GEMINI Cassegrain Rotators and Cable Wrap Assemblies
AMOS was responsible for the design, manufacturing, assembly, testing in workshop, packing and transport of the two GEMINI Cassegrain Rotators and Cable Wrap Assemblies.
Customer: Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) - USA
AMOS was also responsible for the manufacturing of the Instrument Support Structure and Ballast Weight Assemblies of the GEMINI 8m Telescopes.
The picture shows the ISS and the Ballast Weight Assemblies mounted on the Cassegrain Rotator. The Rotator and the cable wrap were fixed on the test bench in the AMOS workshop.
ON FOCUS - Diamond TurningAdvanced Mechanical and Optical Systems (AMOS) manufactures small optical pieces by diamond turning mainly for infrared applications but also, after post polishing, for visible or ultraviolet. Concave or convex mirrors up to 500mm can be machined with extreme asphericities....
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