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SLIPRINGS


MECANEX is the European leader producing space qualified products for various missions, since 1975 :

SLIPRING-BRUSH ASSEMBLIES
for signals & power transmission

designed for solar array drive mechanisms. MECANEX flight equipment serves various earth observation and telecom satellites worldwide on numerous programs.

Other SLIPRINGS have been exclusively designed for microgravity equipments, such as centrifuges and radiometers.

Applications :

space slipring SPACEBUS platform
commercial high power space slipring 2
space slipring 2 EUROSTAR 3000 platform
by courtesy of EADS Astrium Ltd.
Automated Transfert Vehicle (ATV) space slipring 2
space slipring 2 radiometers, earth observation

HIGH PERFORMANCE MECHANISMS
SILEX program,
Pointing mechanism for
satellite interlink experiment
for satellite interlink
HUYGENS-CASSINI probe Valve control & filter mechanism for interplanetary probe
parts of CASSINI-HUYGENS probe :
Parts of the European Robotic Arm (ERA) on the International Space Station :
ERA parts ERA parts

Parts of the mass spectrometer of ROSETTA rosetta
ISS parts Mechanism for furnace control in gradient heating facility for the International Space Station
BIOREACTORS


MECANEX is one of the first companies to implement silicon micro-technology in space experiments giving rise to complete integrated and selfcontrolled micro-system.

Space bioreactors :

bioreactor bioreactor 2

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