Inspection Systems & Instruments

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Air-Push Type Contact Sensor offers flexible communication.

March 27, 2015

Supplied in IP-67G enclosure, GT2-P has spindle that can be actuated by compressed air and eliminates need for complex mounting jigs. Scale Shot System, combining conventional scale and transformer methods, enables accuracy of 1 µm throughout entire range while maintaining absolute positioning. Designed for extended use, even in harsh environments, sensor employs extended-life linear ball bearings that lend to detecting durability of up to 100 million cycles. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

AOI Systems support three-dimensional measurement.

March 20, 2015

With PILOT 6 inspection software, GOEPEL electronics AOI systems offer possibility of 3D inspection of solder joints on chip components and IC pins. Surface topography data, generated by integrated 3D·EyeZ measuring module, can be evaluated in various ways to determine solder meniscus quality. Pass/fail decision is based on predefined tolerance limits for each parameter of solder joint or component, and additional functionality covers detection of correctness and assembly faults. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Radiation Sensor enables survey measurements in X-ray range.

March 13, 2015

Designed to minimize need for user interaction, RaySafe X2 Survey sensor can perform leakage and scatter measurements in diagnostic X-ray applications. Trigger modes, manual and automatic, allow this silicon-based sensor to capture low dose-rate measurements in X-ray machine's primary beam. Unit also offers ability to switch energy response between Air Kerma (Gy or R) and Ambient Dose Equivalent (Sv). Sensor can be shipped without any special considerations or arrangements. Read More

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

Thermographic Testing System inspects press hardening.

March 11, 2015

Designed for control of sheet metal parts in press hardening, PRESS-CHECK ensures homogeneous temperature distribution over entire plate surface. Thermal imaging camera captures temperature of heated plates at 950°C before pressing begins and detects contours of metal sheets so that faulty positioning is prevented. Second camera checks if cooling process is within defined quality limits. Cameras provide geometric resolution up to 2,048 x 1,536 IR pixels and thermal resolution up to 0.015 K. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Measuring Station evaluates optical components.

March 2, 2015

CNC operated with 9 motorized axes, including 4 measuring axes, MarForm MFU 200 Aspheric 3D provides 2D and 3D testing to support entire lens production process. Machine offers precise path control, interferometric point sensor for fully non-contact measurements, and tactile probing system. Measuring complete topography of optical components, system also allows measurement of interrupted surfaces since probe can automatically move over interruption. Read More

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