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In the field of optical shutters, Kendrion offers ready-to-install solutions as well as customer-specific adaptations exactly for your requirements. If required, the rotary magnets with shutters in different shapes and materials can be equipped with an integrated sensor for position detection. This makes them suitable for many applications, including aircraft instruments and medical and analytical equipment.

The optical shutters offer extremely reliable operation over at least 10 million switching cycles. The shutters function even under extreme temperature conditions. They resist shocks and vibrations. The shutters for blocking the light beam are lightweight, require only a low drive power, and are extremely compact with only a few moving parts.

Precise Optical Shutters for light and laser blocking

In the field of optical safety technology, Kendrion offers various highly reliable shutters for light and laser blocking. The precise beam shutters are manufactured on the basis of the proven rotary solenoids and are offered as standard and customized solutions. They are used in medical, analytical and chirurgical instruments, mass photometry, aerospace instruments, engraving and marking systems and fiber optic signal transmission systems. The optical blades feature long lifetimes of up to 10 million switching cycles and impress with fast closing times. Due to their compact design and low weight, the laser shutters require only low drive power.

Customized solutions with orifice plates in various shapes, materials, dimensions and coatings can be realized on request.

Benefits at a glance

  • Long lifetime 
  • Short response time
  • High reliability 
  • Low outgassing 
  • High flexibility for miscellaneous customization
  • Simple on/off switching
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