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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Portable industrial stands hold scanners, portable arms

November 4, 2013

Brunson Instrument Co. offers the TetraLock lightweight industrial metrology stand. The pyramid-like structure uses a prestressed tetrahedron design for stability. Made from aluminum and stainless steel, the stand is available with a choice of thread mount, pad feet, and a duffel-style carrying...

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Multitouch software complements portable measurement applications - TheFabricator.com

Multitouch software complements portable measurement applications

November 4, 2013

Hexagon Metrology has announced the availability of Romer measuring arm packages equipped with PC-DMIS Touch Portable measurement software. Using high-resolution multitouch display technology on a tablet PC, users physically interact with the software's guided measurement sequences and report...

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CNC digitizing canned cycle introduced

October 31, 2013

Diversified Machine Systems has introduced a simplified CNC digitizing canned cycle developed by Fagor Automation. Designed to reduce digitizing setup time, the cycle allows the operator to set up the CNC machine center in a few minutes for digitizing simple or complex parts by using a single...

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Portable crane scales battery-powered with wireless remote - TheFabricator.com

Portable crane scales battery-powered with wireless remote

October 23, 2013

Alliance Scale Inc. offers Alliance/CAS IE series crane scales, which feature a wireless remote control with a 32-ft. range and function keys for power, zero, tare, and hold. Offered in capacities of 100 by 0.05 lbs., 200 by 0.1 lbs., 500 by 0.2 lbs., 1,000 by 0.5 lbs., and 2,000 by 1.0 lbs.,...

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Digital toolset helps operators troubleshoot alignment problems - TheFabricator.com

Digital toolset helps operators troubleshoot alignment problems

October 9, 2013

Brunson Instrument Co. has released the AlignCam™ CCD sensor, TeleView™ software, and an instrument adapter. The digital toolset helps operators troubleshoot precision alignment problems, as well as archive and document results. The system provides a live image and continuous...

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Commercial power sensor measures very high-power fiber lasers - TheFabricator.com

Commercial power sensor measures very high-power fiber lasers

October 4, 2013

Ophir Photonics, a Newport Corp. brand, has introduced the 100K-W laser power meter. According to the company, it is the first commercial sensor for measuring very high-power 100-kW lasers. Designed for fiber lasers used in industrial material processing, such as thermal ablation, heavy-section...

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Portable videoscope inspection system features pan-and-tilt color camera head - TheFabricator.com

Portable videoscope inspection system features pan-and-tilt color camera head

September 30, 2013

Lenox Instrument Co. has introduced its portable videoscope system. The self-contained system combines video technology, cordless operation, and portability for the inspection of tube and pipe, heat exchangers drill pipe, turbines, airframes, bridges, power-generation equipment, process tanks...

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Penlight-style light delivers 140 lumens for inspections - TheFabricator.com

Penlight-style light delivers 140 lumens for inspections

September 18, 2013

The lightweight WorkStar® Pocket Floodlight™ from Maxxeon features an LED light that produces more than 140 lumens. Its wide-angle, floodlight-style beam pattern is free from dark spots or hot spots, according to the manufacturer. The clear pattern, combined with the intense white...

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UV-A LED flashlights suitable for NDT inspection - TheFabricator.com

UV-A LED flashlights suitable for NDT inspection

September 18, 2013

Spectronics Corp. has introduced the OPTI-LUX™ 365 series UV-A LED flashlight, designed for NDT inspections. High- and standard-intensity versions are available, each with or without an internal black light filter. The black light filter reduces the output of wavelengths longer than 400...

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Robot-assisted 3-D scanning handles delicate structures

September 11, 2013

Breuckmann's stereoSCAN allows automated 3-D scanning in conjunction with Aicon's DPA CMM. Designed to scan delicate structures and small deviations at a maximum level of accuracy, the system can be adjusted with a quick change of the lenses or repositioning of the camera modules. Measuring fields...

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Device measures ferrite content in duplex steel weld seams - TheFabricator.com

Device measures ferrite content in duplex steel weld seams

September 6, 2013

Fischer has developed the hand-held FERITSCOPE® FMP30 instrument, which measures the ferrite content of duplex steel weld seams using the magnetic induction method and displays it either as percent ferrite content or as a WRC (Welding Research Council) ferrite number. With duplex steel, the...

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Redesigned optical measuring system doubles accuracy - TheFabricator.com

Redesigned optical measuring system doubles accuracy

August 14, 2013

Mahr Federal has introduced the new MarShaft™ Scope Plus, a fully automatic optical measuring system for dimensional testing of turned parts. It offers micron-level measurements and includes a new MarWin®-based controller and system architecture. The system also incorporates new...

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Multi-LED, broad-beam UV-A lamps suitable for NDT inspection - TheFabricator.com

Multi-LED, broad-beam UV-A lamps suitable for NDT inspection

August 13, 2013

Spectronics Corp. has introduced the Spectroline® TRITAN™ 365 series of multi-LED, broad-beam UV-A (365 nm) lamps for a variety of NDT applications. Each lamp features three ultrahigh-flux UV-A LEDs, plus a white light LED to illuminate dark work areas. A rubber bumper with a...

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Weld inspection carts tailored to hold any workpiece shape - TheFabricator.com

Weld inspection carts tailored to hold any workpiece shape

August 8, 2013

Bilsing Automation North America has introduced a new custom-designed weld inspection cart that allows access to all body panel welds for integrity testing. The portable, wheeled carts can be tailored to hold any workpiece shape. Components such as fenders, hoods, and doors are mounted to the...

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3-D scanning system retrofits to CMMs - TheFabricator.com

3-D scanning system retrofits to CMMs

August 5, 2013

Verisurf has released the seventh generation of its Verisurf X software. With model-based GD&T inspection technology at its core, the computer-aided inspection, reverse engineering, and assembly guidance software now supports more options for reporting and presenting data, including...

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