Inspection Systems & Instruments

Food Processing & Preparation, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Key Technology Showcases Next-Generation VERYX(TM) Digital Sorters at INC World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress

May 23, 2016

Key Technology is showcasing its next-generation VERYX™ digital sorters at INC World Nut  Dried Fruit Congress. With highly innovative industry-first advancements such as multi-sensor Pixel Fusion™ and the highest resolution 4-channel cameras and laser sensors available on a digital sorter, VERYX reliably identifies sub-millimeter-size FM and defects. It offers an unprecedented ability to... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Underwater Laser Scanner Used for 3D Measurements of Steam Dryer

May 23, 2016

Renton, WA – A Newton Labs’ NM200UW Underwater Laser scanner captured precision as-built dimensions at a Midwest Nuclear Facility during a recent spring outage. A team of engineers, supported by Newton Labs, performed 3D laser scanning on the four vessel support brackets and the four associated steam dryer seismic blocks. “Newton is proud to have played such a critical role in this... Read More

Services, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Dimensional Inspection Services Provider Q-PLUS Labs, Inc. to Exhibit at 2016 Space Tech Expo

May 23, 2016

Irvine, CA – Q-PLUS Labs Inc., a premier full service dimensional measurement and inspection laboratory and distributor of measuring and inspection equipment systems and accessories, announces it will be an exhibitor at SpaceTechExpo in Pasadena, CA. The show’s exhibition hall will have exhibits “covering satellite systems, launch vehicle and spacecraft design, engineering, testing, and... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

ASC International to Exhibit 3D SPI/AOI at SMTA Michigan

May 18, 2016

MEDINA, MINNESOTA - ASC International, a leading manufacturer of 3-D solder paste inspection (SPI) and automated optical inspection (AOI) systems, today announced that it will exhibit at the SMTA Michigan Expo Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Laurel Manor. ASC International will offer live demonstrations of the VisionPro M500 during the expo. Designed with... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hi-Res 3D Scanning Arm aids modeling, engineering applications.

May 18, 2016

FARO® Design ScanArm provides users with portable 3D scanning solution for 3D modeling, reverse engineering, and CAD-based design applications across PLM process. While lightweight and maneuverable design allows for desktop mounting, UI facilitates operation regardless of skill level or 3D scanning experience. Blue laser technology delivers Hi-Res point cloud data and seamlessly scans challenging materials without requiring spray or targets.<br /> Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gearing Up for Quality at Forest City

May 12, 2016

Keyence IM Series Instant Measurement system saves time and eliminates errors for this Illinois gear manufacturer. Quality inspector, Amy Sovina, says she's not a big fan of turning the knobs on an optical comparator. Not only is it time consuming and tedious, but measurement results are often subjective as well. So when she learned that her employer, Forest City Gear, was purchasing an IM... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Surface Profiling Sensor uses interferometric technology.

May 10, 2016

Used for surface contour measurement, TeleStar® Probe scans up to 500 data points/sec with 1.0 micron accuracy and 0.1 micron repeatability. This self-contained, off-axis, partial coherence interferometric range sensor, offering measured point resolution in sub-micron (< 0.1 micron) range, has 25 mm constant working distance and is compatible with specular and light-scattering diffuse surfaces. Return angle allows measurement deep inside bores and blind holes. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Stable Measurement of Polished Targets Now Possible for ENR PWT

May 9, 2016

Photowatt, a pioneer in the solar-energy industry since 1979, uses Keyence's LK-G displacement sensor for high-precision detection of wafer thicknesses. In March 2012 the company was acquired by French utility EDF, via its EDF ENR subsidiary, now known as EDF ENR PWT.A wafer is a thin slice of semiconductor material, such as silicon, which generally measures between 200 and 300 microns in... Read More

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

Microscan Slated to Release Single Smart Camera Platform for Barcode Reading and Machine Vision Summer 2016

May 5, 2016

RENTON, WA – Microscan, a global manufacturer and pioneer of miniature devices for barcode reading and machine vision inspection, announces that it will release an all new smart camera platform this summer. These devices will redefine industrial imaging as the foundation for automated quality control and guidance tasks based on visual data and offer machine vision and barcode reading on a... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Wafer Inspection Systems support warped wafer scanning.

May 5, 2016

C-SAM® systems are available with Quantitative Dynamic Z&trade; (Q-DZ) surface tracking feature, which allows for scanning of warped silicon wafers. All devices are imaged at depth of interest, all internal features remain in focus and within gate, and all rejects are identified without any false rejects due to warpage. Additionally, Q-DZ outputs contour coefficients/parameters, such as encapsulant cure rates and internal stresses, that can be used to monitor processes in manufacturing. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Mahr Federal to Feature MarVision MM 320 and MarVision QM 300 Video Measuring Microscopes with Image Processing at MD&M EAST 2016

May 2, 2016

Also on display will be the MarShaft™ SCOPE 250 plus flexible optical system for shop floor measurement PROVIDENCE, RI – Mahr Federal will feature the MarVision MM 320 and the MarVision QM 300 video measuring microscopes with image processing capability at MDM EAST, June 14-16, 2016, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY, Booth #2121. Designed for the measurement and/or... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

ASC International Offering Live 3D SPI Demos at ACI Technologies' Tech Expo

April 29, 2016

MEDINA, MINNESOTA - ASC International, a leading manufacturer of 3-D solder paste inspection (SPI) and automated optical inspection (AOI) systems, today announced that it will participate in ACI Technologies’ Third Annual Tech Expo, scheduled to take place April 27-28th at its facility in Philadelphia, Pa.  ASC International will offer live demonstrations of the VisionPro M500 during the Tech... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Pipe Inspection Robot suits pipes from 4-20 in. in diameter.

April 29, 2016

Offered in 2 configurations, GECKO 9050 is suited for inspecting wide range of pipes, duct work, and industrial sites. Standard version features 3 in. auto-leveling, pan and tilt camera head and 394 ft Kevlar reinforced cable as well as Sony CCD chip for clear images. Self-leveling function allows waterproof camera head to remain right side up while navigating pipe. Able to reach speeds up to 33 m/min, pipe robot on tracks includes 8.4 in. color LCD and built-in LEDs for illumination. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Microscope offers full-HD 360-degree rotating views.

April 28, 2016

Designed for quality control, testing, inspection, and documentation, rotating viewer accessory for EVO Cam Digital Microscope delivers oblique view of subject that can be rotated 360° around central point. User can seamlessly switch between 360° rotating view to conventional direct top view. Then, with touch of button, capture full-HD images. EVO Cam provides live video streaming, 1080p/60 fps image quality, LED ring light illumination, and ability to save images to USB memory stick. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

PRISYM ID to Attend 4th Annual Medical Device and Diagnostic Labeling Conference

April 26, 2016

PRISYM ID, the leading provider of labeling solutions for the medical device and life sciences industries, is to exhibit and sponsor at the 4th Annual Medical Device and Diagnostic Labeling Conference. The conference takes place on the 25th and 26th April 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Alexandria in Virginia, USA. PRISYM ID will be exhibiting its central labeling platform, PRISYM 360, as... Read More

Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vision Inspection System provides precision fault detection.

April 21, 2016

Integrated with full range of ST Robotics arms, STVS-X is used for automated and accurate handling, testing, and inspection of critical parts. ST robot arm, developed to address tight fault detection and QA in high-precision components manufacturing, picks up the part to be inspected and rotates it in front of Epix SV5M10 Hi-Res camera. Measurements can be made down to a 0.001 mm resolution. Golden Image comparison and Critical Measurements operational modes ensure accurate defect measurements. Read More

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

Compact HD Camera suits live broadcasts, production, surveillance.

April 18, 2016

Modular multipurpose 8.2 MP Super 35 mm box camera, Model ME200S-SH, employs Dual Pixel CMOS autofocus (DAF) technology, which provides focusing options when using Canon EF lenses and CINE-SERVO lenses. Along with remote manual control of focus, iris, auto exposure (AE) and ND filters with optional Canon RC-V100 controller, features include 1920x1080 / 60p, 50p output, IR shooting and ISO 204,800 capabilities, and 3G/HD-SDI and HDMI output terminals. Read More

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

IR Chimney Camera facilitates inspection and maintenance.

April 14, 2016

Equipped with 82 ft of flexible insertion cable, LookSee PRO utilizes 14 infrared LED lights for optimum illumination and coverage of large inspection area. Camera lens is made of thickened 4 mm glass that can be replaced if broken. Protected with stainless steel housing, camera head features adapter which serves to attach connecting rods or brushes that assist with pushing camera up into chimney. Image quality is ensured by ¼ in. CCD Sony Super HAD camera chip and 7 in. TFT LCD monitor. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Inspection System includes high-speed 3D metrology.

April 13, 2016

With high-speed 3D metrology, NSX® Series is capable of high-volume production monitoring as well as process development and control of die-level interconnects. Data is collected in seconds from millions of bumps and then analyzed by Discover Software analysis database. Engineers gain insight into critical metrology applications, from both individual bump point of view or holistically as wafer, as part of simultaneous product and process control solution. Read More

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

Terahertz Camera enables live see-through imaging.

April 13, 2016

Based on 384 x 288-pixel uncooled microbolometer FPA and optimized for 70&ndash;3,189 µm/4.25&ndash;0.094 THz waveband, MICROXCAM-384i-THz can visually penetrate such materials as fabric, ceramic, plastic, leather, and cardboard in real-time. This camera, sized to facilitate manipulation/integration into larger detection systems, is suitable for such applications as live detection of concealed objects, security screening, surveillance, and vision through camouflage. Read More