Length Measuring Instruments

Test & Measuring Instruments

NUMTEC-Enabled Machine measures wheel distortion and positioning.

February 23, 2015

Able to handle up to 60, 14–24 in. wheels/hr with 2 available mechanical clamping ranges (14–21 in. and 17–24 in.), MD300/320 NUMTEC distortion measurement and wheel positioning machine is used for 100% process control measurement of alloy wheels before entering CNC machining cell. Design-side of wheels is measured with laser scanner mounted on moveable X/Y-slide arrangement. NUMTEC barcode system allows measurements to be automatically linked to mold and casting machine. Read More

Vision Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

System Semiconductor calculates distance using one camera.

February 11, 2015

Offering performance exceeding 30 fps, DR1151 uses Dual Aperture's 4-color 3D image solution technology, which extracts RGB and IR signals from single image sensor, to calculate relative distance to object with single-lens camera. Application of self-developed hardware blocks to process calculations required for extracting relative distance minimizes power consumption, which accommodates demands of mobile and portable applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Non-Contact CNC Measuring Machine offers complete 3D analysis.

February 6, 2015

To create 3D models that users can save, process, analyze, and measure, WALTER HELICHECK 3D combines transmitted light camera and laser sensor for scanning then digitizing cutting tools and production parts. Included automatic analysis/measurement software lets users lay vertical, horizontal, and freely selectable cutting planes at any position on 3D model. Also, 3D Matcher software lets users overlay two 3D models within GUI and perform color-coded comparison for instant quality evaluation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Sensor detects 1 mm distance changes.

January 27, 2015

Designed for difficult distance-based applications over range of 25–300 mm, Model Q4X detects distance changes as small as 1 mm on targets such as black objects on black backgrounds or reflective items. High excess gain and 64-element imager combine to minimize errors in detection, counting, and validating orientation. Supplied in IP67, IP68, and IP69K rated stainless steel housing, sensor has angled 4-digit, 7-segment LED display and provides bipolar outputs.  Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Coordinate Measuring Machine supports large workpieces.

January 27, 2015

To accommodate large workpieces, ZEISS CONTURA is available with 900 x 1,200 x 800 mm, 900 x 1,600 x 800 mm, 1,200 x 1,800 x 1,000 mm, and 1,200 x 2,400 x 1,000 mm measuring ranges. Quality assurance platform offers tailored sensors, including VAST XTR gold with integrated rotary axis that adjusts to complex workpieces. Navigator technology and ZEISS CALYPSO software, also included, foster accelerated measurement for enhanced throughput. ZEISS AirSaver option is also available. 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, Green & Clean

High-Voltage Microfocus CT System inspects large, dense parts.

September 17, 2014

Used for measurement as well as non-destructive testing and inspection, XT H 450 employs 450 kV microfocus source and is available with flat panel or curved linear diode array (CLDA) detector. Source's open-tube design with user-replaceable filaments offers virtually unlimited lifetime with minimal maintenance, and spot size ranges from 50–320 µm (depending on power). Walk-in cabinet features pneumatically controlled door and measurement volume of 400 x 600 x 600 mm. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Precision Machine measures roundness, profile, and surface finish.

August 4, 2014

With high-speed column drive, precision positioning, and 4 mm roundness and contour gauge, Talyrond 500H accurately duplicates machine tool movements and exactly reproduces work piece shape. Low-noise metrology frame, accurate axis alignment, and data collection enable optimal straightness and roundness measurement. Along with high-resolution gauge, features include frictionless air-bearing spindle and precision column as well as teach and learn programming techniques. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Dimensional Measuring Machine leverages large FOV technology.

August 4, 2014

In addition to using QVI large-field-of-view (FOV) technology, SNAP DM 200 features precision moving stage with 150 mm X-axis range. When coupled standard 100 mm field of view, additional X-axis range allows measurement of up to 250 mm parts. Built-in image stitching combines multiple part images into one large image, providing accelerated measurement and clear visualization of entire part, while dual magnification lens system provides resolution for precise measurement of small features. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Dimensional Measuring Machine offers large field-of-view.

August 1, 2014

Coupling 100 mm field of view with precision moving stage featuring 150 mm X-axis range, QVI SNAP DM 200 measures parts up to 250 mm in size. Built-in image stitching combines multiple part images into single large image, allowing fast measurement and clear visualization of entire part. Built to handle temperature and vibration extremes, machine also has dual magnification lens system that offers additional resolution for precise measurement of smaller features. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Coordinate Measuring Machine uses variety of optical sensors.

May 27, 2014

Available in 8 sizes with measuring volume from 700 x 700 x 600 mm to 1200 x 2400 x 1000 mm, ZEISS CONTURA provides reliable quality control. direkt model with ZEISS VAST XXT probe enables scanning of small workpieces. For parts with different angular positions, RDS sensor with articulating probe holder can be positioned in 2.5° increments for more than 20,000 possible positions. Using ZEISS VAST XTR gold and VAST XT gold premium probes, aktiv configuration is suited for measurements deep inside part. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Laser Tracker offers accelerated scanning capabilities.

May 13, 2014

With stand-off distance that promotes efficient data capture, Leica T-Scan 5 suits non-contact laser scanning for CAD-to-part inspections and reverse engineering applications. Unit provides immediate feedback of critical features after design iterations. When used in conjunction with Leica Absolute Tracker AT901, product captures hundreds of millions of accurate points on any surface without special preparation. Scan rates optimize feature recognition, detail detection, and scanning speed. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Time of Flight Sensors feature very small hysteresis.

February 4, 2014

Using time of flight technology, TOF Series Laser Sensors achieve up to 2 mm repeat accuracy at 3 m sensing distance. Self-contained retro reflective and background suppression sensors calculate distance based on time of travel from when beam is emitted to time it is reflected off target and back to receiver. Available with up to 2 NPN or PNP digital outputs, series includes dual output version for hi/lo or slow/stop sensing applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

Measurement System utilizes blue light technology.

January 21, 2014

Designed to capture 3D measurements of components on shop floor, WLS qFLASH creates reports and digitizes acquired data for analysis or direct CAD comparison. Non-contact, stereo vision system is enclosed in solid carbon fiber optical housing, and employs blue LED high power illumination. Using 3 cameras for triangulation, 3D point cloud is reconstructed. Combined with 2D image analysis and propriety algorithms, WLS qFLASH can extract closed features and edge points/lines without post processing. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Optical Shaft Measuring System offers micron level measurements.

August 6, 2013

Designed for dimensional testing of turned parts, fully automatic MarShaft™ Scope Plus features MarWin®-based controller and touchscreen with intelligent multi-touch gestures built in. Error limit for measuring length is 2+L/125 µm, and for diameter, error limit is 1+L/125 µm. With Basic EasyShaft software, multi-feature measurement routines can be constructed without programming knowledge, and software will automatically optimize routines to assure fastest possible measurement. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable 3D Laser Tracker features built-in Wi-Fi connection.

July 9, 2013

Featuring 4 pre-defined measurement profiles that adjust settings to any measurement condition with click of button, Leica Absolute Tracker AT402 is suitable for fully guided 3D measurement processes as well as inspection tasks. PowerLock technology automatically finds and locks onto any moving reflector within field of view of 1 m² at 5 m distance. With endless telescope rotation, IP54-rated system can measure full 360° horizon and 290° vertical dome, resulting in max measuring volume of 320 m. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Tape Extension Position Sensor meets needs of lifting equipment.

April 2, 2013

Designed for use in mobile applications and other measurement tasks, model WB61 has 4 m measuring length, offers ±0.10% linearity, and employs stainless steel measuring tape that resists fluctuating temperatures and will not break when using several pulleys. There are 3 analog and 3 digital (SSI, CANopen, CAN SAE J1939) outputs, and design corresponds to safety requirements for cranes. Supplied in plastic housing with IP67 protection rating, sensor offers option of redundant design. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

ULP Transceiver supports phase-difference technology.

March 6, 2013

As 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.15.4 radio transceiver, AT86RF233 supports distance measurement between 2 radios (ranging). Integrated technology, combining wireless sensor networks with real-time location (RTLS) capabilities, uses measurement of phase differences between radio signals and enables items to be tracked within wireless network for industrial and consumer applications.

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Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Laser Scanner and Tracker provide optical 3D measurement.

October 30, 2012

With T-TRACK CS and T-SCAN CS, large objects can be accurately digitized. T-TRACK CS, supporting combination of surface and point measurement, is ready for operation within minutes, making it suitable for mobile use. Featuring high dynamic range for data acquisition on various object surfaces, T-SCAN CS offers fatigue-free 3D scanning in difficult to reach areas. Applications include quality control, Rapid Prototyping/Rapid Tooling/Reverse Engineering, and capture of art/historical objects. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Linear Measurement Units interface with automation, PLC systems.

October 3, 2012

Available to end-users and automation OEMs, Orbit ACS (Automation and Control Systems) SI 100 and SI 200 verify key dimensions to support QC in manufacturing applications. Orbit ACS SI 100 is one-channel, stand-alone unit for measurement and PLC output, while SI 200 comes with probe, integral screen, and PLC output but can also connect to additional Orbit digital probe via T-con for 2-channel system. Users can set up digital probe and process limits on integral keypad and screen. Read More