Application example

OP-Microscope

Requirements

A light-weight, compact bearing assembly for adjusting and positioning the microscope is to be integrated directly into the floor stand. In addition, attention should be paid to usability in the operating theatre area.


Solution

A customised slewing ring made of aluminium, with a chemically nickel-plated surface. A worm-shaped groove inside allows the rotation to be limited to 540°. Uncontrolled swivelling of the microscope is prevented by spring tension elements. 


Bearing solution used


Advantages

All customer specifications were met. By means of the preloaded bearing, a backlash-free and stiff behaviour can be achieved.