IDEX Optics & Photonics Marketplace Offers New Melles Griot Electro-mechanical Shutters

July 21, 2014, Rochester, NY ─ IDEX Optics & Photonics Marketplace announces five newly redesigned Melles Griot shutters that present improved reliability, lower cost and faster performance. Designed to work in key applications such as life sciences, semiconductor, and defense & security, these shutters are also designed for manufacturing and vision enhancement in the harshest environments.

The Rotary Drive Integrated Controllers, 04 RDI 231 and 04 RDI 232, offer a new lower price point with a simpler connection and pre-programmed software code on a newly redesigned board. Extremely compact and lightweight, they are designed for extreme temperature conditions, and offer significantly enhanced resistance to mechanical shock and vibration.

The 04 RDS 731 and 04 RDS 761 Paddle Shutters now present a more compact design and a radial drive actuator at a more affordable price point. Only consuming power when moving the blades, these shutters are also designed to operate reliably under harsh conditions.

The 04 SMD 001 Stepper Motor Shutter offers more value with a magnetic direct drive and an extended lifetime, all for a lower price.  The design provides for lower impact and reduced wear, and offers the user repeatable speed and time control.

Not certain which one works for you? Use our detailed online selection guide, or download the new Shutter Brochure with details on the full standard shutter collection.

The full range of standard shutter products are available through the IOP Marketplace website, with custom options for volume OEM applications available directly from Melles Griot. 


About Melles Griot

Melles Griot combines deep technical expertise with creative engineering teams who understand how to bring product ideas to market successfully for life science, medical, imaging, semiconductor and defense customers worldwide. From components and optical systems, to laser sources and light engines, the Melles Griot team helps engineer success by taking a lifecycle approach to product development with close collaboration throughout, and delivering a solution that meets requirements for performance, cost and quality.  Melles Griot is a brand within the IDEX Optics & Photonics family of companies, and offers a Commitment Like No Other to its customers.

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About IDEX Optics & Photonics

IDEX Optics & Photonics (IOP) platform, under the IDEX Health & Science segment, provides technically advanced optical and photonic products offering standard and semi-custom product solutions. IOP is built on the industry’s high demand for custom engineered solutions and innovative products. Headquartered in Albuquerque, NM, the IOP platform currently consists of four brands, Advanced Thin Films, CVI Laser Optics, Melles Griot and Semrock. The platform combines top-of-the line technology, manufacturing, and distribution capabilities. IOP serves the life science, medical, scientific, industrial, semiconductor, defense and environmental markets.


Amanda MacDonald
Director, Marketing & Communications, IDEX Optics & Photonics
Rochester, NY