Inspection Systems & Instruments

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

Sewer Cameras offer WiFi connectivity.

October 6, 2015

With DVR of camera serving as source of WiFi network, Heavy-Duty Sewer Cameras allow those within connection range to view live inspections on their portable devices. Users can capture, save, and replay images as well as e-mail saved files directly from app. Available in cable lengths from 200–400 ft with camera heads ranging from 7/8–1.68 in. in diameter, waterproof camera systems include Kevlar braided push rods, built-in 512 Hz beacon, and on-screen footage counter. Read More

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

Spectral Sensor targets high volume OEM use.

October 2, 2015

Supplied as sensor-only version, Spark-DET-VIS is suitable for integration into custom electronics of portable and Internet-enabled sensing devices. Unit measures simple absorbance, fluorescence, and emissive color. It delivers full spectral measurements over visible wavelength range of 380–700 nm and provides optical resolution of 4.5–9.0 nm. With robust optoelectronics ensuring thermal stability over -10 to 60°C operating range, sensor provides accurate analysis even in harsh environments. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Modular AOI System handles tall components.

October 1, 2015

With 5 in. camera clearance, Top-Down SpectorBOX provides complete single pass inspection of virtually any completed electronic and electro-mechanical assembly. Z-Axis adjustable optical head can adapt to any PCB thickness, and automatically compensates for warpage. Addition of 8 simultaneously operating multiplexed angular side cameras facilitates active automatic inspection, classification, and repair, as system displays and also stores 9 clear defect review angles in full color. Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

X-Ray Inspection System offers speed upgrade.

September 28, 2015

Designed for testing double-sided boards, X40 PLUS captures both top and bottom sides within single pass. With real-time multi-angle image, system can record complete 3D inspection of assembly. Integrated reconstruction methods based on digital thomosynthesis enable defined evaluation of individual layers of board. With upgrade, system offers inspection speed increase of 18%. Assembly measuring 216 x 164 mm with more than 8,000 solder joints requires 40 sec for complete 3D X-ray inspection. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation, Services

Digital Sorting Systems detect foreign materials.

September 25, 2015

Available in 700–2,100 mm wide belt-fed models and 700–1,400 mm wide chute-fed models, VERYX™ Series utilizes high resolution cameras and laser scanners for full object surface coverage and multi-sensor data fusion. Systems achieve optimal levels of detection and discrimination of foreign material and product defects. Advanced auto-learn, self-adjusting capabilities, and recipe-driven operation offer intuitive user experience. Each sorter is configured around requirements of customer. Read More

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

Aerial Photography System targets professional users.

September 17, 2015

Pairing with CGO4 professional gimbal camera, Tornado H920 Hexacopter combines lightweight carbon fiber frame, retractable landing gear, folding arms, and 5-motor failsafe mode. Battery-powered unit offers flight time up to 42 min, depending on payload. CGO4 combines Panasonic GH4 micro 4/3 camera sensor with 3x optical zoom lens and 5.8 GHz video link module in 3-axis gimbal system. Powered by Android OS, 24-channel ST24 personal ground station uses 7 in. touchscreen to display telemetry data. Read More

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

Industrial Video Camera operates in hazardous areas.

September 14, 2015

Housed in Class I Division 1-rated stainless steel enclosure, Model APTZ-3045-04 offers optimized low-light performance in difficult, outdoor conditions. High-resolution, analog, color video camera includes optical zoom ratio of 36x. Intrinsically safe PTZ camera is suited for monitoring pipelines, drilling operations, and production facilities. When used with Relay Server or Longwatch camera management software, camera becomes part of comprehensive process and safety monitoring system. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Macro Defect Inspection Tool targets advanced packaging/metrology.

September 10, 2015

Able to produce complete wafer characterization within packaging process, NSX® 330 Series provides high-speed macro defect inspection and 2D and 3D metrology. Optional metrology capabilities for both 2D and 3D applications include 100% bump height and coplanarity, and 3D capability enables simultaneously measurement of topography and thickness with nanometer-level repeatability. Compatibility and functionality help accelerate ramp and improve yield. Read More

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

Color Video Camera performs inspection in extreme heat areas.

September 10, 2015

Designed for safe, real-time inspection and monitoring in harsh industrial environments, Hot Area Camera HD II features stainless steel housing that provides uniform flow path of cooling water. Pressurized purge air aids cooling and prevents dust/deposits from forming on front window/lens. Capable of operating in temperatures up to 500°F with mechanical pinhole viewing arrangement, high-resolution camera provides analog RS170 video output as standard and Ethernet 10/100 Base output as option. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Contrast Sensors include fixed background suppression.

September 9, 2015

Offering high-speed part detection as fast as 250 µs, Q3X Sensors can capture up to 2,000 events/sec. Units come in 4 standard sensing ranges of 50, 100, 150, and 200 mm with fixed background suppression technology, and 300 mm model which uses standard intensity detection. Supplied in nickel-plated zinc die cast housing, sensors feature angled, 3-digit display of signal intensity and are rated to IP67, IP68, and IP69K. Typical applications include error proofing and registration mark detection. Read More

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

Computed Radiography System offers upgrade path to DR.

September 4, 2015

Designed to deliver enterprise level imaging to community hospitals, clinics, and private practices, SIGMA II CS-7s utilizes same Control Station as Konica Minolta AeroDR wireless flat panel detector, assuring upgrade path from CR to DR. Users can consistently attain image quality with Hybrid Premium Imaging Processing Algorithm. Standard features such as modality worklist, multi-patient/trauma software, and web-link capabilities help optimize workflow. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Machinery & Machining Tools

3D AOI Systems accelerate defect detection.

September 3, 2015

Featuring Viscom XM camera module and vVision interface for intuitive program generation, S3088 ultra delivers accurate inspection down to 03015. System provides complete fault coverage using 9 views plus 3D, offering height measurement of components up to 25 mm. S3088 Conformal Coating Inspection system, featuring 8M camera module equipped with UV LEDs, inspects coatings for defects such as cracks, bad spots, layers that are too thin or too thick, smearing, impurities, or splashes. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Visual Inspection System offers up to 96x magnification.

August 27, 2015

VERSAMag® High-Magnification HD Inspection System combines multi-axis, high-resolution camera, which tilts and rotates for multiple angle inspection, with adjustable Z-height arm for inspecting objects of various shapes and sizes. Along with up to 96x magnification, features include real-time video inspection, flexible working heights, and intuitive controls. Measurement and annotation capabilities are available when paired with FSInspection Software. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing

Fluorescent Penetrant enables eco-friendly inspection.

August 21, 2015

Using water as main carrier which is stabilized by micro-emulsion technology, Britemor® 921 (W) enables bright and crisp flaw indications on wide range of materials, including ferrous and non-ferrous metals, and non-porous ceramics. Micro-emulsions are thermodynamically stable and composition includes isotropic liquid mixtures of solvent, water, and emulsifier. Low viscosity of Britemor® 921 (W) minimizes drag out as well as overall product and rinse water consumption. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Stereo Microscope combines 3D imaging and HD capture.

August 21, 2015

Used for magnification, manipulation, re-work, repair, and dissection tasks, eyepiece-less Mantis Elite-Cam HD integrates HD camera that allows for inspection of burrs or cracks in castings and seamless capture of HD images/live video. Ergonomics enable prolonged work without fatigue, while included software allows image mark-up for documentation purposes as well as control of essential camera functions. Magnifications up to 20x as well as flexible stand options are available. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Vision Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Confocal Chromatic Controller provides measuring rates to 25 kHz.

August 19, 2015

Suited for use with dark targets or measuring thickness of transparent targets, confocalDT IFC2461 has integrated light source and delivers stable measurement results. Standard and multi-peak controller versions are available, with latter providing 6 peaks to enable one-sided thickness measurement of up to 5 layers. Along with active exposure time regulation that allows measurement of different surface types, features include EtherCAT, Ethernet, RS422, and analog out interfaces. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ultrasonic Tester affords single-sided measurement.

August 18, 2015

Employing pulse echo technology, Pundit PL-200PE extends ultrasonic application to objects where access is restricted to one side. Instrument is capable of single-side determination of slab thickness as well as detection and localization of voids, pipes, delaminations, and honeycombing. Echo tracking helps identifying main echo, and area scan enables slab thickness uniformity testing in grid patterns. Variations in tunnel lining thicknesses can also be measured according to RI-ZFP-TU. Read More

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

Optical Inspection Systems offer counting capability.

August 13, 2015

Intended for solid dose pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals, VeriSym® Inspection Systems include Cruise Control feature which precisely regulates throughput to accurately remove defects and foreign softgels and tablets. Counting tool eliminates need for weigh scale by enabling VeriSym to fill bulk boxes/containers to desired count, typically 5,000–10,000 doses per box/bag. Compact VeriSym SE inspects up to 300,000 softgels or tablets/hr, while full-size VeriSym inspects up to 1,000,000 doses/hr. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Automated Optical Inspection System features color imaging.

August 11, 2015

With color imaging, Eagle 8800 3D AOI System provides true-to-life inspection image for operator, minimizes rate of false calls, and eliminates need to use microscope. Color imaging system also gives software ability to identify features on surface of PCB, from solder paste prints to lifted leads. Offering complete SPC capability, Eagle 8800 creates closed loop solution when paired with TROI Series Solder Paste Inspection system. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Precision Instruments automate shaft and microscopy measurements.

August 11, 2015

Providing automatic measurement of shafts and turned parts directly on shop floor, MarShaft™ SCOPE 250 optical shaft measurement system plus features matrix camera with 4 million pixels and measures parts up to 250 mm long and 40 mm dia. MPE (Maximum Permissible Error) is <1.5 microns + L/40 for diameter and 3 microns + L/125 for length. Also available, MarVision QM 300 video measuring microscope features automatic image processing and measures/dimensions geometric elements. Read More