Non-contact Measurement and Inspection

Manufacturers of non-contact process instrumentation form alliance for integrated coating process and production solutions

AMETEK Surface Vision, a leader in automated online surface inspection solutions, has joined forces with Sensory Analytics, the source for innovative SpecMetrix Systems, in a strategic partnership that will provide customers with significant cost savings as well as improved quality and production. Both companies are fast-growing market leaders with a …

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Vision Engineering and Zeiss collaborate to produce DeepFocus 1: an innovative and competitive Extended Depth of Focus (EDoF) microscope solution

Vision Engineering, British leading designer and manufacturer of high quality non-contact measurement, digital 3D visualisation, and ergonomic inspection technologies, is partnering with Zeiss Industrial Metrology to add an extended depth of focus inspection system to its range of microscopy systems for the first time. The new DeepFocus 1 system represents …

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AMETEK Land laboratories in UK, USA, India achieve ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation

AMETEK Land has achieved accreditation against the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 (general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories) standard as approved by national accreditation bodies for its three laboratories across the world – United Kingdom, United States, and India. “We are very proud to have achieved ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation …

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Full component measurement with one system

Industrial metrology specialist, the Sempre Group, introduces the new Opticline T3D optical shaft measuring system, now supplied with tactile 3D measuring probe. The technology, manufactured and designed by partner Jenoptik, is ideal for the measurement of axial run-out, grooves and bores for shaft-based parts with milled or drilled features. Alongside its high speed, optical and non-contact measurement options, the T3D probe allows the user to achieve full component measurement with just one system. Manufacturers can …

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Optics for optical non contact measurement systems

Optical non contact measurement systems do not require physical contact with a surface to determine the dimensions and other parameters of a component. Instead new systems use a light source which is passed through a range of optics and is then generated on the surface to be measured. The main …

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Thermal imaging detects insulation defects to optimise cold storage

Gubba Cold Storage offers its customers cold storage facilities for a wide range of products, from plant seeds to pharmaceuticals. Every product has its own prescribed storage requirements so it is essential that Gubba’s eleven cold storage units maintain an accurate, consistent temperature, 24/7.  Not only is this important from …

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FLIR launches Brickstream people counting sensor with employee filtering solution

FLIR Systems has announced the latest generation of the FLIR Brickstream 3D Gen 2 people counting sensor. This new version includes a unique employee filtering feature designed to provide retail and shopping businesses with more accurate customer traffic data and sales conversion metrics. The employee filtering feature uses a combination …

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Portable polarisation-sensitive camera could be used in machine vision, autonomous vehicles, security, atmospheric chemistry and more

When the first full-length movie made with the advanced, three-color process of Technicolor premiered in 1935, The New York Times declared “it produced in the spectator all the excitement of standing upon a peak … and glimpsing a strange, beautiful and unexpected new world.” Technicolor forever changed how cameras — …

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TTI helps design engineers leverage machine vision, cobotics and IAQ monitoring

TTI has released three new whitepapers to help design engineers take advantage of the latest technologies that optimise industrial applications and environments. The papers explore machine vision and the way it is applied to user interfaces, discuss cobotics as an enabler for increased production flexibility and look at the role …

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Machine vision: pick and place with Flir thermal imaging cameras

Machine vision inspections using visual cameras can occasionally cause recognition problems if the product and background have too little colour contrast. In such cases, thermal imaging cameras can be a practical solution – especially if the product has a different temperature than the transport medium. In many cases such temperature …

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