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Optical Design & Engineering

Shutters and shutter driver controllers


Vincent Associates, the manufacturer of UNIBLITZ® shutters, has debuted their latest product, 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.