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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

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Roughness Measuring Unit features smart, mobile design.

July 20, 2016

Using smartphone-like 4.3 in. TFT touchscreen display, MarSurf® PS 10 measures 31 roughness parameters, offers list of favorite functions, and provides laboratory-level performance on shop floor. Measuring unit is intended for roughness testing in and on machine while in production. Measuring data can be saved in TXT, X3P, CSV, or PDF formats as finished measuring records with no additional software. Recharging in 1.5 hours, battery pack enables over 1,200 measurements/charge. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Machinery & Machining Tools, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Robotics, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Methods to Showcase Manufacturing the Future at IMTS 2016, Booth S-9119

July 12, 2016

3D Printing, Automation and Full Range of Innovative Machining Solutions Embody the Future of Manufacturing. Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, 3D printing technology, automation and accessories, has announced they will demonstrate a wide range of the latest developments in manufacturing technology in Booth S-9119 at... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Automatic Washability Tester performs tests on coated panels.

June 23, 2016

Driven by micro-step controlled electronic motor, Automatic Washability Tester can perform abrasion and washability tests on coated panels to define resistance of paint, varnish, or related products to scratching, wearing, and color loss due to wet or dry abrasion. Test is either used as pass/fail by testing to specified number of strokes, or defining minimum number of strokes at which coating fails by checking at regular intervals. Two integrated pumps allow user to test 2 fluids simultaneously. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

3D Measurement System provides instant, non-contact scan.

May 17, 2016

With VR-3000 Series, users can instantly and accurately measure rough surfaces, flatness, warpness, and planarity. System can perform batch analyses between multiple samples simultaneously under same condition. Users can compare visual and numerical differences between design data and actual sample, then export scan back into CAD data. In addition, VR-3000 can automatically determine if part is good or bad based on user-defined tolerances. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Surface Profiling Sensor uses interferometric technology.

May 10, 2016

Used for surface contour measurement, TeleStar® Probe scans up to 500 data points/sec with 1.0 micron accuracy and 0.1 micron repeatability. This self-contained, off-axis, partial coherence interferometric range sensor, offering measured point resolution in sub-micron (< 0.1 micron) range, has 25 mm constant working distance and is compatible with specular and light-scattering diffuse surfaces. Return angle allows measurement deep inside bores and blind holes. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Akrometrix LLC Will Discuss Thermal Warpage and Strain Metrology at APEX

February 19, 2016

ATLANTA, GA - Akrometrix LLC, the leader in elevated temperature surface characterization, will exhibit in Booth #1623 at the 2016 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place March 15-17, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Company representatives will discuss Akrometric's TherMoire' AXP modular metrology platform that provides shadow moire', digital fringe projection and digital... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Health Bars - A Confectionary Challenge

January 22, 2016

Sensory Experience Manufacturers of health bars want their customer to feel that the eating experience can be as exciting as a scrumptious chocolate candy bar. Therefore the ingredients that they use for flavorings and mouth feel must produce a similar sensory experience. The important physical test parameters in evaluating new formulations for health bars are texture and viscosity. Texture... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Cylindrical Mirror Analyzer supports AES technique.

November 23, 2015

Used in Auger Electron Spectroscopy or surface analysis technique, microCMA™ analyzes top-most atomic layers of materials. Instrument measures kinetic energies of electrons emitted from materials in vacuum chamber. By installing analyzer onto small open port on analytical vacuum chambers, need for additional vacuum hardware is eliminated. Product is suited for research areas such as Thermal Desorbed Spectroscopy and Atomic Layer Deposition. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Mahr Federal to Feature New MarShaft(TM) SCOPE 250 Plus and MarVision QM 300 Video One-Shot Measuring Microscope with Image Processing at WESTEC 2015

August 13, 2015

PROVIDENCE, RI – Mahr Federal will feature the MarShaft™ SCOPE 250 plus, a new addition to their growing family of optical shaft measurement systems, and the MarVision QM 300 video measuring microscope with image processing capability, at WESTEC, September 15-17, 2015, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA, Booth #1835. Competitively priced and designed to provide fast, accurate,... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Roughness Sensor enables all measurements on one CMM.

July 16, 2015

Simplifying QA workflow, ZEISS ROTOS is used via stylus changer interface on probe of coordinate measuring machine (CMM) under full CNC control and enables standard-compliant measurement of roughness and waviness on one CMM. All features of technical drawing can be fully captured with one CMM and displayed in one report, and various measuring positions can be reached without rechucking. Rotary axis can turn full 360° and be tilted perpendicularly to provide tilt range of 160°.
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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

Optical Measurement System offers touchscreen operation, low MPE.

June 5, 2015

Used for shop floor measurement of shafts and turned parts up to 40 mm dia x 250 mm long, fully automatic MarShaft™ SCOPE 250 features Max Permissible Error (MPE) of <1.5 microns + L/40 for diameter and 3 microns + L/125 for length. Hi-Res CMOS matrix camera with 4 million pixels has live image field of view of 40 x 24 mm, Z-axis positioning speeds reach 200 mm/sec, and image acquisition rate is >120 images/sec. Zoom functions allow measurement of such small details as chamfers and radii. 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

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Optical Profiler combines precision and versatile applicability.

May 15, 2015

Used for 3D measurement of surface topography and roughness, ZeGage™ Plus can measure and analyze any surface – rough or specular, transparent or opaque, high or low reflectivity – and supports objectives for selecting desired magnification and field of view. SureScan™ technology eliminates need for vibration isolation system, while Mx™ software allows data visualization and quantification of step heights, texture, and volumetric applications. Automated XY sample stages are optional.
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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Surface Testers measure roughness, contour, and finish.

May 14, 2015

Using diamond stylus that is drawn across part with motorized traverse mechanism, Surtronic Duo offers portable solution for shop floor and on-site measurement of multiple roughness parameters. One-button operation produces set of traceable measurement results including detailed profile graph. With 1 mm vertical range and 16 nm resolution, IntraTouch provides fundamental roughness and waviness parameters, contour and form error analysis, feature exclusion, zoom tool, and full programmability. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

ZEISS Industrial Metrology Surface and Roundness Measurement Systems Offer Additional Analysis for Increased Productivity

May 8, 2015

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. -- The NEX series of instruments from ZEISS Industrial Metrology integrate additional measurement analysis with their new detectors. SURFCOM NEX 100 offers a single hybrid detector to measure surface texture and contour at the same time. RONDCOM NEX Rs offers best-in-class spindle accuracy and allows optional surface roughness measurements in the horizontal, vertical and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Mahr Federal to Feature MarVision MM 320 Video Measuring Microscope with Image Processing at MD&M EAST 2015

May 4, 2015

PROVIDENCE, RI — Mahr Federal will feature the MarVision MM 320, a new video measuring microscope with image processing capability, the flagship product for a new line of Mahr optical measuring instruments, at MDM EAST, June 9-11, 2015, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY, Booth #2315. Designed for the measurement and/or dimensioning of geometric elements, the MarVision MM 320... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

ZEISS Announces Partnership with ECR Engines

April 1, 2015

Providing analytical microscopes for NASCAR Engine Producer Jena/Germany, Welcome, NC/USA, – ZEISS announced today an expansion of its multi-year partnership agreement with ECR Engines, a subsidiary of legendary NASCAR organization Richard Childress Racing (RCR). ECR will provide analytical microscopes for conducting analyses of various engine components. The company develops and builds... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Textile Industry Products

James Heal is Excited to Be Exhibiting for the First Time at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market (ORWM) in Salt Lake City, Utah

January 13, 2015

Held at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, this event brings together the world's leading winter and outdoor retailers, and is described as 'Attracting thousands of buyers, top winter and summer sports manufacturers and the newest innovative outdoor gear'. From 21st to 24th January, the James Heal Business Development Manager, Lisa Earnshaw, will be teaming up with ATI - Advanced... Read More