Scopes

Optics & Photonics

Automated S/TEM delivers high-performance imaging, analysis.

July 18, 2016

Themis™ Z scanning/transmission electron microscope (S/TEM) offers system stability and automated tuning routines that promote reproducible image resolution at high and low beam energies in both STEM and TEM modes. Energy dispersive x-ray systems let users configure system based on primary characterization needs, and iDPC detector, by using up to 90% of transmitted electrons, offers high sensitivity to lighter elements while preserving atomic-scale resolution and direct image interpretation. Read More

Optics & Photonics

How PCE Instruments' Borescopes Can Help Cut Machine-Failure Costs

July 5, 2016

Jupiter, Fla. - Machine failure is costly. Beyond the immediate machine repair and replacement expenses lie lost profits resulting from manufacturing downtime. The good news is, by using PCE Instruments’ borescopes for machine condition monitoring, manufacturers can identify changes indicative of a machine fault and take corrective action prior to critical machine failure. In effect, PCE... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Micro Video Borescope navigates through tiny bores.

June 29, 2016

Equipped with flexible, 0.748 in. diameter probe protected by black ETFE casing, MICRON Videoscope is suited for inspection of very small bores. Lens located at distal tip of probe features cold fiber optic light, which illuminates inspection area. Image resolution delivered by CIS CMOS sensor is 400 x 400 pixels. Field of view is 90°, while direction of view is 0°. With USB output, control unit connects to computer, enabling live inspection to be visualized on computer monitor. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Microscopy Systems support materials science applications.

June 29, 2016

Featuring advanced scanning electron microscope and focused ion beam technology, Helios™ G4 DualBeam Series offers automated sample preparation for transmission electron microscopy and 3D sample characterization. Phoenix FIB column offers low-voltage performance for ultra-low sample damage, while Elstar electron column with UC+ technology offers 4x more monochromated current than previous generation. With Auto Slice & View 4.0 software, unattended FIB nanotomography is possible. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

FEI Launches Three New Tools for Next-Generation Semiconductor Manufacturing

June 20, 2016

New solutions are designed to address the challenges of 7nm technology node metrology and defect/failure analysis.  Hillsboro, Ore. - FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) announced today the release of three new tools for process control and defect/failure analysis in advanced semiconductor manufacturing. Two of the tools are specifically targeted at the 7nm node, and all are designed to allow manufacturers... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Software

FIB/SEM Systems utilize 3D reconstruction software.

June 17, 2016

Designed to work with all DualBeam focused ion beam/scanning electron microscope platforms, Auto Slice & View v4.0 software enables 3D structure and composition of samples at nanometer scale. Imaging can be combined with analytical capabilities, such as energy dispersive x-ray spectrometry and electron backscatter diffraction, to ensure that no information is lost in sectioning of sample. Algorithms help to ensure uniform thickness of slices and precise and reproducible placement of each cut.
Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Station offers GPS and compass readings.

May 20, 2016

With GPS and compass readings, Magellan MX™ is useful for vehicle and mobile applications requiring real-time meteorological data, such as incident command centers and hazmat vehicles. Depending on model, meteorological sensors can include ultrasonic wind speed and direction, temperature, RH, barometric pressure, and optical precipitation gauge. Data can be monitored with WeatherMaster Software, touchscreen Weather Display console, and/or Weather MicroServer for Internet and SCADA protocols. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

High Definition Telescope offers narrow band imaging.

May 10, 2016

Utilizing Extra-Low Dispersion Glass for rigid surgical endoscopy, FDA-cleared OES Elite 4mm HD Telescope can be used for urological procedures in resection, including transurethral resection of bladder tumor procedures, which are used both to visualize bladder cancer and to remove cancerous tissue. Narrow Band Imaging works by filtering white light into specific light wavelengths that are absorbed by hemoglobin, providing enhanced visualization of capillary networks and mucosal morphology. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Scanning Electron Microscope supports diverse applications.

May 5, 2016

With compound final lens, Apreo™ offers resolution down to 1.0 nm at 1 kV, without need for beam deceleration, for optimal performance on sample even if it is tilted or topographic. Backscatter detection is offered at lowest beam currents, at any tilt angle, on sensitive samples, and at TV-rate imaging to maximize materials contrast, and detector segments can be individually addressed to optimize for angular contrast or signal intensity and extract important information. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Mahr Federal to Feature MarVision MM 320 and MarVision QM 300 Video Measuring Microscopes with Image Processing at MD&M EAST 2016

May 2, 2016

Also on display will be the MarShaft™ SCOPE 250 plus flexible optical system for shop floor measurement PROVIDENCE, RI – Mahr Federal will feature the MarVision MM 320 and the MarVision QM 300 video measuring microscopes with image processing capability at MDM EAST, June 14-16, 2016, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY, Booth #2121. Designed for the measurement and/or... Read More

Optics & Photonics

FEI and CEOS Deliver First Sub-Angstrom, Low-Voltage Electron (SALVE) Microscope to the University of Ulm

April 28, 2016

Developed in the frame of University Ulm's SALVE project, the microscope provides high-contrast, atomic-scale imaging of radiation-sensitive samples, such as graphene and organic materials. Hillsboro, Ore. and Heidelberg, Germany — FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) and CEOS announced today that they have delivered the first sub-Ångstrom, low-voltage electron (SALVE) microscope to the University of... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Microscope offers full-HD 360-degree rotating views.

April 28, 2016

Designed for quality control, testing, inspection, and documentation, rotating viewer accessory for EVO Cam Digital Microscope delivers oblique view of subject that can be rotated 360° around central point. User can seamlessly switch between 360° rotating view to conventional direct top view. Then, with touch of button, capture full-HD images. EVO Cam provides live video streaming, 1080p/60 fps image quality, LED ring light illumination, and ability to save images to USB memory stick. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Handheld Multimodal Stroboscopes offer optimal light output.

April 21, 2016

Respectively, QB-LED and QBS-LED employ 40 and 118 LEDs to deliver 5,000 and 10,000 lux peak. Adjustable flash range of 30–300,000 fpm (0.5–5,000 Hz) is displayed in user-selectable units on backlit LCD, and flash duration is also adjustable. Menu structure facilitates access to common and special functions, and built-in Li-ion battery provides up to 7 hr continuous operation on one charge. While both models offer multiple operational modes and functions, only QBS-LED features Auto Sync Mode. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

IR Chimney Camera facilitates inspection and maintenance.

April 14, 2016

Equipped with 82 ft of flexible insertion cable, LookSee PRO utilizes 14 infrared LED lights for optimum illumination and coverage of large inspection area. Camera lens is made of thickened 4 mm glass that can be replaced if broken. Protected with stainless steel housing, camera head features adapter which serves to attach connecting rods or brushes that assist with pushing camera up into chimney. Image quality is ensured by ¼ in. CCD Sony Super HAD camera chip and 7 in. TFT LCD monitor. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Mahr Federal to Feature New MarShaft(TM) SCOPE 250 Plus at Metrology Solutions Expo

April 11, 2016

Also on display will be MarVision MM 320 and QM 300 Video Measuring Microscopes, MarCal Wireless Digital Calipers, and MarCator Digital Indicators PROVIDENCE, RI – Mahr Federal will feature the MarShaft™ SCOPE 250 plus, along with the MarVision MM 320, the MarVision QM 300, and MarCal digital calipers and MarCator digital indicators at the first Metrology Solutions Expo, May 4-5, 2016, TD... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Video Borescope features 1.8 mm working channel.

April 6, 2016

Featuring tungsten braided probe with 6.5 or 10 ft working length, IRis DVRx-WC can operate as visual inspection device and repair tool. Optional alligator jaw, magnet, and measurement device can reach area under inspection through 1.8 mm working channel. With SDHC memory cards, users can store image and video files. Additional features include 4-way articulation with 360° rotation, 5 in. color display, CMOS camera chip, adjustable 3-step LED illumination, and built-in digital zoom. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Eyepiece-Less Stereo Microscope offers enhanced magnification.

March 25, 2016

Increasing magnification without altering working distance, Lynx EVO supports multiplier module that extends effective zoom ratio up to 20:1 to increase magnification range to 6x–120x (240x max) without diminishing 3D (stereo) optical clarity. Microscope's eyepiece-less design eliminates difficulty and strains of microscope usage to promote ergonomics and productivity. Different configurations are available, and additional accessories include HD image capture and 360° rotating viewer. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

IMR Test Labs - Lansing Acquires KEYENCE VHX-5000 Microscope

March 22, 2016

IMR Test Labs now offers metallurgical services using a KEYENCE VHX-5000 microscope at our Lansing, NY location. The VHX-5000 allows IMR to provide enhanced, 3D, free-angle imaging at magnifications previously not available, providing you with more accurate measurements and photomicrographs of your test samples. The advanced functions of the VHX-5000 increase the efficiency of basic... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Video Borescope has explosionproof design.

March 17, 2016

Tested under MIL-STD-810G method 511 in explosive environment, Videoscope-XT meets requirements of NFPA 70 Class 1, Division 2. Waterproof and oil-resistant probes offer 4-way articulation in each direction and come in lengths from 4.9–24.6 ft with 0.16 or 0.24' in. diameters. While probe can rotate 360°, borescope can articulates 120° in each direction. Other features include Hi-Res color CMOS camera, x3.5 digital zoom, 3-stage adjustable super bright LED illumination, and 32 GB SDHC card. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Remote Inspection Videoscopes offer precision steering for QC.

March 15, 2016

Featuring 4.3 in. monitor with resolution from 160,000–440,000 pixels, TVT Series includes 5 models with working lengths from 1–3 m and diameters of 2.8, 4.5, and 6 mm. Mechanized joystick, which uses input to directly control camera articulation, promotes smooth and accurate control of articulating tip with immediate response. Depending on model, series offers 1/18, 1/10, or 1/8 in. image sensor and 5–50 mm or depth-of-field of 15 mm to infinity with either 2- or 4-way articulation. Read More