These two images show the miniature mechanical components designed and manufactured by Alpha Automation for use in an attachment for laboratory microscopes.
This device is inserted in the illuminator light path of a microscope and reduces operator fatigue when viewing pathology specimens. The body of the device is CNC machined from billet aluminum with the internal components manufactured in a combination of materials. Also featured is a variety of stamped parts including linkages and ball detents.
Completed device shown with microprocessor based control box.