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Prior Scientific opens new office in China

Prior Scientific a global leader in the design and manufacture of precision positioning devices, automated solutions and components. Is today pleased to announce the opening of its new office in Suzhou, China to give local presence with support and sales. CEO Tom Freda said: “The opening of this new office in China marks another milestone […]

Queensgate Instruments has been acquired by Prior Scientific Instruments Ltd

Prior Scientific Instruments are global leaders in delivering high precision motorized stages, microscope automation products and specialty opto-mechanical automation systems. Queensgate instruments designs and produces leading performance nano positioning and measurement systems used in a wide range of applications from atomic force microscopy, hard disc testing, lithography and metrology. Both companies have significant experience delivering customised solutions […]

Prior Scientific Launches New Website

Prior Scientific Launches New Website Rockland, MA. (December 11, 2017) – Prior Scientific is pleased to announce the launch of its newly designed website. As the global leader in the design and manufacture of precision positioning devices, optical systems, automation solutions and components, we have undergone a full brand refurbishment. We specialize in end to […]

Fluorescent tags and Nanoparticles compared as biological imaging tools using Prior stage

A Prior stage has been used in a ground-breaking study comparing traditional fluorescent tags to Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering Nanoparticles (SERS NPs), which found there were significant differences between the two imaging methods. Prior Scientific’s H117 motorized precision stage  was used in a study comparing the characteristics of traditional fluorescent probes with SERS NPs, in […]

Prior Scientific raises £250 for Macmillan Cancer Support

Prior Scientific raised two hundred and fifty pounds for Macmillan Cancer Support as part of the charity’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on 29 September. Employees at Prior Scientific baked dozens of delicious cakes, raising over £120, an amount matched by the company, towards this very good cause. The winner of the bake-off was our Chief […]

Prior Scientific will be at Laser World of Photonics

Representatives from Prior Scientific will be present throughout the show at Booth 116 in Hall A2, to talk both about our standard range of products for automated microscopy, as well as our customised design and manufacturing facilities.

NPL Poster: Performance verification of a dual sensor stage

Abstract: The current trend for nanopositioning with increased speed has led to the development by Queensgate of a dual sensor system for servo control of single axis displacement stages. The stage and control system is currently being evaluated using optical interferometry developed at the National Physical Laboratory. Preliminary results show the performance of the optical interferometer […]

Prior Scientific, releases new warranty;

Prior Scientific announces an enhanced warranty for their  products. Our new improved warranty for motorized stages is five (5) years from the date of purchase (only when used with a Prior controller) for controllers three (3) years and for Prior Scientific’s custom-built products one (1) year.  This reflects Prior Scientific’s strong commitment to quality, precision […]

Prior Scientific Announces Enhanced Warranty Policy

Prior Scientific announces an enhanced warranty for their products. Our new improved warranty for motorized stages is five (5) years from the date of purchase only when used with a Prior controller, for controllers three (3) years and for Prior Scientific’s custom-built products one (1) year.  This reflects Prior Scientific’s strong commitment to quality, precision […]

Prior Scientific Attending FOM in Bordeaux

Drawing microscopists and imaging specialists from all over the globe, the FOM series of conferences are major events in the microscopy calendar. Prior Scientific is proud to be exhibiting at this show, and we can be found at stand 46 Please feel free to drop by to discuss your imaging requirements and future projects, or […]