Patent Number: 6,757,985

Title: Precise positioning of an object

Abstract: Apparatus for the precise positioning of an object such as a work platform relative to a base, comprising, for each of three orthogonal axes, a flexure coupling between the work platform and the base, at least one of the flexure couplings having a rotary bearing and rotary positioning device where it connects with the work platform or the base. The apparatus provides precise positioning in up to three orthogonal rotational axes and up to three linear axes, and it is useful in the electro-optics industry.

Inventors: Hall; Kenneth Frank (Martock, GB)

Assignee: KFH Design Limited

International Classification: B23Q 1/54 (20060101); B23Q 1/25 (20060101); G01B 005/004 ()

Expiration Date: 07/02016