Mechanical Analyzers

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

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

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

Test & Measuring Instruments

Eddy Current Tester offers real-time data stream.

April 29, 2014

With GE Mentor EM Handheld Electromagnetic Tester, technicians can access critical information and guidance they need to perform accurate weld, rotary, and surface inspections in complex industrial environments. Users can connect to local network to share data, download up-to-date procedures and workflows, and collaborate with Level-3 experts in real-time. By placing workflows directly on device, GE Mentor EM helps to ensure strict compliance with codes, guidelines, and standard practices. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Shock and Vibration Detector optimizes drilling productivity.

March 13, 2014

Adding shock and vibration measurement capabilities to Tensor Directional Module, Directive™ System optimizes drilling penetration rates by enabling adjustments and corrections to be made based on real-time data. Real-time management of downhole vibrations also minimizes equipment damage, helping to avoid potential well-drilling delays. Operating at up to 175°C, system combines processor, 4 channels of detectors, A/D converter, 2 MEMS accelerometers, and 32 MB of memory. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Analytical Gear Inspection System includes surface solution.

March 12, 2014

Occupying 1.73 m² footprint, 300GMS® accelerates complete inspection of automotive, aerospace, and other smaller gears as well as gear cutting tools and non-gear parts. System also integrates surface finish inspection solution and offers ergonomic operator workstation and optional Advanced Operator Interface for remote diagnostics/control. Along with gear inspection for module 0.2 and higher, features include 3D graphical tooth contact analysis and probe changer with up to 9 change positions. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Metrology System offers non-destructive, 3D surface profiling.

February 20, 2014

Combining lateral resolution up to 140 nm via confocal microscopy and vertical resolution up to 0.1 nm with interferometry, Leica DCM8 provides surface analysis of materials and components. Instrument is also suitable for color documentation of samples. Wide choice of Leica objectives, together with 4 LED light sources and integrated CCD camera, deliver true-to-life color images. With XY topography-stitching mode, users can obtain seamless, precise model of larger area. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software, Services

Pipe Stress Analysis Software complies with ASME standard.

November 21, 2013

Verified through Commercial Grade Dedication process, CAESAR II® Nuclear complies with ASME NQA-1 2008/09 quality assurance standards required for nuclear facility design as endorsed by NRC for use in reactors, material, waste, and security. Design verification feature allows users to verify piping input in text format outside of user interface, while CAESAR II QA Test enables users to compare benchmark output with output generated for installation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Surface Roughness Testers include standard and mini-USB ports.

November 13, 2013

Suitable for shop floor or any inspection room, Surtronic® S-100 Series features 50 mm stylus lift with right-angle attachment and more than 70 mm stylus reach that allows surface measurements without use of risers, blocks, stands, or fixtures. Measurements for multiple parts can be stored internally or saved to USB memory device. Powered by 3,000 mAh Li-Poly battery, portable testers have impact-resistant body, Mylar-protected touchscreen, and solid stainless steel drive mechanism. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

Defect Inspection System handles wafers up to 300 mm.

September 10, 2013

Designed for semiconductor, MEMS, and LED facilities, NSX® 220 Automated Macro Defect Inspection System uses gray-scale image analysis with color image capture for inspection and metrology in final manufacturing applications. It can detect scratches, mechanical damage, foreign materials, voids, and probe damage, while also performing 2D measurements on bumps, probe marks, and edge trim processes. System operates over 10–0.5 µm resolutions with brightfield and optional darkfield illumination. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Stepper Motor Torque Sensor serves dual role.

August 1, 2013

Designed to replace stepper motor mounting plate in automated assembly machine, Model 01343 allows motor to be mounted properly in existing equipment with no modifications required. By creating torque sensing structure within confines of plate, unit can provide continuous torque feedback to motor control module with integrated high level analog output. Sensor will work with wide range of motors where in-line or pulley torque sensor is not suitable due to space limitations. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Inspection System offers application-specific configurations.

July 30, 2013

With Metrology suite, NSX® 320 Automated Macro Defect Inspection System offers wafer level packaging configuration, which measures film thickness, thin remaining silicon thickness, surface topography, copper pillar height, and solder bump height. Advanced wafer level packaging configuration (2.5D) adds measurement of wafer profile, total stack thickness, and thick/thin RST, while 3DIC configuration is capable of all measurements plus via depth, trench depth, bonded wafer TTV, and adhesive layers. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Weld Check System detects defects in minutes.

May 8, 2013

Consisting of 3-step system, Weld Check™ starts with Weld Check™ Weld Cleaner and Penetrant Remover, which removes dirt and contaminants from surface to be analyzed. User then applies Weld Check™ red liquid penetrant for non-destructive testing of surfaces and structures. After Weld Check™ Developer is left on surface for 5–15 min, defects will appear red in color. Process can detect cracks, lack of fusion, and open cavities in welded parts, porosity or leaks, discontinuities, laps, and folds. Read More

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Defect Inspection System monitors defects at optical speed.

May 7, 2013

Available for 2900 Series of defect inspection systems, NanoPoint™ focuses resources of optical inspection system on critical patterns, as identified by circuit designers or by known defect sites. During chip development, NanoPoint can reveal need for mask re-design within hours, potentially accelerating identification and resolution of design issues from months to days. During volume production, NanoPoint can selectively track defectivity within critical patterns. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Motion Tracking Development Module has three 3-axis sensors.

February 21, 2013

In one integrated module, SpacePoint™ Scout offers gaming application developers 9-axis motion tracking technology. Suite of included sensors – 3-axis gyroscope, 3-axis accelerometer, and RM3000 three-axis geomagnetic sensor – is supplemented by sensor fusion algorithms and I²C interface to help accelerate implementation. Used in conjunction with sensor fusion algorithms, RM3000 enables accurate pointing and motion tracking even when magnetic anomalies are present. Read More