- May 2013
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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