Hydraulic manipulators for life science investigations
The MX600 series are hydraulic micromanipulators with smooth motion and instant response to hand adjustments. This makes them ideal for long-term intracellular recordings.
The water-based hydraulic mechanism has a thermal expansion two to three times less than that of oil-based systems, thus minimising drift to less than 2 µm per hour at constant temperatures.
MX600 series hydraulic micromanipulators have crossed roller bearings in each axis, and a metal bellows mechanism to ensure precision movement and long service life.
The positioning dials use ultrafine 127 TPI adjustment screws for 0.5 µm of resolution.
Each hydraulic headstage is equipped with a rotatable electrode/pipette holder that will hold diameters up to 8 mm.
- MX610: Single-axis hydraulic manipulator
- MX630: Three-axis hydraulic manipulator
- Water-based hydraulic system
- Less than 2 µm drift per hour
- Ideal for intracellular recording
- Holds mounting rods from 3 to 8 mm diameter
- Suitable for addition to the MX50.5, MX100.5, MX110,
MX160 and MX1600 manipulators
|Travel per axis
|Controllable motion (min)
A number of papers have been published by scientists around the globe who have used Siskiyou Hydraulic Manipulators within their research. Here are some examples:
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Siskiyou Corporation has been producing popular laboratory mechanicals for over 40 years; designing from the outset with quality and flexibility in mind. This concept has ensured Siskiyou components outperform and outlast competative products.
Siskiyou do not aim at single disciplines, such as Photonics or Life Sciences, but craft their products to provide end users with the modular tools for constructing systems that are only limited by their imagination.
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