Heavy Lift Support and Alignment System

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Square One’s Heavy Lift Support and Alignment Systems are specifically designed to address the needs of nuclear and high energy physics. These systems are ideal for supporting magnets, RF cavities, optical tables or detectors. Heavy loads are not a problem – even the largest lattice elements can be accommodated – and systems can be customized for almost any geometry or work envelope.

Square One’s patented six degree-of-freedom positioning system is capable of adjusting an object’s location in space with exceptional accuracy, precision and resolution. Unlike conventional manipulators, the range of motion in the horizontal plane is entirely decoupled from its vertical range. As a result, it is possible to create low profile support systems with unusually large horizontal or asymmetric work envelopes. The design’s inverse kinematic equations provide a flexible method for positioning and orienting an object relative to any point in space.

Because these systems allow for complementary support and alignment, Square One technologies provide powerful new options for commissioning and maintaining accelerators at a fraction of current costs.