ODU-MAC® White-Line – applications

Remote controlled telescopic mast

The TARM (Telescopic Articulated Remote Mast) is located in the RACE test facility operated by the British company UKAEA. Operated by remote control, TARM can be deployed inside the fusion reactor to perform maintenance work in extremely challenging environments: High radiation doses and temperatures as well as limited access pose a great challenge for this robotic system. It must remain operable at all times without failure.

TARM consists of a vertical telescopic mast and a horizontal telescopic boom. A connector solution consisting of the ODU‐MAC® Silver‐Line and the ODU‐MAC® White‐Line is installed on each of the three joints of the telescopic boom. This combination optimally meets the customer’s requirements thanks to a modular design for the transmission of different media, high packing density, data and fiber‐optic transmission, as well as the use of highly radiation‐resistant LCP insulators.

Coil connector for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a technology that is used in medical diagnostics. All leading manufacturers worldwide use ODU‐MAC® Connectors as the reliable interface between the various patient coils and the MRI machine, and between the separate coils. Besides ease of use, non‐magnetic materials are a critical factor in these applications. Even the cable assembly contains no magnetic components.

Mobile X-ray machines

The ODU‐MAC® Modular Connector serves as the interface between a mobile X‐ray machine and a monitor cart. It transmits high current, data, and signals.

The mobile X‐ray unit provides precise 3D images for intraoperative quality assurance and offers individual images and various perspectives during surgical procedures.