Keyence Corp. of America

Keyence's LumiTrax Makes Easy Imaging of Challenging Part Features
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Keyence's LumiTrax Makes Easy Imaging of Challenging Part Features

LumiTrax technology provides a clear advantage for this industrial inspection and assembly equipment manufacturer. Since 2003, Vantage Corporation in Livonia, Michigan has been a leading provider of automatic inspection and assembly systems. The company designs and builds a wide variety of specialty products, including connecting rod gaging equipment, sorting devices for springs and other...

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Test & Measurement

In-line Vial Measurement at Capitol Europe

To provide high-speed, high-accuracy inspection facilities for production of a new range of vials, Capitol Europe has opted for KEYENCE optical micrometers in the TM-3000 series. Capitol Europe specializes in the manufacturing of packages and packaging products for the pharmaceutical industry and medical testing applications. Its strength lies in the specific technological characteristics of its...

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Springing Forward
Test & Measurement

Springing Forward

Midwestern spring manufacturer increases sales after installing an Instant Measurement System from Keyence. Jumping on a trampoline, mowing the lawn, washing a load of laundry—none of these activities would be possible without springs. Luckily for us, Patrick Manufacturing Inc., Elgin, Illinois makes millions of them. Anything from torsion springs that keep agricultural equipment operational to...

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Autocam Eliminates Hard Gauging Damage with Non-Contact Measurement
Test & Measurement

Autocam Eliminates Hard Gauging Damage with Non-Contact Measurement

Autocam, a manufacturer of precision machine components for the auto industry, specializes in components for emerging fuel system technologies. Because of the critical role that these parts play in transportation safety, inspection and measurement systems are used throughout the production floor, performing in-process quality inspection. Autocam's Precision Components Group, based in Marshall,...

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High-Speed Flatness Inspection to Within One Micron
Plant Furnishings & Accessories

High-Speed Flatness Inspection to Within One Micron

Duhamel DTI has designed a bench for testing the magnetic circuits of electrical contactors that uses the LJ-G Series 2D laser displacement sensor by Keyence. The resulting performance is extraordinary - a rate of 4,000 to 5,000 parts per hour with micron level accuracy. Duhamel DTI is an engineering firm located at Domène, near Grenoble, at the foot of the French Alps. Its highly...

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Micron-level In-process Inspection of Lead Frames
Test & Measurement

Micron-level In-process Inspection of Lead Frames

Possehl France SAS is a company that specializes in precision cutting and stamping. Thanks to its new TM-3000 optical micrometer from Keyence, it can now conduct very detailed inspections of every single part it produces. Possehl France's core business is the design and manufacturing of carbide cutting tools and the use of these tools to cut very high-precision metal parts for various sectors of...

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Coordinate Measuring Machine installs in any location.
Test & Measurement

Coordinate Measuring Machine installs in any location.

Featuring portable design, XM Series performs high-precision measurements using onscreen interactive visual guide and handheld touch probe. No previous CMM programming experience is needed. User selects desired measurement parameters and measures target to complete programming. Augmented reality guidance images are created automatically, and measurement points with 3D elements are visually...

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Tata Steel Uses Keyence Sensors for High-accuracy Dimensional Inspections of Its Rails
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Tata Steel Uses Keyence Sensors for High-accuracy Dimensional Inspections of Its Rails

Tata Steel Europe (whose former name was Corus) is the second largest steel producer in Europe. The parent company, Tata Steel is one of the top ten steel producers in the world. The total capacity of crude steel Group, which employs about 80,000 people on four continents, is over 28 million tons. Tata Steel Rail Division France has 508 people for a production of 456,000 tons of rails and...

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Flow Sensors feature clamp-on design.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Flow Sensors feature clamp-on design.

Designed to clamp on to outside of pipe, FD-Q Series can accurately sense flow of liquid through metal or resin pipes ranging from -¼–2 in. Sensors can detect virtually any type of fluid, including flow of water, oils, chemicals, and consumer products. Since sensors do not directly contact liquid, concerns of contacting corrosive liquids or contaminating product are eliminated.

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Automated Handling of Uneven Stacks at Fresenius Medical Care SMAD
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Automated Handling of Uneven Stacks at Fresenius Medical Care SMAD

Fresenius Medical Care SMAD uses a smart system to handle uneven stacks of dialysers. This system consists of a robot that uses two 2D sensors to detect the position of dialysers and move them to a conveyor without any human intervention 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Fresenius Medical Care SMAD is a global leader in kidney disease treatment, offering a comprehensive range of services and...

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