CAMERA SYSTEM Photron, Inc. introduced the PhotoCam SpeederV2. The portable, standalone high-speed camera system is specially designed for production fault-finding.Intuitive and easy to use, the camera system allows workers to quickly view and identify production errors on the integrated 7-inch LCD remote touch screen, without the need for a computer or network infrastructure. The SpeederV2 system is available with one or two miniature, remote camera heads that are tethered to a compact camera control unit. The new production line imaging system provides up to 2,000 frames per second (fps) at full pixel resolution (512 x 512) and higher frame rates at reduced resolutions.There are two video recording modes – Speed Priority Mode for high-framerate, full-resolution video capture to the onboard internal memory; and Time Priority Mode for extended duration video capture (i.e. very long recording times at reduced frame rates and/or resolutions) which can be streamed to an integrated solid-state drive (SSD). The PhotoCam SpeederV2 system operator can easily start or stop a recording manually using the touch screen or a simple thumb switch. Alternatively, the system can be automatically triggered with a TTL pulse or switch closure emitted in the event of equipment failure or production line disruption.Importantly, once the video is recorded, it can be played back in super slow motion, allowing factory personnel to view the production error and make necessary corrections immediately. Photron, Inc. | (858) 684-3555 | http://photron.com/cameras/ CAMERA The CamPerform CP 70-1 by Optronis is a high-performance, high-speed camera for high end automation in the machine vision sector and 2D/3D AOI applications.With its compact construction, state-of-the-art power design and high degree of light sensitivity for such a small sensor, the CamPerform 70-1 is aimed mainly at users of high-speed 2D/3D measuring technology and in the factory automation sector. The Optronis CamPerform 70-1 achieves speeds of up to 200,000 fps at the lowest resolution and 1000 fps at the maximum sensor resolution of 1280 x 1024. Often in industry- related applications, only image details or specific coordinates are required - for movement analysis, object recognition or position monitoring.For these purposes, the CP 70-1 with LUX1310 GlobalShutter CMOS sensor provides a particularly high degree of light sensitivity for a sensor size of 2/3rds of an inch and square pixel size of 6.6 ìm.Even during operations, information which is valuable for processing the images is already filtered from the data by the integrated FPGA. As a result, the CamPerform 70-1 ensures image quality optimization while the images are created and is able to deliver the corresponding speeds at a higher resolution with a dynamic range of up to 12 bit A/D. Depending on the application, the high-speed camera comes with either a monochrome or color sensor. DIN 1.0/2.3-compliant, 4-channel CoaXPress interfaces ensure connections are stable and high-performing. The dimensions of the camera on an F-mount, for example, are 85 x 85 x 83.5mm (HxWxL). Combined with a sturdy, dust-proof housing, the CamPerform 70-1 provides the optimum solution for integration into rugged industrial applications.All Optronis CamPerform cameras are shockproof and vibration-proof in accordance with DIN EN 60721- 3-2, offer GenICam™ standard compliance for easy integration, meet CE and RoHS standards and are EMVA 1288-certified. Optronis www.the-future-is-now.info. MOBILE TERMINALS Senior Operations LLC Metal Bellows has updated its line of PRIME MOVER pneumatic actuators. Ideal for use in vacuum chamber applications where precision, high cycle life, clean operation, and absolute zero leakage is paramount, the PRIME MOVER combines the actuation and dynamic sealing function into a single, compact device. The advantages of PRIME MOVER actuators is its ability to maintain the same level of performance, but in a much smaller, simpler package without the added complexity and envelope of motors, controllers, grease, or power. The more conventional approach typically uses a servo/ stepper motor, linear guide and bellows seal arrangement. The new generation of PRIME MOVER actuators has significantly improved performance: • The PRIME MOVER offers axial motion with no rotational forces involved. The actuator uses all metal construction (no elastomers), so it can be used in temperature extremes, cryogenic to 450°F. Additionally, the allmetal construction makes it compatible with the harshest chemicals, plasma, and fluids. These actuators are smooth, accurate and repeatable. Up and down stop Z-axis positional accuracy is ±0.001-in. • The Prime Mover is designed for 60-105 PSID pressure range, which produces actuation forces on the order of 40 to 80 lb. With larger diameter actuators, actuation forces of up to 1000 lb. Can be achieved. Because there are no wearing seals, the actuator can be designed for 10 million cycles or greater. The actuator meets ISO 14644 Class 1 requirements. • Lateral positional accuracy has been improved to ±0.002-in. and repeatability is ± 0.0005-in. Unit-to-unit uniformity is within0. 005-in. over the entire stroke.The new, non-elastomer, integral dampers control shock loads at the top and bottom of the stroke at temperature extremes, which is typically an issue with pneumatically actuated wafer lifts. • The PRIME MOVER is now available with programmable, non-contact position sensing.The programmable Hall Effect position sensors allow for accurate and repeatable sensing without penetrating the pressure barrier. They have the ability to output a signal based on the presence of a magnetic field of a predetermined value. That value can be preprogrammed prior to installation or programmed at the assembly level, which can account for any tolerance stacks across the system between the magnet and the sensor. • The sensors in the PRIME MOVER have programmable hysteresis levels down to zero hysteresis, which is unattainable in traditional reed switches. They also have programmable temperature compensation, meaning the sensor auto-compensates for the changing magnetic field of the magnet due to temperature. The addition of the position sensor can replace the encoder on the motor used in the more conventional servo/stepper motor actuator. Senior Operations LLC Metal Bellows(888) 235-5697 www.metalbellows.com ASPHERICAL LENSES The technology group SCHOTT unconventionally relies on aspherical lenses to increase the effect of LED cold light sources in the illumination of stereomicroscopes in the area of Lighting and Imaging.This delights the experts in laboratories who can now perform microscopy more precisely. A cover lens made of optical glass with aspheres that is specially adapted to suit the LEDs used ensures that the LED light fits into the fiber optic light guide from SCHOTT properly.Significantly higher homogeneity and intensity where the light is emitted are guaranteed due to the increased efficiency of coupling the light. This, in turn, means for example that laboratory technicians can view their respective samples better. After all, hidden details can only be seen, specific areas distinguished between and particular characteristics highlighted when the best light is available. SCHOTT also manufactures the aspherical lenses. SCHOTT www.schott.com/lightingimaging/english/ microscopy/index.html
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