TMC's Resource Guide 15 Showcases its expanded line of Vibration Control Systems

Monday, June 16, 2014

Peabody, MA, —TMC, a unit of AMETEK Ultra Precision Technologies and the world leader in precision floor vibration control, has published its comprehensive Resource Guide 15 that details the company’s array of vibration control systems and their recommended applications.

TMC designs and manufactures an extensive selection of passive and active vibration control products from simple, inexpensive desktop isolated microscope bases, to virtually any size optical table, to sophisticated active, inertial vibration cancellation systems employing piezoelectric actuators and digital controllers.

Featured is TMC’s expanded selection of optical tops, available with three grades of performance – research, scientific and laboratory – with appropriate damping levels for each grade. Also offered are specialty tops with applicationspecific materials, including non-magnetic and cleanroom- and vacuumcompatible options.

Among TMC’s latest innovations is a complete environmental solution for electron microscopes, integrating vibration isolation as well as magnetic field and acoustic cancellation to protect sensitive equipment from all outside interference. The Resource Guide’s Technical Background section is a primer on vibration control.

The ISO 9001:2008-certified company’s products enable ultra-precision research, measurements, and manufacturing in the fields of photonics, life sciences, semiconductor manufacturing, drug discovery, and nanotechnology. TMC is 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 Ultra Precision Technologies is a division of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of $3.6 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: