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In order to expand the offer to our customers, we are proud to announce we are now certified ISO 13485:2016 for mechanical processing for third parties on for non-active medica devices.

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Certificate No.DM/17/166/S

We are proud to announce the presentation of our new granite based machine platform

The platform is designed for high precision and high dynamic applications, with a center open view of 280 x 280mm, is equipped with direct drives actuator, iron less, absolute optical encoders and high performance drivers to cope with dynamic and precision issues. The symmetrical design help to minimize thermal effect drifts.

 

General specs:

X-Y stroke  200 x 200mm with open view of 280 x 280mm

Z stroke      20mm

Absolute encoder, resolution 1nm

accelerations >2g

In order to expand the offer to our customers and increase our production efficiency, we purchased a new milling machine 5-axis Mikron type UCP 600 Vario, fully automated. With this new acquisition we will be able to meet the new needs of our customers in terms of accuracy and timing of deliveries with an even more flexible response

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UCP 600 Vario

FEMTOprint CEO Nicoletta Casanova gave a great talk during TEDxLugano on the 16th April about “What really lies beneath a Swiss watch” and creativity to boost innovation in microsystems. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. Mecartex is Proud to be Partner Firm of FEMTOprint!!

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The L-uPPT project is committed to develop and assess the functionality of a novel PPT technology based on liquid propellant, expected to enable significant improvements over traditional solid Teflon-based PPTs in terms of propellant utilization and impulse bit predictability through a tight control of the mass of propellant injected. In order to assess L-µPPT functionality performance, a new thrust stand is necessary for measurement of impulse, because a number of microthrusters are repetitively operated in pulses and pulsed thrust is generated. The specific know-how of Mecartex on high precision mechatronics solutions, has been profitably used during the project to develop a dedicated thrust balance to carry out the measurement of the thrust in the vacuum chamber.