Optics & Photonics

Mechanical Power Transmission, Optics & Photonics

Belt-Driven Boom positions robots and gantries.

Jan 17, 2002

DGEA toothed-belt-driven electric boom-arm axis is suitable for positioning applications requiring horizontal or vertical projecting motions. Fixed pinion drive mechanism engages stationary toothed belt, causing projecting structure to traverse work envelope. Roller guide bearing system is integrated into housing. Unit has stroke range of 100-1,000 mm, payload of 110 lb, speed of 2.1 m/sec, and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Telecentric Gauging Lenses fit machine vision applications.

Jan 17, 2002

Invarigon-R(TM) family of telecentric gauging and metrology imaging lenses allow precise gauging of 3D objects. Telecentric lens views or displays entire object from same perspective angle, preventing 3D features from exhibiting perspective distortion and image position errors. Objects inside deep holes are visible (undistorted) throughout field. Applications include inspecting objects or scenes... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Non-contact Part Checker eliminates wear.

Jan 17, 2002

Checkbox Optoelectronic System detects part orientation and quality, and facilitates automated picking and sorting processes. System integrates imaging technology, conveyor, and ejection mechanisms. Camera continuously analyzes work piece contours, detecting and evaluating orientation and physical characteristics. System suits rotationally symmetrical and pre-oriented work pieces of any shape,... Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Pan/Tilt Mechanism is digital servo controlled.

Jan 14, 2002

PT-HP-S2 is designed for ENG and CCD cameras with digital drive lenses. It is controlled via RS-232 or RS-422 protocol with direct lens and camera interface connectors for control functions. Manual smooth motion is accomplished using velocity servo controls, along with convergent pan, tilt, zoom and focus presets. PT-HP-S2 incorporates heavy duty cross roller bearings and Swiss DC motors with... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Mounting Rings protect optics from damage.

Jan 08, 2002

Optics Mounting Rings protect edges of lenses, filters, gratings, pellicles and mirrors. Machined from aluminum to ±0.05 mm and then black anodized to provide non-reflective surface, rings are available in sizes from 9 mm to 50 mm OD in 3 mm increments that range from 0.75 mm to 7 mm deep. Rings are available in single-, double-sided, and two-piece configurations that nest within each other.... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

LED Darkfield Ringlights suit industrial OEM applications.

Jan 07, 2002

Intelligent LED Darkfield Ringlights detect intensity and temperature fluctuations for continuous feedback and failsafe system operation. Features include matrix plate heat sink and matrix circuit design for isolating failures to individual LEDs. Line includes 3-ring LED ringlight, darkfield ringlight, and diffuse dome ringlight. Ringlights are driven by controllers that offer dimming, remote... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Magnifiers may be used hands-free.

Jan 07, 2002

Swing Base Magnifiers, with magnifying powers of 6x, 9x, 12x, 15x and 22x, feature achromatic color corrected lens systems, which provide distortion free viewing and sharpness over entire field of view. Focus can be adjusted for individual's vision or to view objects that are not flat. Swivel base enables objects to be viewed without contact. Lenses are correctly balanced, and may be rotated... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Photodiode Arrays are designed for scanning applications.

Jan 03, 2002

EPA-4400 Series consists of 8, 16, and 32 element photodiode scintillator arrays featuring high sensitivity of 400-1080 wavelength and uniform response of 0.30 A/W. Element size is 1.49 x 3.61 mm with element spacing of 1.587 mm. Arrays are suitable for X-ray and scanning applications such as spectroscopy, security systems, and baggage scanners. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Imaging Lenses feature various magnifications.

Jan 02, 2002

Invarigon-R(TM) telecentric gauging and metrology lenses have multilayer coatings that provide high image clarity, especially for back-lit applications. Less than 0.2% chief ray angle over entire object field allows precise gauging of 3D objects. Lockable aperture adjusts to select required depth of field. Single-piece design stands up to harsh industrial environments. Lenses include standard... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Transmitter offers combustion trim control.

Jan 02, 2002

Oxymit(TM) DIN-rail transmitter module provides raw signal processing, oxygen and temperature re-transmit (4-20mA), intelligent probe diagnostics and performance verification, as well as RS485 communications with Modbus protocol. Unit is designed for fossil fuel-fired environments including steel reheating, glassmaking, power generation, petroleum and petrochem refining, kilns and incinerator... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Non-Isolating Transmitters are powered by 4-20 mA loop.

Jan 01, 2002

LPN-Series includes potentiometer, RTD transmitter, and in-head RTD transmitter. Potentiometer has LED indication of loop current, reverse polarity protection and DIN rail mount enclosure. Model LPN-R takes input from Pt 100 RTD linearizes temperature, and sends 40-200mV output test signal. In-Head 3-wire RTD transmitter fits RTD connection heads. It is available in standard or special... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Winding Machine features modular design.

Dec 19, 2001

Model MS 102 provides programmable control in dual spindle design. Multiple configurations of banks of up to 12 winding stations allow winding multiple strips simultaneously. Each module incorporates 2 individual speed, tension and control dancer systems. Computer control manages all machine functions and winding patterns. Unit features package width up to 21 in., winding diameter up to 16 in.,... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Radio Crystal works in wireless/handheld applications.

Dec 18, 2001

FX325B crystal measures 3.2 x 2.5 x 0.8 mm, making it suitable for Bluetooth, PCMCIA cards, PDAs, laptops, and other portable and handheld devices. Fox crystal offers 20 to 50 MHz frequency range, ±50 PPM frequency tolerance, ±50 PPM frequency stability, and operating temperature range of -10 to +60ºC. Crystals are available in bulk quantities or on 3,000-unit tape and reel for automatic... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Cables incorporate Corning's multimode fibers.

Dec 18, 2001

FLEX-LITE(TM) fiber optic cables are designed for use with nLIGHTEN(TM) multi-channel optical transmitter and receiver modules. 12-channel VCSEL-based parallel optical links offer bandwidth-density. InfiniCor fibers are suited to support high bandwidth requirement of modules. nLIGHTEN 1.25 Gbps parallel fiber optic modules offer 15 Gbps aggregate bandwidth using less than 20 mm of board width.... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Lens Cleaners work on safety equipment.

Dec 17, 2001

Line of lens cleaners can be used for cleaning eyeglasses, safety glasses, face shields and respirators. Line includes Lens Cleaner, Lens Cleaner with Anti-Fog formulations and Respirator Wipes. Packages and sizes include pre-moistened towelettes, lens cleaning stations, pump spray bottles and aerosol cans. Wipes are available in both non-alcohol and alcohol-based hygienic formulas for cleaning... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Blue Laser has power control option.

Dec 17, 2001

APC automatic power control lets company's diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) laser systems be switched between ACC(automatic current control) and APC via RS232. In APC mode, system will maintain precise level of output over long periods of time. This is suitable for measurement and scanning applications where long-term stability and repeatability is critical. It also increases system life by... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Profiler utilizes Windows-based operating software.

Dec 17, 2001

WinCamD 3-dimensional beam intensity profiler features 4.65 µm square pixel size and 14-bit analog-to-digital converter that gives it greater than 16,000 levels of intensity resolution. WinCamD includes pass/fail settings for beam width, relative power, Gaussian and top hat fit, and data logging. It can be used for pulsed (as low as 1 Hz) or continuous-wave beams. Use of variable electronic... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Single-Beam Safety Control suits gaseous environments.

Dec 17, 2001

BeamSafe III-EP medium-range, single-beam safety control for gaseous environments is explosion-proof, and is engineered for access guarding in industries such as chemicals, wastewater and distilling pharmaceuticals. It is rated for Class 1, Group C and D explosive environments, and is housed in cast aluminum enclosure. Enclosure meets UL886, NEC articles 500, 501, and 502 and CSA. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Laser Measurement System has repeat accuracy of ±2 mm.

Dec 13, 2001

LAS100 measurement system gathers measuring values with 1 mm resolution via laser. Output signals can be directly displayed or interfaced to PLC or NC controllers. Features include absolute positioning up to 100 m, no moving parts, no need for referencing, and integral PLC/NC controls: SSI, Profibus, CAN and Interbus. Distances to be measured are bridged by laser light. Laser transmitting power... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Blue Diode Laser works in spectroscopy and microscopy.

Dec 11, 2001

Laser has 2mm circular beam with output powers of 20-24mW. Optics are coated for blue region to give highest throughput. Modules can be fiber coupled and are temperature controlled to give high stability and longer lifetime to laser. Drivers can run laser CW or modulate output and can run laser in constant current mode. Also available are laser modules with 2mm elliptic beam size. Read More