New shutters have fewer moving parts

July 30, 2009
Vincent Associates has released te UNIBLITZ II N-CAS NS series of shutters and shutter controllers for bench-top applications and for OEM applications. The reliability of the new 15, 25, and 45 mm aperture versions has been enhanced by significantly reducing the number of moving parts.

Vincent Associates has released the UNIBLITZ II N-CAS NS series of shutters and shutter controllers for bench top (VDM1000) and board level (VDM1000B) for OEM applications. The reliability of new 15, 25, and 45 mm aperture versions has been enhanced by significantly reducing the number of moving parts. The activating mechanism is noncontact and has been shown to increase reliability. The new shutters will be shown at SPIE Optics + Photonics, Aug. 2-6, in San Diego, CA.
Vincent Associates
Rochester, NY
www.Uniblitz.com

Posted by C. Settino, www.laserfocusworld.com


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PRESS RELEASE

Don't Miss New UNIBLITZ N-CAS® Shutters Showcase at SPIE Optics+Photonics 2009

July 27, 2009 - ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Vincent Associates, the manufacturer of UNIBLITZ shutters (http://www.Uniblitz.com), will be attending the SPIE Optics and Photonics Trade Show and showcasing a series of new products. The event takes place August 2-6, 2009 at the San Diego Convention Center.

The latest product offering to be displayed includes the new UNIBLITZ®II N-CAS® NS series of shutters and UNIBLITZ®II N-CAS® shutter driver controllers, the VDM1000 (housed for bench top applications) and the VDM1000B (board level controller for OEM applications).

UNIBLITZ® has again endeavored to provide an even more reliable shutter product for the Photonics industry with the introduction of the 15mm, 25mm, 45mm aperture version of the patented N-CAS® (Non-Contact Actuation System) shutter. The device's reliability has been enhanced by significantly reducing the number of moving parts.
In the 15mm, 25mm, 45mm aperture bi-stable version, there are a total number of six moving parts, five of which are the blades themselves! The activating mechanism is non-contact and has shown to increase its reliability through testing over similar shutter designs.

UNIBLITZ takes pride on the integrity and operational life of their shutters. For the past 40 years they have been delivering fast, durable, and customized products. Their engineers continue to test shutters, drivers, and mounting systems so customers can integrate their shutters with confidence into any optics application.

UNIBLITZ has added an additional incentive to stop by their booth this year: a chance to win an iPod Touch and an iPod Nano.
• The iPod Nano – enter to win at UNIBLITZ booth #414. Winner will be announced at the end of the trade show.
• The iPod Touch – enter to win online by going to http://www.uniblitz.com/promo.aspx Winner will be announced August 20, 2009.

We look forward to seeing you at SPIE OPTICS AND PHOTONICS CONFERENCE 2009.

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