Resource Guide 12 Highlights TMC's Precision Vibration Isolation Systems

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Peabody, MA, —Technical Manufacturing Corporation (TMC), a unit of AMETEK, Inc., and a world leader in high-performance vibration isolation systems, has released its comprehensive Resource Guide 12, highlighting the company’s expanded line of Precision Floor Vibration Isolation Systems, Optical Tables, and Magnetic Field Cancellation Systems. Featured are piezoelectric active vibration cancellation products based on its patented STACIS® technology. In addition, the Guide details TMC’s many standard products and their recommended applications.

TMC offers a wide array of vibration isolation products from simple, inexpensive desktop isolated microscope bases, to virtually any size optical table, to STACIS® active vibration cancellation systems employing vibration sensors, piezoelectric actuators, and digital controllers. Highlighted are its recent innovations including STACIS® iX SEM-Base™ floor platforms for SEMs, STACIS® iX Stage-Base™ frame mountable vibration cancellation systems, STACIS® iX LaserTable-Base™ hybrid piezoelectric/air active vibration cancellation systems, and Mag-NetX™ magnetic field cancellation systems. A technical background section serves as a primer on vibration control.

TMC designs and manufactures precision vibration isolation systems for sensitive research and manufacturing processes worldwide. The ISO 9001:2008- certified company’s products include active and passive vibration isolation systems; optical tops, optical table systems, and breadboards; laboratory tables and table top platforms; floor platforms; magnetic field cancellation and electric field shielding systems; and acoustic enclosures.

TMC was acquired by AMETEK earlier this year and is now a unit of AMETEK Ultra Precision Technologies, a pioneer in the development of ultra precision measurement instruments and a global leader in ultra precise machine tools and manufacturing systems for the semiconductor, photovoltaic, nanotechnology, military, defense and ophthalmic lens markets. AMETEK, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electro-mechanical devices with annualized sales of $3.0 billion.

For more information, contact Steven T. Ryan at Technical Manufacturing Corporation, 15 Centennial Drive, Peabody, MA 01960. Tel: (978) 532-6330. Fax: (978) 531-8682. E-mail: Website: