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Microscopy Mechanics

Microscopy Mechanics are used in microscopy applications for functionality such as mounting components, providing motion, or minimizing vibration. Microscopy Mechanics are optomechanical components that are designed for, or are also compatible with, microscopes or additional microscopy components. Edmund Optics offers a wide variety of Microscopy Mechanics including C-Mount Component, Optical Breadboards or Laboratory Tables, Optical Mounts, or Linear Translation Stages.

C-Mount Components | View All

C-Mounted Plate Beamsplitters
  • Pre-Mounted 90 Degree Interface
  • Four C-Threaded Mounting Holes
  • Several Beamsplitting Options Available
  • Additional C-Mounted Beamsplitters, Filters, and Mirrors Available

Optical Breadboard Components and Laboratory Tables | View All

English and Metric Breadboards
  • Provide Stable Platform for Experiments and Test Configurations
  • 1/4-20 TPI or M6 Tapped Holes for Various Mounting
  • Black Anodized Aluminum

Low Profile Laboratory Tables
  • Greater Than 90% Isolation Efficiency
  • Superior Honeycomb Structure
  • Low Profile Thickness of 2”
  • Stainless Steel, Oil-free, Spill Proof Optical Top

TMC High Performance Vibration Isolation System
  • Passive Vibration Isolation
  • Lightweight, Compact Profile for Easy Portability
  • Self-Leveling Design with Height Control Valves

TMC Table Top Platforms
  • Gimbal Piston™ Isolators Provide Platform Stability
  • Isolators Attach to Tops up to 2 1/8" in Thickness
  • Multiple Table Materials Available

Posts and Post Holders | View All

Adjustable Height Post Holders
  • English and Metric Versions
  • Provides Vertical Translation
  • Compatible With 0.5" (12.7mm) Posts

Articulating Arm Mounting Systems
  • Mounting for Hard-to-Reach Places
  • Mix and Match for Custom Mounting Combinations
  • Lockable Angular Positioning

English Stainless Steel Mounting Posts
  • Male 8-32 or ¼-20 Stud, Female ¼-20 Base
  • Posts Include Interchangeable Male Stud and Removable Base S.H.S.S.
  • Available in Variety of Lengths
  • Metric Versions Also Available

Metric Stainless Steel Mounting Posts
  • Male M4 x 0.7 or M6 x 1.0 Stud, Female M6 x1.0 Base
  • Posts Include Interchangeable Male Stud and Removable Base S.H.S.S.
  • Available in Variety of Lengths
  • English Versions Also Available

Post Collar
  • Locks Post Height Without Removing Post
  • Allows Basic Post Rotation
  • For Our 0.5" (12.7mm) Diameter English and Metric Posts
  • Aluminum Collar

Post Holders
  • English & Metric Post Holders
  • English: ¼-20 Base
  • Metric: M6x1 Base
  • Unique 3-Point Contact Design
  • Aluminum with Brass Inserts

Right Angle Post Clamps
  • Basic Building Block for Optical Systems
  • Fixed Options for Mounting 12.7mm to 12.7mm or 12.7mm to 12.0mm Posts Available
  • Rotatable Option for 12.7mm to 12.7mm Posts
  • Aluminum Mount Construction

Optical Mounts | View All

90° Angle Brackets
  • Metric, English and Common Slotted Versions
  • Standard ¼-20 or M6 x 1.0 Holes/Slots or AllSlots
  • Large and Small Sizes
  • Black Anodized Aluminum Construction

English Bar-Type Holders
  • For Quick, Precise Positioning of Circular Optics
  • Mount Optics up to 110mm Diameter
  • 1/4-20 TPI Mounting Thread for Post Mounting Applications

Fixed Filter Mounts
  • Non-Marring Surface
  • 3 Sizes Available
  • M6 x 1.0 mounting hole
  • Black Anodized Aluminum

Metric Bar-Type Holders
  • Mount Optics 5 to 60mm in Diameter
  • M6 x 1.0 Mounting Thread
  • Max Edge Thickness of 2mm and 4mm

Miniature Motorized Filter Wheels
  • Manual or Automated Multi-Directional Control
  • Interchangeable Filter Retaining Wheels
  • Lightweight Design with Multiple Mounting Options

Motorized Filter Wheels
  • USB or RS-232 Interface
  • Bi-Directional Movement
  • C-Mount and T-Mount Adapters Available

Optic Component Mounts
  • Simple Mounting Arrangement
  • Metric and English Configurations
  • Black Anodized Aluminum Construction

Rotating Filter Wheels
  • Holds Six or Twelve Filters
  • Accepts 1" / 25mm or ½" / 12.5mm Diameters
  • 12 Index Positions for Precise Movement

Three-Screw Ring Mounts
  • Ideal for Mounting and Centering Circular Optics and Laser Tubes
  • Protective Nylon Tipped Screws
  • 1/4-20 TPI Mounting Thread for Post Mounting Applications

Linear Positioning Stages | View All

Metric Lab Jacks
  • Rugged Construction
  • Fine Lead Screw for Precise Movement
  • Black Anodized Aluminum
  • Large Knob for Ease of Adjustment
  • Locking Knob Secures Jack in Desired Position

Metric Z-Axis Stages
  • Fine Micrometer Movement
  • Available in Four Sizes
  • Black Anodized Aluminum
  • Locking Knob

Microscope Objective Nanopositioning System
  • 100μm Range of Motion
  • 1.5nm High Resolution Positioning
  • Interchangeable Quick Mount Adapters

Stainless Steel Positioning Lifts
  • Corrosion-Resistant Stainless Steel
  • Ideal for Basic Height Adjustments
  • Multiple Stage Sizes Available

Vertical Translation Stages
  • Mechanically Compatible with our TECHSPEC® Stages
  • Class 100 (ISO 5) Cleanroom Compatible
  • Fine Micrometer Movement
  • Locking Screw on Stages

Zaber™ High Precision Motorized Stage Systems
  • High Accuracy, Compact Designs
  • Integrated Motor and Controller
  • Easily Configurable in X-Y or X-Y-Z Configurations

Zaber™ Long Travel Motorized Stages
  • 150mm and 300mm Travel Options
  • Controlled Manually or via RS-232 Serial Interface
  • No Adapter Required for X-Y-Z Configurations


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