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

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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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Optimizing Electron Microscope Performance: The Crucial Role of Field Surveys in Identifying Environmental Interferences

In the world of microscopy, especially with high-precision electron microscopes, obtaining clean, precise images can be a complex endeavor, subject to a multitude of factors. Common sources that interfere with the quality of images produced by these microscopes include vibrations, magnetic fields, and acoustics. Given their high sensitivity, these microscopes can easily be affected by…

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TMC Enhances STACIS Vibration System Installations with Global On-site and Remote Services

The Technical Manufacturing Corporation (TMC) ensures successful vibration system installations like  STACIS installations through its full-service team located globally, working either directly as TMC employees or through trained experts in their sales channels. The importance of a correct STACIS installation is well recognized, and TMC offers comprehensive on-site services. These range from supervising the physical…

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Can STACIS Vibration Isolation Systems be Used in Vacuum Environments?

Mike Georgalis, North American Sales Manager at the Technical Manufacturing Corporation explains that STACIS vibration isolation systems can’t generally be used in vacuum environments, and a couple of good reasons why you would want to avoid deploying the system in a vacuum. In the realm of vacuum environments, the deployment of STACIS systems faces notable challenges. Despite…

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Harmonizing Technologies for Superior Vibration Control: TMC and VACC Collaborate to Exceed Expectations in Vibration Building Challenges

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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Engineering Innovations Tackle Noise and Vibration Challenges for New Cancer Research Center

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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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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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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