FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS AND MULTIPHYSICS SIMULATION Abaqus6.10-EF is a unified Finite Element Analysis and multiphysics product suite. It has improved support for substructure modeling capabilities; Abaqus users can now more easily create a substructure of a distinct region in their product, import it into an assembly, recover the results during an analysis and reuse the substructures in future models. Support for 3-D pressure penetration loading can now be used with any contact formulation, and users can now predict crack growth due to low-cycle fatigue, and predict the durability and damage tolerance of composite structures with complex failure mechanisms. SIMULIA • (401) 276-4400 • WWW.SIMULIA.COM QUALITY CONTROL AUTOMATION InspectionXpert First-Article SP2.4 automates quality control inspection processes by ballooning computer-aided design (CAD) drawings and creating quality inspection forms such as AS 9102 and PPAP forms. This version has improved optical character recognition, new operator support options and an improved online activation process. It works with PDF and TIFF file formats to capture inspection characteristics. EXTENSIBLE CAD TECHNOLOGIES (800) 379-0322 WWW.EXTENSIBLECAD.COM MINIATURE INFRARED SENSOR The thermoMETER Cslaser is a miniature infrared sensor with an integrated controller. It has a two-beam laser aiming feature, which marks the spot size at any distance. The controller is not necessary with this model because it is already integrated into the sensor. Objects of 0.5 millimeter can be measured at a distance of 150 millimeters from the sensor. It has a scalable 4 to 20mA two-wire analogue output and an alarm output. MICRO-EPSILON (919) 787-9707 WWW.MICRO-EPSILON.DE DATA TRANSLATOR TOOL The CADfeature 10.0 is a feature-based design data translator tool. The software works with computer-aided design (CAD) systems to preserve design intent, control remastering, heal workflows and protect intellectual property. The latest release includes drawing support and associability for commercial CAD systems, as well as new 64-bit processor support. ELYSIUM INC. (248) 799-9800 WWW.ELYSIUMINC.COM VERTICAL TRANSLATION STAGE The VTS300 vertical translation stage can position loads up to 450 kilograms with ±25 micrometer accuracy in applications requiring a compact footprint with travel from 50 to 200 millimeters. Applications range from step and settle placement to high force generation. Multiple units can be combined for lift and tip/tilt motion. It has a high-stiffness aluminum-alloy base and table and pre-loaded angular contact ball bearings that support the 0.1 inch/rev lead-screw. AEROTECH INC. (412) 963-7470 WWW.AEROTECH.COM SPEED SPEED DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEMS The PCIe data acquisition products are built on the technology of their AD8- 3,000 series product line. The AD8- 1500 series of data acquisition systems deliver uninterrupted signal processing over two channels at a rate of 1.5 gigasamples per second, each with 8-bits of resolution and an aggregate rate of up to 3 gigabytes-per-second. The products have data acquisition capabilities in signals intelligence, surveillance, missile testing and radar. ULTRAVIEW (925) 253-2960 WWW.ULTRAVIEWCORP.COM FIREBALL ADAPTER The Fireball Adapter USB digital linear measurement interface for linear variable differential transformers (LVDTs) and half-bridge transducers converts analog gaging probes to digital gaging probes. It provides plug-and-play digital measurement probe USB connectivity. It promises longer-range linearity, no need for regular calibration and use of a single master rather than Min and Max masters. ALBION DEVICES INC. (858) 792-9585 WWW.ALBIONDEVICES.COM CD-SEM METROLOGY TOOL The E3630 is an SEM-based critical dimension measurement system for next-generation photomasks and patterned media. It has 30% improved linewidth repeatability, an objective lens and low-vibration platform and has 30% higher linewidth repeatability compared to its predecessor. It is designed for measuring the critical dimension of the miniature-sized patterns on photomasks for extreme ultraviolet and nanoimprint lithography. The tool can be used for photomask development and manufacturing evaluation at the 22 nanometer and 16 nanometer production nodes. ADVANTEST CORP. (212) 850-6670 WWW.ADVANTEST.COM QUALITY MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE ProFicient is available as a hosted, ondemand application as an alternative to the client-server version of ProFicient SPC, which is quality management system software. This model creates a central quality hub for real-time SPC from the shop floor as well as comparative analysis across lines, sites and suppliers. The scheduler alerts operators to upcoming scheduled quality checks and allows users to implement a sampling workflow. If a quality check is missed or reveals process irregularities, the system adjusts workflow requirements in conjunction with changes in the process state and notifies relevant parties. INFINITY QS(800) 772-7978 WWW.INFINITYQS.COM 3-D METROLOGY INSTRUMENT The Talysurf Optics 3-D has part diameters up to 200 millimeters and repeatability can be typically lower than 50 nanometers. Its measurements on optics range from less than 2 millimeter diameter parts with high numerical apertures up to parts of 200 millimeters in diameter with 20 millimeters of sag. This allows the instrument to measure optics used in a range of applications, including Blu-ray DVD optics, cell-phone and digital camera lenses, IR imaging optics, laser diode/LED collimation optics and fiberoptic coupling components. TAYLOR HOBSON +44 (0)116 276 3771 WWW.TAYLOR-HOBSON.COM LASER SCAN MICROMETER The Triton 331 has a 30 millimeter measurement window and measures 12,000 measurements per second. The higher scan rate enables detection of shorterlength flaws and accurate measurement of hexagonal or other product shapes that incur oscillation, and measurement of nonconstant diameter products, such as corrugated tubing. It links to a PC running Total Vu software. LASERLINC (888) 707-4852 WWW.LASERLINC.COM DATA ANALYSIS AND REPORTING SOFTWARE The GDM-3D Version 7.0 is interoperable with 3-DCS tolerance analysis software and includes numerous enhancements. This version has built-in computer-aided design (CAD) translation that allows users to work with CAD file formats including CATIA V4, CATIA V5, ProEngineer, UG-NX, Parasolid, Solidworks and JT. This version also has visual improvements and cleaner, more streamlined images. DCS(248) 269-9777 WWW.3DCS.COM ENGINEERING SIMULATION TECHNOLOGY ANSYS 13.0 is the newest release of the engineering simulation technology suite designed to optimize product development processes. The technology has an electromagnetic transient solver that produces higher-fidelity results in dynamic simulation environments, includes different engineering specialties to exchange data and develop real-world simulations and multiphysics simulations can be accomplished more quickly and efficiently than previous versions. ANSYS(724) 746-3304 WWW.ANSYS.COM SENSOR SYSTEM DDU4 is designed for tool monitoring in drilling and tapping operations and also as a sensor for torque and feed force when used in combination with the tool monitoring system CTM. It also can be used to determine quality characteristics of the produced threads already in the production process. The sensor is designed as a cylindrical rotor based on the application of strain gauge technology and is attached to the shaft of a tool holder. ARTIS SYSTEMS INC.(248) 370-0404 WWW.ARTIS-SYSTEMS.COM HYDROGEN LEAK DETECTOR The ASH 2000 is a redesign of the H2000 hydrogen leak detector and promises faster and easier testing than its predecessor. Its probe has pass and reject indication lamps, site illumination LEDs and a button for the summation of individual leaks for a global picture. The detectors are used in the automotive, RAC, aerospace and medical markets. ALCATEL VACUUM PRODUCTS (781) 331-4200 WWW.SENSISTORUSA.COM DIMENSIONAL MEASUREMENT SYSTEM The SmartScope Apex Micro pre cision dimensional measurement system is a floor model fixed optics system with a digital camera and digital zoom. It has a feather probe micro-probe with a 0.005-inch stylus and a TTL laser for detailed highresolution micro-measuring. It also has a high-precision rotary air bearing indexer. It has multiple system illumination sources, including white LED light, coaxial white surface light and a green LED back light. OPTICAL GAGING PRODUCTS (585) 544-0400 WWW.OGPNET.COM ANALYTICAL SOFTWARE QualityWorX is analytical software with a Web reporting interface that provides real-time access to centralized manufacturing data. It automates the storage, archiving, retrieval, analysis and reporting of manufacturing data on the plant floor. It enables collection and analysis of production data to demonstrate proof of compliance for parts made and determines trends to identify production improvements. This version includes a reporting function that makes manufacturing data available across the network through a Web browser. SCIEMETRIC INSTRUMENTS(877) 581-0112 WWW.SCIEMETRIC.COM SENSOR MONITORING SYSTEM The sensor system DDU4 is designed for tool monitoring in drilling and tapping operations. This system can be used as a stand-alone system for the purpose of monitoring for tool breakage and also as a sensor for torque and feed force when used in combination with the tool monitoring system CTM. In addition, the CTM system also can be used to determine quality characteristics of the produced threads already the production process. ARTIS GMBH +49 (0) 5194 950-0 WWW.ARTIS.DE HEIGHT GAGES The Master Height line of height gages comes in 450, 600 and 1,000 millimeters and in two error ranges: the Magna, with magnetic scales and the Ultra, with glass scales. The line has a soft-touch keyboard, swivel adjustment and USB and RS232 ports for data transfer to PC or printer, motorized and manual movements with rapid jog, air bearing cushion with built-in air pump, multiple reference points, optional printer attachment, millimeter/ inch conversion feature, SPC capabilities, 1,000-step memory and 2-D capabilities. SUBURBAN TOOL INC.(888) 647-8665 WWW.SUBTOOL.COM IMAGING AND ANALYSIS SOFTWARE The MountainsMap 6 software provides modular surface imaging and analysis solutions dedicated to instrument families including confocal microscopes, white light interferometers, scanning probe microscopes and 2-D and 3-D profilometers. There also is a universal solution for sites with instruments belonging to more than one family. It has the ISO 25178 standard on 3-D areal surface texture. Its native 64-bit code uses multicore processors. DIGITAL SURF +33 (0) 38150 4800 WWW.DIGITALSURF.COM METAL LASER-SINTERING EQUIPMENT The EOSINT M 280 is direct metal laser-sintering equipment that can manufacture at up to twice the speed of the previous equipment. The system has an optional 400-watt fiber laser, a larger vertical build chamber, capability of running either nitrogen or argon atmospheres in the chamber and part property profiles for standardized part manufacture. EOS +49 89 893 36-0 WWW.EOS.INFO MICROSCOPY LASER The Mai Tai DeepSee laser laser is designed for multiphoton microscopy and provides 350 nanometers in useable tuning range with more than 2.5 watts of average power. It has automated dispersion compensation and allows for the maximum fluorescence signals to be observed. It uses a regenerative mode locking technique to maintain reliability. It allows hands-free, dropout free wavelength tuning and collection of excitation profiles. It includes real-time monitoring of the laser system and helps maintain beam position, average power and wavelength. NEWPORT CORP.(949) 863-3144 WWW.NEWPORT.COM VIBRATION TEST SYSTEM The DSX-12000 electrodynamic vibration test system has a 16-inch diameter magnesium armature able to produce acceleration levels up to 120 G-force. It has shock performance for low-frequency and high displacement tests with heavy product payloads. Its optical sensors center the armature during travel and have vibration test solutions for applications including automotive shock, squeak and rattle testing, military transportation testing, aerospace vibration test requirements and stress screening applications. THERMOTRON(616) 392-1491 WWW.THERMOTRON.COM STATISTICAL ANALYISIS SYSTEM QI Macros is a statistical analyisis system that recognizes the data operators have selected the most likely statistical tools and runs them while describing the statistics in layman’s terms. The software works in Excel 2000-2010. It performs mathematical equations and draws the statistical process control graphics. It has more than 30 charts and more than 90 Six-Sigma-based templates. QI MACROS(888) 468-1537 WWW.QIMACROS.COM DATA TRANSFER SOFTWARE The TranSend II utility software transfers data between data collectors, statistical process control applications, analytical software and common spreadsheets. It includes routines that automatically generate reports in both standard and Web-based formats. It provides automatic data harvesting, automatic spec limit and configuration updates to data collectors. A data collector operator can automatically upload data from all setups and update all setup parameters by connecting a cable to the data collector and clicking on a start button. When any of the names or labels used to identify a characteristic are called up, the data structure provides a reference to all the other names or labels associated with that characteristic. ASI DATAMYTE(763) 553-1040 WWW.ASIDATAMYTE.COM WIRELESS HANDWHEEL FOR MACHINE TOOLS The HR 550 FS handwheel is a cordless electronic wireless handwheel for use on machine tools. It enables remote control datum setting and probing with free and unrestricted movement around the machine. Used with the iTNC 530 530 control, it communicates with its base through a 2.4 gigahertz ISM radio band. The handwheel has an emergency stop button and permissive buttons. If the machine operator moves out of range, it reacts with a vibration alarm. HEIDENHAIN CORP.(847) 490-1191 WWW.HEIDENHAIN.US GAS FLOW TECHNOLOGY MicroPulse technology is a solid state means of producing small, short pulses of various gases. It has a miniature heat exchanger and precision temperature control that can be fitted into process control circuits without adding volume. The operator can pre-set flow direction, volume-flow or mass-flow pulses in a range of pressures. Accuracy and repeatability of 0.1% can be achieved over extended periods of fully-automatic operation. INTERTECH DEVELOPMENT CO.(847) 679-3377 WWW.INTERTECHDEVELOPMENT.COM 3-D OPTICAL SURFACE PROFILER The ContourGT-K0 is a noncontact, 3-D optical surface profiler that delivers capacity and throughput increases over comparable systems on surface measurements and analyses. It has dual-LED illumination, Vision64 operation and analysis software, and a modular user interface to deliver customization capabilities for production, quality assurance and quality control, and R&D precision machining and manufacturing applications. VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC.(516) 677-0200 WWW.VEECO.COM LED MICROMETER The Adcole LED Micrometer Sensor for the Model 1200 Crankshaft Gage provides ±3 micrometer accuracy, ±1 micrometer repeatability and 0.25 micrometer resolution to validate that parts have been rolled to the proper depth. Capable of measuring fillet undercut depth at a 35 degree roll angle, journal straightness and radial distance or journal shoulder to journal, it creates chart reports depicting any problem areas. ADCOLE CORP.(508) 485-9100 WWW.ADCOLE.COM OPTICAL COMPARATORS VisionGauge digital optical comparators can digitally compare a part to its computer-aided design (CAD) data--data which can be archived and documented electronically. The comparators have the capabilities of an optical comparator, video coordinate measurement machine, machine vision and vision system. They produce measurements in both manual and fully automated modes and have machine vision tools to carry out pattern matching, color verification and defect detection. A high-resolution imaging system features detailed inspection of subjective properties, such as surface finish verification, digital image collection, annotation and electronic distribution. METHODS MACHINE TOOLS INC.(978) 443-5388 WWW.METHODSMACHINE.COM
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