We have received a couple more great application notes involving our Tensile Testing Stage the TST350.
Building a high pressure cell for a microscope is very difficult, but building a pressure cell that you can also control the temperature of, is a extremely difficult. Just google it and see how many people have actually done it. We're talking 175bar up to 250C or 40bar up to 400C.
I know there could be tens of people beyond linkam that actually read the HUBBA blog posts, tens probably being an optimistic estimate, but to those treasured few, here is yet another awesome idea submitted in the hope of receiving not only the much coveted HUBBA trophy, but perhaps more so, the 50 quid in hard currency that goes with it.
I just wanted to show off our new awesome Lathe, which has just been installed at our R&D blue sky lab in Holland.
While we offer our own temperature control and image capture software in the form of Linksys 32 -DV we recognize that there are far more sophisticated and feature laden image capture packages available, particularly in terms of image analysis.
It is important to us to work with partners who have experience of using our heating and freezing microscope stages, so that they can really understand how the system works.
We are proud to say that the software gurus at Imaging Associates (IMAS) have developed a really neat module for Zeiss Axiovision, so that you can now use your fully motorized Zeiss Axioimager with the Axiovision image analysis software suite and accurately control the temperature of your sample in one pretty awesome package.
What? Linkam have recruited even more staff? But aren't we in a recession? What about the great recruitment freeze everyone keeps moaning about?
This is the second month of presenting the HUBBA award and lots of great ideas are starting to roll in. Last month, Jim and Jack launched their online photo gallery for the budding amateur snappers in the company and there are some pretty good shots up there already.
You have got to just love Google. They keep on giving away awesome free web tools. I know that in terms of online photo albums, Flickr.com is the most popular and perhaps justifiably so but we have decided to use picasa web albums from google. The free image editing software you can download is fantastic, simple to use and makes organising your pics a breeze.
In our last post we announced that we were attempting the ambitious project of creating an online thermal microscopy gallery. I'm happy to say the images and videos are slowly starting to trickle in and I will wait until there are enough of them before launching the gallery online.
Have you noticed that more and more manufactures of anything from TV sets to scientific instruments are becoming spec obsessed?
There's nothing quite like the potential damage caused by an unsatisfied customer. Actually there is. There's the potentially viral rant of a really unhappy/angry/dissatisfied customer. The really respected person in their field that everyone listens to. The one person you don't want to tell everyone he or she knows about their total dissatisfaction with the product they just purchased that was supposed to solve their problems.
In our continued drive to develop even better relationships and understanding of the systems that we integrate with, we were excited to spend a day at Renishaw's spectroscopy department at the Old Town site.