Olympus Czech Group, s.r.o. - Microscope sample feeder

Design and manufacturing of mechanical and electronic components of the feeder and its assembly. The feeder set is mounted on a bottom plate and consists of a rotary magazine with 90 samples, a feeding arm for drawing the sample from the magazine and inserting it into the microscope's field of view. The feeder is driven by stepper motors in several axis. The stepper motors control a custom modular electronic device consisting of the control part and the power part that has been developed within the project. High level control of the feeder is provided by a PC software application which has been developed in LabVIEW graphical development system from National Instruments.

Realization: Virtual Instrumentation division