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Test & Measuring Instruments

DIL 820, DIL830, and ODP 860 Dilatometers feature True Differential technology.

March 4, 2017

Based on patented optical sensors that can analyse samples with a resolution of up to 1nm, DIL 830 high resolution horizontal push rod dilatometers offers accurate measurement of dimensional changes of a specimen brought about by dynamic thermal events, DIL 820 series of vertical push rod dilatometers is suitable for precise sintering studies, and ODP 860 multi-mode optical dilatometry... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Highly Simplified Programming of a Vision System

February 2, 2015

Johnson Johnson's Health and Beauty site in Sézanne, France, quickly set up a detection system that reliability problems. The site employs 220 people and manufactures tampons, nursing pads and adhesive bandages. Johnson and Johnson wanted a way to count the number of tampons placed in each box on one of the Sézanne site's packing lines. The tampons are loaded and fed into a hopper... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Magellan Vision System

September 20, 2013

Made in the USA and offering both live-graphical-part and live-image views, the Magellan Vision System is available in two measuring ranges; Range 8" x 6" x 6" and Range 12" x 8" x 6". The Magellan Vision System also features Multi-Point Video Edge Detection for fast and accurate non-contact measurements. FEATURES • Bench Top Granite Machine Base • Precision Mono-Rail Bearing Measuring Stage... Read More

Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Lumetrics®, Inc. Begins Shipments on New Wavefront Systems

December 17, 2012

Rochester, NY-  Lumetrics®, Inc., a leading manufacturer of measurement technology began shipment of the first four of its CLAS wavefront aberrometer products.  Lumetrics® acquired this patented technology from Abbott in June of 2012.  These products formerly had been sold under the WaveFront Sciences name. Lumetrics® has spent the past six months integrating the WaveFront... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Renishaw Announces Additional Exhibits at MACH 2012

April 3, 2012

14 March 2012 - Ranihaw, the global engineering technologies company, is announcing further products to be shown at MACH 2012, that will help improve machine efficiency, increase throughput and reduce process waste. At the UK's leading manufacturing technologies exhibition, that takes place in Birmingham, UK, from 16th to 20th April 2012, in addition to new gauging and additive manufacturing... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Renishaw Supports New US HTEC Centre with Performance Testing Tool

February 2, 2011

Haas, one of the world's leading machine tool manufacturers, has boosted its Haas Technical Education Centre (HTEC) programme in the USA, with the opening of a dedicated HTEC teacher training centre at Vincennes University (VU), Indiana. To support the new facility, Renishaw, a long-term HTEC industrial partner, has donated a QC20-W wireless ballbar, which will be used to help train users of the... Read More

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

Renishaw IMTS Exhibit Addresses Industry's Process Control Imperative with End-to-End Solutions

August 26, 2010

Renishaw addresses industry's lean imperative for comprehensive process control with an IMTS exhibit that demonstrates the effectiveness of an end-to-end solution, highlighting new technologies for pre-process machine calibration, to post-process measurement, online or offline. New pre-process calibration tools include the QC20-W wireless ballbar, as well as Renishaw's latest advancement in fast... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless Ballbar offers volumetric testing capability.

May 28, 2010

Featuring linear sensor and Bluetooth® wireless technology, Model QC20-W allows for testing in closed-door manufacturing, where access for wiring can raise safety and procedural issues. Unit provides testing in 3 orthogonal planes through single reference point. It can diagnose and quantify machine positioning errors, including servo mismatch, stick-slip errors, backlash, repeatability, scale... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless QC20-W Ballbar Loses Cable and Gains Support

March 4, 2010

NC Service, a Swedish machine tool calibration and maintenance company, who work with key CNC machine users, was one of the first users worldwide to take delivery of Renishaw's QC20-W ballbar. The new design eliminates issues with the previous QC10 when used on large machines or where its data cable had to be fed through machine guarding. Peter Jönsson, Managing Director of NC Service,... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless Ballbar has volumetric testing capability.

January 20, 2010

Used for assessment of machine tool positioning and servo control performance, QC20-W features linear sensor and Bluetooth® wireless technology that allow for testing even in closed door manufacturing. Functionality allows testing in 3 orthogonal planes through one reference point, while single hardware setup accelerates testing and ability to produce representative volumetric measurement of... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Telescopic Ballbar offers volumetric testing capability.

October 19, 2009

Featuring linear sensor and Bluetooth® wireless technology, QC20-W Ballbar assesses machine tool positioning and servo control performance. Unit allows testing of 3 orthogonal planes through single reference point. CNC circular program and Ballbar20 software diagnose and quantify machine positioning errors including servo mismatch, stick-slip errors, backlash, repeatability, scale mismatch,... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Crystallization Plate has low-profile design.

August 4, 2009

Constructed from optically clear, UV-transmissible, chemically resistant plastic, CrystalMation(TM) Intelli-Plate(TM) 96-3 is built to SBS standard dimensions. There are 8 vertical reservoirs versus 12 horizontal reservoirs and 3 identical well locations for sample per reservoir. Each identical well has round bottom to facilitate crystal harvesting, each drop well can hold up to 1 µl of... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Video Measuring Machine can be reconfigured at any time.

September 9, 2008

With measurement range of 200 x 100 x 150 mm, TESAVISIO 200 non-contact video measuring machine is suited for smaller parts, shop floor measurement, and inspection applications in medical, stamping, aerospace, and plastics. It includes computer and 19 in. monitor, 752 x 582 pixels resolution color CCD camera, 0.05 µm resolution linear encoders which are mounted on each axis, fixed lens... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Dilatometer features multifunctional capabilities.

July 18, 2006

Suited for high-throughput thermal expansion (CTE) measurements, modular dilatometer enables multiple furnaces to test various materials over -150 to +1,200°C range. Up to 4 independent samples can be tested simultaneously with unattended operation. In addition to cryogenic and high-temperature furnaces, product is available to test plate-type samples of low thermal conductivity. Direct... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Vision Systems measure multi-level features simultaneously.

October 25, 2005

Offering XY travels of 200 x 170 mm and 300 x 170 mm, respectively, QUICK IMAGE® Series QI-2017RL and QI-3017RL employ bilateral telecentric lens train capable of focusing on multiple surface levels at same time. With 32 x 24 mm field of view, systems can completely capture images of workpieces with varying thickness and levels in one view. Mega-pixel CCD color cameras capture elevations and... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Measuring Systems perform non-contact item measurement.

May 11, 2005

Quick Vision Apex® Series CNC video measuring systems are equipped with black and white or color cameras and offer illumination options of programmable ring lights with halogen ring-fiber or white/RGB LED. With 0.1 µm resolution, models are available with measuring ranges from 200 x 200 x 200 mm to 600 x 650 x 250 mm. Along with QVPAK® software, machines incorporate pattern focusing... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products, Test & Measuring Instruments

Angle Plates suit air cylinders, actuators, and motors.

December 7, 2004

Offered in sizes from 3-18 in. Angle Plates combine iron, steel, 304 stainless steel, or aluminum casting with straightness and perpendicularity within 0.003 in. over 6 in. run to guarantee precise fit with no gaps between machinery and plate. Faces and edges are machined flat, square, and parallel. Plates are available with standard pre-drilled mounting hole patterns as well as without holes to... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Vision Measuring System facilitates process management.

September 17, 2004

Ball Endmill Vision Measuring System features chuck that holds endmill, allowing it to be rotated as system measures R-contour resulting from grinding. Digital angle counter indicates positions of endmill cutting edge as it is rotated. Vision unit captures images for analysis by QSPAK® software, which compares actual and nominal values to determine edge wear. System handles workpieces from... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Vision Measuring Systems accommodate large workpieces.

September 17, 2004

QUICK IMAGE® QI-100 and QI-200 Series employ telecentric lens train and feature respective stage travels of 100 x 100 mm and 200 x 100 mm. With 32 x 24 mm field of view, 2D systems capture workpieces of varying thickness and levels in one view. They also simultaneously image features found on items. At 1.3 mega-pixel, CCD camera captures elevations and contours with clarity for viewing,... Read More