Optics & Photonics

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Fiber Optic Panels backlight keyboards with one LED.

February 7, 2002

UniGlo® Panels are thin plastic optical fiber backlighting devices that can backlight full-travel computer keyboards and flat panel membrane switch keyboard overlays with single LED (2.1 VDC @ 30mA) light source. They provide thin (.010 in. min) uniform panel of light that is heat- and EMI-free. Panels have operating temperature range of -40 to 80 degrees C, are not affected by temperature... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Strapping Winder offers modular flexibility.

February 4, 2002

Model MS120T runs either independently or series-coupled with other modules to wind as many strips as necessary. Each module contains 2 alternately driven spindles mounted in common steel frame. MS120T can handle packages 16 in. in diameter, and 12 in. wide, at up to 60 lb weight. Adjustable traverse assembly and guiding options make system adaptable to spool or coil winding of flat materials.... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Industrial Laser provides 266 nm output.

January 29, 2002

Azure(TM) continuous wave, diode-pumped, deep-UV laser includes Sentinel(TM) series of automated capabilities that control beam pointing, maintain output power, shift crystal and relock cavity. Azure measures 14.4 x 23.3 x 7.0 in. and runs on 100-250 VAC providing output power of 200 mW. It is designed for industrial applications ranging from writing fiber Bragg gratings to semiconductor... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Lightweight Breadboards provide flat, stable surfaces.

January 29, 2002

Vibralite breadboards are available for prototyping, small optical systems, mounting lasers, optical assembly, and inspection areas. Nonmagnetic Series 5500 has structural core of extruded aluminum surrounded by 3/16 in. anodized aluminum skin. Ferromagnetic Series 5600 has extruded aluminum core surrounded by 1/8 in. skin of SS. Honeycomb-core Series 5700 is made of corrosion-resistant,... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Metallurgical Microscope handles brightfields and darkfields.

January 29, 2002

GX Series inverted metallurgical microscopes are available in 2 models: GX71 and GX51. Model GX71 for research use has wide field, zooming, erect image and mirror cube turret for brightfield, darkfield, Nomarski (DIC), polarized light, and fluorescence observation. It has separate photo unit, which enables user to construct custom system. GX51 for inspection and research has improved functions... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Incremental Encoders provide positioning accuracy.

January 23, 2002

Family of incremental optical encoders range in size from 30 to 48mm dia with resolutions up to 6000 lines per revolution. They have 2-channel quadrature output plus index, allowing count resolution to increase to 24,000 counts per revolution, and minimizing homing sequence. All have TTL compatible line driver output to boost signal strength and increase immunity to noise over long cable lengths.... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Optics & Photonics

Belt-Driven Boom positions robots and gantries.

January 17, 2002

DGEA toothed-belt-driven electric boom-arm axis is suitable for positioning applications requiring horizontal or vertical projecting motions. Fixed pinion drive mechanism engages stationary toothed belt, causing projecting structure to traverse work envelope. Roller guide bearing system is integrated into housing. Unit has stroke range of 100-1,000 mm, payload of 110 lb, speed of 2.1 m/sec, and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Telecentric Gauging Lenses fit machine vision applications.

January 17, 2002

Invarigon-R(TM) family of telecentric gauging and metrology imaging lenses allow precise gauging of 3D objects. Telecentric lens views or displays entire object from same perspective angle, preventing 3D features from exhibiting perspective distortion and image position errors. Objects inside deep holes are visible (undistorted) throughout field. Applications include inspecting objects or scenes... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Non-contact Part Checker eliminates wear.

January 17, 2002

Checkbox Optoelectronic System detects part orientation and quality, and facilitates automated picking and sorting processes. System integrates imaging technology, conveyor, and ejection mechanisms. Camera continuously analyzes work piece contours, detecting and evaluating orientation and physical characteristics. System suits rotationally symmetrical and pre-oriented work pieces of any shape,... Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Pan/Tilt Mechanism is digital servo controlled.

January 14, 2002

PT-HP-S2 is designed for ENG and CCD cameras with digital drive lenses. It is controlled via RS-232 or RS-422 protocol with direct lens and camera interface connectors for control functions. Manual smooth motion is accomplished using velocity servo controls, along with convergent pan, tilt, zoom and focus presets. PT-HP-S2 incorporates heavy duty cross roller bearings and Swiss DC motors with... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Mounting Rings protect optics from damage.

January 8, 2002

Optics Mounting Rings protect edges of lenses, filters, gratings, pellicles and mirrors. Machined from aluminum to ±0.05 mm and then black anodized to provide non-reflective surface, rings are available in sizes from 9 mm to 50 mm OD in 3 mm increments that range from 0.75 mm to 7 mm deep. Rings are available in single-, double-sided, and two-piece configurations that nest within each other.... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

LED Darkfield Ringlights suit industrial OEM applications.

January 7, 2002

Intelligent LED Darkfield Ringlights detect intensity and temperature fluctuations for continuous feedback and failsafe system operation. Features include matrix plate heat sink and matrix circuit design for isolating failures to individual LEDs. Line includes 3-ring LED ringlight, darkfield ringlight, and diffuse dome ringlight. Ringlights are driven by controllers that offer dimming, remote... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Magnifiers may be used hands-free.

January 7, 2002

Swing Base Magnifiers, with magnifying powers of 6x, 9x, 12x, 15x and 22x, feature achromatic color corrected lens systems, which provide distortion free viewing and sharpness over entire field of view. Focus can be adjusted for individual's vision or to view objects that are not flat. Swivel base enables objects to be viewed without contact. Lenses are correctly balanced, and may be rotated... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Photodiode Arrays are designed for scanning applications.

January 3, 2002

EPA-4400 Series consists of 8, 16, and 32 element photodiode scintillator arrays featuring high sensitivity of 400-1080 wavelength and uniform response of 0.30 A/W. Element size is 1.49 x 3.61 mm with element spacing of 1.587 mm. Arrays are suitable for X-ray and scanning applications such as spectroscopy, security systems, and baggage scanners. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Imaging Lenses feature various magnifications.

January 2, 2002

Invarigon-R(TM) telecentric gauging and metrology lenses have multilayer coatings that provide high image clarity, especially for back-lit applications. Less than 0.2% chief ray angle over entire object field allows precise gauging of 3D objects. Lockable aperture adjusts to select required depth of field. Single-piece design stands up to harsh industrial environments. Lenses include standard... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Transmitter offers combustion trim control.

January 2, 2002

Oxymit(TM) DIN-rail transmitter module provides raw signal processing, oxygen and temperature re-transmit (4-20mA), intelligent probe diagnostics and performance verification, as well as RS485 communications with Modbus protocol. Unit is designed for fossil fuel-fired environments including steel reheating, glassmaking, power generation, petroleum and petrochem refining, kilns and incinerator... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Non-Isolating Transmitters are powered by 4-20 mA loop.

January 1, 2002

LPN-Series includes potentiometer, RTD transmitter, and in-head RTD transmitter. Potentiometer has LED indication of loop current, reverse polarity protection and DIN rail mount enclosure. Model LPN-R takes input from Pt 100 RTD linearizes temperature, and sends 40-200mV output test signal. In-Head 3-wire RTD transmitter fits RTD connection heads. It is available in standard or special... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Winding Machine features modular design.

December 19, 2001

Model MS 102 provides programmable control in dual spindle design. Multiple configurations of banks of up to 12 winding stations allow winding multiple strips simultaneously. Each module incorporates 2 individual speed, tension and control dancer systems. Computer control manages all machine functions and winding patterns. Unit features package width up to 21 in., winding diameter up to 16 in.,... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Radio Crystal works in wireless/handheld applications.

December 18, 2001

FX325B crystal measures 3.2 x 2.5 x 0.8 mm, making it suitable for Bluetooth, PCMCIA cards, PDAs, laptops, and other portable and handheld devices. Fox crystal offers 20 to 50 MHz frequency range, ±50 PPM frequency tolerance, ±50 PPM frequency stability, and operating temperature range of -10 to +60ºC. Crystals are available in bulk quantities or on 3,000-unit tape and reel for automatic... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Cables incorporate Corning's multimode fibers.

December 18, 2001

FLEX-LITE(TM) fiber optic cables are designed for use with nLIGHTEN(TM) multi-channel optical transmitter and receiver modules. 12-channel VCSEL-based parallel optical links offer bandwidth-density. InfiniCor fibers are suited to support high bandwidth requirement of modules. nLIGHTEN 1.25 Gbps parallel fiber optic modules offer 15 Gbps aggregate bandwidth using less than 20 mm of board width.... Read More