Close

Search

Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Buyers' Guide Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Vision Spectra Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook

Selecting the Appropriate Optical Mount

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Comments

Not all mounts perform optimally for every application.

Damon Kopala, Edmund Optics

When engineers are choosing optics, a common mistake they make is overlooking the integration of optical mounts into their systems. There are a variety of mounts available for holding lenses, prisms, mirrors, filters and other optical components. Some examples include bar-type, gimbal, adjustable kinematic, fixed and jaw clamp mounts, just to name a few. When cost is a deciding factor, simple fixed mounts will be more than adequate. However, for applications that demand precise positioning, adjustable, stable, kinematic mounts are essential to the integrity of an optical system. A...Read full article

Related content from Photonics Media



    ARTICLES


    PRODUCTS


    PHOTONICS HANDBOOK ARTICLES


    WHITEPAPERS


    WEBINARS


    PHOTONICS DICTIONARY TERMS


    MEDIA


    PHOTONICS BUYERS' GUIDE CATEGORIES


    COMPANIES

    back to top
    Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
    ©2020 Photonics Media, 100 West St., Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA, [email protected]

    Photonics Media, Laurin Publishing
    x Subscribe to Photonics Spectra magazine - FREE!
    We use cookies to improve user experience and analyze our website traffic as stated in our Privacy Policy. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies unless you have disabled them.