Testing and Measuring News

Whether you need to measure dimensions or perform some sort of flaw detection on sheet, tube, or pipe, you'll find what you need in this technology area. It discusses measuring coordinates, diameters, and hardnesses; flaw detection using eddy current, ultrasonic, radiographic, and X-ray systems; and using a few other equipment types, such as vision systems and material composition analyzers.

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Fischer Technology opens sales office in Michigan

January 28, 2016

Windsor, Conn.-based Fischer Technology Inc., manufacturer of coating thickness, material testing, nanoindentation, and material analysis instrumentation, has expanded with a new office in Livonia, Mich., providing technical sales and service support. The company has appointed Jeff Stoner as...

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Foerster supplies NDT systems for new Benteler plant in Louisiana

January 25, 2016

Foerster has completed delivery of the biggest order in its corporate history, supplying a complete Circoson WT NDT system, including tables, drivers, automation, and software integration of all test instruments, to the new Benteler facility in Shreveport, La. The technology tests seamless...

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Heidenhain appoints VP of sales and marketing

January 25, 2016

Heidenhain Corp., Schaumburg, Ill., a manufacturer of precision measurement and control equipment, has hired David Doyle as vice president of sales and marketing in North America. He has more than 25 years of extensive management experience. Doyle served most recently as vice president of the...

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Coordinate Metrology Society launches certification program for laser tracker users

January 20, 2016

The Coordinate Metrology Society (CMS), Weatherford, Texas, has announced the availability of a level-two certification program for laser tracker users at its upcoming 2016 conference. This hands-on, device-specific performance examination is for portable laser tracking systems used for...

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EMS Inc., Automated Precision Inc. announce reseller partnership

January 19, 2016

EMS, a provider of 3-D scanning and 3-D printing systems in Tampa, Fla., and Automated Precision Inc. (API) have announced a formal reseller partnership to distribute API’s laser tracker metrology products in the U.S. EMS will resell API’s OmniTrac2 and Radian products and will add the...

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LTI announces retirement of longtime mechanical testing specialist

January 4, 2016

After more than 27 years with Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), a family-owned independent testing and metrology laboratory in Hatfield, Pa., Mechanical Testing Specialist Glenn Derstine has retired. Derstine joined the company in 1988 from Rex Heat Treat, formerly known as J.W. Rex Co. He managed...

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Laboratory Testing announces continuation of Nadcap accreditation

December 21, 2015

Hatfield, Pa.-based Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) has been audited and approved for continued accreditation by the Performance Review Institute Aerospace Program (PRI Nadcap). The renewed accreditations demonstrate conformance for NDT services (liquid penetrant testing, magnetic particle...

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Stanley Inspection appoints new president

December 9, 2015

Stanley Inspection, a Houston-based provider of inspection, NDT, and heat-treating services and a division of Stanley Black & Decker, has named Jeremy Guretzki as its new president. Effective immediately, he is focusing on overall strategic vision and growth for this business unit within Stanley...

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Exact Metrology named U.S. distributor for ProCon industrial X-ray machines

December 2, 2015

Exact Metrology has signed an agreement with ProCon X-Ray for exclusive rights to distribute the company’s product line throughout the U.S. Located in Germany, ProCon manufactures X-ray and CT systems for industrial nondestructing testing applications. Products vary from portable units and...

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Hexagon Metrology becomes Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

November 13, 2015

Hexagon Metrology has rebranded to become Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence. The name change comes after recent acquisitions, including the CAD/CAM specialist Vero Software and SPC expert Q-DAS, have expanded the business from its original position as a provider of measurement equipment....

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Spectro opens application and demonstration lab in California

October 29, 2015

Spectro Analytical Instruments Inc. has opened an application and demonstration laboratory in Irvine, Calif. It features the company’s instrumentation and technology for elemental analysis, including inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry (ICP-OES), X-ray fluorescence (XRF)...

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Aicon becomes partner of Tube Innovation Days

October 22, 2015

Aicon 3D Systems, Braunschweig, Germany, a manufacturer of optical tube measurement systems, has announced it has joined Tube Innovation Days, a network of 11 Germany-based partner companies in the tube manufacturing and processing industries. The partnering companies—Dreistern, TRUMPF,...

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IMS Systems names sales engineer

October 12, 2015

IMS Systems Inc., a Mars, Pa.-based manufacturer of X-ray, isotope, and optical measuring systems for hot mills, cold mills, and service centers, has hired Steve Devorich as a sales engineer. He is responsible for developing new business opportunities in the cold sheet production sector throughout...

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IMS providing tube gauges to Tenaris seamless tube mill

September 16, 2015

IMS, a Mars, Pa.-based manufacturer of X-ray, isotope, and optical measuring systems for hot and cold mills and service centers, has received an order from Tenaris to supply tube measuring gauges for the company’s new tube mill in Bay City, Texas. The seamless pipe mill will have the capacity to...

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Perceptron appoints western regional sales manager

September 4, 2015

Perceptron Inc., Plymouth, Mich., has announced the appointment of Terry Wear as the new western regional sales manager for Coord3 CMM sales and the company’s 3-D product lines. Wear worked previously for Verisurf Software as director of engineering. He has more than 30 years of coordinate...

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