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

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

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

Test & Measuring Instruments

Robb Precision Tool Services Purchased an Optical Comparator Giving Error Free Inspection

September 25, 2014

Robb Precision Tool Services has recently purchased an Optical Comparator which will expand their extensive calibration capabilities to include Optical Retiles, Thread Pitch Gages, Thread Mic Standards, Glass Scales and various other gages. An Optical Comparator is an inspection machine that projects magnified images up to 50x its actual size. The images are put onto a glass screen using... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Shop-Floor-Ready Measurement Systems at IMTS 2014

August 8, 2014

International metrology leader sets aside part of its IMTS 2014 Booth E-5602 to emphasize shop floor measurement solutions. Rochester, New York – Quality Vision International (QVI®), the world's largest vision metrology company, will designate a portion of its IMTS 2014 Booth E-5602 as a "Shop Floor Zone," to showcase unique shop-floor-ready measurement solutions, September 8-13, in... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Future Electronics Announces the MIC8xx Series of Voltage Supervisors from Micrel Semiconductor

May 29, 2014

Pointe Claire, Quebec – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, announces the MIC8xx Series of voltage supervisors from Micrel Semiconductor. The MIC841LYC5 TR and MIC842 are micropower, precision voltage comparators with an on-chip voltage reference. Both devices are intended for voltage monitoring applications. External resistors are used to set the... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Green & Clean

15,000 psi Pressure Comparator and Test Gauge with Advanced Safety Features for Field and Laboratory Use

January 28, 2014

AMETEK Crystal Engineering's GaugeCalHP and XP2i feature leak-free Crystal Pressure Fittings A new hydraulic pressure comparator with industry-leading safety features and a high-pressure version of its popular XP2i test gauge have been introduced by Crystal Engineering ( Both the GaugeCalHP pressure comparator and... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Shop Floor Measuring System delivers on automation, capacity.

September 24, 2013

Offered in benchtop and floor models, c-vision™ Video Contour Projector® features optical system with 2 internal optical magnifications and 10 digital zoom settings that allow full 16:1 zoom range. At lowest magnification, system provides 3 in. field of view (equivalent to 30 in. optical comparator). Fully telecentric optics are paired with QVI digital megapixel camera that captures and measures entire field of view in one snapshot, enabling simultaneous measurement of dozens of features. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Lico 690 and 620 Colorimeter

July 2, 2013

Lico® 690 Colorimeter is a high performance Spectro-Photometer for professional color measurements of clear, transparent liquids with reference beam technology. Exact color calculations which conform to several DIN-ISO-ASTM standards or AOCS Methods are done with only one measurement. Traditional visual color values like the iodine color value, Hazen or Gardner are displayed as well as... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Dimensional Inspection Services Provider Q-PLUS Labs, Inc. To Exhibit at MD&M West 2013

February 12, 2013

Company Will Showcase Product Offerings and New Capabilities at the Exposition Irvine, Calif---Q-PLUS Labs Inc., a leading full service precision dimensional measurement and inspection laboratory and distributor of measuring and inspection equipment, systems and accessories, announced today its participation at the 2013 MD&M West Conference in Anaheim, CA. The event will take place February... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Methods Machine Tools Introduces Latest Generation of Visiongauge® Digital Optical Comparators

February 4, 2013

Vertical and Horizontal Digital Optical Comparators Feature New Functionality, Streamlined Designs for Productivity Increases.<4444>SUDBURY, MA. U.S.A. - Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative machine tools, automation, and machine tool accessories has introduced hardware and software enhancements to the VisionGauge® Digital Optical Comparators (Patents Pending),... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

ULP Comparator enhances portable technology.

December 19, 2012

Supplied in 2 x 1.25 mm SC-70 package, TS881 is suitable for use in front-end detection and measurement circuitry. Supply compatibility (1.1–5 V over -40 to +125°C range) promotes extended operating times with smaller batteries. Typ operating current is 210 nA at 25°C, and push-pull output circuitry minimizes power consumption when driving any capacitive or resistive load. Other features include 8 ns response time, 2 µsec typ propagation delay, and rail-to-rail input. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Automated Measuring System features 80 in. capacity.

September 20, 2012

Featuring laser interferometer, air bearings, and bi-directional probes, Labmaster Long Length Universal Model 1000A offers direct reading range of 40 in. Probe movement and table movements such as swivel, centering, tilt, and elevation adjustments are controlled with press of button or click of mouse. Automated positioning, alignment, and measurement practically eliminate operator influence and minimize measurement time. Instrument configurations can be saved and recalled at later time. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Gauging Time and Costs Cut by 80% and Accuracy Maintained Despite a 21°C Range

August 21, 2012

Kishan Auto parts Pvt. Ltd., Rajkot (Gujarat, India) is a world leader in the manufacture of connecting rods for major names in the car, compressor, heavy commercial vehicle, tractor, marine engine and earth mover manufacturing industries. Kishan recently purchased a Renishaw Equator flexible gauging comparator, and have seen an immediate reduction in cost and gauging cycle times of more than... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Machinery & Machining Tools, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Methods to Feature Broad Range of Innovative Machine Tools & Automation at IMTS 2012, Booth S-9119

July 10, 2012

"Production on Demand", Multitasking, 5-Axis Machining Strategies & More Will Be Highlighted.<4444>Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. - Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, automation and accessories has announced that over 35 machine tools and automation solutions will be featured in Booth # S-9119 at IMTS (International Manufacturing Technology Show) located... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

High-Speed, Rail-to-Rail Comparator operates from -55 to +225°C.

June 27, 2012

Supplied in 5 x 5.5 mm TDFP SMT hermetically sealed ceramic package, VOLGA offers rail-to-rail input/output capability as well as shutdown mode that places device in low power consumption mode when comparator function is not needed. Internal hysteresis promotes noise immunity, and output implements push-pull CMOS stage that can sink or source up to 16 mA. Requiring 5 V (±10%) power supply, device has typ propagation delay of less than 30 nsec at 20 mV overdrive. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

In-line 2D Optical Micrometer offers multi-point measurement.

December 6, 2011

Combining functionality of laser scan micrometer, machine vision system, and optical comparator in single device, Model TM-3000 is available in 3 sensor head sizes and can utilize 2 transmitter-receiver pairs simultaneously. Because system works in 2 dimensions, it can measure up to 16 points within measurement area. In addition to 15 measurement modes and 8 auxiliary modes, device includes position correction function, which automatically orients test part prior to measurement. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Optical Comparator automatically verifies part-to-CAD data in real time.

October 7, 2011

CAD Auto-Align and Auto Pass/Fail software tools for the VisionGauge® Digital Optical Comparator (Patents Pending) offer real-time, automatic comparison of part-to-CAD data. Auto-Align tool supports both X-Y and X-Y-Rotation alignment of CAD drawing to part and takes less than 2 seconds to produce results. Auto Pass/Fail tool, designed to determine if part is within tolerance, can be point-based or can consider complete geometric entities. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Benefits of a Fully Digital Comparator for Inspection of Orthopedic Implants

August 31, 2011

This system offers a reduced footprint and enables the user to compare parts to the CAD drawing beyond the system's optical field-of-view, across the system's entire stage travel.<4444>VISIONx, Quebec, Canada<4444>Manufacturers of orthopedic implants take great care to ensure that their products are of the highest quality. One way they do this is by performing numerous inspection operations at... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Horizontal Benchtop Comparator offers 2 illumination sources.

September 1, 2010

Model CC-16 5X features 16 in. screen, providing corrected and upright image of measured part, and 5x fixed lens, which allow full viewing of 3.2 in. part. Unit includes TruLight(TM) bright monochromatic green LED profile light as well as TruLight TTL surface illumination with white LED light source, both which provide variable intensity and lights that last for life of comparator. Product also has 15 x 6 in. XY travel, 2 in. focus travel, and ±7.5° helix motion. Read More