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Keyence Corp. of America

1100 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Suite 210, Itasca, IL, 60143, USA

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Keyence Corp. of America

Optics & Photonics

Digital Microscope provides precision measurement.

May 12, 2010

With 16-bit imaging resolution, 65,536 brightness levels, and over 2.8 trillion colors, VHX-1000 Series performs real-time, on-screen measurement of distance, radius, angle, and area of target. DOUBLE'R automatic lens/zoom recognition system enables unit to recognize, in real-time, which lens is mounted to camera as well as current magnification. Compact 3CCD Camera includes pixel-shift actuator,... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Micrometer offers application specific operation modes.

April 27, 2010

Based on high precision L-CCD, IG Series is suitable for edge guiding of opaque, transparent, or translucent materials, as well as position control, outer diameter measurement, and gap control. Alignment and setup is facilitated with highly visible beam and LED Bar Monitor position display built into sensor head. With several error extraction algorithms and I-DSP, IG Series can operate stably in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Fiber Laser Marker delivers full 30 W of power.

April 14, 2010

Suited for installation in tight spaces, Series MD-F3000 can permanently mark and etch dense, hard metals. Unit incorporates 3-axis beam control system, which ensures distortion-free marking across full 300 x 300 mm area without mechanisms to index target or marking head. Head has fanless design and is completely sealed from dirt and dust. Additional features include internal power monitor,... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Laser Displacement Sensor provides 392 kHz sampling rate.

April 7, 2010

KEYENCE LK-G5000 Laser Displacement Sensor offers ±0.02% full scale linearity and 0.01 µm repeatability. Mounting in tight production environments, RS-CMOS sensor includes technology that optimizes laser intensity by sensing and adjusting to reflected light for each layer of transparent objects. Dual-port data transfer, using quad speed clock, enables pixel data to be transferred quickly.... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Dimension Inspection System measures parts without positioning.

December 14, 2009

Eliminating need for X-Y stage, IM-6000 Series features Intelligent Pattern Analysis Search System that automatically locates, identifies, and measures parts placed within unit's 100 mm field of view. Part Evaluation Library stores images, measurement functions, and specifications of parts and provides automatic Pattern Search, part recognition, and measurement without setup next time inspection... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Digital Microscope features 16-bit imaging resolution.

September 14, 2009

Along with brightness range covering 65,536 levels and 2.8 Trillion color capacity, VHX-600 Generation II Digital Microscope features High Dynamic Range (HDR) function that enables graphic engine to create images in 16-bit gradation through acquisition of RGB data from each pixel. System's 3CCD Handheld Camera includes pixel-shift actuator, achieving observation with resolution of up to 54... Read More

Automatic ID

Bar Code Reader uses parallel digital processing technology.

September 7, 2009

Constructed with die-cast magnesium body, IP65-rated BL-1300 incorporates noise reduction and compensation functions to overcome reading performance difficulties. High-speed Parallel Processing Engine (HPPE) allows for stable performance of up to 1,300 scans and decodes per second, and aspherical lens lends to noise reduction and label reading distance. Also, edge detection accurately extracts... Read More

HVAC, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital IR Temperature Sensors offer 10 ms response.

August 11, 2009

Able to measure IR from distances up to 10 ft, FT Series provides non-contact detection of surface temperature from 32-2,462°F. Analog output can be scaled to user-defined range, and up to 4 sets of discrete upper and lower-limit outputs and emissivities can be stored. With 1.5 mm field of view, Model FT-H10 is suited for thin, fast moving targets including heat seals, hot melts, and... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Digital Contact Sensor adopts scale-shot system.

July 21, 2009

As all-in-one product with 0.1 micron resolution and accuracy, GT2 Series incorporates No Error feature to ensure no data is lost due to rapid spindle movement. All measurement is performed in compact GT amplifier, and tolerance is set via pushbutton. Various displays, brackets, and mounts are available to accommodate unique needs, and one unit can connect up to 11 sensor heads. When several... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Microscope performs high-speed magnified video capture.

May 18, 2009

Recording at speeds up to 24,000 fps, VW-6000 Series Motion Analysis Microscope tracks moving objects to quantify speed, acceleration, distance, and angle, which enables accurate filming of failures in moving targets. Controller supports color and monochrome cameras, and footage can be edited and analyzed directly on controller. All-in-one unit features built-in light source, LCD monitor, and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Vision System offers expandable controller architecture.

May 5, 2009

Equipped with 5 megapixel camera that transfers 2,432 x 2,050 pixel images in 61.2 ms, Model CV-5000 offers high-speed image processing for any production line. Up to 4 lighting control units can be attached, each with 2 lighting terminals, allowing CV to automatically dim and strobe up to 8 lights simultaneously. Algorithms detect foreign objects or burrs on irregularly shaped profiles, while... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Safety Laser Scanner covers up to 48 zones.

April 29, 2009

Keyence SZ Series, Type 3 Safety Laser Scanner can create protection zone up to 13.77 ft and warning zone area up to 32.80 ft from scanner, with up to 16 protection and 32 warning zones configured and modified via PC. It incorporates muting and reference point monitoring functions, which are set using configuration software. Side-mounted installation allows vertical guarding or access protection... Read More

Vision Systems

Vision System features high-speed 5 megapixel camera.

April 15, 2009

KEYENCE CV-5000 Vision System includes 11x high-speed camera that transfers 2,432 x 2,050 pixel images at 16.3 images/sec. The 3+1 parallel processing system addresses heavy processing needs, and algorithms to detect foreign objects or burrs on irregular-shaped profiles and filter out glare or background noise are incorporated. Up to 4 cameras, capable of transferring images simultaneously, and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Safety Light Curtain conforms to IP65 and IP67 standards.

September 30, 2008

Featuring edge-to-edge mounting and side-exit cabling, SL-V Safety Light Curtain incorporates green indicator lights for when beam axes are aligned and red lights to indicate curtain blockage. Up to 3 curtains, or 240 beams maximum, can be connected in series and curtain lengths are available up to 94.09 in. Built-in external device monitoring function as well as muting and interlock functions... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

High-Speed Laser Sensors enable 2D measurement.

June 27, 2008

With 3.8 msec sampling speed and high-accuracy of ±0.1% F.S. in Z-Axis, LJ-G Series 2D laser sensors can simultaneously perform 8-point measurements such as peak/bottom/average height, gap, width/position, section area, angle/intersection, and profile comparison. Equipped with E3-CMOS image sensor, they can measure surface profile of virtually any target such as black rubber or metals in X and... Read More

Portable Tools

YVO4 Laser Marking System features 3-axis beam control.

June 5, 2008

Operating in X, Y, and Z directions, MD-V9900 series can mark difficult shapes such as cylinders, cones, and inclined planes at speeds up to 12,000 mm/sec without compromising character clarity. System incorporates Dual End Pumping Cavity and offers 42 mm variable focal length as well as distortion-free, 300 x 300 mm marking area. Along with 3-axis control, use of special lens system eliminates... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Color 3D Laser Scanning Microscope has 0.001 µm precision.

April 23, 2008

Combining capabilities of SEMs and non-contact profilometry with functionality of conventional microscope, VK-9700 features 18,000x magnification and can perform surface profile, roughness, 3D, and comparative measurements. Its 3D display works with virtual trackball method and use of computer mouse to control viewing angle, lighting angle, zoom level, and Z-axis height. Images can be illuminated... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Photoelectric Sensors withstand adverse conditions.

March 27, 2008

Supplied in stainless steel casing, PX Series is rated to IP-69K and can be subjected to high pressure (1,400 psi) washdown applications at temperatures to 176°F. Dynamic Stability Control continuously and automatically adjusts set point according to environmental conditions, and MEGA mode can blast through dust and other types of dirty environments. Thru beam PX-H71 (20 m) and reflective... Read More

Portable Tools

CO2 Laser Marker delivers X-, Y-, and Z-axis functionality.

March 3, 2008

Utilizing 3-axis motion capabilities that promote visibility on deformed or curved surfaces, ML-Z 9500 Series can mark difficult shapes such as cylinders, cones, inclined planes, and spheres. System has distortion-free, 300 x 300 mm marking area and 42 mm variable focal length. Speeds up to 12,000 mm/sec on inclines, cylinders, or circular cones will not compromise character clarity, and spot... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Digital Microscope features 3D imaging capability.

February 7, 2008

Featuring 54-megapixel 3CCD Mode camera, the KEYENCE VHX-600 Digital Microscope offers a selection of high-resolution RZ optical design zoom lenses with up to 5,000x magnification. Targets can be freely observed with camera/lens unit, handheld or mounted in multiangle viewing stand, and observation can be performed at all angles without manipulating target. Capable of real-time measurements via... Read More