Newport Corp.Newport Corp.
of Irvine, Calif., has extended its line of vibration-isolation equipment by acquiring the products and technology of Tempe, Ariz.-based Vistek Inc. The new vibration-isolation products will be offered as part of Newport’s VIBe line and include mechanical isolation bearings, benchtop platforms and stand-alone workstations. In addition to protecting sensitive equipment, the products can reduce the amount of vibration that is transmitted into laboratory benches by equipment such as mixers, centrifuges and impact testers. The new line includes the compact LIP-Lab Isolation Platforms, which are designed specifically for balances, petri dishes and other small lab equipment and devices.