Optical Shutter, Rotary Solenoid Pairings are customizable.

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Combining power efficiency, reliability, and customization flexibility, optical shutter and rotary solenoid device pairings provide blocking, unblocking, and modulation of beams of natural or UV light in various applications. Spring and bi-stable formats are available for shutters and rotary solenoids, and both clockwise and counterclockwise rotations are available with rotation angles of up to 60° (spring solenoids) and 75° (bi-stable solenoids). Various operating voltages, angles of rotation, direction of rotation, shutter sizes, and shapes are available and can be customized.



Original Press Release:



Advanced Optical Shutter and Rotary Solenoid Pairings from DACO Combine Superior Power Efficiency and Reliability with Cost-Effectiveness and Customizability



Pairings are as much as 50% more power efficient and twice as cost effective as alternate shutter solutions



(Milford, Connecticut, USA) – DACO Instruments (www.DacoInstruments.com), part of the Alinabal Group, announces the global launch of its advanced optical shutter and rotary solenoid device pairings. Combined, the technologies provide industry-leading power efficiency and customization flexibility with superior reliability and cost-effectiveness.



The advanced optical shutters and rotary solenoid device pairings are used to provide highly precise blocking, unblocking and modulation of beams of natural or UV light for a wide range of applications including:

• Medical Device (ophthalmology, dentistry, etc.)

• Thermal & Infrared Imaging (night vision goggles, preventative maintenance cameras, etc.)

• Spectrometers



Superior Reliability & Cost Effectiveness

DACO rotary solenoids are up to 25% more reliable than linear solenoid technologies. DACO´s rotary solenoids can match the advanced reliability of IRIS shutter technologies but are up to twice as cost-effective.



"Applications that use DACO technology often demand extreme reliability," explained Dhaval Desai, Global Business Development Manager at DACO.  "Our demonstrated precision engineering over the past 75 years has made DACO technology a preferred option for high-performance applications such as the equipment used in past and upcoming Mars exploration missions. We pride ourselves on meeting or exceeding even the most demanding reliability challenges."



Market-Leading Power Efficiency

DACO´s advanced optical shutter and rotary solenoid device pairings also lead the market in power efficiency. DACO spring or bi-stable solenoids consume up to 50% less energy than IRIS shutters and as much as 15% less energy than competing rotary solenoid technologies.



Highly Customizable

Diverse Technology Options

DACO provides both spring format (for applications that prioritize reliability) and bi-stable format (for applications that prioritize energy efficiency) shutters and rotary solenoids. Both clockwise and counterclockwise rotations are available with rotation angles of up to 60° for spring solenoids and up to 75° for bi-stable solenoids. A wide variety of operating voltage, angle of rotation, direction of rotation, shutter sizes and shapes are available and can be highly customized to meet the precise needs of each unique application. DACO can provide optimally paired advanced optical shutters and rotary solenoids or can provide one of those two components designed for superior performance with a customer´s unique application.



Prototype to Volume Customization

DACO is unique in the industry in providing custom shutter and rotary solenoid solutions from small batch prototyping to large volume production runs.



About DACO Instruments

Founded in 1929, DACO started as a manufacturer of aircraft gearing systems. Today, we design and manufacture marketing-leading advanced optical shutter systems, rotary solenoid devices and aircraft instrumentation for automotive, aerospace, defense, fiber optic networks, manufacturing, medical systems, and thermal imaging applications.



DACO is part of the Alinabal Group of Companies. Alinabal is a broadly diversified manufacturer with history reaching as far back as 1913 when it supplied laminated materials for the Ford Model T.



For additional information- please contact:

Dhaval Desai, Global Business Development Manager, ddesai@dacoinstrument.com

or call

In the US– Company (+1) 203 874 2515

Direct (+1) 203 283 0185

In Europe– (+44)  1223 92 6452.

In Asia– (+91) 9594-673939

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