Advanced New Instrument Enclosures Now With Bail Arms

METCASE’s advanced new TECHNOMET instrument enclosures can now be ordered with bail arms for portable electronics applications. The bail arm is comfortable to hold and also doubles as a desk stand which can be indexed in 30o increments. The 5.90” high desktop models also feature recessed side handles as standard. Applications for TECHNOMET include medical

1000W and 1500W Industrial Power Supplies have 7-Year Warranty

TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the RWS1000B and RWS1500B Industrial AC-DC power supplies designed to provide solid performance at an economical price. The RWS-B series now has seven power levels ranging from 50 to 1500W. The 7-year warranty RWS-B series is ideally suited for industrial, test & measurement, broadcast, communications and LED signage equipment.

High Tech Measurement Feedback in a Small Package

HEIDENHAIN’s new LIP 6000 miniature linear encoder system, consisting of a scanning unit and glass scale, has the unusual capability to measure to 2 nm resolution with high speed of 4m/sec at long lengths of scale. This encoder was developed with large mounting tolerances, small interpolation error and low noise levels, thereby making the encoder

New preform quality control instrument

For measuring the transmission value of preforms, Colour Consult introduces the new P1 desktop instrument for quality control. The instrument measures how much light passes through a preform or plastic cap. From transparent (100% transmission) to very dark, almost opaque preforms (0,1%). Small changes in transmission values are detected in an early stage minimizing waste

“Alexa, run LabVIEW.”

NIWeek run-down National Instruments unveils the next generation of its LabVIEW program with features that include a toolkit for hooking into Amazon web services. National Instruments Corp. kicked off its NIWeek event in Austin, Tex. with the debut of a significantly upgraded version of its Laboratory Virtual Instrument Engineering Workbench (LabVIEW), a system-design platform and

Next generation of LabVIEW engineering system design software

The first release of the next generation of LabVIEW engineering system design software has been developed by National Instruments Corp. LabVIEW NXG 1.0 is said to bridge the gap between configuration-based software and custom programming languages with an innovative new approach to measurement automation that empowers domain experts to focus on what matters most –

Compact Recirculating Chillers Deliver Precise Temperature Control in Laser Systems

Laird (LRD: London) has designed a benchtop re-circulating chiller for laser applications that require precise and continuous temperature control. The self-contained MRC Series thermoelectric re-circulating chiller offers dependable, compact performance by controlling the temperature of a coolant in a liquid circuit. In applications with a cooling capacity requirement below 400 Watts, the compact MRC Series

Teledyne LeCroy’s WaveSurfer 510 Oscilloscope Delivers Value-Packed Debug Punch

Teledyne LeCroy introduces the WaveSurfer 510 oscilloscope, providing 1 GHz bandwidth and 10 GS/s sample rate simultaneously on all 4 channels at a price of $12,900. The WaveSurfer 510 combines the MAUI® with OneTouch user interface with powerful waveform processing, in addition to advanced math, measurement, and debug tools, to quickly analyze and find the

Introducing Teledyne’s HDO4000A, HDO6000A, HDO8000A, and MDA800A analog and mixed-signal oscilloscopes

Teledyne LeCroy introduces the HDO4000A, HDO6000A, HDO8000A, and MDA800A analog and mixed-signal oscilloscopes. These four high-definition oscilloscope product lines range from 200 MHz – 1 GHz bandwidth and utilize 12-bit HD4096 technology. This technology arrived in 2012 and remains unique in the market place. Today’s announcement takes these ground-breaking products to new levels of measurement

Quality control questions to ask your low-volume manufacturer

Low-volume manufacturing companies are pushing the boundaries of manufacturing. Asking them a few key questions will help ensure quality results. Gordon Styles Star Prototype Manufacturing Co., Ltd China Low-volume manufacturing generally refers to the production of 50 to 100,000 maximum parts, depending on the process, tooling and materials being used. It lets product developers take

Test Sequence Application for More Efficient Testing of Connected Car Designs

Anritsu Company introduces Cellular Module Test Application (CMTA) software for its Signaling Testers MD8475A/B which provides test cases to dramatically simplify testing chipsets and automotive-related telematics modules used in connected car designs and implementation. Integrating the new CMTA test package with the MD8475A/B through Anritsu’s innovative SmartStudio GUI allows automotive manufacturers and suppliers to verify

Bargraph panel meters feature programmability

Bristol Instruments introduces the OMB 402UNI Series of bargraph meters. These instruments feature a 30-segment tri-color LED bar graph combined with a 6-digit numeric display. Bargraph segment colors can be set to change when preset input values are reached. OMB 402UNI Series is designed with multi-function input capability. It is easily programmed for DC voltage

Three new modules expand application options for HBM

HBM, a manufacturer of data acquisition systems, analysis and calibration software, strain gauges, transducers and sensors, has added three more module options for its rugged SomatXR data acquisition system, extending the range of applications and bringing the number of modules to eight. The rugged design of all SomatXR modules make them ideal for applications, environments

Simulation software provides new RF PCB, laminate, module, and silicon RFIC capabilities

Keysight Technologies, Inc. has introduced the latest release of its powerful Advanced Design System (ADS) software, ADS 2016. The software improves design productivity and speeds circuit and electromagnetic…

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System delivers views of operations

Exaquantum R3.01 delivers a six-fold increase in data acquisition performance and can handle five times as many data points (tags). This latest version delivers a quantum increase in the data acquisition speed and the number of tags that can be handled by a server, giving operators a more detailed understanding of plant processes. Including closing

All-in-one option for dimension measurement

As an engineer or quality control manager working with small parts, your focus on time and precise measurement could make a Swiss watchmaker jealous. Time is money, and more importantly, precision is safety. A common problem faced with part inspection is the lack of speed with calipers, micrometers, Go and No-GO gauges, CMMs and others.

Making sure your CMM measures up

You could say Robert Howard knows a thing or two about contract dimensional measurement services. He is the founder of Carolina Metrology in Duncan, S.C., and has spent the last 15 years in the metrology, quality and measurement areas managing a number of inspection shops. The quality of the services you provide for your clients

Simplify multiple part inspection

Leatherman Tool Group, a manufacturer of multi-tools that can contain screwdrivers, knives, files, and many more in a single unit, was looking for new technology to improve its measurement capabilities. The company uses measuring equipment ranging from micrometers all the way up to a coordinate measuring machine (CMM) to inspect parts at various stages of

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EtherCAT Box for Acceleration and Angle Measurement

This IP 67-rated measuring device has two integrated three-axis, 16-bit acceleration sensors with range options of ±2 g, ±4 g, ±8 g and ±16 g and a sampling frequency of 1 Hz to 5 kHz. It also provides built-in tilt monitoring in longitudinal and transverse directions. The unit can be used to implement cost-effective acceleration

OMEGA Engineering inaugurates new office in Brazil

OMEGA Engineering is celebrating its newest office in Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil with an official grand opening on December 16, 2013. This is in line with OMEGA’s strategy to expand its business and leadership globally. Headquartered in the USA, OMEGA has been in process measurement and control in the USA for over 50 years and

Alicat Develops First Bidirectional Flow and Pressure Controller

Alicat Scientific, Inc.’s new MCD-Series Bidirectional Mass Flow and Pressure Controllers precisely and rapidly control mass flow rate, volumetric flow rate and absolute pressure of gases in two flow directions. This flexible dual-valve design is the first of its kind, allowing researchers to replace multiple dedicated instruments and make rapid changes to experimental setups. Alicat

Red Lion Unveils Large Display Strain Gage (LDSG)

Red Lion Controls announced the availability of its new Large Display Strain Gage (LDSG). The LDSG is the latest addition to Red Lion’s popular Large Display portfolio for advanced control and communication of weight measurement in environments such as food processing, truck and crane scales, cement mixing and transport, and other weight monitoring scenarios. Its

Steinmeyer Revamps Home Page

Steinmeyer announced that it has redesigned its corporate home page. The site now allows users to be able to navigate more easily and efficiently to any of the three core competence centers that make up the Steinmeyer group, which are ball screws, precision stages and metrology products. Once users click on the particular area of

Honeywell Rolls Out New Model S Series Subminiature Pressure Transducers

Featuring 1% accuracy, Honeywell Sensing and Control’s Model S Series of subminiature pressure transducers fit into tight spaces with little clearance, and accurately measure pressure ranges from 100 psi to 15000 psi. These rugged transducers are designed to handle high pressure and temperatures, with a high natural frequency and flush diaphragm for applications such as