Vibration Isolation Platforms, Tables, Isolators & Systems

Biophotonics - May 2013
Breakthrough Products
Negative-Stiffness Vibration Isolator

The CM-1 compact high capacity, low-frequency negative-stiffness isolator from Minus K Technology is designed to support heavy payloads and reduce low-frequency vibrations. It comes in several capacity ranges for instruments such as SPMs (AFMS, STMs, etc), micro-hardness testers, profilers, interferometers, electron microscopes, or other imaging systems, for weight loads from 50 to 800 lb. It delivers a vertical natural frequency of ½ Hz or less over near the nominal load, which can be achieved over the entire load range. Horizontal natural frequency is load-dependant. The CM-1 is completely passive using no air or electricity.

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