Inspection Systems & Instruments

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

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

X-ray inspection is widely recognized... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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... 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, & Dental Supplies and 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