Inspection Systems & Instruments

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Product Inspection Solutions from Thermo Fisher Scientific Coming to Interpack 2017

March 3, 2017

Inspection, detection and checkweighing technologies for product quality and safety on display

MINNEAPOLIS (February 28, 2017) – A broad array of X-ray, metal detector and checkweigher solutions for food, pharmaceutical and consumer product quality and safety will be featured by Thermo Fisher Scientific at Interpack 2017 in Dusseldorf, Germany, Messe Dusseldorf, May 4-10, Hall 8a,... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Phantom®L6 ROV comes with six Tecnadyne® thrusters.

February 23, 2017

Suitable for infrastructure inspections, hydroelectric monitoring and exploration applications, Phantom®L6 ROV is equipped with active roll and heading gyro stabilization. Delivering 18,000 lumens output illumination and 110 lb vertical lifting force, unit features open-frame architecture and expansion bulkhead connectors. Offering diverse sonar integration options and five degrees of freedom... Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Viscom’s S3088 Ultra Gold Wins the NPI Award for Test & Inspection - AOI

February 17, 2017

Duluth, GA, February 2017 - Viscom announces that it has been awarded a 2017 NPI Award in the category of Test & Inspection - AOI for its 3D AOI system - S3088 ultra gold. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO. The S3088 ultra gold reaches image data rates of up to 3.6... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Power Current Sensors enable high-precision measurements.

February 16, 2017

Designed with high power and low TCR resistors, Power Current Sensors offer resistance in 1 mOhm to 10 Ohms range and TCR down to 3 ppm. Using external heat sink, sensors provide three times more power rating. With ±0.01% load stability and resistance tolerance, units are lead free RoHS compliant and are available in 73 standard packages.

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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

PowerMAX 365 Series Lamps feature thermal cut-off circuitry.

February 16, 2017

Available in high-intensity and standard intensity versions with each model in with or without back light filter, PowerMAX 365 Series Lamps are suitable for NDT inspection booths, fluorescent penetrant, magnetic particle inspection and screening of fluorescent particles. Units provide 2000 µW/cm² UV-A intensity and 38 cm x 15 cm coverage area. Delivering 5 lux light emission, lamps meet ASTM... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Oakshire Cultivates Mushroom Quality with Signature Touch Metal Detector from Mettler-Toledo Safeline

February 13, 2017

February 9, 2017 – Oakshire Mushroom Farm is an award-winning innovator and patent holder in the mushroom industry. In business for more than 31 years, the fungi producer develops, grows and packs their own OAKSHIRE branded products as well as DOLE® mushrooms, as the exclusive licensee in North America. When Oakshire needed a new metal detector in 2015 to accommodate rising demand, they... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

1000-Zygo Inspection Gage comes with anti-vibration technology.

February 13, 2017

Using white-light interferometry and diamond-tipped probe, 1000-Zygo Surface Finish Inspection Gage is used to measure roughness and waviness. Providing precise inspection of crankshaft and camshaft surface geometries, unit is designed with user-friendly software for speed and eased surface inspection. 1000-Zygo is constructed with granite and steel.

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Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Eagle Meat and Poultry Experts on Hand at IPPE 2017

February 2, 2017

Florida, Tampa, US, 31 January, 2017 - Eagle Product Inspection (Eagle), an expert in advanced x-ray product inspection and fat analysis systems, is demonstrating the benefits of inline meat and poultry inspection solutions at IPPE 2017.

The rapidly evolving regulatory landscape demands that product safety be made a top priority, from the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) to Hazard... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

ECD Product Line Enhancements Underscore Continuous Improvement Philosophy

January 13, 2017

January 10, 2017 – ECD has announced a series of upgrades and enhancements for its line of award-winning electronics manufacturing technologies, including new features for its SmartDRY™ Intelligent Dry Storage systems, M.O.L.E.® thermal profilers and OvenRIDER® NL2+ oven verification tool. All of these newly-upgraded products will be on display at the IPC APEX Expo in ECD booth #... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

DS80 Intellegent Sensors feature rugged radel construction.

December 23, 2016

Available in insertion/submersion or valve retractable with flared-end package designs, DS80 sensors feature rugged 075-inch OD 316 stainless steel body. With 10-foot cable or optional waterproof detachable cable assembly, unit offers replaceable cartridge sensors. While storing and identifying calibration information, device communicates via MODBUS RTU with ability to connect directly to... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

THCV241-Q HD video interface is AEC-Q100 (Grade 2) compliant.

December 14, 2016

Suitable for zero latency video transmission, THCV241-Q HD video enables 50x increase in maximum transmission distance ranging from 30cm to 15m. Enabling OEMs to produce 360 degree HD video cameras, interface extends cable length to 15 m for uncompressed 1080p60 video. With Uncompressed real-time transmission via slip rings, device offers smaller circuit boards for more compact designs and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Triton Sewer Camera offers wifi connectivity.

December 9, 2016

Featuring sapphire lens to protect from physical damage, Triton Sewer Camera comes with 7.4” color monitor with acrylic covering. Designed with Kevlar coated 38 meter push rod, stainless steel camera head, machine aluminum controller box and steel reel, unit allow user to see and record the inspection on smartphone, tablet or any mobile device. Camera is provided with integrated 512Hz sonde... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

RFC4800 Series touchless angle sensors are sealed up to IP69K.

December 5, 2016

Featuring resolution of 14-bits across 360° and repeatability of 0.36°, RFC4800 Series angle sensors include programmable zero point offset, measurement averaging and sign of rotational direction. With independent linearity of ±0.5% of full scale, unit operates at temperature range of -40 to +125 °C. Available as single and multi-channel versions, unit with IO-Link interface offers serial... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Saki Incorporates its 3D AOI and SPI Systems into Fuji America's Smart Factory Line

December 3, 2016

Fremont, CA - 01 December 2016 - Saki Corporation, an innovator in the field of automated optical inspection equipment, has partnered with Fuji America to incorporate its 3D automated optical inspection (AOI) and 3D solder paste inspection (SPI) systems into Fuji's Smart Factory SMT line at its Vernon Hills, IL facility. Saki's inspection and measurement systems will be used to ensure... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Senix Water Level Sensors Drive Irrigation Automation Project in New South Wales.

December 1, 2016

Senix Corporation, a leading manufacturer of smart ultrasonic sensors, announces the installation of thousands of ToughSonic® water level sensors by Murray Irrigation in New South Wales, Australia. The sensors are part of an irrigation automation system that manages water inventory and distribution to farms and industrial users by measuring water levels at irrigation gates throughout the... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Varian to Showcase Imaging Components and Software Solutions at RSNA 2016

November 30, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 27, 2016 - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), today announced its Imaging Components business will exhibit its latest products and dedicated software solutions for planning, acquisition and analysis of X-ray images at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago. Varian's products will be on exhibit Nov. 27 - Dec. 1 in Booth... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Nevada UAS Test Site Leads Groundbreaking FAA UAS Detection at Airports Pathfinder Program Air Operation

November 24, 2016

DENVER, Nov. 22, 2016 - The Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (cUAS) industry is gaining momentum as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) opens up the sky to public and commercial drone operators, and this week, the FAA and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS), managers of the FAA-designated Nevada UAS Test Site, teamed together with Northern Plains UAS Test Site to test... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vert-X 2800 Series Sensors meets five EN 61000 and two EN 55000 standards.

November 19, 2016

Available in 4 to 20 mA, 0.1 to 10 V analog outputs range, Vert-X 2800 Series Sensors offer SPI or PWM output choices. Offering 0 to 360° measurement range with repeatability of 0.1°, sensors provide 14-bit resolution and linearity to ±0.1 % of measurement range with 28 mm diameter. Providing life greater than 50 million movements, units are sealed to IP 65. Operating at -40 to +85°C... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Thorlabs Licenses Random Access Multiphoton Microscope Technology

November 14, 2016

Newton, NJ - November 11, 2016 - Thorlabs announced today that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to commercialize the 2-photon random access mesoscope (2p-RAM) developed in Karel Svoboda’s lab at HHMI’s Janelia Research Campus for in vivo imaging of large brain volumes (up to⌀ 5 mm x 1 mm) with single neuron resolution.

Even... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Tritan 365 Inspection Lamp with 6.1 m heavy-duty power cord.

November 13, 2016

Reducing solarization with long-lasting UV-A lenses, Tritan 365 Inspection Lamp features low visible light emission of < 5 lux. With 10 cm diameter coverage area, lamp has faceplate with integral black light filters that reduces wavelengths longer than 400 nm and thermal cut-off circuitry for protecting the lamp from spike in internal temperature. Other features include three-way rocker... Read More