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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AWS to sponsor pavilion at Weldex 2006

November 8, 2005

Nexus Media Communications and the American Welding Society (AWS) will collaborate to establish an AWS pavilion at Weldex 2006. The pavilion will feature AWS members, the society itself, and products...

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Court drops initial ruling against Faro

November 8, 2005

The judge presiding over a lawsuit against Faro Technologies, Lake Mary, Fla., has withdrawn the summary ruling that the company had infringed on a competitor's patent.Romer CimCore filed a suit...

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Faro names Delcam first partner of new Software Diversity Program

October 11, 2005

Faro Technologies, Lake Mary, Fla., has launched a new level of it open-architecture software program called the Software Diversity Program (SDP) and has named Delcam as its first SDP...

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ITW to acquire Instron Corp.

September 30, 2005

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) today announced that it has signed an agreement with Kirtland Capital Partners to purchase Instron Corp., a supplier of instruments, software, and services for the...

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ROMER CimCore obtains patent infringement judgment

September 13, 2005

ROMER® CimCore®, a Hexagon Metrology™ company, obtained summary judgment of patent infringement against FARO Technologies Inc., Lake Mary, Fla.In its decision dated July 11, 2005, the...

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CWI QuikCheck now available from AWS

May 10, 2005

The American Welding Society, Miami, has made available CWI QuikCheck, a program for employers to verify Certified Welding Inspectors, on its Web site. The site, www.aws.org/certification directs...

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FARO announces CEO transition plan

April 12, 2005

Beginning March 2006, the company's CEO duties will be shared by Raab and Jay Freeland, president and COO, allowing Raab to focus on research and development and strategic initiatives.The company also...

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Engineering Quality Solutions Web site adds FLCo calculator

March 8, 2005

Engineering Quality Solutions Inc.'s Web site now includes an online FLCo calculator.FLCo values are needed to generate Forming Limit Diagrams (FLDs), which are used in circle grid strain analysis,...

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Laboratory Testing adds stress rupture, creep testing services

February 8, 2005

Laboratory Testing Inc. has added stress rupture and creep testing to the services it performs.The company recently purchased four fully automated stress rupture/creep machines that test at...

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Faro appoints president/COO

December 7, 2004

Faro Technologies Inc. has announced the appointment of Jay Freeland as president and COO.Freeland is a 12-year veteran of General Electric Co. He began his career with GE in its financial management...

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