Mechanical Analyzers

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

Test & Measuring Instruments

Macro Defect Inspection Tool targets advanced packaging/metrology.

September 10, 2015

Able to produce complete wafer characterization within packaging process, NSX® 330 Series provides high-speed macro defect inspection and 2D and 3D metrology. Optional metrology capabilities for both 2D and 3D applications include 100% bump height and coplanarity, and 3D capability enables simultaneously measurement of topography and thickness with nanometer-level repeatability. Compatibility and functionality help accelerate ramp and improve yield. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Surface Measurement System offers dual profile analysis.

July 10, 2015

Based on low-noise metrology frame (<8 nm), high-precision manufactured datum, and software datum correction, Form Talysurf i-Series provides accurate and repeatable results with straightness specification of less than 0.15 µm. High-resolution gauge measures curved or flat surfaces for contour and surface finish, while i-Series’ measurement analysis package provides least squared line, arc, and polynomial form removal plus up-to-date filtering techniques. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Inspection System ensures quality of reflecting surfaces.

July 9, 2015

Integrating all components into compact device with height-adjustable legs, reflectCONTROL Compact comes in 2D version that recognizes defects on reflecting surfaces and 3D version that measures reflecting surfaces at submicrometer accuracies. Housing includes monitor for striped pattern protection, as well as up to 2 cameras. To avoid interference from ambient light, measuring field can be darkened on all 4 sides. System can be integrated into production lines via Ethernet interface. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Torque Telemetry System features digital output signal.

June 23, 2015

Utilizing strain gauge technology, TorqueTrak TPM2 provides torque and power monitoring for applications such as material handling equipment, marine, automotive, energy, and power generation. Unit features digital RS422 full duplex, serial interface with user selectable sample rates from 10–4,800 samples/sec. Signal resolution is 15 bits for 8 input ranges from 0–32 mV/V down to 0–0.25 mV/V. Available for shaft diameters from 0.75–40 in., system offers continuous long-term measurement. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Machinery Health Analyzer interfaces to laser alignment tools.

June 22, 2015

Featuring wireless interface to laser shaft alignment tools, CSI 2140 is suited for operators performing vibration analysis and corrective tasks in field. Unit offers 4 channels plus phase data collection, advanced vibration analysis, and multi-plane balancing to correct imbalance in fans. Employing Sweep technology, laser fixtures measure misalignment, even in tight clearance applications. Advanced option monitors corrective machine moves in vertical and horizontal directions simultaneously. Read More

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

Laser Shaft Alignment System offers touchscreen navigation.

June 1, 2015

Developed for use in industrial applications utilizing rotating machines, Model TKSA 41 helps identify and correct shaft misalignment to maximize equipment uptime. Free measurement feature allows alignment measurements to start at any angle and finish with total angular sweep of only 90°. Live view supports intuitive measurements and facilitates horizontal and vertical alignment corrections. After each alignment, TKSA 41 generates customized report with notes and pictures from built-in camera. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Hardness Tester delivers precise disgnoses.

June 1, 2015

Used to diagnose roll imperfections, hardness inconsistencies, and uneven winding, Equotip 550 Leeb U prevents problems for printing and converting operations. Portable unit, suited for warehouse or production floor operation, provides immediate visual assessment of hardness profile. Along with touchscreen, features include usability-optimized software, harsh environment housing, 8+ hr battery life, and 8 GB flash memory (1,000,000+ measurements). Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Vision System verifies tube end after cutting or end forming.

April 30, 2015

Featuring high-resolution camera with integrated coaxial front illumination, Radial Thickness System monitors tubes after cutting or end forming, detecting cracks and defects. After user specifies Min/Max thickness of tube cross section, tool returns current measurement data, OK/NOK, and angle indicating where unapproved measurement is located. Control cabinet has 4 connections for 4 independent cameras and can be controlled via digital I/Os or bus systems such as EtherCAT and Profibus. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

CAE Software offers vibration, frequency domain testing.

April 28, 2015

With capabilities for vibration fatigue and frequency analysis, nCode v11.0 helps engineers avoid unnecessary over-design and prevent operational failures. Modal Superposition support increases allowable model size, number of frequency steps, frequency range, fidelity of results, and analysis speed. Along with vibration fatigue solver, features include strain gauge analysis engine, complete fatigue solution, and frequency analysis with pre-defined processes. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Sound and Vibration Analyzer features color touchscreen.

March 31, 2015

Consisting of Main Control Unit SA-A1, which can be configured with up to 16 channels, RIONOTE enables use of wireless docks or wireless sensor amplifiers. With waveform recording program, user can display and record time waveform of incoming signals. Unit also supports octave analysis for real-time analysis of noise/vibration levels, and can provide for FFT analysis on multiple channels simultaneously. Results are shown in graphs on color screen, in real-time, or from stored data. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Substrate Tester detects HDD defects.

March 25, 2015

Designed for hard disk drive manufacturers, Model AVT-2000 detects defects at Substrate Grind, Nickel Plate, and First Polish process steps. Expedited recipe development is enabled by proprietary Defect Classification Assistant, which allows user to build detection algorithms with statistically based methodology. Empirical methods are used in DCA instead of legacy trial and error attempts. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Acoustic Micro Imaging System inspects IGBT modules.

January 21, 2015

Featuring fully automated design, C-SAM® Model DF2400Z images and analyzes voids and other structural defects of power IGBT modules. Inverted transducer, placed beneath module, prevents water from reaching module circuitry. Once recipe for scanning has been defined, factory automation interface controls operation with no need for human attention. Because imaging is typically carried out before encapsulation, acoustic images reveal what type of rework is needed on rejects. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

High-Res Instruments simultaneously inspect surface, contour.

January 12, 2015

Offering automated simultaneous surface and contour inspection, Talysurf i-Series features low noise axes and high-resolution gauge that promote measurement integrity. Choice of 1, 2, and 5 mm gauge ranges promotes application versatility, and 18-bit gauge improves resolution in surface detail, contour, and 3D measurement. Software for analysis of surface finish and form is included, and balanced beam design allows instruments to be used in any orientation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Mechanical Power Transmission, Electronic Components & Devices

Integrated Measuring System features inductive design.

November 17, 2014

Available for ball and roller rail systems, IMS-I provides feedback for distances up to 4,500 mm, and allows several runner blocks to be positioned independently of each other on same rail. Scale is integrated into profiled rail and protected by tightly welded stainless steel strip across entire rail section length. Rated for positioning accuracy of 0.25 µm with scale precision of ±3 µm/m, inductive measuring system operates without physical contact and is therefore wear-free. Read More

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

Next Generation in laser alignment tools is introduced

October 16, 2014

Comprised of laser transmitter, digital receiver, and smart display, Microgage PRO enables measurement and alignment of long assemblies, machinery, and fixtures over long distances. Laser beam forms straight reference line for machine or assembly, and each of 4 receivers measures in 2 axial directions: horizontal and vertical (X and Y). Laser beam path can be few inches up to 180 ft, and touchscreen display provides accurate readings as small as 0.0001 in. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Geometric Alignment Kit targets 3-axis CNC gantry machines.

July 9, 2014

Utilizing straight and weightless laser beam rather than piano wire, heavy steel straight edges, and granite, Pinpoint Gantry Kit measures straightness, perpendicularity, level, and other parameters to accuracy of 0.001 in. over longitudinal travel of 150 ft. Operators can use measurement values directly to make machine adjustments, or upload data to PC for display and further computation and compensation. Entire system is battery operated, with USB interface for PC connection. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Lab Measurement System inspects interior wall of bore holes.

June 20, 2014

In addition to detecting diameters of cylindrical inside geometries, boreCONTROL LAB can be used for surface assessment and defect detection. Benchtop device provides high precision statements about quality of bore holes or cavities in diameter range of 4–16 mm. System offers non-contact measurement using small light spot, high resolution in radial and axial directions, and sampling rate up to 10 kHz. Granite table enables temperature-resistant and vibration-free measurements. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

3D Surface Measuring Systems use white light/confocal microscopy.

June 4, 2014

MarSurf® WM 100, which uses white light interferometer, and MarSurf CWM 100, which includes white light and confocal microscopy, are intended for measuring optical, technical, and reflecting surfaces and provide 3D topographical analysis. Both systems provide non-contact measurement of surface structures with sub-nanometer resolution. While confocal microscopy better serves measurement of dark surface structures, white light interferometry suits polished, shiny surfaces. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Benchtop Vibration Table supports testing of small components.

May 8, 2014

Measuring 16 x 16 in., Model TCB-1.3 may be used as stand-alone vibration table for vibration testing or placed inside environmental chamber for combined vibration and temperature testing. Equipped with all-axis vibration system, TCB-1.3 utilizes 4 pneumatically actuated vibration hammers providing 6 dof random vibration with X, Y, Z axis and roll, pitch, and yaw rotation. Chamber comes standard with 2 accelerometers, 1 for control and 1 vibration monitor with vibration range of 1–60 GRMs. Read More