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PPMA Show 2021

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

28/09/2021 - 30/09/2021

PPMA Show 2021 will be the UK’s largest ever event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and (more)

Southern Manufacturing

Farnborough, Hants(GU14 6TQ)

06/10/2021 - 07/10/2021

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the (more)

Advanced Engineering 2021

NEC Birmingham(B40 1NT)

03/11/2021 - 04/11/2021

Join us in our 12th and most important edition to date, as we invite engineers and management from all (more)

Guides make light work for optics

Guides make light work for optics In the demanding world of optical engineering and instrument manufacture, the latest precision linear motion guides from THK are providing solutions that not only enhance performance, but also cut costs and reduce maintenance requirements. As an example of the cost savings which can be achieved, the use of THK's HCR circular guides in the altitude rotation mechanism of medium aperture astronomical telescopes has helped to cut the cost of the telescope mounting pedestal to just one tenth that of the previous design. This means that far more of the telescopes, which are extensively used for research in the infrared band, can be built.
 
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