Materials & Material Processing, Services

Contract Manufacturing Service provides cast embossed film.

October 7, 2015

Cast production line at Wisconsin facility is capable of producing custom cast embossed film in up to 5 layers. Multiple resin grades, including polyethylene, polypropylene, nylon, and various specialty polymers, can be run to accommodate needs of market niches with short to mid-size production runs. Read More


Threat Intelligence Cloud Service offers actionable intelligence.

October 6, 2015

Providing prioritized cyberthreat intelligence, AutoFocus™ helps security teams protect their organizations from unique and targeted attacks. Users are specifically provided with shared intelligence, analytics, and context needed to understand attacks requiring immediate response. Functionality also provides ability to make threat indicators actionable as to prevent future attacks. Along with priority alerts, features include actionable context around attacks, adversaries, and campaigns.
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Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Services

TPE Molding Grades target automotive interior parts.

October 5, 2015

Available with hardnesses from 30 Shore A to 40 Shore D, general purpose Sarlink ML-1100 Series features specific gravity of 1.19. Sarlink ML-1600 Series, available with hardnesses from 40 to 90 Shore A, have specific gravity of 1.0. Both styrene block copolymer thermoplastic elastomers can be molded into complex, intricate geometries. UV-stable and resistant to abrasion and cracking, products are easily colored and exhibit low fogging and odor. Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

X-Ray Inspection System offers speed upgrade.

September 28, 2015

Designed for testing double-sided boards, X40 PLUS captures both top and bottom sides within single pass. With real-time multi-angle image, system can record complete 3D inspection of assembly. Integrated reconstruction methods based on digital thomosynthesis enable defined evaluation of individual layers of board. With upgrade, system offers inspection speed increase of 18%. Assembly measuring 216 x 164 mm with more than 8,000 solder joints requires 40 sec for complete 3D X-ray inspection. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics, Services, Machinery & Machining Tools

Laser-Based Shaft Alignment System uses wireless communications.

September 25, 2015

As entry-level solution, Stealth™ S-660 Wireless 3-Axis Shaft Alignment System features wireless communication and Dual-Fan™ Technology. Included L-780 Dual-Fan™ Laser Head has 15 ft range from to T-1280 Wireless 3-Axis Target, which features one-axis, 20 mm Dual-Fan™ PSDs with 1 micron resolution, <0.75% offset error, and <1.5% angular error. Angular measuring range is ±2°. Other components include R-1342CRT 8 in. touchscreen Win 8 tablet and entry-level license for Couple6 software. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation, Services

Digital Sorting Systems detect foreign materials.

September 25, 2015

Available in 700–2,100 mm wide belt-fed models and 700–1,400 mm wide chute-fed models, VERYX™ Series utilizes high resolution cameras and laser scanners for full object surface coverage and multi-sensor data fusion. Systems achieve optimal levels of detection and discrimination of foreign material and product defects. Advanced auto-learn, self-adjusting capabilities, and recipe-driven operation offer intuitive user experience. Each sorter is configured around requirements of customer. Read More


Open ODB++ Intelligent Product Model aids PCB manufacturing.

September 17, 2015

ODB++ intelligent product model v8.1 offers single and open data structure for transferring PCB designs into data for fabrication, assembly, and test. Virtual documentation capability translates all data files, drawings, and documents from PCB design through manufacturing flow, and format, which eliminates need to create and validate disparate documentation content, supports all EDA tool flows. Along with support for EDA-based design net connectivity shorts, features include IPC-2581 support. Read More

Services, Materials & Material Processing

Fiber Optic Tube Laser Cutting produces high quality edges.

September 10, 2015

Complimenting capabilities of existing 3,000 W BLM LT Fiber tube laser, 1,000 W BLM LT5 Fiber Optic Tube Laser supports ½–4 ¾ in. OD cutting capacities and is suited for thin wall tubing (1/8 in. thick or less). Material compatibility covers steel, stainless steel, copper, brass, bronze, aluminum, and galvanized pipe. Read More


Management Platform helps keep avionics services up to date.

September 9, 2015

Integrated through software version update to replace Jeppesen Services Update Manager (JSUM) program, Jeppesen Distribution Manager (JDM) for Windows provides interface based on latest user design principles and direct pilot interaction. Web-based UI features optimized design framework, graphics, and workflow capabilities; drag-and-drop functionality simplifies movement of information on-screen, and filtering by aircraft and custom folders promote efficiency for pilots. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

Planar XY Air Bearing Stage provides vibration-free motion.

September 9, 2015

Offering travels up to 200 x 200 mm, A-311 PIglide IS Series features fully preloaded air bearings that provide frictionless motion, resulting in negligible hysteresis or reversal error. Single base plate design facilitates integration in tight spaces. By eliminating height and overhung loads of XY stack design, stage achieves 0.1 µm/in. straightness and flatness and roll/pitch/yaw errors of 1–2 arc-sec. Position information down to 1 nm resolution comes from integrated linear encoders. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Services

Form-Fill-Seal Pouch Machines can form top or corner spout.

September 8, 2015

Using patented process for single applicator spout insertion, 1.4 and 1.7 FLtecnics Horizontal Pouch Machines provide throughput up to 85 pouches/min. Pouches range from 34–55 fluid oz, 3.3–6.7 in. wide, and 3.9–11.8 in. long. Machines are capable of packaging liquid or dry products in zippered, top or corner spout, flat, stand up, and/or shaped pouches. Available as option, stroke on demand feature automatically stops machine should product not be available. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Services, Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Form-Fill-Seal Machines deliver high throughput rates.

September 8, 2015

Featuring PC-based architecture, servo motion control, and automatic setup capabilities, Morpheus (continuous motion) and Apollo (intermittent motion) respectively process bag sizes from 2–12 in. wide to 2–20 in. long and 2–12 in. wide to 3–14 in. long. Morpheus has max rated throughput of 180 bags/min throughput, and Apollo can be upgraded to continuous motion for 150+ bags/min production. PackML programming language and ProTech by Pro Mach™ support and service are standard. Read More

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

Self-Contained Precision Encoder offers up to 5 nm resolution.

September 4, 2015

Carrying out AGC, interpolation, and signal processing within 11.4 x 13 x 3.7 mm sensor head, MicroE Optira™ Series does not require any additional PCBs, adapters, or dongles for full functionality and resolution. Encoder comes in 3.3 Vdc version available for use in precision instruments powered by batteries and can also be universally applied with MicroE linear glass scales (to ±1 µm/m accuracy), linear metal tape scales (to ±5 µm/m), and rotary scales (to ±2 arc-sec). Read More


Consulting Service provides system-wide surge assessment.

September 3, 2015

Blacoh Surge Control provides customized engineering solutions for large scale pressure vessels in surge protection, pressure regulation, storage, and pump control. These types of large surge vessels are typically used in chemical processes, water, wastewater, fire protection, mining, oil and gas pipelines, loading terminals, and refining applications. Blacoh Metal Solutions offers one-stop sourcing service for metal tubing and piping products. Read More

Software, Services

Online 3D Model Library streamlines architectural workflow.

September 2, 2015

Offering built-in parameters, metadata, and additional intelligence, online Architect Library provides links to individual product files in 3D Revit® building information models (BIM) as well as compressed bulk files for Ultra Series and VistaLuxe Collection window and door families. BIM tools allow architects to view products from different perspectives while incorporating design options and customization within models for projects. Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

In-System Flash Memory Programmer offers 1-2 sec cycle times.

August 28, 2015

Available for design and manufacturing engineers, ScanWorks® can reduce programming times from 10 or more minutes to 1 or 2 sec. FPGA-Controlled Test (FCT) tool inserts board tester with multiple instruments into functional FPGA, and high-speed programming engines, which utilize IEEE 1149.1 JTAG port on FPGAs, can load memories connected to FPGA. Solution can program diverse types of Flash memories, including NOR and NAND, as well as memory connected to FPGA via I²C and SPI buses. Read More


Professional Services help improve fleet management efficacy.

August 28, 2015

Professional Services suite enhances fleet productivity and performance via tools, resources, and services addressing technical, implementation, and training areas. Technical services include Data Retention Tool (DRT); workflow, navigation, Hours of Service, fault monitoring, and performance monitoring integration; as well as custom reports. Training includes virtual support (webinars, driver sessions, Virtual Learning Lab) as well as onsite installer and custom training. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Software, Services

Dispatch Software uses cell, GPS, and Android technologies.

August 19, 2015

Available to run from Android-based devices such as smartphones, tablets, and PCs, Mobile Dispatch provides Automated Driver Location tracking, allowing dispatchers to track progress of deliveries and assign pickups to drivers throughout day. Android functions empower drivers enabling them to open and close orders, scan barcodes, take pictures for OS&D claims, send messages to Dispatch, and capture signatures. Read More


Custom Manufacturing Services aided by panel bender acquisition.

August 19, 2015

Making use of Salvagnini Panel Benders, Estes Design and Manufacturing provides lean and flexible production services. Acquisition of another panel bender increased capacity by 33% to meet additional needs of customers. Specific benefits of panel benders use include repeatability, accuracy, quality, lead-time reduction, part pre-staging, and automation. Read More


Material Testing Service uses microwave heating.

August 14, 2015

As part of Ignite™ program, Harper International offers Microwave Testing for all non-metallic and electrically non-conducting materials in temperatures from 600–1,800°C. Typical applications include ceramic processing, powders, shaped ceramics, activated carbon, battery materials, and food processing. Microwave heating provides significant benefits over conventional heating since material to be processed is heating element. Read More