Articles by tag: vibration control

Introducing Stacis 4, the next generation in active floor vibration control

Stacis 4

Stacis is the leading floor vibration isolation technology worldwide, with a unique control system and serial architecture. It enables and protects electron and ion beam tools and other highly sensitive instruments from low-frequency vibration down to point three five hertz. The typical installation of Stacis 4 is as part of a quiet island consisting…

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The Active Vibration Control System That Protects Instruments and Preserves Surrounding Environment

In the field of advanced machinery and sensitive instruments, controlling vibrations is of paramount importance. STACIS, an active vibration control system, steps in with a unique configuration to serve this very purpose. With a downward-facing, active vibration control loop, STACIS focuses on neutralizing the floor vibrations. This control loop works in tandem with a rubber…

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STACIS Hard Mount Active Vibration Control System Offers Superior Stability for Sensitive Instruments

What if I bump into, or step on, a platform supported by STACIS, what happens? Wes Wigglesworth short answer: almost nothing. Thanks to the hard-mount active vibration control system in STACIS, the active control is downward looking, which means that it is measuring and cancelling floor vibration. In layman’s terms, that means you would need…

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Controlling Vibrations for Original Equipment Manufacturers

Controlling vibrations is a critical consideration in the field of precision instruments, with minute shifts having the potential to significantly impact the accuracy and reliability of measurements. In a recent discussion, we heard from experts in the field: West Wigglesworth, product manager of TMC, and Neil Fitzgibbon, senior business development manager at Taylor Hobson. They…

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TMC’s Customizable Vibration Cancellation Solutions Toolbase Provides Unmatched Support for Heavy-duty, Vibration-Sensitive Instruments

At TMC, we often get inquiries about what exactly a tool base is and when one might require it for their instrument. A tool base, in essence, is vibration cancellation solutions custom-designed to support any vibration-sensitive instrument that wouldn’t typically fit on our traditional platforms. People involved in high-resolution imaging, semiconductor wafer inspection, or nanolithography…

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Revolutionizing Semiconductor Manufacturing: TMC’s Vibration Control Floor Platforms Minimize Vibration for Optimal Performance

At the intersection of precision and manufacturing, vibration control floor platforms for semiconductor tools play a pivotal role in ensuring high-quality, accurate results. TMC, a leader in the field of vibration control, delved into this matter, shedding light on their unique quiet island configurations at a recent presentation by MikeGeorgalis, North American sales manager. Semiconductor…

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Photonics West 2022: Showcasing Superior Vibration Control Solutions

TMC showcased its active and passive floor vibration isolation systems at Photonics West 2022, demonstrating their effectiveness and superiority in managing floor vibrations. A practical demonstration, the ‘wine glass demo’, was particularly noteworthy. In this experiment, two glasses of wine were placed, one on an isolated surface and the other on a non-isolated shelf. As…

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From Content Scramble to Streamlined Success: Demystifying Modular Content in Life Sciences
June 21, 2024

Modular content is the latest buzz in the life sciences industry, offering a strategic way to streamline content creation and management. With promises of increased efficiency and personalized outreach, many organizations are eager to jump on the bandwagon. But is it truly worth the effort? What exactly is modular content, and how can life…

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Department-Specific Reviews can Streamline Material Review Workflows Leading to Faster Approvals
June 21, 2024

Organizations are increasingly seeking ways to streamline internal processes while ensuring compliance and maintaining high standards. One approach gaining traction is department-specific reviews or role-specific reviews. This method assigns review responsibilities to specific departments or roles, rather than having every piece of content reviewed by all departments. This strategy not only clarifies responsibilities but…

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Early Medical Affairs Collaboration Secures Promotional Content Integrity
June 21, 2024

Strong alignment between brand and medical affairs teams is essential in today’s evolving promotional content landscape. Ensuring seamless collaboration can enhance content quality and efficiency. Effective collaboration between these teams can significantly streamline processes and improve the quality of promotional materials​ What are the key strategies to foster better collaboration between brand and medical…

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GreenOnyx’s Clean & Efficient Farming is Key to Global Food Supply Solutions
June 21, 2024

Global food supply chains are under unprecedented pressure from climate change and geopolitical tensions, making sustainable and nutritious food sources more critical than ever. With only a small fraction of the global population consuming the minimum recommended phytonutrients essential for health, innovative solutions are urgently needed. Can scalable solutions in agricultural technology ensure a…

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West Wigglesworth of TMC Distinguishes Between Active and Passive Vibration Control Systems and Highlights Key Considerations for Optimal Selection
January 1, 2023

In his recent discussion, Wes Wigglesworth of TMC eloquently demystifies the intricate nuances of vibration control and particularly emphasizes the differential features of active and passive vibration control systems. He begins by identifying the three pivotal components that characterize an active vibration control system: an inertial sensor that measures the vibration, a control system with…

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TMC Revolutionizes Active Vibration Control with Advanced ‘Electro-Damp’ and ‘Stacis’ Systems
January 1, 2023

In today’s vibration control systems, the dichotomy between active and passive systems is gradually becoming blurred, with TMC’s ‘Electro-Damp’ and ‘Stacis’ systems standing out as prime examples of how technology is evolving to address increasingly complex vibration control needs. ‘Electro-Damp’, a parallel type active vibration control system, demonstrates how these systems can be optimized to…

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Transforming Precision Instrumentation: Active Vibration Control Enhances Pneumatic Isolation Systems
January 1, 2023

In the complex world of precision instruments and high-magnification applications like atomic force and confocal microscopy, pneumatic isolation emerges as a powerful tool. This technology is often found in applications used in life science research, such as high-magnification optical microscopes and electrophysiology techniques. Pneumatic isolators, exemplified by TMC’s CleanBench table and micro-g isolators, offer…

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Vibrations: Vibration Building Design for Cancer Center Part 3
June 7, 2022

On this third and final episode of Vibrations’ look at vibration building design, host Daniel J Litwin concluded his discussion with Ahmad Bayat, P.E., President at Vibro-Acoustic Consultants (VACC), and Mike Georgalis, North American Sales Manager at the Technical Manufacturing Corporation (TMC.) This final portion of dialogue between Litwin, Bayat, and Georgalis brings together insights…

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Vibrations: Vibration Building Design for Cancer Center Part 2
May 3, 2022

For this second part of Vibrations’ look at vibration building design, host Daniel J Litwin continued his discussion with Ahmad Bayat, P.E., President at Vibro-Acoustic Consultants (VACC), and Mike Georgalis, North American Sales Manager at the Technical Manufacturing Corporation (TMC.) They began discussing the life science case study teased on this episode’s first part. Bayat…

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Vibrations: Vibration Building Design for Cancer Center Part 1
February 9, 2022

Critical industries need building infrastructure that eliminates even the slightest whisper of the wind or rumblings of public transit miles away. Sensitive instruments used in mission-critical research, testing, and product equipment must exist in a vibration-free environment. Industry-leading TCM understands these needs, and their products have become an essential tool for vibration control to solve…

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