OPTICAL ENGINEERING – NUCLEAR HOT LABORATORIES

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Optique Peter designs and commissions scientific instruments for hot cells on nuclear sites.

MICROSCOPE WITH MICROHARDNESS TESTER

  • Light and image paths adapted to the dimensions of the hot cell
  • Electronic components located outside the cell
  • Binocular observation, video ports
  • Motorization of all functions
  • Bright Field, Dark Field, Polarization and DIC observation modes
  • Motorized 8 positions nosepiece with 6 to 8 objectives and one or two MHTVK microhardness testers (Knoop and/or Vickers, 10g to 400g load)
  • 4 axis X-Y-Focus and 360° rotation
  • Sample diameter up to 100mm
  • Microscope control and image analysis software

TRIPLE WAVELENGTH RAMAN MICROSCOPE WITH MICROHARDNESS TESTER

  • Multi-function instrument: Raman spectroscopy, imaging, microhardness testing
  • Modular design enabling assembly in the cell and maintenance by telemanipulator
  • Raman spectrometer, 3 lasers and electronic components located outside the cell
  • Video camera with gamma protection
  • Motorization of all functions
  • Bright Field and Polarization observation modes
  • Motorized 8 positions nosepiece with 6 to 8 objectives and one or two MHTVK microhardness testers (Knoop and/or Vickers, 10g to 400g load)
  • 4 axis X-Y-Focus and 360° rotation
  • Sample diameter up to 50mm
  • Microscope control, image analysis  and Raman spectroscopy software

SINGLE WAVELENGTH RAMAN MICROSCOPE

  • Multi-function instrument: Raman spectroscopy, imaging, microhardness testing
  • Modular design enabling assembly in the cell and maintenance by telemanipulator
  • Raman spectrometer, laser and electronic components located outside the cell
  • Video camera with gamma and neutron protection
  • Motorization of all functions
  • Bright Field, Dark Field and Polarization observation modes
  • Motorized 8 positions nosepiece with 6 to 8 objectives and one or two MHTVK microhardness testers (Knoop and/or Vickers, 10g to 400g load)
  • 4 axis X-Y-Focus and 360° rotation
  • Sample diameter up to 50mm
  • Microscope control, Raman spectroscopy and image analysis software

MEASURING MACROSCOPE

  • High resolution measuring stage
  • Radiation shielded digital camera
  • Motorized zoom with different front objectives
  • Motorized X Y and focus
  • Coaxial, oblique and ring light illumination
  • Macroscope control, measurement and image analysis software

HEAVY DUTY MACROSCOPE

  • Electronic components located outside the cell
  • Radiation shielded digital camera
  • Motorization of all functions
  • Lighting: coaxial, ring, oblique, transmitted light
  • Telecentric motorized zoom
  • Motorized stage for heavy loads (25kg)
  • Small sample support: vice on 3 rotations support
  • Macroscope control and image analysis software

HOT CELL PERISCOPE

  • Mirror optics for true colour imaging (no colour modification due to radiation-resistant optical glasses)
  • 2X & 9X magnifications
  • Binocular, photo and video ports
  • 3-axis motorized sample stage with built-in lighting
  • Motorization control and image analysis software

VACUUM CARBON COATER / EVAPORATOR

  • Sample and carbon fibre positioned by telemanipulator
  • Assembly, operation  and maintenance by telemanipulator (For Hot cells without operator access)
  • Vacuum pump located outside the hot cell
  • Command electronics located outside the cell

OPTICAL INTERFEROMETRIC PROFILER

  • Contactless 3D scanning
  • Piezo scanner with position sensor
  • Video camera with gamma protection
  • Motorized focus
  • Motorized X Y stage
  • 2-axis tilt adjustment with telemanipulator
  • White or monochromatic light source
  • Motorized turret with interferometric objectives
  • Active vibration isolation units
  • Command electronics located outside the cell
  • Microscope control and 3D measurement software

BINOCULARS FOR MACROSCOPIC OBSERVATION IN HOT CELLS

  • Compensation of the optical aberrations caused by hot cell viewing windows
  • Adjustable stereoscopic observation angle according to observation distance (Allows stereoscopic observation from 1.5 m to infinity)
  • 10x, 14x, 20x and 28x magnification with different oculars
  • Photography with digital camera
  • Tripod and dolly

HOT CELL GRINDER-POLISHER

  • Command electronics located outside the cell
  • Sample positioning and polishing disk replacement by telemanipulator
  • Pneumatic regulation of pressure
  • Central force and single force
  • Mobile base