Vibration Isolation Platforms, Tables, Isolators & Systems

Nanotechnology Now Online - November 2013

Minus K Launches Vibration Isolator Giveaway to U.S. Colleges and Universities

Minus K Technology, Inc. is giving away $20,000 of patented vibration isolators to colleges and universities within the United States, in celebration of its 20th year anniversary. Minus K negative-stiffness, low-frequency vibration isolators use no air or electricity, and are currently being used for research in biology, neuroscience, chemistry, photonics, crystal growth, physics and microscopy by more than 300 leading universities and government laboratories in 43 countries.

Institutions within the United States, that have an AFM, electron microscope, interferometer, laser optical system, micro hardness tester, or any other special equipment that would benefit from a low-frequency vibration isolator are eligible to apply at Up to six vibration isolators will be given away, for a total value of $20,000. No purchase necessary. Submission deadline for applications is January 31, 2014.

About Minus K Technology, Inc.
Minus K Technology, Inc. was founded in 1993 to develop, manufacture and market state-of-the-art vibration isolation products based on the company's patented negative-stiffness-mechanism technology. Minus K vibration isolators are low-cost, passive, vacuum adaptable systems that require no air or electricity and are used in a broad spectrum of applications including nanotechnology, biological sciences, semiconductors, materials research, zero-g simulation of spacecraft and high-end audio. The company is an OEM supplier to leading manufacturers of atomic force microscopes, scanning probe microscopes, micro-hardness testers, interferometers and other vibration-sensitive instruments and equipment. Minus K customers include: JPL, NASA, European Space Agency (ESA/ESTEC), German Space Agency (DLR), Northrup Grumman, Aerospace Corp., and Raytheon.

For more information:

Steve Varma
Minus K Technology, Inc.
460 Hindry Ave., Unit C
Inglewood, CA 90301
Phone 310-348-9656
Fax 310-348-9638

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