Diamond Light Source: Monthly Supplier Event.

Theme of the event:
Micromech Supply Capability ……Parker products as main theme.

Attended by:
Trevor De Wilde Ros Dilena
DLS Contact: Zoe Cattell

Monday 7th April 2014

Held in main Diamond House Atrium area.

Zoe Cattell has recently introduced this ‘monthly’ exhibition initiative for a selection of eight to ten suppliers (first come first served basis) to run a short duration one-day display of their products and services to Engineers, Scientists, Buyers and other relevant members of staff at the Harwell Science and Technology Innovation Campus.

Micromech approach:
Micromech Sales desk sent e-mail invitations to all registered contacts at the site including Diamond, ISIS and Central Laser.

Application targets: Parker and Heidenhain

  • Precision Positioning Stages
  • Servo Planetary Gearheads
  • Parker Origa heavy duty positioning stages.
  • Precision Rotary Stages
  • Absolute Encoders 5nm resolution.
  • Incremental Encoders 5nm resolution.
  • Rotary Encoders
  • Compax Servo Drives

Other products of interest:

PM Bearings : Sub-miniature Piezo Stage with working controller for sub-micron positioning.

Rear Posterboard: As can be seen in the photographs various images of Micromech Systems project builds and special products were in view and available for discussion with interested parties.


New Parker low cost MPE servo motor available now from Micromech.

Micromech can now offer the new economical Parker MPE Series servo motor. The MPE series extends the MPP motor family to smaller frame sizes.

MPE motors are for fast delivery and are priced up to 30% lower than other motors offered by Parker Hannifin.

Parker MPE Servo Motor

Parker MPE Servo MotorFeatures include:

  • Eight models covering three frame size of 40, 60 and 80mm
  • Power rating of 50 to 1000 watts
  • Segmented lamination design for high torque density
  • High-performance neodymium magnets
  • 2500-line encoder
  • Cable options to plug and play with Parker drives as well as flying leads for other drives.

For assistance specifying a Parker MPE series motor for your application, contact Micromech on 01376 333333 or Email sales@micromech.co.uk.


Heidenhain Ancanto

Complementing the HEIDENHAIN range of 12 mm Acanto absolute length gauges, the new 30xx Acanto length gauge from Heidenhain has a measuring range of 30 mm and offers absolute measured values to an accuracy of +/- two microns and a resolution of 368nm in an IP67-rated device.

The 30xx gauges are designed for a range of multi-point inspection applications and are available in versions for manual or pneumatic use. Positional information is transmitted via an EnDat 2.2 serial interface in combination with absolute measuring ensuring positional values are immediately available upon system start-up.

With a rating of IP67, the AT 30xx is protected against dust and temporary immersion in water.

HEIDENHAIN (GB) are the world-leading supplier of angular, linear and rotary encoders, digital readouts and CNC systems,

For assistance specifying the perfect Acanto gauge for your application, contact Micromech on 01376 333333 or Email sales@micromech.co.uk.