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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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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Xiris names Kent Corp. as sales agent

September 1, 2008

Xiris Automation Inc. has announced that Kent Corp., North Royalton, Ohio, is the exclusive North American sales agent for the Zume product family. Scheduled for launch in October, Zume is an optical...

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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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Xiris Automation appoints vice president

July 1, 2008

Xiris Automation Inc., Toronto, a producer of optical quality control equipment, has appointed Pierre Huot as vice president.Huot is involved in several of the company's sales, marketing, strategic...

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