Hexapods

A wide range of the most advanced hexapods to
help you positioning a payload of a few grams
to several tons with the best guarantees
of stiffness and accuracy

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VACUUM POSITIONING

VACUUM POSITIONING SYSTEM

SYMETRIE supplied this 10-6 mbar vacuum positioning system to the CEA (French Atomic Energy Commission) for the Laser MegaJoule (LMJ) project.

LMJ is a large laser-based inertial confinement fusion research device being built near Bordeaux, in France.

CEA needs a high accuracy positioning system (1 µm resolution) to adjust the micro-target at the centre of the test room and ensures the convergence of the 240 laser beams towards the centre.

This system works in 10-6 mbar high vacuum with high nuclear rays levels.

SIX AXES POSITIONING

The hexapod allows six axes positioning following 6 degrees of freedom: 3 rotations and 3 translations.

This hexapod precisely positions the target in the convergence centre of 240 laser beams.

APPLICATIONS

High accuracy positioning
Harsh environment positioning: vacuum and radiations