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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Multiaxis gauging amplifiers accept eight probe/gauging inputs

June 14, 2005

The L.S. Starrett Co.'s 776 Gage-Chek multiaxis gauging amplifiers accept up to eight probe/gauging inputs and provide numerous math calculations and readout versatility.The amplifiers feature an...

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Vision sensor delivers 1.3 megapixel resolution

May 10, 2005

The PresencePLUS® P4 GEO 1.3 vision sensor from Banner Engineering Corp. uses a 1.3-megapixel imager to capture minute details of multiple features at ranges from a few inches to several feet,...

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Flaw detector has thin profile

May 10, 2005

Panametrics-NDT™'s hand held Epoch LT digital ultrasonic flaw detector is 1.5 in. (38 mm) thick and weighs 2.35 lbs. (1 kg). Applications include weld inspection, bond detection, thickness...

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Portable arm CMM added to product line

May 10, 2005

Sheffield Measurement has added a portable arm CMM, the Sigma Arm, to its North American product line.The carbon fiber and aluminum, six-axis arm is designed for optimal stiffness with minimal weight....

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Tube-based, hand-held analyzers introduced

April 12, 2005

Innov-X Systems Inc. has introduced its Alpha series hand-held, tube-based XRF analyzers that provide elemental analysis from phosphorus to uranium.The design comprises an X-ray tube in a compact,...

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Flaw detector's software simplifies defect sizing

April 12, 2005

GE Inspection Technologies' ultrasonic USM 35 flaw detector uses operating software designed to streamline defect sizing in line with API 5UI recommendations for oilfield tubulars.Using the detector,...

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Fixtures bend test wrought and cast steel, other ferrous materials

February 8, 2005

Instron® offers a variety of fixtures for bend testing wrought and cast steel and other ferrous materials. These fixtures include cold bend and guided weld bend models.Two different lines of cold...

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Endoscope inspects internal profile of tube, pipe welds

November 9, 2004

Orbimatic offers an endoscope for inspecting the internal profile of tube and pipe welds.The endoscope comes with a 1-m flexible shaft fitted with an 8-m-dia. probe. A 90-degree probe adaptor also is...

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Finger camera enables inspections in total darkness

August 10, 2004

The US-1478 VisionProbe® from UniWest enables technicians to perform visual and NDT inspections even in total darkness. Four high-intensity LED lights illuminate objects. A variable-focus lens...

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Fiber-optic, flexible borescopes deliver large images, up to 25,000-pixel resolution

July 13, 2004

Gradient Lens Corp. (GLC) has introduced a new line of Hawkeye® Blue flexible borescopes. The borescopes now are available in 2.5-, 4.0-, and 6.0-mm diameters. The new designs include high-clarity...

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Photogrammetric camera captures measurements in unstable industrial environments

June 8, 2004

The INCA3 photogrammetric camera from Geodetic Systems Inc. merges a ultrahigh-resolution CCD sensor with a compact, PC-based computer to capture field measurements in unstable industrial...

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Confined-space combustible gas detector offered

June 8, 2004

Biosystems LLC, a Bacou-Dalloz Company, offers the Cannonball3 confined-space gas detector. The system monitors combustible gases under low oxygen conditions where a dilution source of fresh air is...

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Weld scan probes use eddy current to detect cracks

May 4, 2004

Zetec Inc. has introduced +Point® weld scan probes for weld crack detection. The probes use eddy current testing (ECT) to detect both transverse and longitudinal cracks within a weld or structural...

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Inspection, measurement software features 250 enhancements

April 8, 2004

FARO Technologies Inc. has released CAM2 Measure® 4.0, which features 250 enhancements over previous versions, including a new user interface that shares a common look and feel with the company's...

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