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ROTAX - Two-Axis Rotator for rotation without limits


Abstract

The two-axis rotator ROTAX is an innovative component for the precise spatial alignment of material samples during measurements under extreme conditions, such as in strong electromagnetic fields, at very low temperatures or in the smallest space. With ROTAX, two rotation axes at right angles to each other can be controlled independently and simultaneously. The precise control of the sample in the measuring apparatus shortens the measuring time. The automation of the measurement enables multiple data throughput.


Background

The exact spatial alignment of samples when measuring physical properties under extreme conditions is often difficult. In many modern measurement setups, the samples cannot be positioned with precise angles because they are installed in a complex measuring head. With the two-axis rotator ROTAX, material samples can be aligned with high precision over two axes of rotation. The two-axis rotator can be used in measuring equipment in both basic and application-oriented research

 

 


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Solution

With the two-axis rotator, two axes of rotation at right angles to each other can be controlled independently and simultaneously. This precise alignment enables precise control of the sample to be examined under extreme conditions, for example

 

  • in the smallest space in a sample rod
  • in strong electromagnetic fields
  • at very low temperatures

 

The relevant components from ROTAX are made from the plastic polyether ether ketone, which hardly wears out and withstands the lowest temperatures without damage. The material is also non-magnetic


Advantages

  • Automate your measurements
  • Maximize your data acquisition
  • Get a budget-friendly solution

Scope of application

  • for the determination of physical properties of new materials
  • for chemical analysis
  • for imaging procedures

Service

CUSTOMER VALUE

The size of the two-axis rotator can be manufactured according to individual requirements. It is suitable for working in magnetic fields as well as for examining samples with X-rays or neutron beams. The automation of the measurement enables multiple data throughput.

 

KONTAKT

Dr. Hannes Kühne

Tel.: +49 351 260 3523

h.kuehne@hzdr.de

 

Stefan Findeisen

Mechanische Entwicklung

Tel.: +49 351 260 2841

s.findeisen@hzdr.de


Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

Stefanie Hartmann
+49 351 260 2710
stefanie.hartmann@hzdr.de
www.hzdr.de/db/Cms?pNid=1987
Address
Bautzner Landstraße 400
01328 Dresden



Development status

Market maturity


Patent situation

  • DE 10 2020 105 671.0 pending

Keywords

Rotator, Rotation, Material samples, Material samples

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