Products/Services for Miniature Gimbal

  • Jewel Bearings, Jewels, and Pivots-Image
    Jewel Bearings, Jewels, and Pivots - (18 companies)
    Jewel bearings, jewels and pivots are miniature components used in instruments and controls requiring low friction, long life and non-magnetic properties. Jewel bearings, jewels and pivots are miniature components used in instruments and controls...
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    Inertial Navigation Systems - (81 companies)
    ...gyros use a steadily moving mass with a free-moving axis (gimbal). Vibrating gyros use microelectro-mechanical system (MEMS) technology and a vibrating, quartz tuning-fork to measure Coriolis force. Measurement Methods. There are many ways to measure...
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    Gimbals - (14 companies)
    Gimbals are mechanisms that allow an object to pivot or rotate around an axis. Two or three gimbals may be mounted within each other to allow rotation independent of the gimbal support. Gimbals are mechanisms that allow an object to pivot or rotate...
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    Optical Mounts - (105 companies)
    ...of Optical Mounts. Optical mounts may be of fixed, kinematic, or gimbal styles. Fixed mounts permit no adjustment. These devices usually have a retaining ring that holds the mounting cell in place. They are usually used in stacking applications, especially...
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    Rotary Stages - (139 companies)
    ...attributes of a table or similar device. Cradle positioning stages or goniometers use an external axis of rotation. Instead of rotating around the center of the stage, these devices rotate around a point in space. By contrast, gimbal-mounted stages...
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    Mirror Mounts - (24 companies)
    Mirror mounts are used to hold and support mirrors of all sizes and shapes.
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    Miniature Bearings and Instrument Bearings - (175 companies)
    Miniature bearings and instrument bearings carry moderate radial and thrust loads at low operating torque while providing high performance in a small envelope design. These types of bearings are single row ball bearings available in up to 1 1/8...
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    Gyroscopes - (66 companies)
    Gyroscopes are designed to measure angular rate or orientation about a given directional vector. They usually take the form of a disc-shaped object or rotor which is suspended in light supporting rings called gimbals. The gimbals have...
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    Bearing Pullers and Tools - (49 companies)
    Bearing pullers and bearing tools are devices for assembling and disassembling bearings. They are often hand-held and manually-powered devices, but this area also includes mountable and powered devices like bearing heaters used before assembly.
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    Compasses - (53 companies)
    Compasses are navigational instruments that determine direction relative to Earth 's magnetic poles.
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...known as a pickoff, generates a user output signal indicating the position of the gyro's gimbal, usually in terms of millivolts per (angular) degree of gimbal rotation. All US Dynamics miniature gyroscope pickoff arrangements are implemented in the form a variable transformer. There are several...

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  • Mechanical & Fluid Systems :: NASA Tech Briefs
    This is achieved using a miniature gimbal mechanism that allows for independent motion about one, two, or three axes within the grip volume of the hand, and miniature flexure assemblies co-located with the gimbal mechanism that provide substantial stiffness and breakout …
  • Mechanical & Fluid Systems :: NASA Tech Briefs
    This is achieved using a miniature gimbal mechanism that allows for independent motion about one, two, or three axes within the grip volume of the hand, and miniature flexure assemblies co-located with the gimbal mechanism that provide substantial stiffness and breakout …
  • Mechanical & Fluid Systems :: NASA Tech Briefs
    This is achieved using a miniature gimbal mechanism that allows for independent motion about one, two, or three axes within the grip volume of the hand, and miniature flexure assemblies co-located with the gimbal mechanism that provide substantial stiffness and breakout …
  • Mechanical & Fluid Systems :: NASA Tech Briefs
    This is achieved using a miniature gimbal mechanism that allows for independent motion about one, two, or three axes within the grip volume of the hand, and miniature flexure assemblies co-located with the gimbal mechanism that provide substantial stiffness and breakout …
  • Mechanical & Fluid Systems :: NASA Tech Briefs
    This is achieved using a miniature gimbal mechanism that allows for independent motion about one, two, or three axes within the grip volume of the hand, and miniature flexure assemblies co-located with the gimbal mechanism that provide substantial stiffness and breakout …
  • Mechanical & Fluid Systems :: NASA Tech Briefs
    This is achieved using a miniature gimbal mechanism that allows for independent motion about one, two, or three axes within the grip volume of the hand, and miniature flexure assemblies co-located with the gimbal mechanism that provide substantial stiffness and breakout …
  • Mechanical & Fluid Systems :: NASA Tech Briefs
    This is achieved using a miniature gimbal mechanism that allows for independent motion about one, two, or three axes within the grip volume of the hand, and miniature flexure assemblies co-located with the gimbal mechanism that provide substantial stiffness and breakout …
  • Miniature Multi-Axis Mechanism for Hand Controllers - Nasa Tech Briefs :: NASA Tech Briefs
    This is achieved using a miniature gimbal mechanism that allows for independent motion about one, two, or three axes within the grip volume of the hand, and miniature flexure assemblies co-located with the gimbal mechanism that provide substantial stiffness and breakout …
  • Gimbal system configurations and line-of-sight control techniques for small UAV applications
    Many of these require sensors / payloads such as cameras, laser pointers / illuminators /rangefinders and other systems that must be pointed and / or stabilized and therefore require a precision miniature gimbal or other means to control their line-of-sight …
  • Low SWaP MWIR detector based on XBn focal plane array
    The detector is designed for low SWaP applications, involving mainly hand-held and miniature gimbal based systems.