DIGITAL MEASURING MACHINE Snap, a full function benchtop digital measuring machine, has a digital megapixel camera with native video image processing that provides high-definition video images with up to 50:1 sub-pixel resolution. Six digital zoom positions provide zoom anywhere capability, letting operators zoom in on any portion of the image to measure small part details without moving the part. The unit comes equipped with Measure-X 2D metrology software, which provides a full range of feature measurements, with no limit on the number of points or measurement steps in any routine. The unit can measure anything in its 78 millimeter field of view and its advanced telecentric optics keep parts in focus. With 75 millimeter vertical stage adjustment, parts up to 100 millimeter tall can be measured. QUALITY VISION INTERNATIONAL | (585) 544-0450 | WWW.QVII.COM VISION, OPTICAL SYSTEMS WITH TOUCH-SCREEN INTERFACES Benchtop optical systems are now available with the MetLogix M2 Touchscreen Control and the the company’s EZ manual vision systems can be equipped with MetLogix M3 Touchscreen Control. The M2 and M3 iconbased touchscreen interface give operators the ability to display graphic-rich measurement data. A Windows 7-based operating system enables flexible data export and interface with Windows applications. The M2 provides instant information on feature form, tolerances and measurement data. It can coordinate display for X and Y axes and Q radius values for screen rotation. The video-based M3 is multitouch software that can pan and zoom with the touch of a finger. It works with active part views and live video feeds, as well as a conventional mouse interface. THE L.S. STARRETT CO. | (978) 249-3551 | WWW.STARRETT.COM HARDNESS TESTER By combining an intuitive user interface, custom-designed optics, USB data communication, LED illumination, six turret positions and integrated digital camera, the MicroMet 6000 Series establishes a new class of dead-weight micro-indentation Vickers/Knoop hardness testers. Used for quality control and metallurgical research with dead-weight loads from 0.01 to 1.0 kilogram, the system also features a 2 kilogram option. Calibration certificates for the tester, test-blocks (provided) and indenter conform to all internationally recognized microhardness testing standards. BUEHLER (847) 295-6500 WWW.BUEHLER.COM PHASED ARRAY FLAW DETECTOR The OmniScan MX2 phased array flaw detector features an entirely new design with a large, bright 10. 4-inch LCD touch-screen that provides simple navigation, enhanced text input functionality and easy operation of parameter settings. In combination with new software features, high-capacity data storage and fast data transfer, the unit provides inspection capabilities for manual and automated phased array applications. The unit comes with all software options including Multigroup, Time-of-Flight Diffraction (TOFD) and the new Weld Overlay Wizard software that facilitates the creation of industry standard weld overlays for analysis assistance and volumetric flaw placement. OLYMPUS | (800) 225-8330 | OLYMPUS-IMS.COM SPC SOFTWARE Built on Microsoft.NET, Synergy 3000 3.1 has new features including, a new Scorecard report that enables users to instantly get a snapshot of their vital production metrics for up to six characteristics. Videos related to the production can now be viewed within the application. Users now have the ability to define an often-referenced file as a hyperlink for one-click access to documents, images, Web sites or other software applications that are pertain to the product. To view more information about a specific data point, users can simply rollover it with their mouse. ZONTEC | (513) 648-9695 | WWW.ZONTEC-SPC.COM QUALITY MANAGEMENT MODULE UPGRADE An upgrade to the quality management module of Entropy Software embeds good practice quality guidelines into every facet of their quality management program. The enhancement provides improved transparency across a product’s lifecycle, facilitating the early identification of gaps in the product realization process and equipping organizations to improve business processes and drive business growth. Benefits include a system that follows product lifecycle and realization, tracking compliance to source; instant executive visibility on enterprisewide compliance to quality measurements; focused reports using traffic-light, real-time performance dashboards; ability to drive quality improvements through the supply chain; and consistency of data across business sites and comparability of internal and external assessments. BSI GROUP (800) 862-4977 WWW.BSIGROUP.COM SOFTWARE FOR DATA COLLECTORS ASI Datamyte has released version 1.5, which provides several new features and functions that enhance the performance of its Model 600 Handheld Data Collectors, as well as the TranSend II utility software that facilitates data transfer between data collectors and other applications. The new release reduces end user labor requirements, increases error proofing and improves data analysis and reporting capabilities. With the upgrade, three new SPC reports—x-bar and range, x-bar and sigma, and a histogram—are dispatched directly to the 600’s highresolution, color screen, allowing operators to see the results of their data collection efforts analyzed and displayed in real time. In addition, the view key can now be configured to bypass the intermediary menu and allow operators to go directly to the chart or table they want with a single key stroke. The TranSend II setup editor supports entry of control limits, so alarms can be set to trigger on violations of XUCL, XLCL, RUCL and/or sUCL. ASI DATAMYTE (800) 455-4359 WWW.ASIDATAMYTE.COM VIDEO BORESCOPE The SnakeScope video borescope is portable, handheld and can snake through areas as small as 5.5 millimeters. The unit has a choice of three different diameters and lengths to reach any application. A high-resolution 720 x 525 pixel imager provides clear images. The unit is water-resistant, and a flexible gooseneck shaft allows viewing around corners. Four adjustable LED lights illuminate the area being inspected, and still images and video can be recorded on the removable SD memory card. The unit operates on standard AA batteries for four to six hours of continuous operation. ADVANCED INSPECTION TECHNOLOGIES (321) 610-8977 WWW.AITPRODUCTS.COM OPTICAL TABLE ISOLATION SUPPORT SYSTEM Due to its Minus K negative-stiffness technology, the MK52 optical table isolation support system achieves low net vertical natural frequency without limiting its ability to support static loads. Horizontal isolation is provided by beam columns connected in series with the vertical-motion isolator. When adjusted to a . Hertz natural frequency, the unit achieves 93% isolation efficiency at 2 hertz, 99% at 5 hertz, and 99.7% at 10 hertz. The system can be configured for a variety of locations and applications, wherever external vibrations can adversely affect the operation of sensitive equipment. The unit is available in table sizes up to 4 feet x 8 feet with gross load capacities up to 2,000 pounds. Tables are constructed with a 3.16-inch thick ferromagnetic stainless steel top skin, 3.16-inch thick carbon steel bottom skin, and plated-steel precision honeycomb core. KINETIC SYSTEMS INC. (617) 522-8700 WWW.KINETICSYSTEMS.COM NONCONTACT TUBE INSPECTION SYSTEMS The new line of noncontact tube inspection systems provides solutions for an array of tube and wire bending applications including tube inspection, bend correction to reduce scrap, reverse engineering and fixture verification. A range of noncontact, infrared probes provide operator-assisted visual notification via a laser stripe indicating the measured area. The operator can view where data points are acquired on a tube or wire during the inspection process. The probes are interchangeable with traditional ball probes without the need for re-calibration, delilvering plug-and-play capability. Brackets, flanges, bosses or other geometric features can now be included in the measurement routine. The noncontact probing feature enables measurement of the most flexible tubes or wires from 4 millimeters to 130 millimeter in diameter, without risk of deflection. ROMER, A BRAND OF HEXAGON METROLOGY INC. (800) 218-7125 WWW.HEXAGONMETROLOGY.US
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