XY Translation Stage Provides μCT Direct Center of Rotation

A new XY motorized translation sample stage, from CactuX, has been released for μCT stations. The quick and easy sample mounting and motorized movement is controlled wirelessly from outside of the CT cabinet.

Offering 100 mm travel in both X and Y axes with a total area of 220 mm × 220 mm, the stage has a maximum load capacity of 10 kg. Stage motion is controlled wirelessly by joystick.

Plastic adapters are available to assist in sample mounting and allowing to bring samples close to the X-Ray source.

The battery-operated stage has a total weight of 9 kg and offers 4.5 hours of continual adjustment time.

Tomas Zikmund Executive Manager at CactuX comments “The benefits of the stage for users of μCT machines is that it allows the direct center of rotation adjustment when performing part sample scans.”

CactuX s.r.o. is a start-up company of CEITEC Brno University of Technology developing and producing addons for microCT instruments.

For more information: www.cactux.cz