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Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Smart Analyzer supports point-of-care applications.

September 28, 2016

FDA-cleared and CE-compliant, Diazyme Smart 700/340 Analyzer measures multiple parameters, including diabetes, renal function, inflammatory markers, and cardiac markers. Instrument incorporates barcode reader, touchscreen, and RFID card. In addition to providing automated integrity check with each test, analyzer identifies lot expiration date, indicates number of tests remaining, and permits updates of testing procedures without changing software. Unit can be connected to PC and to HIS or LIM. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Measurement System determines grade of coal and coke.

September 28, 2016

By measuring intensity of light reflected from microscopic sampling area, 508 Coal™ Vitrinite Reflectance Measurement System determines amount of vitrinite in coal blend, thermal maturity, and value for coking. This ensures that coal blends used in energy generation are optimum and consistent. In addition, system can be used to acquire fluorescence and reflectance spectra of geological samples to accurately grade them, and offers Raman microspectroscopy feature for petrographic analysis. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

New Corrosion designed to map any irregular gemetry.

September 23, 2016

Presented with wheel electrodes, touch screen interface and dual- processor with 8 GB of Flash memory, Profometer Corrosion enables quick data capture and corrosion analysis directly on-site. Including carrying strap, an integrated stand and a sunshield cover, the unit is designed to be used in harsh environments. With a battery life of more than 8 hours, device can generate custom reports with exported graphs and charts using the Profometer Link PC software.

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Corrosion Meter provides rebar assessment.

September 22, 2016

Based on half-cell method, Profometer Corrosion provides optimized workflow for rod and wheel measurements. Wheel electrodes allow fast on-site testing, while dual-core processor enables data acquisition and real-time control over measurement procedure. Packaged in rugged housing for harsh environments, product has illustrative touchscreen that supports 2D grid views, assisted workflow, and on-site post processing of measured data. Users can create custom reports with exported graphs and charts. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

ARM Cortex-R52 CPU Kit fosters accelerated adoption and use.

September 22, 2016

Cadence® RAK (Rapid Adoption Kit) is optimized for ARM® Cortex®-R52 CPU, which targets embedded designs for automotive, medical, and industrial safety applications. Solution, which consists of complete digital implementation and signoff flow, works with ARM Artisan® physical IP to help designers meet challenging PPA (power, performance, and area) goals. Full-flow reference methodology, Cadence System-to-GDSII flow, and complete Cadence low-power, multiple-power-domain flow are standard. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Battery Test System offers automated characterization.

September 20, 2016

With single output up to 40 V/3,600 A/72 kW per system, 9220 Series Low Voltage/High Current Battery Charge/Discharge Test System tests lead-acid, lead-cadmium, and other large format batteries used in energy storage systems. Dual Bay System is bi-directional requiring no additional equipment to charge or discharge unit-under-test. Built-in measurement system eliminates external measurement devices by providing time-stamped digital readings for voltage, current, and power as well as Ah and kWh. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Measurement Work Cell adjusts to manufacturing needs.

September 19, 2016

Built on COTS work cell systems integrated with measurement solutions, 360° Flexible Measurement Cell is suited for automotive and aero structure applications, including power train, and closure panel fabrication. Intelligence measurement systems rapidly return operational data to organizations, enabling fabricators to benefit from data-driven manufacturing process. Scalable, portable, and modular, system comes in 3 configurations for in line, near line, or off line applications. 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

Test & Measuring Instruments

Development Board supports 16- and 32-bit microcontrollers.

September 15, 2016

With integrated programmer/debugger, Explorer 16/32 Development Board serves as platform for customers to evaluate 16-bit PIC24, dsPIC33, and 32-bit PIC32 families of microcontrollers through Processor Plug-In-Modules for device swapping. Board features mikroBUS™ interface to add new functionalities using Click™ Boards from MikroElectronika. In addition, board supports integrated USB for both power and communication, eliminating need for external power adapter and communication accessory. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld XRF Analyzer is designed for maximum uptime.

September 15, 2016

With quad-core processor and Axon technology, Vanta™ handheld XRF (X-ray Fluorescence) analyzers provide elemental analysis and quantification for diverse materials in as little as 1–2 sec. Axon™ technology utilizes ultra-low-noise electronics to maximize x-ray counts per second and provide fast results, while IP65-rated (dust and water) and 4 ft drop testing (MIL-STD 810G) rating enable survival in harsh environments. Also included, application-specific software features promote productivity. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Photometric System measures LED luminares up to 610 x 450 mm.

September 14, 2016

Featuring compact, all-in-one design that uses 2 pi geometry, FluxGage measures flux, color, and flicker for evaluating performance of LED-based products. Photometric test system incorporates photodetector for flicker measurements and spectrometer for color measurement of spectrum, CCT, CRI, Duv, and chromaticity. As light detector, system uses solar panels which are arranged on inside walls of measurement cavity and covered with black paint and dense array of clear pinholes. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Richardson RFPD Announces Participation at EDI CON USA 2016

September 12, 2016

Live demos, new products, and Analog Devices Radioverse™ RF wideband transceiver evaluation board giveaway featured at Richardson RFPD booth #806 Geneva, Ill.: Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today its participation in EDI CON USA 2016, to be held in Boston, MA, September 20-22, 2016. EDI CON USA brings together RF, microwave, EMC/EMI and high-speed digital design engineers and system... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Inspection Systems support semiconductor manufacturing.

September 8, 2016

Configurable for wafer or panel substrates, Firefly™ Inspection and Metrology System provides high-resolution inspection in front- and back-end applications. It can detect defects smaller than 1 micron in fan-out wafer level packaging, CMOS image sensors, MEMS and RF sensors. With 2D inspection sensitivity down to 2 microns, Dragonfly™ System targets large die, multi-chip advanced packaging applications. Both leverage optical and imaging systems optimized for defect type, size, and max throughput. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Airborne Pathogen Monitor provides real-time, on-site alerts.

September 2, 2016

Targeting food manufacturing, processing, distribution, and service facilities, PathogenALERT RAPID Reader System automatically monitors, samples, and detects harmful airborne pathogen contaminants (bacteria, yeasts, and molds) before visual growth occurs. Sensors connected to cloud-based monitoring system send text and email alerts whenever contamination is detected. Customized, cloud-based dashboard provides detailed reports in real-time. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Future Electronics and Microsemi Introduce the Lowest Cost Board on the Market Using Microsemi's Latest FPGAs

August 29, 2016

Montreal, QC and Aliso Viejo, California - Future Electronics and Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) announced the Future-designed Creative Development Board, featuring Microsemi’s IGLOO™2 field programmable gate array (FPGA) or SmartFusion™2 system-on-a-chip (SoC) FPGA and Microsemi’s LX series power devices. The Future - Microsemi Creative Development Board boasts a 25k logic element... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cherney Microbiological Services Teams with Mocon to Assist Food Processors in Identifying Spoilage Causes

August 19, 2016

Minneapolis – With many food companies having limited personnel and technology resources to determine exactly why they are having product spoilage issues, Cherney Microbiological Services, Ltd. has teamed with MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO) to help provide answers. “The best way to rapidly identify the cause of shelf life issues is to fuse the latest in measurement capability with rich,... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cobham & TRX Systems Launch Integrated LMR Testing Solution

August 11, 2016

Integrated solution to be showcased at APCO International Conference and Expo, August 15 and 16, 2016 at the Orange County Convention Center (Cobham Booth #1618 and TRX Booth #1507) ORLANDO, Florida — Cobham and TRX Systems announce that the Cobham 3550R and the 8800 Series Radio Test Sets are now fully integrated with the TRX NEON® Signal Mapper application in an automated solution that... 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

Portable Micro-Spectrometer meets LED lighting industry needs.

August 8, 2016

With handheld form factor, battery-operated XT1600 performs essential lighting measurements – lux, lumens, CRI, CCT, CRI/CQS, PPF and color – in field, production, and development processes. Flexible unit delivers laboratory-grade photometric measurement accuracy (±0.0004 xy coordinates for CIE-1931, 5-500 lux), resolution (4.2–5 nm) and repeatability (±0.04% + 1 digit). Color touchscreen as well as exportable, pre-configured reports and editable Excel spreadsheets are standard. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Length Gauges increases accuracy for in-process measurement.

August 8, 2016

ACANTO 1217 and 1218, when paired with bidirectional serial interface EnDat 2.2, support in-production monitoring and thereby enable operators to detect failures before they occur. Along with built-in error monitoring, products remember last datum used and therefor eliminate need to re-master due to gauge itself. Rated to IP64 or IP67, models feature ±1 µm accuracy and 12 mm stroke and can also auto-connect and report data to any control that has implemented EnDat. Read More