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Test & Measuring Instruments

Collaboration Between VIZIMAX and OPAL-RT Leads to Early Certification of the VIZIMAX PMU and to the Validation of OPAL-RT's Accurate PMU Algorithm Test Suite Against Official Certification Lab Results

April 28, 2016

It was during the second quarter of 2015 when OPAL-RT approached VIZIMAX to express its interest in the implementation of the IEEE ™ C37.118.1 test suite using their HYPERSIM TestView automation software and simulation platform. VIZIMAX responded by providing OPAL-RT with their latest PMU implementation, adapted to accept low-level signals directly from the simulator. VIZIMAX built its... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Microscope offers full-HD 360-degree rotating views.

April 28, 2016

Designed for quality control, testing, inspection, and documentation, rotating viewer accessory for EVO Cam Digital Microscope delivers oblique view of subject that can be rotated 360° around central point. User can seamlessly switch between 360° rotating view to conventional direct top view. Then, with touch of button, capture full-HD images. EVO Cam provides live video streaming, 1080p/60 fps image quality, LED ring light illumination, and ability to save images to USB memory stick. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laboratory Services Provides Data for the IEEE-SA Certification of a Vizimax PMU

April 27, 2016

Complying with IEEE Synchrophasor Measurement Test Suite Specification requirements,  VIZIMAX’s PMU is among the first to receive IEEE phasor measurement unit (PMU) certification. MONTREAL, QC - VIZIMAX Inc., a leading provider of advanced equipment to monitor, control and manage electric power infrastructure across multiple sectors, is proud to announce today that the IEEE Standards... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Evaluation Electronics export data into Excel.

April 26, 2016

Using QUADRA-CHEK Wedge v2.9, users can export data into Excel format from QUADRA-CHEK Evaluation Electronics. Program provides full Windows compatibility, macro-enabled worksheets, and support for Excel 2010 and 2013. Ability to save Excel files to network folders or any other specified folder with QCWedge streamlines process of data acquisition by allowing customers to connect QUADRA-CHEK product to PC, and ultimately Excel, via RS-232. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Handheld Digital Tire Inflator maintains safety with efficiency.

April 22, 2016

Supplied with 6 ft hose and powered by 2 AAA batteries, Accu-Flate XL measures, inflates, and deflates tires. Functionality promotes safety while preserving efficiency and accuracy in automotive, heavy-duty truck, and OTR industries. Features include backlit LCD screen and auto-off function that helps preserve battery life. In addition to distributors and technicians, potential users include fleet service trucks and tire fitters. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Handheld Multimodal Stroboscopes offer optimal light output.

April 21, 2016

Respectively, QB-LED and QBS-LED employ 40 and 118 LEDs to deliver 5,000 and 10,000 lux peak. Adjustable flash range of 30–300,000 fpm (0.5–5,000 Hz) is displayed in user-selectable units on backlit LCD, and flash duration is also adjustable. Menu structure facilitates access to common and special functions, and built-in Li-ion battery provides up to 7 hr continuous operation on one charge. While both models offer multiple operational modes and functions, only QBS-LED features Auto Sync Mode. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

2D Optical Measuring Device measures workpieces in seconds.

April 19, 2016

Utilizing high-precision optical measurement technology, V-CAD Rapid provides automatic recognition of geometric primitives (basic shapes) without any pre-selection and no need for manual alignment of workpieces being measured. System includes 5 MP CCD B/W camera, telecentric 4-step motorized zoom lens, 4 fields of view, telecentric LED transmitted light illumination, LED ring light illumination for incident light measurement, and multi-touch panel PC with WIN7. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight and Bluetest Announce Integration of the UXM Wireless Test Set in Bluetest's RTS65 Reverberation Test System

April 15, 2016

Bluetest Flow Measurement Software Now Supports Keysight's Latest Instrumentation, Simplifying Advanced OTA Measurements Highlights:  • Keysight and Bluetest collaborate to provide integrated OTA solutions  • E7515A UXM Wireless Test Set provides support for the most advanced wireless devices  • Bluetest RTS65 and Flow supports the wireless industry’s latest needs within... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Inspection System includes high-speed 3D metrology.

April 13, 2016

With high-speed 3D metrology, NSX® Series is capable of high-volume production monitoring as well as process development and control of die-level interconnects. Data is collected in seconds from millions of bumps and then analyzed by Discover Software analysis database. Engineers gain insight into critical metrology applications, from both individual bump point of view or holistically as wafer, as part of simultaneous product and process control solution. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

RNA Kit supports single-cell transcriptome analysis.

April 11, 2016

Available for 4 and 10 integrated fluidic circuits, SMART-Seq v4 Ultra Low Input RNA Kit allows quality cDNA synthesis starting from 96 single cells that have been isolated and processed with Fluidigm C1 System. Kit provides high sensitivity and accurate expression data for genes with high GC content. Chemistry also produces high consistency among replicates, which is important because reduced technical variations will increase likelihood of discovering true biological variations. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Encoder Diagnostics Tool supports mobile use.

April 7, 2016

Featuring compact, standalone design with 4.3 in. touchscreen for display and operation, Model PWT 100 checks function and adjustment of encoders. Unit supports multiple serial interfaces such as EnDat 2.2, Fanuc Serial Interface, Mitsubishi High Speed Interface, and Panasonic Serial Interface. For encoders with EnDat interface, PWT 100 can display position values and enables user to read out online diagnostics, shift datums, and use further inspection functions. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Friction Tester indicates slip characteristics of packaging.

April 5, 2016

Designed to measure static and dynamic coefficients of friction, Model CFT provides detailed information of slip characteristics of packaging material. Single touch button initiates tests based on defined parameters, while automatic sled placement with variable dwell times gives repeatable static slip results. Suitable for production or laboratory environment, compact friction tester provides graphical representation of forces during test and enables statistical analysis of results to be printed. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Compact 3D Sensor facilitates reliable data capture.

April 4, 2016

With working distances from 45–500 mm, ZEISS COMET L3D 2 utilizes sensor technology and project-oriented software for 3D data capture. Sensor employs camera with 2,448 x 2,050 pixel array and automatically recognizes changes in vibration and exposure. For on-site calibration, measuring field can be changed by swapping lenses. Available options to create integrated measurement system include rotary tables, tripods, and various computers. Size and weight of design facilitate transport. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless Displays allow real-time crane sensor monitoring.

April 4, 2016

Offering wireless communication range of 4,260 ft (line of sight), MBR Series enables wireless monitoring of load, wind speed, wind gust, A2B, boom angle, trim angle, list angle, rope payout, rope speed, and/or pressure sensors. Models include handheld, battery-powered (4 AA) MBR100 and cab-mounted, vehicle-powered (9–30 V) MBR105. While both models can simultaneously monitor one analog and one digital sensor, MBR100 simplifies sensor ID programming and load taring. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Extended Flow Module aids live cell analysis.

April 1, 2016

Consisting of 6-well plate consumable and interface, BioFlux™ Extended Flow Module can emulate physiological flow and shear forces in in-vitro model. Consumable extends flow time significantly, from 31 hours using BioFlux 24-well plates at shear of 1 dyn/cm², to 110 hours at same shear using extended flow plates. At low flow rates (0.15 dyn/cm²), BioFlux channels can be kept under perfusion for up to 21 days, which is important for tuberculosis and UTI research. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Flexure-Based Galvanometer is suited for laser applications.

March 25, 2016

Able to be used in small angle applications, Harmonic Scan-15 (HS-15) moving-magnet galvo scanner uses galvanometer mirrors with 7, 10, and 15 mm apertures and can achieve scan rates of 900 Hz at small angles (1°), 500 Hz at medium angles (10°), or 100 Hz at large angles (30°). Capacitive position sensing offers smooth scanning and extended service life in challenging applications, and cross flexure pivot eliminates machine-driven noise for reduced on-axis jitter. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

3D Scan Localizer increases BIM as-built capture efficiency.

March 24, 2016

Mounted under FARO Focus(3D) laser scanner, FARO BIM Scan Localizer makes continuous 2D scans to provide detailed registration information. Functionality removes need for reference targets in overlap zones by users executing interior Building Information Modeling (BIM) scans. While moving laser scanner from one location to another, scan localizer tracks laser scanner's location; 3D scans are stitched together to provide complete interior building scan. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

RF/RRM Conformance Test System has PTCRB RF LTE 3CA certification.

March 17, 2016

Keysight T4010S integrates E7515A UXM wireless test set, which enables diverse coverage of 3GPP test cases in conformance benchtop solution. Main test platform thusly becomes fully scalable and compact system that provides complete set of Rel 8 to Rel 13 versions of 3GPP 36.521-1 (TX, RX, and Performance); 36.521-3 (Radio Resource Management – RRM); and carrier-specific supplementary RF test packages. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Contact Tachometer automatically saves values during testing.

March 17, 2016

Used for rotational machine inspection and process speed analysis, PT-120 series automatically saves max, min, last recorded values, and up to 96 logged data readings during testing. Backlit LCD screen provides clear viewing in any environment, and selectable units include RPM, meters, and meters per minute in metric models or RPM, ft, and fpm in imperial models. This velocity analysis and measuring device comes with 3 AAA batteries, protective case, contact adapters, and contact wheel.<br /> Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Remote Inspection Videoscopes offer precision steering for QC.

March 15, 2016

Featuring 4.3 in. monitor with resolution from 160,000&ndash;440,000 pixels, TVT Series includes 5 models with working lengths from 1&ndash;3 m and diameters of 2.8, 4.5, and 6 mm. Mechanized joystick, which uses input to directly control camera articulation, promotes smooth and accurate control of articulating tip with immediate response. Depending on model, series offers 1/18, 1/10, or 1/8 in. image sensor and 5&ndash;50 mm or depth-of-field of 15 mm to infinity with either 2- or 4-way articulation. Read More