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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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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Software developed for vision system

August 1, 2008

Xiris Automation Inc. has developed a software package for vision systems.The Laservision™ software is a 3-D machine vision software package designed for tube applications requiring accurate,...

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Pipe testing plugs available in nylon, aluminum, and steel

July 15, 2008

The Pipestoppers division of Huntingdon Fusion Techniques Ltd. manufactures a range of pipe testing plugs for many industrial and domestic applications. Three styles are available: nylon, aluminium,...

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Vision sensor verifies completeness, quality of varying size parts

July 15, 2008

SICK has launched its Inspector vision sensor, which is designed to verify part completeness and quality even if products vary in size by as much as 20 percent.The sensor, which provides a pass/fail...

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Tube verification system introduced

May 13, 2008

Two companies have worked together to introduce a new method for documenting or verifying large and complex tubes, such as those found in the oil and chemical industries, but also in aircraft and...

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Coating thickness gauges have six measurement mode options

May 13, 2008

Dakota Ultrasonics has introduced the CMX series of coating and material thickness gauges. The new 100-MHz DSP platform, featuring FPGA technology, is equipped with auto probe zero, auto probe...

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Remote video inspection system added to product line

January 15, 2008

Titan Tool Supply Inc. has added the SnakeEye III™ remote video inspection system to its Envision line.The lightweight, portable system combines an LED camera and TFT-LCD technology to deliver...

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