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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Foerster to supply NDT systems for Benteler's new Louisiana tube production facility

January 23, 2014

Institut Dr. Foerster GmbH & Co. KG, Reutlingen, Germany, has announced that it will supply NDT systems for Benteler’s new seamless, hot-rolled steel tube production facility, currently under construction in Shreveport, La. Foerster also will provide the entire mechanics with tables and drivers,...

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SensorData Technologies unveils redesigned website

October 23, 2013

SensorData Technologies Inc., Shelby Township, Mich., a manufacturer of standard and custom force, torque, load, and strain sensors, has launched a completely redesigned website at www.sensordata.com. The website offers an online standard product catalog, application success story library, white...

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Hexagon Metrology announces plans for Live on Location event in October

September 11, 2013

Hexagon Metrology is hosting a Live on Location event at its corporate headquarters in North Kingstown, R.I., in October. On Oct. 9, attendees will learn about the latest upgrades to SpatialAnalyzer with hands-on demonstrations. Topics will include optimization, unified spatial metrology network,...

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Prime Controls included in 2013 Inc. 5000 list

September 9, 2013

Inc. magazine has ranked Prime Controls, a Dayton, Ohio-based sensor and control manufacturer, No. 3044 on its 500|5000 list, a ranking of America's fastest-growing private companies. The company has expanded its workforce by 50 percent in the last couple years and has recently purchased and...

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Laboratory Testing employee named MIL-STD-2132 Examiner in ultrasonic testing - TheFabricator.com

Laboratory Testing employee named MIL-STD-2132 Examiner in ultrasonic testing

August 22, 2013

Laboratory Testing Inc., an independent testing and metrology laboratory in Hatfield, Pa., has announced that Phil Trach, its NDT technical coordinator, has been approved as an NDT MIL-STD-2132 Examiner in contact ultrasonic testing (UT). He also holds MIL-STD-2132 Examiner certification in...

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Sumitomo Electric Carbide opens Tool Engineering Center - TheFabricator.com

Sumitomo Electric Carbide opens Tool Engineering Center

July 22, 2013

Sumitomo Electric Carbide Inc., Mount Prospect, Ill., has announced the opening of its Tool Engineering Center (TEC) and plant expansion in New Berlin, Wis. The 55,000-sq.-ft. expansion has more than doubled the size of the facility, which manufactures solid carbide drills, replaceable carbide...

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Laboratory Testing adds customer service supervisor - TheFabricator.com

Laboratory Testing adds customer service supervisor

June 20, 2013

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), Hatfield, Pa., has hired Brad McVaugh as its customer service supervisor. He is responsible for providing customer support services and monitoring all operations in the department, which prepares quotes; provides information about material testing, calibration, and...

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Laboratory Testing names assistant manager, chemistry and metallography - TheFabricator.com

Laboratory Testing names assistant manager, chemistry and metallography

June 19, 2013

Laboratory Testing Inc., Hatfield, Pa., has promoted Marion Crooks to assistant manager of chemistry and metallography. The department performs instrumental and wet chemistry, corrosion testing, microscopic and macroscopic examination, microhardness testing, SEM/EDS analysis, RoHS testing, and...

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Laboratory Testing Inc. announces two promotions

June 10, 2013

Laboratory Testing Inc., a provider of tensile, impact, hardness, fracture toughness, and stress rupture testing in Hatfield, Pa., has announced the promotions of Glenn Derstine to senior technical adviser for mechanical testing and machining and Brandon McVaugh to destructive testing manager for...

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Baosteel orders Shapeline flatness system

June 10, 2013

Baosteel has placed an order for a flatness measurement system from Shapeline, Linköping, Sweden, to be installed at the high-strength steel plate mill at Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Shanghai. The laser-based flatness system is designed to measure up to 6.56-ft.-wide plates online with high...

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Coord3 marks 40 years in business

June 3, 2013

Torino, Italy-based Coord3, with a U.S. location in Wixom, Mich., recently celebrated 40 years in business with a two-day program of activities for employees, customers, and sales and manufacturers representatives. Founded in 1973 by the Berri family, the company originally designed and built a...

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Hexagon Metrology launches online technical support center

May 23, 2013

Hexagon Metrology, North Kingstown, R.I., has established the Hexagon Metrology Support Center, an online portal at http://support.hexagonmetrology.us that serves as a centralized resource for support of the company’s products. Customers have 24/7 access to FAQs and receive lifetime diagnostic...

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Element Materials Technology acquires Sherry Laboratories

April 9, 2013

Element Materials Technology, Amsterdam, has announced the acquisition of Sherry Laboratories, an independent materials testing business in Daleville, Ind. The acquisition adds nearly 300 specialized staff members and 10 facilities to the company's existing network of 30 laboratories. The...

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Clark Fixture Technologies expands capabilities

April 8, 2013

Clark Fixture Technologies, a manufacturer of quality verification check fixtures for the global market, has installed two new large-format CNC routers to expand capabilities at its Bowling Green, Ohio, facility. The company also is installing a large-format router and a machining center at its...

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Ophir-Spiricon achieves accreditation for calibration of laser measurement instruments

March 28, 2013

Ophir Photonics, a provider of precision laser measurement equipment in North Logan, Utah, and a Newport Corp. brand, has announced that Ophir-Spiricon is now ACLASS accredited to ISO/IEC 17025:2005, the international standard that recognizes the technical competence of laboratories to carry out...

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