Testing and Measuring Products

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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Bluetooth interface allows scopes to transmit date more than 30 ft.

March 5, 2010

Fischer Technology has announced the availability of a Bluetooth® interface for its DELTASCOPE® FMP30, ISOSCOPE® FMP30, and DUALSCOPEr® FMP40 coating thickness instruments. The...

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Flowmeter enables nonintrusive pipe flow measurement

February 9, 2010

Shenitech LLC has announced the availability of its third-generation STUF-300F1B wall-mount transit-time flowmeter. Designed for nonintrusive pipe flow measurement, the flowmeter uses a pair of...

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3-D scanner captures images from all angles, combines them into one

February 9, 2010

Exact Metrology Inc. has introduced the MH 3-D scanner from Artec. The lightweight, hand-held 3-D scanner allows users to scan target objects from any angle. The scanner requires no mounts or markers....

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Mobile rig tests, certifies actual pull of magnets with lift capacity up to 17,600 lbs.

December 15, 2009

Walker Magnetics has introduced the mobile test rig for on-site testing of lifting magnets. The 6-ft.-tall stand is used to test and certify the actual pull of any magnet with a lift capacity up to...

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Nut sensors available in toughened and standard duty versions

December 15, 2009

Norgren Automation Solutions has introduced NAS nut sensors in toughened and standard-duty versions for M5, M6, M8, M10, and M12 nuts.The nut sensors perform nut and thread sensing, hidden nut...

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Part movement system for CMMs helps increase productivity, throughput

December 15, 2009

Mod Tech Industries Inc. has released the Air Assist Movement (AAM) system, designed to help increase the productivity and throughput of CMMs. The system comprises two plates, locator stops, bumpers...

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Industrial camera inspects pipelines up to 200 ft. long, as small as 1.0 in. diameter

November 10, 2009

Advanced Inspection Technologies (AIT) has introduced the PILIT™ industrial push camera. The 32-lb. camera inspects pipelines up to 200 ft. long and industrial lines as small as 1.0 in. in...

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Pipe inspection camera suitable for inspecting past multiple 90-degree bends

October 13, 2009

The Envirosight Agilios™ is a self-leveling pan/tilt camera that captures detail from side walls and distant targets alike. Dimmable, shadowless illumination helps improve viewing on the...

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Vision kit captures critical weld information

September 9, 2009

TechMatrix LLC, St. Paul, Minn., has added vision capabilities to its WeldWorks Software Suite.The vision kit includes a gas shock articulating arm to easily position the USB color camera, zoom lens,...

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XRF analyzer facilitates high-speed material sorting, identification

August 11, 2009

Innov-X Systems Inc. has introduced the Omega Xpress XRF analyzer with silicon drift detector (SDD) technology for high-speed material sorting and 100 percent positive material identification in metal...

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Roll forming fine-tuning system works offline

July 14, 2009

Dreistern has developed an automatic tooling measuring and tuning system. All measuring and fine-tuning work is performed offline so that the roll forming machine remains available for production.The...

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SPC system inspects tight-tolerance parts, calibrates gauge blocks

July 14, 2009

The Heidenhain ND 287 inspection system combines a Certo length gauge with an ND 287 digital readout (DRO) equipped with SPC. Common applications include inspection of parts with tight tolerances and...

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Laser vision system for wind turbine tower tubes introduced

June 9, 2009

Servo-Robot has introduced the Autotrac/WT for noncontact seam tracking and adaptive SAW of wind turbine tower tubes. All the electronics have been miniaturized to reduce the equipment footprint while...

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Digital cross scanner captures all 3-D details in a single scan

June 9, 2009

Metris offers the XC65D scanner that captures all 3-D details of features, edges, pockets, ribs, and freeform surfaces in a single scan. The unit's digital operation boosts scanning frequency and...

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3-D tube measuring system uses 10 hi-res digital cameras

June 9, 2009

Aicon has introduced TubeInspect HS, a camera-based, 3-D tube measuring system. It uses 10 digital cameras with high resolutions to measure the tubes. A spatial reference point field made from glass...

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