Inspection Systems & Instruments

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 temperature, sensors are suitable for industrial and medical applications.

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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.

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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 switch, white light led, built-in fans and 6.1 m heavy-duty power cord.

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Test & Measuring Instruments

Tritan 365 Tri-365SBLC Inspection Lamp comes with built-in fans.

November 11, 2016

Designed with white LED light, TritanT 365 Tri-365SBLC Inspection Lamp can illuminate dark work spaces. Featured with back light filters, product reduces output of wavelengths longer than 400 nm. With UV-A intensity of less than 5,000 µW/cm2 and 4 inch (10 cm) diameter coverage area at 15 inches (38 cm), unit offers Grip-mounted, three-way rocker switch for easy control of light sources and meets ASTM UV-A intensity and wavelength specifications.

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Test & Measuring Instruments

Eagle Has Boundless Energy - Both Single and Dual - At Pack Expo 2016

November 11, 2016

Florida, Tampa, US, 7 November, 2016 - Eagle Product Inspection (Eagle), a leading provider of physical contamination detection and quality assurance equipment, is showcasing a variety of single and dual energy inspection systems, in addition to offering a cruise giveaway, at Pack Expo 2016 – which runs November 6-9 in Chicago – on stand S-1623

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

300GMSL inspection machine offers surface finish measurements.

November 9, 2016

Including video telephony, note pad and voice mail messaging capability along with QR/bar code reading, 300GMSL multi sensor inspection machine enables intuitive interface with simple input screens for programming workpiece data. Capable of performing tactile probing, unit supports traditional gear feature data collection on spur and helical gears, spiral and straight bevel gears up to 300mm in diameter and is suitable for Barkhausen noise analysis.

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

ORT 230/240 optical rotary Torque Transducer offers lifetime warranty.

November 9, 2016

Available in two models ORT 230 and ORT 240, TorqSense ORT 230/240 Series of Optical Rotary Torque Transducer measures rotary and static torque up to 100Nm with bandwidth up to 50kHz. Measuring low torque and high bandwidth, device offers shafts of 0.5deg and 0.25deg maximum torsion deflection on smaller and larger transducers respectively. Applications include food and chemical mixing, engine or turbine power measurements, friction and spring testing.

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

SG46 3D scanhead provides stability in temperature variations.

October 31, 2016

With a scanning speed gain of up to 10 times, SG46 3D scanhead offers dynamic sensing range to scan wider range of part types and surface finishes. Featuring positive lock mounting mechanism for easy installation, device offers compatibility with existing shapegrabber scanners. Enabling tolerance to temperature, unit features laser, lens and imager to capture finer details. Device is suitable for aerospace and medical applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

3D Inspection Systems from Viscom Inspect Complex Transmission Controls at WABCO

October 27, 2016

Duluth, GA – WABCO has successfully optimized production quality on its prototyping line with the S3088 SPI and S3088 ultra from Viscom. Viscom Quality Uplink manages the data networking for WABCO, which is known for its ABS systems. As part of an ongoing development partnership since 2014, WABCO has acquired a prototype line in stages at its Lindener Hafen location in Hanover, Germany. The...Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

BIDMC: Digital microscope Helping Hearts

October 26, 2016

Researchers at Harvard University get a better look at heart disease and other ailments with fluorescent microscopy from KEYENCE.The genetic disorder Noonan syndrome (NS) causes a host of problems in humans. Growth and musculoskeletal abnormalities, distinctive facial features, issues with the lymphatic system, bruising and bleeding are all associated characteristics of NS, but the most serious...Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Calibrate Video Machines Quickly and Easily

October 25, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, IL (October 2016)- A VED (Video Edge Detection) Calibration Slide makes it simple to calibrate pixel size of a camera within a Video Measuring Machine, and is available from HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION. While machines typically are set up at the time of installation, it is good practice to keep tools on-hand in case calibrations are lost or verification of the accuracy of the measuring...Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Titan's Omni HD Digital Microscope features GUI.

October 24, 2016

Operating without a PC, Omni HD digital microscope System can provide 60 frames per second video-image quality using its image processing and control engine. Staying calibrated over the entire zoom period, Omni is suitable for quality control, testing, rework, assembly, inspection and documentation tasks. Camera control station allows manual adjustments. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Federal Signal Corporation Announces Strategic Partnership with Edesix Ltd

October 21, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill., Oct. 17, 2016 - Federal Signal Corporation's Safety and Security Systems Group (SSG), a world leader in public safety solutions, today announced its strategic partnership with Edesix Ltd, a leading manufacturer of body-worn camera systems. This partnership will offer the jointly-developed IndiCue™ family of law enforcement video offerings, a comprehensive suite of...Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Cirtronics Installs Powerful 3D AOI Solution for Accurate Inspection Results

October 19, 2016

Duluth, GA, October 2016- Viscom is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Cirtronics for its 3D AOI. Based in Milford, NH, Cirtronics has added an S3088 ultra blue AOI system to each of their production lines in its 175,000 sq. ft. manufacturing space. The Cirtronics team conducted extensive evaluations on the S3088 ultra blue and competitive systems and found the Viscom units to...Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Aven Mighty Cam Auto 2M Inspection Camera features 1080p resolution images at 60FPS.

October 19, 2016

Compatible with C/CS-mount microscopes or lenses, Aven Mighty Cam Auto 2M Inspection Camera produces high definition images through microscope or video system. With 1080p resolution of images at 60FPS, the camera is ideal for inspecting layered objects like PCBs. Using HDMI cable, Auto 2M can be connected to the HD monitor to view images at 60FPS. Mighty Cam features manual focus and instant auto focus eliminating the need to readjust lens and focus often. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Optical Inspection System offers plug-and-play operation.

October 18, 2016

Available as complementary partner to Optilia AB line of Inspection Systems, INSPECTIS High Definition Optical Inspection System consists of plug-and-play HD camera microscope housed in all-in-one ergonomic package. System is suited for optical inspection, quality control, electronics PCB inspection, and non-contact measurements. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Husky to Demonstrate Range of Innovative PET Preform Molding Solutions at K 2016, Highlighting Revolutionary Multi - Layer Barrier Technology

October 14, 2016

BOLTON, Ontario – Husky Injection Molding Systems, a leading industrial technology provider to the plastics processing community, today announced that at K 2016 (Booth A61 in Hall 13) they will showcase their vast range of PET preform molding solutions, including a dedicated Experience Center highlighting their revolutionary Multi-Layer Barrier Technology. Introduced in 2015, the technology...Read More