Inspection Systems & Instruments

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

USB Diode Power Sensors accelerate accurate measurements.

February 25, 2015

USB 3-path diode power sensors R&S NRPxxS/SN are available for 3 frequency ranges – 10 MHz to 8, 18, and 33 GHz – and enable 10,000 triggered measurements per second with min trigger resolution of 100 µsec; special mode permits 50,000+ equidistant measurements per second. Other features include dynamic range of 93 dB and 3-path diode design that enables lower measurement limit to -70 dBm. NRPxxSN model offers both USB and LAN interface, with latter allowing remote power measurements. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Metrology System provides 3D tube and wire measurement.

February 24, 2015

Equipped with 8 high-resolution cameras, TubeInspect P8 is suitable for tubes and wires with diameters from 1–125 mm and allows for optimum 3D inspection of objects up to 1 m in length or more. Lateral doors allow for overlapping repositioning section by section. Measuring results are provided within 2–5 seconds and sheath tolerance can be determined to accuracy of 0.035 mm. Combined with BendingStudio software platform, system offers various application-oriented functionalities. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mobile Digital Sorting System grades dates by size.

February 23, 2015

Designed to eliminate manual sorting, 2-stage DateSort™ combines mechanical pre-cleaning to remove foreign material with optical sorting to grade dates by size. Entry-level, gravity-fed, stainless steel machine handles 3.3–4.4 tons per hour. Simplicity of mechanics and water cooling enable DateSort to withstand extreme dust and heat up to 122°F. Color touchscreen features GUI where sort parameters can be created, adjusted, or retrieved from memory. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Dual Linear Array Probe provides corrosion imaging.

February 23, 2015

Adding entry-level inspection capability to existing Olympus HydroFORM® and RexoFORM corrosion solutions, Dual Linear Array™ Probe helps optimize inspection of internally corroded parts such as pipes, tanks, and plates. Phased array solution offers features such as large beam coverage, accelerated scan speed, and C-scan imaging with increased data-point density. Aluminum housing facilitates handling and operation while carbide wear plates protect wedges for durability. Read More

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

Analog Video Decoder/Encoder for ADAS improves automotive safety.

February 20, 2015

Able to replace up to 9 discrete components with one 10 x 10 mm WQFN chip, AEC-Q100 qualified TW9984 enables generation of 360° surround images for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Integration of 4 NTSC/PAL analog video decoders with 10-bit ADCs supports 4 analog camera inputs simultaneously. For system designer, flexible digital output interface facilitates sending of images to processor for combination of 4 images into unified around-view image. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Inspection Camera Drum aids service plumbers.

February 18, 2015

Available for rM200 Portable Inspection Camera System, SeeSnake® D2B Drum has 165 ft long, 0.35 in. diameter push cable. Dual-nested spring provides gradual stiffness transition, making it easier to negotiate turns and tees. Providing clear view that is always upright, 1 in. diameter, self-leveling camera head has built-in sonde that pinpoints camera's position and depth with use of RIDGID locating receiver. Read More

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

Pyroelectric Laser Beam Profiling Camera serves OEM applications.

February 17, 2015

Along with 80 µm pixel pitch, Pyrocam IIIHR has 160 x 160 pixel image array for profiling beams up to ½ in. without reduction optics. Pulsed and CW lasers, including CO2 and telecom NIR lasers and THz sources, can be measured from 13–355 nm and 1.06 to >3,000 µm. Interface to GigE camera supports high-speed applications, 16-bit ADC promotes reliable measurement and analysis of large and low level signals in wings of laser beam, and SNR of 1000:1 facilitates viewing of 30 mW/cm² beams. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Multicolor Inspection Lights produce uniform, intense output.

February 13, 2015

Targeting applications requiring variable intensities with multiple color options, DADL75 Series can be used in any product inspection process involving reflective finish. Products feature constant current driver, 12-pin M12 quick disconnect, and built-in strobe input with option for PNP or NPN trigger control. As on- and off-axis selectable 75 mm dome light, DADL75-RGB can project red, green, or blue as well as mix any color for integration into any application. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Non-Contact CNC Measuring Machine offers complete 3D analysis.

February 6, 2015

To create 3D models that users can save, process, analyze, and measure, WALTER HELICHECK 3D combines transmitted light camera and laser sensor for scanning then digitizing cutting tools and production parts. Included automatic analysis/measurement software lets users lay vertical, horizontal, and freely selectable cutting planes at any position on 3D model. Also, 3D Matcher software lets users overlay two 3D models within GUI and perform color-coded comparison for instant quality evaluation. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Microscopy System offers expanded options and accessories.

February 3, 2015

Offering choice of 6 different sub lenses with magnifications of .35X, .5X, .75X, 1X, 1.5X, and 2X, Micro-Video Zoom Objective is suited for industrial robots, machine vision, quality control, and electronics fabrication. Video Adapters expand range of magnifications from low of .17X to high of 18X, while 2X C-Mount Adapter delivers up to 748X enlargement. To shorten overall length between camera and work piece, Right Angle Optical Beam Bender is available. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Thermal & Heating Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Programmable Hot Plate allows direct work on heater surface.

February 3, 2015

Featuring 12 x 12 in. milled-flat cast aluminum heater top, EchoTherm™ Model HP61A offers even heating with ambient to 450°C range controlled to ±1°C of target. Programming is done via front panel membrane switch and LCD, and accuracy is 1% of reading. Unit stores 10 programs with up to 10 steps – temperature, temperature ramp rate, time – in memory that can be made to repeat. Features also include RS232 port, adjustable temperature ramping rates, and countdown timer with alarm and Auto-Off. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Sensor detects 1 mm distance changes.

January 27, 2015

Designed for difficult distance-based applications over range of 25–300 mm, Model Q4X detects distance changes as small as 1 mm on targets such as black objects on black backgrounds or reflective items. High excess gain and 64-element imager combine to minimize errors in detection, counting, and validating orientation. Supplied in IP67, IP68, and IP69K rated stainless steel housing, sensor has angled 4-digit, 7-segment LED display and provides bipolar outputs.  Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Smart Cameras utilize quad-core processor.

January 27, 2015

Based on Freescale quad-core processor that provides 4 x 1 GHz computing power, VC F Series is designed for intelligent transportation systems, quality inspection, and production control. Cameras feature 1 or 2 remote 1/1.8 in. CMOS sensors connected by 30 mm or 80 mm cable. Depending on model, sensors provide 1,280 x 1,024 or 1,600 x 1,200 pixel resolution. Additional features include VC Linux operating system, 1 Gb Ethernet interface, 2 USB interfaces, and HDMI output. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld LED Strobe Lights boost inspection capabilities.

January 27, 2015

Part of H2LED Series, Models LED1 and LED3 facilitate inspection, maintenance, and troubleshooting in manufacturing and processing plants. Model LED3 is available as fixed-mount light with regular or UV LED diodes. Lights use stroboscopic effect to visually freeze detailed images of flat surfaces or machine parts moving at full production speed. With images, process operators, technicians, and engineers can spot and determine causes of defects and implement repair solutions. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Acoustic Micro Imaging System inspects IGBT modules.

January 21, 2015

Featuring fully automated design, C-SAM® Model DF2400Z images and analyzes voids and other structural defects of power IGBT modules. Inverted transducer, placed beneath module, prevents water from reaching module circuitry. Once recipe for scanning has been defined, factory automation interface controls operation with no need for human attention. Because imaging is typically carried out before encapsulation, acoustic images reveal what type of rework is needed on rejects. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

High-Res Instruments simultaneously inspect surface, contour.

January 12, 2015

Offering automated simultaneous surface and contour inspection, Talysurf i-Series features low noise axes and high-resolution gauge that promote measurement integrity. Choice of 1, 2, and 5 mm gauge ranges promotes application versatility, and 18-bit gauge improves resolution in surface detail, contour, and 3D measurement. Software for analysis of surface finish and form is included, and balanced beam design allows instruments to be used in any orientation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Industrial Cameras offer USB3 and GigE Vision interfaces.

January 5, 2015

For USB3 Vision users, monochrome SP-5000M-USB and color SP-5000C-USB use high-speed USB 3.0 interface to provide 5 MP images at up to 62 fps for 8-bit monochrome or raw Bayer configurations. GigE Vision models SP-5000M-GE2 and SP-5000C-GE2 feature two RJ45 ports and utilize GigE Vision’s Link Aggregate Group method to deliver image information at up to 2 Gbps. Cameras output full 5 MP resolution at up to 44 fps. All 4 Spark models are equipped with 2560 x 2048 pixel CMOS imager. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Video Inspection Systems feature leak-proof design.

December 19, 2014

With Wet/Dry Video Inspection Systems, users can inspect inaccessible or hazardous areas to identify and diagnose hidden problems without disassembly or teardown. IP67-rated probes, grips, and monitors are guaranteed leak-proof to depth of 1 m. Available in non-recording and recording models, scopes feature 3.5 in. LCD monitor with ability to flip still image or video 180° or zoom up to 4X. Recording models save time- and date-stamped inspection video clips and photos on included memory card. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Stereo Zoom Microscopes feature high magnification ranges.

December 11, 2014

Binocular and trinocular models have 15x eyepieces to achieve 21x–135x continuous zoom magnification at working distance of 3.3 in. With optional 20x eyepiece, magnification from 28x–180x is possible. Eyepieces, set at 45° angle, have interpupillary distance adjustment, and each eyepiece tube also has diopter adjustment. Customizable or available as complete system, microscopes feature click-stop zoom adjustments and multi-coated optics. Trinocular body adds one-touch fine focus adjustment. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Analytical Gear Inspection System handles smaller gears, parts.

December 11, 2014

Capable of surface finish and prismatic feature measurement, 175GMS can be used for complete inspection of automotive, aerospace, and other smaller gears as well as gear cutting tools and non-gear parts. Windows® 7-based Gleason GAMA™ 3.0 applications suite is complemented by intuitive UI and input screens; built-in tutorial information with user-editable features; remote I/O controls system and movement optimization; and Renishaw® 3D scanning probe head. Read More