Testing and Measuring

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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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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Measuring Tape

Precision measurement 101

March 24, 2009

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It's more important than ever for your employees—particularly entry-level personnel—to learn to use measurement tools to their full potential.

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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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Steel construction, welding inspection seminars scheduled

March 10, 2009

The Steel Structures Technology Center, Howell, Mich., has announced its schedule for seminars on the inspection of steel construction, structural welding, and structural steel plan reading. All...

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TVRheinland acquires Non-Destructive Testing Services

February 10, 2009

TVRheinland®, a supplier of independent testing, assessment, and certification services in Newtown, Conn., has acquired Non-Destructive Testing Services (NDT), a material inspection company based...

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Laser Design partners with Wenzel-Xspect CMM distributors

February 10, 2009

Laser Design Inc., a supplier of 3-D laser scanners in Minneapolis, has announced a nationwide distribution agreement with the Wenzel-Xspect USA sales force to market Laser Design's 3-D laser scanning...

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FARO wins Defense Manufacturing Excellence Award

January 21, 2009

FARO, a provider of 3-D measurement and imaging technology, has won the Defense Manufacturing Excellence Award from the National Center for Advanced Technologies (NCAT).The National Center for Defense...

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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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Laser Design named to Inc.list of fastest-growing companies for second consecutive year

December 16, 2008

Laser Design Inc., Minneapolis, a supplier of 3-D laser scanners, was named one of America's fastest-growing private companies by Inc. Magazinefor the second year in a row. The 2008 Inc. 5,000 award...

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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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Misumi USA to host configuration tech seminars, webinars

September 8, 2008

Misumi USA Inc. has announced that it will conduct Configuration Technical Seminars in Woburn, Mass., Oct. 21, 2008, and in Lancaster, Pa., Nov. 11, 2008. Configuration Tech Webinars will be held Oct....

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