The Modal Shop, Inc.

Shakers integrate solid state power amplifier electronics.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Shakers integrate solid state power amplifier electronics.

SmartShaker(TM) Models K2004E01 and K2007E01 are 4 and 7 lb force exciters, respectively. Devices measure 3.6 x 3.5 x 5.3 in integrate power amplifier in 3 x 3 x 0.75 in. space underneath. Portable units provide up to 7 lb pk sine force with -½ in. stroke covering broad frequency range up to 11 kHz. They feature suspension systems using carbon fiber composite leaf armature flexures, multiple...

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Drop Test Fixture automates quality testing of small parts.
Test & Measurement

Drop Test Fixture automates quality testing of small parts.

Utilizing Resonant Acoustic Method, Model NDT-DTF automates quality testing of parts as small as ball bearings or small electronic connectors. Parts are automatically sorted via PLC-controlled stepper motor. No part preparation is needed for testing and no human interpretation is necessary. Offering speeds of 1 part/sec and providing pass/fail result, fixture automates with bowl feeders or...

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Non-destructive Testing Software inspects metal component parts.
Software

Non-destructive Testing Software inspects metal component parts.

Designed to acquire, analyze, view, and organize data, NDT-RAM v6 optimizes criteria setup and validation for resonant acoustic method systems. AutoLean feature automatically analyzes data and establishes optimal testing limits. With ability to analyze and recall data from within program and view it as it was saved, program eliminates need to retest parts against new testing limits. NDT-RAM can...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Resonant Inspection Perfect for Bearing Race Inspection

June 10, 2009, Cincinnati, OH - THE MODAL SHOP, INC.'s Resonant Inspection nondestructive test systems are ideal for 100% quality assurance testing for manufacturers or users of bearing races in a variety of industries, including automotive, aerospace, and consumer goods. The NDT-RAM(TM) (Resonant Acoustic Method) systems have proven effective at major bearing manufacturers as an in-line quality...

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Resonant Acoustic Method (NDT-RAM(TM)) is Ideal Method for Ductile Iron Nodularity Testing
Materials

Resonant Acoustic Method (NDT-RAM(TM)) is Ideal Method for Ductile Iron Nodularity Testing

October 19, 2008, Cincinnati, OH - THE MODAL SHOP, INC.'s Resonant Acoustic Method Nondestructive Test (NDT-RAM(TM)) systems are ideal for nodularity testing for manufacturers or users of ductile iron cast parts. NDT-RAM has proven effective as an in-line solution for many ductile iron parts manufacturers. Low nodularity in a ductile iron part can cause catastrophic failure in the field. Low...

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Inspection System finds small defects in powder metal parts.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Inspection System finds small defects in powder metal parts.

Weight Compensation software option for resonant acoustic method (NDT-RAM(TM)) can automate system testing criteria modification based on variances in weight for powder metal components. It conserves time by automatically modifying templates based on part weight and allows software to identify real-time small resonant frequency shifts resulting from internal or external flaws due to cracks,...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Tachometer outputs 1 pulse/revolution.

Powered by ICP sensor signal conditioning, ICP-® LaserTach Tachometer measures from 6 ft at speeds to 30,000 rpm. Only single coaxial or twisted pair cable connection is required, and red status LED provides positive indication of proper signal pickup. BNC jack connects sensor to constant current IEPE conditioned data acquisition systems and signal conditioners. Standard 5/8 in. UNF threaded...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Vibration Monitor suits process control applications.

DIN-rail-mount VibeAlarm SDC002 warns against excessive machinery vibration levels. It provides output against user-configurable alert and alarm levels via LCD display and current loop, as well as momentary or latching contact closure. Unit offers single ICPW sensor input via screw terminal and buffered accelerometer output for connection to external monitoring system. Output can be specified in...

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Test & Measurement

Calibration System calibrates vibration sensors.

Self-contained, portable Model K9100C includes everything needed to calibrate displacement, velocity, and acceleration sensors when operated with user-supplied sensor signal conditioning. Two 10-turn potentiometers set test parameters for calibrating sensors in bandwidth from 10 Hz to 10 kHz. System produces NIST-traceable reports that comply with ISO 17025/A2LA requirements. Included...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Machine Health Monitor allows full-time process monitoring.

By analyzing band energy, BEAR(TM) (Band Energy Alert/Recorder) provides on-line monitoring of machine health with alarm and data logging capabilities for trending and root-cause analyses. Single or multiple frequency band energy monitoring helps identify specific condition faults or degradation. Based on programmable LanSharc(TM) Smart Digital Controller, unit may be installed as stand-alone...

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