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Optics Mount with Quick Release Mounting Carriage
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The KB1P mount has back plate to which a removable mounting carriage can be magnetically coupled. This mount is designed for applications that require a Ø1" optical element, like a lens, to be periodically inserted and removed for an optical setup with a high degree of precision. The magnetically coupled mounting carriage eliminates the need to align the optic when it is reinserted into the setup. For stability, precision, and repeatability, the mounting carriage contacts the back plate at three points. Each point of contact is a ball bearing on the mounting carriage resting in the groove formed by two parallel steel pins. The coupling force is provided by pairs of rare earth magnets.