Inspection Systems & Instruments

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Infrared Camera helps pinpoint issues with equipment.

November 20, 2015

Providing professional-grade 320 x 240 pixel resolution, Fluke® TiS75 features long-travel focus wheel that enables very fine manual focus adjustments. Unit's 3.5 in. screen helps pinpoint issues while user is still in field and also offers one-touch image access, which eliminates need to scroll through menu to view images. As part of Fluke Connect, TiS75 can transmit measurements to smartphone or table for later, detailed analysis. Those measurements can be uploaded to cloud. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Field-Upgradable AOI System offers 2D/3D/4D capabilities.

November 19, 2015

Suited for inspection of SMT devices, YSi-V 5M comes equipped with 5 MP cameras and offers 2D automated optical inspection (AOI) functionality as standard. Machine can also be upgraded to 3D capability, and 4D capability is attained by employing 4 additional off-axis cameras along with main downward looking camera. This enables components to be inspected at 5 different angles for increased object visibility around nearby components. All 5 images can be later recalled at repair station. Read More

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

Radiometric Thermal Video Camera provides multi-zone operation.

November 18, 2015

Supplied in rugged enclosure suitable for harsh industrial environments, FV-3543-1 can detect temperatures within up to 8 user-defined zones. High, low, average, and standard deviation thresholds can be set for each zone, and alarms can be communicated to plant's control system via OPC or MODBUS/TCP. This fully radiometric IR camera, which can sense hot spots that can’t be visually detected, can also integrate with DCS and SCADA systems. Camera mount enables multi-axis adjustment. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Tilt Sensor features integrated CANopen output.

November 2, 2015

Based on MEMS technology, N5 Tilt Sensor comes in 1-axis and 2-axis versions with measuring range of 360° and 180°, respectively. Unit is also available with up to 4 configurable switching points and selectable switch-on/switch-off delay per switching point. Neutral position signal can be adjusted using infrared remote control or via CAN bus. Featuring flat housing for mounting in any confined space, IP67-rated sensor operates from -40 to +85°C with supply voltage of 9–32 Vdc. Read More

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

Weld Camera captures images of open arc welds.

October 9, 2015

Featuring ruggedized design, Model XVC-1000e enables users to simultaneously see all features of weld arc, its surrounding environment, and its position relative to weld seam. Camera includes integrated solid state lighting, motorized focus, and replaceable front window all in IP67-rated housing that can be cooled with air or liquid. Using XVC-1000e, operators can remotely monitor quality of welding processes and make adjustments on-the-fly up to 330 ft away. Read More

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