optimized for 25.2 x 35.6 mm sized parts, and has flexibility to accept 1.0-2.0 mm thick components. Designed for use with VersaChrome(TM) tunable filters, holder also suits wide range of bench-top laboratory uses. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Mounting Components are designed for small optics.

November 6, 2009

Able to integrate smaller optics ranging from 3-12.5 mm in dia, S-Mount product line is comprised of simple and achromatic lens mounts, various tubes and spacers, and various adapters, including S-to-C type. Products feature adjustable thickness and are threaded for M12 x 0.5 mm mounting, commonly used for micro-video lenses and board level camera mounts. Manufactured from anodized aluminum material, components have 12 mm ID, thread pitch of 2 threads/mm, and 16 mm OD. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Mirror Mount is designed for research and OEM applications.

June 3, 2009

Maintaining standard 1 in. optical axis height, compact V100-CP CenterPoint(TM) mirror mount holds mirror directly above and inline with mounting hole. Clear quadrant mount is English or Metric mounting compatible and can be rotated to steer reflected beam over 270°. In high-density layouts, product can be positioned on adjacent table mounting holes which are only 1 in. apart. Device is utilized in assemblies that require periscopes, delay lines, and polarizer inverters. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Submounts and TVS Diodes increase UHB LED protection.

March 30, 2009

Intended for use in ultra high brightness (UHB) LED lighting applications, LuxGuard products include silicon submounts that provide integrated ESD protection at levels exceeding 15 kV HBM (Human Body Model) while also helping cushion LED from stress due to thermal expansion coefficient differences between LED and lead frame. TVS diodes, available for customers who utilize ceramic submounts, mount next to LED die within LED fixture and deliver ESD ratings between 8 and 15 kV HBM. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Butterfly Laser Mounting Module has dual-station design.

December 13, 2007

Integrated cooling module, DBH-022, facilitates installation/removal of 14-pin butterfly laser packages for quick power on inspection, repair, burn-in, or integration into end products. Solution combines OEM fan mounted heatsink HS-022 with two 14-pin butterfly mounting boards model BA-01. Thermal resistance of 0.22°C/W translates to less than 15°C temperature rise over ambient when loaded with two pump lasers, which can be mounted or removed independently. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Submounts offer 3- and 4-side metallization.

November 14, 2007

Intended for demanding optoelectronic applications, Laser Diode Submounts offer 25-75 micron thick copper metallization and Zero Pullback(TM) from burr-free ceramic edge. Submount materials include BeO with thermal conductivity from 280-325 W/moK and AlN from 170-230 W/moK. PCTF® technology combines elements of thick and thin films with plated copper and nickel/gold finish. Selective plating capability ensures optimal wettability of GaAs dice by gold tin soldering. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Kinematic Optical Mounts provide precision adjustment.

January 25, 2007

With more than 25 options, TECH SPEC(TM) Mechanics consist of optical mounts and mounting table platforms that are adaptable to variety of applications. Mounts feature ±5° of tip/tilt, 100 TPI fine adjustment screws, aluminum plates, and common mounting bores for No. 8/M4 socket-head cap screws. Stainless steel adjustment mechanisms ensure repeatability, while nylon contact rods and screws protect optics. Optical holders are available for common sizes of English and Metric components. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Position and Rate Gimbals enable smooth, accurate motion.

July 13, 2006

Suitable for directing optics, lasers, antennas, and sensors to precise pointing angles and able to accommodate up to 200 mm dia loads, AMG LP series incorporates low-profile, direct-drive rotary stages. Coupled directly to precision shafts to enable 360° continuous motion, S-series brushless, slotless servomotors feature rare-earth magnets and angular transducers. Typical line gimbal resolution ranges from 0.87-0.32 µrad with Aerotech controls. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Mechanical Power Transmission, Optics & Photonics

Direct-Drive Gimbal Mounts offer 1.0-0.13 µrad resolution.

February 16, 2006

AMG series provides angular position, rate, and acceleration for system development and production testing. Suited for directing optics, lasers, antennas, and sensors to precise pointing angles, products utilize direct-drive, brushless, slotless torque motors with rare-earth magnets and angular transducers coupled directly to precision shafts for 360° continuous motion. Zero-backlash units feature cog-free design and accommodate loads up to 600 mm dia. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Adapter mounts CCD camera to microscope.

October 10, 2005

Microscope-body camera adaptor 07 ACM 001 allows any CCD camera with C-mount interface to be mounted onto any Melles Griot microscope body for remote or heads-up viewing. Two-piece adaptor threads directly into microscope body and allows camera rotation for image alignment. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Optical Mounts for Mirrors target vacuum environments.

August 20, 2004

Optical Mounts for Larger Mirrors are available for use in environments with conditions to 10-6 torr vacuum. Clean, stable components can be provided with SORL aspheric mirrors or as stand alone components. They feature adjustment of orthogonal tip-tilt and height of optical axis. Coarse and fine adjustments can be made, and locking screws are provided. Alignment flat can be mounted to facilitate interferometric alignment of aspheric optics. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Optics & Photonics

Sensor Mount Assembly enables precise positioning.

August 9, 2004

Stafford Sensor Mount Assembly features 2-piece threaded collar that opens completely for installing or changing sensors, allows fine-tune positioning without disassembly, and attaches to machined aluminum base. Designed for use with optical and electromagnetic sensors, rigid assembly is available with 12-, 18-, and 30 mm ID threads on collars and in sizes from 1-6 in. high. Collar and base are manufactured from aluminum or optional steel and stainless steel. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Optical Mounts provide high thermal stability.

May 19, 2004

Based on sintered and pressed stainless steel technology, Suprema Series kinematic optical mounts incorporate 100 TPI precision actuators against ultra-flat carbide pads. Adjustable products accept 1 in. dia transmissive or reflective optics and provide independent qx and qy adjustment. SS series utilizes symmetrical closed aperture design and threaded mounting interface, while SN series features Clear Quadrant geometry and interchangeable actuators. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Mounting Rings protect optics from damage.

January 8, 2002

Optics Mounting Rings protect edges of lenses, filters, gratings, pellicles and mirrors. Machined from aluminum to ±0.05 mm and then black anodized to provide non-reflective surface, rings are available in sizes from 9 mm to 50 mm OD in 3 mm increments that range from 0.75 mm to 7 mm deep. Rings are available in single-, double-sided, and two-piece configurations that nest within each other. Internal recess holds optics. Read More

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