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Alignment Gimbals

Alignment gimbals allow a precise angle alignment to be established and repeated between two flanges. When the base flange of a gimbal is attached to the chamber flange (or traveling stage of a positioning device), and a probe is attached to the tilting flange, the probe angle and tip position can be changed. Alignment gimbals were designed as an inexpensive method to align docking systems and actuate sample transfers.

Alignment Gimbals Features

  • +/- 5° X/Y adjustment
  • 1.5 inch ID bellows
  • 304 stainless steel materials
  • 5 year guarantee
  • Maximum bakeout temperature of 200°C
  • Operating temperature of 20°C
  • Optional micrometers available
  • Roller bearing pivots
Nor-Cal Products, Inc dba Pfeiffer Vacuum Valves & Engineering offers the researcher complimentary devices for sample transfer and positioning in ultra-high vacuum systems. Combined with our vacuum chambers, load locks, gate valves, all-metal valves, feedthroughs, viewports, and roughing accessories, we can provide a complete turn-key research system. Each standard component can readily be customized to meet our customer’s specific requirements, such as sample heating and cooling, special lengths, or stepper motor drivers. PV V&E's sample transfer and manipulation devices are made from the highest quality materials and lubricants to withstand repeated UHV bakeouts.

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