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The PLX Tool Cube is designed for setting up optical axis or intuitive alignment of equipment and instruments at right angles to each other or parallel to each other. It has less than 1 arc-second deviation between any two adjacent mirrors.

Tool Cube

PLX TOOL CUBE

  • Typically used with two or more lasers or autocollimators to establish orthogonal axes.
  • Intuitive alignment of items at right angle or parallel to each other.
  • Less than 1 arc-second deviation between any two of the three front surface mirrors.
  • Available in 3 inch and 5 inch mirror faces.
  • Standard mirror coating is protected aluminum, custom coatings available.

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Standard coatings for the protected mirrors is a protected aluminum, customized coatings are also available. 

The Tool Cube consists of three front surface mirrors that have been accurately assembled by a proprietary process into a mutually orthogonal inside corner. The deviation from a perfect 90° angle between any two mirrors is less than 1 arc-second.

The PLX Tool Cube is mounted in a housing that includes two adjustment knobs for leveling/aligning the tool cube.

It is available in two sizes, either 3 inch mirror faces or 5 inch mirror faces. Standard coating for the mirrors is a protected aluminum, customized coatings are also available.

The Tool Cube is typically used with two or more lasers or autocollimators to establish orthogonal axes.

Specification Chart
Model Mirror Size Weight
TC-30TC-30 3 x 3 inches (76 x 76 mm) 2.6 kg
TC-50TC-50 5 x 5 inches (127 x 127 mm) 5.5 kg