Displacement & Length Measuring Instruments

Test & Measuring Instruments

DUDEK and BOCK: Instant Measurement Systems

October 7, 2016

More than Quality Inspection bottlenecks jeopardize on-time delivery and hurt the company's bottom-line, so how did Dudek and Bock Spring Manufacturing Company instantly solve their inspection problems?A visit from a key customer's engineering group is something that many in the contract manufacturing world dread; in some cases, however, that visit reaps great rewards for supplier and... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

LIDAR with HSI Technology streamlines measurement workflows.

September 15, 2016

FARO VectorRI Imaging Laser Radar utilizes LIDAR HSI (High Speed Imaging) technology, which combines ultra-high speed 3D scanning and ranging with high-resolution 3D imaging and projection, to deliver continuous stream of surface data. While speed is enabled via use galvo-mirror beam steering, 3D imaging capabilities provide qualitative and quantitative inspection data. High-resolution scanning, capable of composing image of 400 million pixels, provides high-resolution zoom capabilities. Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Precision Levels help make perfect conduit bends.

September 15, 2016

Available in 3.5, 6, and 9 in. lengths, Precision Levels eliminate dog-legs when making saddle or offset bends to electrical conduit. Two smaller models have integrated Thumb Winder™ conduit wheel featuring contoured screw that hugs conduit's surface for firm, stable hold. CNC machined from 6061 T6 aluminum billet for absolute straightness and protected with anodized corrosion-resistant finish, levels have oversized neodymium rare-earth magnets built into bottom for hands-free leveling. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Coordinate Measuring Machines utilize white light sensors.

August 9, 2016

With ZEISS DotScan Chromatic White Light Sensors mounted on articulating RDS measurement head, ZEISS ACCURA multi-sensor CMMs can scan complex parts from all sides in one measuring run. Systems can perform dimensional measurement of freeform surfaces on sensitive, soft, or low-contrast materials. Available in measuring ranges of 10, 3, and 1 mm with max measuring angle of ±30°, sensors can be automatically exchanged with other ZEISS contact or optical sensors during CNC run. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Universal Caliper provides ID and OD measurements.

June 29, 2016

Available in 4 capacities with outside measuring ranges up to 50 in., Multimar 25 EWR is suitable for measuring outside and inside dimensions, narrow collars, external and internal tapers, dovetails, grooves, and distances between hole centers. Both measuring arms can be moved along beam, providing balanced weight distribution. Data output is via USB, Digimatic, Opto RS232C, or wireless. Wide range of measuring arms, anvils, mounting attachments, and depth stops can be configured by user. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

KAPP NILES Demonstrates Mass Production Gear Grinding Solution, and Unveils a New Metrology Machine at the IMTS

June 21, 2016

Featured at the KAPP NILES booth are the KX 100 DYNAMIC, which turns convention on its head with the first ever “pick-up” work spindle, and the exciting presentation of measuring solutions by Penta Gear Metrology. BOULDER, Colo., (JUNE 14, 2016) - Kapp Niles will feature three machines in booth N-7036 at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) September 12 – 17 in... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mahr Federal to Highlight MarShaft(TM) Scope 250 Plus, New MarShaft Scope 600 Plus 3D, and MarGear GMX 400 at IMTS 2016

June 21, 2016

-- Also Custom Gage Capabilities of Mahr Federal's MarSolutions Engineered Metrology Team PROVIDENCE, RI – Mahr Federal will feature the MarShaft™ SCOPE 250 plus, the new MarShaft Scope 600 plus 3D, and the MarGear GMX 400 at IMTS 2016, September 12-17, 2016, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, Booth #E-5614. Also on display will be several custom gaging solutions developed by the... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Underwater/Air Laser Scanners optimize camera inspections.

June 6, 2016

Designed to attach to camera, Nuclear NM800DA and Non-Nuclear M800DA Distance and Angle Laser Systems accurately measure position relative to target, displaying distance, pitch, and yaw. With demonstrated accuracy of 0.005 in. or better, scanners enable plant operators to consistently capture precise as-built measurements that are critical to successful design of modification and replacement hardware for reactor internals, without need for custom measurement tooling. Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Bulls-Eye Levels include mounting flange.

May 31, 2016

Available in metric sizes, GN 2277 Bulls-Eye Levels check horizontal position of jigs, machines, devices, appliances, and instruments. Spirit levels are aligned in relation to reference surface so bubble is located inside marking ring when horizontal position of contact surface is achieved. RoHS-compliant units have sensitivity of 30 angle minutes, with bubble able to move by 2 mm. Housed in anodized aluminum, levels come in 2 versions for bolting to surface or inserting into bore holes. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

Stahli Lapping Technologies Advances Productivity through Use of Single Side in-process Measurement

May 26, 2016

The Stahli FH-602 series is advancing the manufacturing industry with a fully automated single side in-process measurement system. This machine series allows customers to efficiently and effectively perform quality measurements in one single process minimizing out of machine quality checks and reducing changeover time. The FH-602 also promotes energy efficiency by allowing for a continuous... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

2D Optical Measuring Device provides results in seconds.

May 23, 2016

Utilizing ultra-high resolution camera with precision telecentric lenses, V-CAD 1 provides precise measurements of parts up to 76 x 63 mm in size. Device ensures distortion-free measurement with optimized depth of field over entire calibrated measuring range. Two-dimensional measurements are fully displayed in one window image. With software tool, V-CAD 1 can measure several identical and different parts in single operation. Parts are placed on glass plate without need for manual alignment. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Calipers and Indicators offer wireless communication.

May 9, 2016

Equipped with low-power transmitters, MarCal Digital Calipers and MarCator Digital Indicators send data to MarConnect i-stick wireless receiver, which supports up to 8 instruments with range up to 12 m. Users can take measurement and transmit data directly into MS Excel or via keyboard code into Windows program without external transmitters. MarConnect wireless interface is active as soon as i-stick is plugged in, and each caliper/indicator is identified by signal coding in MarCom software. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Configurable Caliper Set makes critical QC measurements.

May 5, 2016

With TigerSPC Caliper Set, users can make critical quality control measurements for parts up to 16 ft long, with accuracy to ±.006 in. Snap-on jaws accommodate end to end, miter to miter, hole to hole, hole to center, and hole to end measurements without recalibration. Accommodating both standard and custom attachments to meet specific application, TigerSPC is available with optional TigerStop table system for mounting TigerSPC in various sizes, from working length of 4–16 ft. 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

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

FARO Announces New HDR Laser Scanners and Instant Rendering Software for BIM-CIM and Public Safety Customers

April 14, 2016

LAKE MARY, Fla. - FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging, and realization technology in the BIM-CIM and Public Safety markets, announces the release of new 3D laser scanners with high dynamic range photography (HDR) that produce incredibly detailed images in bright and dark lighting conditions as well as increased resolution for... 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

Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Trackers provide 7 DOF measurement.

March 28, 2016

With software updates and Ethernet Real Time Feature Pack, Leica Absolute Tracker AT960 and AT930 provide 7 DOF measurement capability, enabling real-time machine control for milling, drilling, grinding, polishing, and other processes in large-scale manufacturing environment. RTFP, built on EtherCAT protocol, adds cyclic data delivery with EtherCAT distributed clock support, several triggering options, and basic command interface, enabling tracker control from non-Windows environments. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mahr Federal to Feature New MarShaft(TM) SCOPE 250 Plus at Mfg4 2016

February 24, 2016

PROVIDENCE, RI – Mahr Federal will feature the MarShaft™ SCOPE 250 plus and MarCator Wireless Digital Indicators at Mfg4, May 3-5, 2016, Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT, Booth #1605. Competitively priced and designed to provide fast, accurate, fully automatic measurement of smaller shafts and turned parts directly on the shop floor, the MarShaft SCOPE 250 plus features a... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Waterproof Digital Calipers feature 3-year battery life.

February 17, 2016

In addition to ergonomic design with lapped guideway surfaces, non-slip thumb support, and display with 11 mm digits for fatigue-free reading, MarCal 16 EWR features guideway locking screw and electronic LOCK function to help prevent operating error. Zero-reference system automatically stores zero position for further measurements. While IP67 construction delivers protection against dust and temporary water immersion, finished plastic components also provide chemical resistance. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Roughness and Contour Measuring System is built for precision.

January 27, 2016

Able to generate surface finish and contour measurements in one pass, MarSurf® UD 130 features measuring speeds to 5 mm/sec, biomimetic probe design, and automatic probe arm recognition. Travel length is 130 mm, Z-axis measuring range is up to 20 mm, and resolution is 2 nm. While interferometric probe system provides technical data, probe movement is registered by photodiodes and evaluated electronically. Different probe tip geometries are available for different measuring tasks. Read More