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SLM Pneumatic Anti-Vibration Mounts - Improving the Accuracy and Resolution of Precision, Optical and Laser Systems

Crucial precision, optical and laser systems require high amounts of stability to ensure their accuracy of results. However slight unintentional movements to the instrument can cause erroneous outcomes and compromises the equipment's valued feature of precision. The solution? A simple yet highly effective pneumatic anti-vibration mount.

What is a Pneumatic Mount?
We were the first company to recognise the need for and produce this type of crucial equipment, intended for use on sensitive machinery. The Stop-choc/Barry Controls SLM mount was designed with the aim of providing outstanding shock and vibration isolation and therefore stability, to the system it is applied to.

Why do you need a pneumatic anti-vibration mount?
If it is important that your equipment is not disturbed by external vibration, a pneumatic anti-vibration mount is ideal. For example, optical and laser apparatus (e.g. microscopes, inspection equipment, optical systems) that are sensitive to slight disturbances will benefit from this key component, increasing the accuracy of the output.

  • Increase accuracy
  • Reduce failure
  • Extend machinery life
  • Low maintenance

  • Pneumatic Damping
  • Low Natural Frequency (3Hz to 5Hz)
  • Range covers wide load range (11kg to 8720kg)
  • Steel re-enforced side wall construction for high loads and shock protection
  • Inflation via standard Schrader value connection
  • Will provide protection if unpressurized (10Hz)
  • Available in either metric or imperial versions
  • Lower profile
  • Simple installation
  • Threaded female insert on top for simple bolt assembly
  • 4 clearance holes on aluminium base for flush mounting

We have an anti-vibration mount to meet your need
The SLM mounts we offer come in various sizes and load ranges to suit your specific application needs. Stop-choc specialise in producing anti-vibration mounts according to your requirements, so you simply need to contact us with your specifications and a member of our technical sales team will be more than happy to assist you.

If you have a query regarding a mount of any kind or any other product you see on our website, please contact us via email at or call us on 01753 607126.

Vibration Isolation for Every Application

Stop-choc have enhanced their team of engineers and capabilities to help customers deal with vibration isolation in every type of application or situation. Where customers have vibration and noise issues it can cause reliability problems, health and safety issues, noise, discomfort, difficulty with design and increased costs.

By utilising Stop-choc's expertise customers can be sure that the optimal vibration isolation solution is put forward. This is backed up by sophisticated analysis using Stop-choc's latest suite of proprietary software which offers clients a clear indication of the vibration isolation system performance.

Please contact us through our website or by calling our office should you need any further information or assistance.

Vibration Mounts and Mountings for Off-shore Gas and Oil Rigs

Stop-choc are specialists in the design and manufacture of mounts and mountings for use on off-shore gas and oil rigs. This includes customised mounts which we design and build in house for Accommodation Modules, Turbine Generators, Compressors, Propulsion Systems and Pumps. We manufacture our mounts from a broad range of materials covering all possible environmental, shock and vibration requirements. We often design and manufacture mounts specifically to withstand extremes of temperature and to prevent contamination from fluids.

We can provide all-metal mounts, unaffected by contamination using a special grade of stainless steel and providing extreme dampening capabilities. All metal mounts have no contribution to toxic emissions or fire risk. Our specialised metal mounts offer the benefit of a long life and low maintenance cycle and work well in extremes of temperature. They also provide a very high dynamic load capacity. Stop-choc have worked with the off-shore industry for many years to develop these high quality products and to provide shock and vibration isolation solutions for this most demanding environment.

Using a unique all metal resilient cushion to provide vibration isolation, and a sliding mechanism to allow for thermal expansion and structural movement, the design offers excellent isolation of gas turbine generators and rotating machinery. An alternative version of this system is also used for the isolation of accommodation modules.

Protecting sensitive equipment against high levels of shock requires the choice of a mounting with a large displacement capacity. Stop-choc designs, manufactures and tests our own complete range of Naval "X" and "Y" mounts and cable mounts. These highly effective mounts are used to protect equipment in transit such as torpedoes, missiles, and aero engines. These units also provide excellent shock protection for electronics cabinets installed in warships and military vehicles.

Stop-choc have over 40 years of experience designing, developing and manufacturing anti vibration mounts to provide the vibration isolation and noise reducing answer to a diverse range of challenges for your off-shore and marine requirements. We have provided solutions to the most demanding of vibration and noise problems. We carry out extensive finite element analysis on our products and have our own in house vibration and environmental test equipment, providing you with the assurance that a Stop-choc mount will deliver results you can depend upon.

Please contact us through our website or by calling our office should you need any further information or assistance.