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Test & Measuring Instruments

Timing Measurement Tools aid air traffic network management.

June 22, 2016

Timing measurement tools for Next Generation Air Traffic Management (ATM) networks simulate and measure all delay requirements. MAPS™ Controller can control GL tools to perform all tests repeatedly and record results for post analysis. To perform several timing measurements, users can setup testbed with appropriate AVN elements and various GL tools at appropriate strategic interfaces. Script-based and API-driven products can be reused for various purposes during performing various test cycles. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Scanning Laser Micrometer accelerates large part inspection.

June 21, 2016

Used for contact-free inspection, single-axis TLAser1240™ measures diameter, height, or width up to 9.1 in. Multiple units may be used together for 2-axis (X/Y) inspection or 3-axis diameter and ovality measurements. Usable in such industries as metal, glass, wire and cable, and plastics and rubber extrusion, instrument makes 1,600 measurements/sec and offers repeatability of ±.00008 in. (2 sec). Separate transmitter, receiver, and rigid mounting rail allow mounting in any orientation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

High-Accuracy Handheld LCR Meter has 4-terminal configuration.

June 10, 2016

Providing test frequencies up to 100 kHz, selectable test signal levels, and 4-terminal socket, model 880 measures inductance, capacitance, and resistance with basic impedance accuracy to 0.1%. Auto ranging function, single-push auto detect mode, as well as data recording, tolerance sorting, and relative mode functions are also standard. DC resistance measuring is also offered, and dual display offers respective 40,000- and 10,000-count resolutions for primary and secondary measurements.<br /> Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

HEVC Test Suites offer multiview, screen content coding options.

June 8, 2016

MV-HEVC extension provides means to efficiently encode content with multiple camera views to allow stereoscopic video applications. Streams cover resolutions up Level 6.1 and comprise test sets to check multiple syntax elements of MV-HEVC. Also available, HEVC-SCC (Screen Content Coding) extensions improve compression efficiency for non-camera-captured video with significant graphics, text, or animation content. Both extensions aid manufacturers developing HEVC-compliant decoders. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

IC Design Environment integrates Tanner Calibre One verification.

June 8, 2016

Tanner&trade; analog/mixed-signal (AMS) physical design environment, which integrates Tanner Calibre One IC verification suite, offer IC design and verification solution with access to physical and circuit verification within Tanner L-Edit&trade; layout environment. Tanner Calibre One verification suite includes Calibre nmDRC&trade; (hierarchical design rule checking), Calibre nmLVS&trade; (hierarchical layout versus schematic), and Calibre xRC&trade; (parasitic extraction) tools. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Measurement Kit simplifies alignment applications.

May 27, 2016

Equipped with 90-Line Laser Microgage, Microgage PRO Universal Kit provides precise right angle laser reference lines for alignment and checks for machinery squareness. Custom alignment software assists with routines for planer, squareness, and parallel projects. To make structures and parts more accessible, kit offers precision leveler rotational mount, 4-axis precision mount, and precision tripod mount. Touchscreen works with tool of choice and wireless receiver to expand system capabilities. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Green & Clean

Personal Aerosol Monitor helps minimize worker exposure.

May 25, 2016

Suitable for variety of workplace environments, SidePak&trade; AM520 provides real-time aerosol mass concentration readings of dust, fumes, mist, smoke, and fog within worker breathing zone. Intrinsically safe, light scattering laser photometer also enables real-time exposure monitoring for diesel particulate matter. Operating continuously for 20+ hours using Li-Ion battery, instrument offers access to multiple mass size fractions, instant data reporting, and user-adjustable audible/visual alarms. Read More

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

Evaluation Kits help create low-power WANs.

May 25, 2016

Comprising 2 Motes (LoRaWAN&trade; sensors) based on RN2483 or RN2903 LoRa modules, LoRaWAN gateway, and local LoRaWAN server application, LoRa® Evaluation Kits provide components to create Low-Power Wide Area Network in Europe or North America. Driven by LoRa Alliance, LoRa technology achieves 10-mile range and 10-year battery life. Technology targets low data rates and low-duty-cycle applications for monitoring energy, location, utility infrastructure, environment, agriculture, and public safety. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

2D Optical Measuring Device provides results in seconds.

May 23, 2016

Utilizing ultra-high resolution camera with precision telecentric lenses, V-CAD 1 provides precise measurements of parts up to 76 x 63 mm in size. Device ensures distortion-free measurement with optimized depth of field over entire calibrated measuring range. Two-dimensional measurements are fully displayed in one window image. With software tool, V-CAD 1 can measure several identical and different parts in single operation. Parts are placed on glass plate without need for manual alignment. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Network Emulator Software offers optimized EVS codec option.

May 20, 2016

Designed to emulate P-CSCF and IMS core network, E6966B IMS-SIP Network Emulator Software supports 3GPP Enhanced Voice Services (EVS) codec. EVS E6966B-5TP option includes all bit rates from 9.6&ndash;125 kbps, as well as fixed rate. Rate change modes such as priority, peer requested, and stress enable user to change bit rate automatically every 20 ms. Software can be integrated with E7515A UXM wireless test set to emulate entire IMS/VoLTE environment for end-to-end IMS/VoLTE test. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Hoist Universal Automatic Test System

May 18, 2016

Understanding Your Engineering Needs: Our client had a unique need for a next generation testing system to test multiple hoist units (of various types and specifications) with minimum change over.  This requirement presented a remarkable challenge that just added to each project’s timeline and budget. Solution: ENSER Corp’s engineering team designed a Universal Automatic Test... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hi-Res 3D Scanning Arm aids modeling, engineering applications.

May 18, 2016

FARO® Design ScanArm provides users with portable 3D scanning solution for 3D modeling, reverse engineering, and CAD-based design applications across PLM process. While lightweight and maneuverable design allows for desktop mounting, UI facilitates operation regardless of skill level or 3D scanning experience. Blue laser technology delivers Hi-Res point cloud data and seamlessly scans challenging materials without requiring spray or targets.<br /> Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Siemens to Provide Long-term Service for New Panda Hummel Station Power Plant in U.S.

May 17, 2016

Siemens has been awarded a 23-year long-term service and maintenance agreement for the upcoming Panda Hummel Station, a 1,124 megawatt (MW) combined cycle power plant in Pennsylvania. The customer is Panda Power Funds, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The new agreement includes coverage of scheduled maintenance activities, program management, and parts for the plant’s three SGT6-5000F gas... 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

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectroradiometer enables inspection to Rec. 2020 standards.

May 17, 2016

With contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1 and wavelength resolution of 0.4 nm, GS-1290 Display Measurement System is useful for metrology tasks in display fabrication, including inspection of reference monitors. High blue light sensitivity makes system effective for use with virtually all display types, including LED backlit displays. Equipped with AVS telescope for image acquisition, GS-1290 DMS has software-selectable apertures, enabling measurement spot size to be varied from 72 µm up to 28 mm. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Waste Handling Equipment

Visual Test Strip measures direct, undyed Propylene Glycol levels.

May 17, 2016

Designed for optimal usability, WaterWorks&trade; Propylene Glycol check tests for levels from 20%&ndash;60% in water to verify fluids are in good working order to prevent damage to cooling systems. Strip uses dip, read, and match procedure. After being dipped in water for 2 sec, strip can be removed and shaken to remove excess water. Resulting color can be matched to color chart on bottle label after 60 sec. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gearing Up for Quality at Forest City

May 12, 2016

Keyence IM Series Instant Measurement system saves time and eliminates errors for this Illinois gear manufacturer. Quality inspector, Amy Sovina, says she's not a big fan of turning the knobs on an optical comparator. Not only is it time consuming and tedious, but measurement results are often subjective as well. So when she learned that her employer, Forest City Gear, was purchasing an IM... Read More

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

Oxygen Permeation Tester suits ultra-high barrier materials.

May 12, 2016

Capable of handling broad range of flexible materials, including all plastic as well as foil and metallized structures, OX-TRAN® Model 2/22 10X System accurately and repeatedly measures film barriers to 5x10-4 cc/(m2 x day) at precise temperature and relative humidity conditions. Oxygen transmission rate test instrument, compliant with ASTM D3985, provides fully automated testing, intuitive touchscreen navigation, and automatic maintenance of RH, temperature, pressure, and flow. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Calipers and Indicators offer wireless communication.

May 9, 2016

Equipped with low-power transmitters, MarCal Digital Calipers and MarCator Digital Indicators send data to MarConnect i-stick wireless receiver, which supports up to 8 instruments with range up to 12 m. Users can take measurement and transmit data directly into MS Excel or via keyboard code into Windows program without external transmitters. MarConnect wireless interface is active as soon as i-stick is plugged in, and each caliper/indicator is identified by signal coding in MarCom software. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Footed Load Cells foster C2® electronic calibration integration.

May 9, 2016

Offering respective capacities of 500&ndash;5,000 lb and 22&ndash;1,100 lb, HI SBHC14 and HI HBB01 share threaded captive load pin design that promotes structural integrity and installation flexibility while also eliminating potential for lift-off from foot. HI SBHF14, offering 500&ndash;5,000 lb capacity, features blind hole, rocker pin design that promotes accuracy by accommodating off-center loading. Along with hermetic sealing, all load cells feature height-adjustable rubber feet. Read More