High accuracy sample positioner now offers up to 800 µm travel

Queensgate’s NanoScan SP800 nanopositioning sample scanner offers high-accuracy positioning performance for longer ranges. Queensgate has added a new model to its range of piezo-driven sample positioners. The SP800 offers 800 µm of travel (closed loop) with a resolution of 1.2 nm and a step settle time of under 10 ms. It can cope with up to […]

Prior Scientific achieves EcoVadis sustainability award

Prior Scientific achieves EcoVadis sustainability award We are proud to announce that we have achieved a bronze medal for our sustainability practices from EcoVadis. The award is based on our performance in sustainability management in the following areas: ·        Environment ·        Labor and Human Rights ·        Ethics ·        Sustainable Procurement. Achieving bronze status puts us in the top 50% of companies rated […]

Update to Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to give website users a better understanding of how we may collect, process and, use personal data. The new policy includes specific details of compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). The full policy, which came […]

Prior Scientific is pleased to introduce the HT11300KTNL heavy duty motorized stepper stage

The HT11300KTNL motorized stepper stage from Prior Scientific is ideal for automating the XY scanning of larger samples used in electrophysiology, multiphoton and industrial applications. With a robust heavy-duty frame, the stage is capable of handling point loads up to 100kgs and has a large travel range of 108mm x 108mm. The HT11300KTNL has an […]

Prior Scientific introduces the H189 Motorized XYZ Deck

Prior Scientific has announced the launch of the H189 Motorized XYZ Deck.  Prior Scientific’s new motorized XYZ Deck is the latest in the Deck series from Prior.  As a natural progression from the original ZDeck the new XYZ Deck is purposely designed to match the increased size and versatility of the latest generation of 2P/3P/Multiphoton/Confocal microscopy systems […]

New website for Queensgate

Relaunched nanopositioning.com showcases Queensgate nanopositioning products and key applications We are pleased to announce that the new Queensgate website – nanopositioning.com – is now live. The site has been redesigned to help customers easily find high-performance nanopositioning piezo stages, piezo-driven actuators and translators and learn more about Queensgate’s customization and design services for OEM customers.   […]

Queensgate showcasing high-precision nanopositioning range at SPIE Photonex

We will be exhibiting at SPIE Photonex at the NEC in Birmingham from 6th to 7th of December 2022. The event features a technical program with the latest research in the field, plus a free-to-attend exhibition where visitors can see cutting edge photonics products. Visit us on booth 519 and see Queensgate’s NanoScan OP400 Piezo […]

How to care for your automated microscope stages

Maintain the efficiency of motorised microscope stages Our precision microscope automation and nanopositioning systems are manufactured to the highest standards.  They are backed by comprehensive technical support, repair services and warranties, so that if you have a question about initial setup or subsequent use you can be sure of a fast and effective resolution.  In […]

Prior Scientific is pleased to introduce its newest automated slide loader, the SL160.

Prior Scientific is pleased to introduce its newest automated slide loader, the SL160.  This 160 slide capacity loader combines reliability, easy set up, and high capacity to provide automated slide loading to a wide variety of existing upright microscopes or with the use of Prior’s OpenStand microscope.  This SL160 will be the standard for OEMs […]

Introducing a new high-load Piezo wafer Z stage

Queensgate, a brand of Prior Scientific, introduces a new high-load Piezo wafer Z stage Queensgate’s wafer Z stage is a new addition to its product line, achieving fast response and settle times using Queensgate’s leading digital closed-loop controllers. Queensgate, a brand of Prior Scientific, has announced the launch of the WP-Z-120A Wafer Stage. Millisecond response […]

Prior Scientific introduces motorized nosepieces for use with OpenStand microscopes

Prior Scientific introduces motorized nosepieces for use with OpenStand microscopes Prior’s motorized objective changer nosepieces are the latest addition to the OpenStand product family to provide customers with additional automation for OEM optical solutions and one-off custom microscopes Rockland, MA. USA – 21 July 2022: Prior Scientific Instruments Ltd., a manufacturer of microscopy solutions and […]