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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Device tests longitudinal strength of flange-to-pipe welds

May 12, 2009

EST has introduced the Reverse Pressure GripTight (RPGT) for testing the longitudinal strength of flange-to-pipe welds. By isolating the area between a test flange and the test plug, the...

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Gantry, rail system supports ultrasonic tester for oil, gas pipe testing market

May 12, 2009

Haven Mfg. Corp. has designed a gantry and rail system that supports a full-body phased-array ultrasonic tester for the oil and gas pipe testing market.The system's capacity is 2.52 to 21.06 in. in...

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Universal length-measuring instrument provides quick internal, external measurements

May 12, 2009

Mahr Federal has introduced the Linear 100, a universal length-measuring instrument for rapid internal and external measurements directly on the shop floor. It features a direct measuring range of up...

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UV borescopes designed for NDT dye penetration tests

April 14, 2009

Lenox Instrument Co. has introduced a line of UV borescopes designed to be used in NDT dye penetration tests. They can remotely detect surface flaws and cracks in hard-to-reach areas of mechanical...

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Tool tests integrity, strength of welds used in attaching studs to sheet metal

April 14, 2009

Mountz has introduced a weld stud test tool for testing the integrity and strength of welds used to attach threaded studs to sheet metal.A mechanical test with the tool provides manufacturers with...

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Weld cap sensors detect inclusions, faulty dressing, burrs

March 10, 2009

Pepperl+Fuchs has introduced WTS10 weld cap sensors. The diffuse-mode sensors check the quality of welding cap fronts and detect faults such as inclusions, faulty dressing, or burrs.The sensors...

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Laser beam analysis system designed for enhanced data baseline accuracy

March 10, 2009

Ophir-Spiricon has introduced the BeamGage™ laser beam analysis system. It is based on UltraCal™, the company's patented baseline correction algorithm that helped establish the ISO 11146-3...

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Hand-held XRF metal alloy analyzer designed to regain lost traceability

March 10, 2009

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. offers the Niton® XL3t series X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer with geometrically optimized large area drift detector (GOLDD) technology. The unit can instantly...

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Load cells are accurate to 0.3 percent

December 16, 2008

For OEM equipment and custom machinery, Baumer Ltd. has introduced DLRx load cells, which are sensors designed to measure force in a range of harsh industrial environments. Featuring IP65/IP67...

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Articulating borescopes view around elbows and bends

November 11, 2008

Titan Tool Supply Inc. has introduced a line of TFS4-720 model articulating borescopes. The borescopes offer a high-resolution, 17,000-element optical fiber imaging bundle and feature an objective end...

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Touchscreen coating thickness measurement instrument combines portability, PC capability

October 14, 2008

Fischer Technology's DUALSCOPE®l FMP100 touchscreen coating thickness measurement instrument helps combine the capabilities of PC-based lab instruments with the manageability of compact portable...

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Fastener inspection system discerns force or torque applied to rivets

August 12, 2008

The Orbitform Group's fastener inspection system identifies cracks, defects, and misforms via pattern recognition. It also indicates if improper force or torque has been applied to...

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Mechanical, nondestructive testing offered

August 12, 2008

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) provides mechanical testing, chemical analysis, metallurgical examination, and nondestructive testing of metals and other materials. The company also machines test...

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Pneumatic burst/seam testers inspect medical product packaging

August 12, 2008

AIM Joraco® has introduced a new line of package seam integrity/burst testers for offline, go/no-go inspection of food and medical product packaging. These testers complete the standard line of...

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Laser tool provides precision measuring, alignment, and calibration

August 12, 2008

Pinpoint Laser Systems® has introduced the 2-D Microgage laser alignment tool for precision measuring, machine alignment, and calibration. Operators can check and align CNC cutting and milling...

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