HERE ARE SOME OF THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES THAT WILL BE AVAILABLE AT QUALITY EXPO, TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 20-22 AT MCCORMICK PLACE IN CHICAGO OFFLINE QA MEASUREMENT SOLUTION Accurately measures parts and dimensions including diameter, multiple Ods, TIR, taper and part position. Four models available: measurement range 0.001 inch to2. 0 inch, linearity as low as ±0.000020 inch. New ID/OD/wall fixture with food/ medical grade mandrels and force gage offers precision, repeatable measurement of small tubular products. COMPACT GAGE COMPUTER The new Nemo ultra-compact gage computer is designed for use on the shop floor and has intuitive features that enable quick and simple programming of measurement applications. It can collect data from traditional measurement devices, including wireless devices, and store them locally or send them in real time on a corporate network LAN. DIGITAL OPTICAL COMPARATOR The VisionGauge digital optical comparator is the fastest, easiest and most accurate way to compare a part to a CAD file. Running powerful and easy-to-use VisionGauge OnLine software, you can save images to disk, perform fast and accurate measurements, database images and collect a full device history. DATACENTER SOFTWARE DataCenter Software expands the functionality of the conapany's measuring instruments. Measurement data can be transferred to a PC and inspection reports can be created and printed. This software provides immediate evaluation of measurement results and a quick overview of the process. It displays a histogram, sum frequency chart and a statistical process control chart in one click. NONCONTACT LASER SCANNER The CMS108 is a high-precision, noncontact laser scanner available for the company's portable coordinate measuring machines. The unit scans a wide range of materials with enhanced sensitivity to color and surface finishes. Its improved accuracy makes it attractive for inspection and reverse engineering applications where laser scanners have been unable to meet tight tolerances. QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM The company offers a quality management system that is electronic signature compliant, QT9 ISO Management Software. QT9 is geared to ISO 9001, AS 100, ISO 13485 and FDA compliance. Modules include CAPA, nonconforming product, calibration, document control, training, audit management, supplier quality, ECR/ECN, preventative maintenance, customer feedback and more. MEASUREMENT SERVICES, EQUIPMENT For more than 20 years, this company has been providing both measurement services and equipment for measuring residual stress in metal components. Its leading edge X-ray diffraction (XRD) technology is portable, cost-effective and provides the necessary data for making informed decisions about the health of components. VIDEOSCOPE Lower cost, superior reliability and ease of use. Sound unbelievable for a videoscope? Not when it's an ECO series unit. Its lightweight, handheld design means that it can be carried anywhere-providing solutions when and where you need them. PNEUMATIC ISOLATION MOUNTS These PLM pneumatic isolation mounts provide low-frequency vibration and shock control for surface plates, coordinate measuring machines, fans, air compressors, motor/generator sets, high-speed punch presses and more. The PLM series has an improved design using an o-ring sealing method to eliminate all leaks. The new base ring allows for pneumatic fittings or tank valves. SPC SOFTWARE FOR EXCEL The QI Macros SPC software for Excel draws control charts, histograms with Cp, Cpk, Pareto charts and more. It contains more than 90 templates including Gage R&R, PPAP and FMEA. The affordable, robust SPC software solution is used by thousands of manufacturers. NEW SOFTWARE CERTIFIES CAD The new Validate software validates and certifies CAD model translations by comparing the translated CAD model back to the authority CAD model. The system eliminates waste from bad CAD; there's no need for multiple CAD systems; the system satisfies Boeing D6-51991: Quality Assurance Standard for Digital Product Definition; and provides an encrypted validation certificate. 4-MILLIMETER DIAMETER VIDEOSCOPE The Ezyscope, a 4-millimeter diameter videoscope, features a high intensity LED light source and can be provided with either urethane or tungsten sheathing. The EzyScope has a working length of 1 meter with forward view, 50-degree FOV and twoway articulation. The camera control unit features both composite video and USB2. 0 outputs for image capture to a PC. OPTICAL CMM 3-D SCANNER The arm-free handheld MetraSCAN 3D scanning system will be showcased. With the C-Track 780 dual-camera sensor, it generates the most accurate measurements in the lab or on the shop floor. Combined with the HandyProbe, this inspection solution offers a 0.085 millimeter volumetric performance and0. 05 millimeter resolution in X, Y, Z axis. NDT DROP TEST FIXTURE A new nondestructive testing system has been introduced. The innovative nondestructive testing drop test fixture (NDTDTF) provides resonant inspection quality testing for manufacturers of small metal component parts. With speeds as fast as one part per second, the NDT-DTF provides rapid, accurate, 100% quality inspection. ON-DEMAND QUALITY SOLUTION ProFicient on Demand is a new Web-based version of the company's flagship product, ProFicient. It extends the same SPC functionality to remote factories, suppliers, testing facilities and engineering partners. ProFicient on Demand can be accessed via the Internet and eliminates the need for costly hardware, IT support, ongoing maintenance fees and expensive upgrades. CALIBRATION SOFTWARE GAGEtrak calibration software helps thousands of manufacturers worldwide to improve measurement quality, ensure compliance and increase efficiency. The software schedules calendar or usagebased calibrations, tracks locations and performs MSA 4th edition Gage R&R, as well as generates analysis reports, certificates and calibration labels. The software MICROSCOPE LED RING LIGHTS, ILLUMINATORS New this year is a complete line of microscope LED ring lights and illuminators such as the Model HXD-7, offering up to 6 watts of LED power (60 LEDs) of multilevel lighting, customizable color temperature and more. All models can be used with all brands of microscopes. E-COA OUTBOUND A new SaaS product automates COA and COC delivery to customers via online access, fax or e-mail. It also collects batch/lot quality test data for the creation of COAs. GSQA e-COA MICROFORM GAGES U. S.-made MicroForm gages for measuring runout (TIR), roundness, flatness, parallelism, concentricity, squareness and optical wedge (ETV). Combining ultra-precision air bearings with stateof- the-art electronics and intuitive software, the units deliver high accuracy and nearly absolute repeatability with no contacting parts to wear over time, delivering years of reliable and maintenancefree measurements. AUTOMATED SURFACE ROUGHNESS SYSTEM Lasercheck is a 100% automated, on-line surface roughness measurement system. A wide range of surfaces moving at any speed can be measured. Accessories for in-process applications are available. Full input/output electronics are provided. Results are text format compatible with many SPC software products and are provided by Ethernet, USB and RS232/422. BROWSER INTERFACE FOR SPC WebViz provides a browser interface to much of GainSeeker Suite's SPC (statistical process control) software's functionality. The new module supports all of GainSeeker's graphics, analytics and reporting power, including enterprise dashboards, dynamic reports, defect charts and SPC analysis on your smart. Available for industrial customers. Use X-MET handheld XRF analyzers for PMI, alloy analysis and identification and hazardous material analysis. We have a wide range of XRF laboratory analyzers for chemical analysis and coatings thickness. Come by our booth to see our X-Strata 980 and X-Met analyzers. WIRELESS MEASUREMENT COLLECTION MobileCollect makes it easy to take your gage to the part. Collect measurements with handheld gages (calipers, micrometers, etc.) and other instruments, and send wirelessly to your PC. MobileCollect also lets you choose from transmitter and receiver options to fit your gaging and measurement collection requirements. MEASUREMENT ARM The Edge ScanArm combines the world's most innovative measurement arm with a lightweight laser scanner for improved rapid prototyping, reverse engineering and part-to-CAD inspection capabilities. With its touch screen, measurement "apps" to expedite routine tasks and improved ergonomics, the Edge ScanArm reflects the company's commitment to revolutionizing quality assurance processes. BORE GAGES This company has combined high-resolution (0.000010 inch/0.0001 millimeter) and advanced wireless communication with its line of precision bore gages. From0. 088 inch to 10.63 inches, the company continues to offer the most complete line of production bore gages, and is the only company to offer a lifetime guarantee on contacts and construction of their equipment. AMERICAN GAGE DESIGN (AGD) SETTING STANDARDS The company manufactures a full line of AGD setting standards, which are available in three styles, complete with insulator grips and certificate of accuracy. The gages are simple to use, do not suffer breakdowns in service and require no electricity. MATERIALS TESTING MACHINE A new single-column materials testing machine provides enhanced speed, accuracy and flexibility for all materials testing applications under 1 kilonewton force. High-precision displacement measurement is ensured by the Model LS1 instrument's linear guide technology pre-loaded ball screws and advanced software compensation systems. VIDEO EXTENSOMETER The TRViewX video extensometer is available in single- and double-camera models. It features high-accuracy measurements with an absolute accuracy of ±1.5 micrometer and relative accuracy ±0.5%. In addition, the TRViewX offers video and still image report functionality, enabling playback to be synchronized with the S-S curve. VISION MEASURING SYSTEM Rapid-I vision measuring system is an easy-to-use and versatile dimensional measurement system. Do quick measurements; generate automated, customized reports; overlay CAD drawings; scan components in 3-D (noncontact); use it as a mini-CMM; troubleshoot manufacturing with real-time, on-screen measurements; reverse-engineer components; and carry out thread measurements, PCD and micro-hardness. AUTOMATED MEASURING SYSTEM The LabMaster Model 1000A is a large capacity, automated measuring system with a 40-inch direct reading range and 80-inch capacity. Probe movement and table movements are computer controlled. A simple software script allows automatic measurement of gages or custom parts for ultimate accuracy and ease of use. 3-D METROLOGY SOFTWARE PLATFORM The new tools of the PolyWorks V12 software suite include: parametric, traceable and updatable inspection projects; new DirectReplay technology for multipiece inspection; new PolyWorks/Talisman intelligent remote control; a new professional macro programming environment; and new parametric 2-D sketching in PolyWorks/Modeler. LEVELING AND SURFACE CHARACTERIZATION SYSTEM Levelnic has a high-precision digital leveling and surface characterization system. You can reduce your manufacturing and installation time, and produce a higher result. This highprecision digital level (0.001 millimeter/meter) can connect to a PC for flatness and surface measurement. DIGITAL FORCE GAGES Series 3 digital force gages are designed for tension and compression force testing from 0.12 lbF to 500 lbF. These gages have numerous applications in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. USB output, USB cable and free basic data collection software are included. On-screen set point indicators are convenient for pass/fail testing. Series 3 gages can be handheld or mounted to a Mark-10 test stand. 2-MILLIMETER VIDEOSCOPE The VSC-2-86, a 2-millimeter videoscope, has a remarkably small outer diameter scope and comes in a kit with a video processor, SD card and carrying case. Stop by our booth to see its user-friendly, high-quality features. ALLOY ANALYZERS Niton XL3t GOLDD+ XRF analyzers are ideal for verifying metal alloys for manufacturing QA. They provide a nondestructive, worry-free solution that takes control of material verification, recovery of lost traceability, analysis of finished welds to validate filler material and dilution, and confirmation of finished products. REPORT SCHEDULER The New Enterprise Report Scheduler 3.3 features interactive charting including both 2-D and 3-D true position charts. Set up automatic corporate reporting, exporting or dashboards for visual factory displays. Download a free evaluation today and find out why everyone is switching to the Enterprise Report Scheduler. QUALITY, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE MQ1, quality, safety and environmental management software, encompasses functionality to meet and exceed ongoing management system standard requirements. Organizations can focus on making informed business decisions, while the software focuses on: automation of manual or inefficient business processes; integration of disparate applications and Processes; compliance with the latest requirements; and reporting of critical information to all team members. FIXTURING SYSTEM Alufix ECO, with universal grid and multiple application possibilities, resembles the classic system. It has the same grid and profile dimensions and is fully compatible to the classic system. Components are manufactured from an aluminum alloy with a lower tensile strength than the classic. Compared to the classic system, the accuracy of individual components is reduced. CONTOUR MEASURING SYSTEM Compact in design and easy to operate, the new C8000 Digiscan is a digital contour measuring station for the lab or production floor. Automatically updated software with easy-mount arms are key benefits. Tracing arm position at the very bottom of the head allows parts to be scanned along their entire face without interference. OPTICAL INSPECTION SYSTEM The Oasis, an optical inspection system, combines accuracy and precision with a fast, easy-to-use operator interface. Features include: instant measurements; multiple dimensions simultaneously measured; accurate to ±0.0001 inch; user-friendly software; measured dimensions saved; and automatic inspection reporting.' DIGITAL GAGES The DK830 features advanced ball spline spindle construction that resists spindle rotation and allows for accuracies down to 1.3 micrometers. This ball spline design also increases the overall life of the gage through reduced friction on the spindle. The DK830 series is available in spring push, air push or vacuum retract models and carries an IP53/67 rating. MULTISENSOR MEASUREMENT SYSTEM The SmartScope ZIP Advance 450 multisensor measurement system utilizes a high performance laser lens to optimize TTL laser and video measurements. Additional laser, touch probe and feather probe sensors offer the ultimate multisensor capability. Measurement volumes up to 450 x 610 x 300 are available. FORM AND SURFACE MEASUREMENT MarForm MMQ 400-2 integrates a new controller, which allows the measurement of surface finish parameters according to ISO, ASME and JIS standards. With increased speed and resolution, the MMQ400-2 samples data with spacing as tight as 0.005 micron. Benefits include reduced setup and cycle times, and cost savings from using a single system for both form and surface measurements. CUTTING TOOL INSPECTION Prevent scrapping improperly ground workpieces through the application of precision measurement principles in tooling. Increase throughput, hold tighter tolerances and achieve overall higher quality with the PG 1000; designed for inspection of various cutting tool geometries on twist and step drills, form tools, reamers, taps and end mills. COORDINATE MEASURING MACHINE The MICURA, a premiumclass, compact, bridge-type CMM features a VAST XT active scanning sensor. The system exhibits high precision (0.9 micron + L/400) with low probing force and can be used for measurements of close tolerance parts with delicate structures often required in the optical, electronic and telecommunication industries. Measurement volume is 500 x 500 x 500 millimeters. PRODUCTIONORIENTED CMM Cellmaster is a productionoriented CMM developed specifically for placement within manufacturing lines on the factory floor. The open frame concept allows automation to pass in any direction. Elements of the system are covered for protection. An I/O option communicates with automation and process control/feedback. GAGE CALIBRATION SOFTWARE GAGEpack is powerful yet easy-to-use gage calibration software that saves time while increasing the accuracy of your gage management and measurement systems. It allows you to maintain a complete history of your measurement devices, instruments and gages. Visit www. Gagepack.com to download a 30-day free trial or stop by to pick up a free trial CD. FIBER PROBE The fiber probe can be as small as 20 microns in diameter to measure inside of small features. The self-illuminated fiber probe sphere is positioned via CNC into the hole and deflected on the workpiece. The deflected position is measured optically. Calculations of cylindricity, taper, perpendicularity and vector angles of micro features are possible. PHASED ARRAY FLAW DETECTOR The OmniScan MX2, a new phased array flaw detector, provides powerful inspection capabilities for manual and automated phased array applications. This new instrument features a new case design with a 10.4-inch innovative touch screen interface, fast navigation and high-speed data transfer. DATA ANALYSIS Companies worldwide trust Minitab for data analysis. Minitab 16's new Assistant feature makes hypothesis tests, control charts, process capability and regression accessible, so everyone can use data to make decisions and improve quality. The Assistant guides you through your analysis and helps you interpret results confidently. MULTISENSOR 3-D METROLOGY SYSTEM The new HN-6060 multisensor 3-D metrology system sets new standards in metrology. With advanced laser scanning, 5-axis synchronized hardware control, ultra-stiff design and powerful processing software, the HN-6060 is the benchmark for fast, ultra-precise inspection of gears and other complex shapes. See the HN-6060 at our open house in October. CALIBRATION LAB This ISO 17025-accredited calibration lab has three locations: Burnsville, MN; Omaha, NE; and Mundelein, IL. We specialize in dimensional, physical, electronic, temperature, pressure, torque and on-site calibration services, as well as gage sales. We can supply a complete gage management program including paper and/or electronic certificates. VISION FIXTURING The Quick Load Corner is designed for securing parts to and for the quick loading and unloading of subplates on and off your vision system. Plates are fastened into place against the QLC using magnets. We make each QLC to fit any size of vision system base plate options are available in ¼-20, M4 thread or custom design. STEREOMICROSCOPE Utilizing state-of-the art design and lens coating techniques, the Z10 Series is a best-in-class value, ultra-ergonomic, high-magnification stereomicroscope designed for the demanding work required for quality control, materials analysis, failure analysis, assembly, routine inspections and life science applications. Accessories are available for fluorescence, simple polarization, coaxial illumination and darkfield. GAGING SYSTEM The Equator is a radical new alternative to traditional dedicated gaging, with a patented low-cost design capable of highspeed comparative gaging for inspection of high-volume manufactured parts. Developed and proven on the shop floor in collaboration with industry-leading companies in the automotive, aerospace and medical sectors, Equator is lightweight, fast and highly repeatable. AIR GAGING ' The energy saving Stotz air gaging system reduces the air flow by 90% when not in use. This will save hundreds of dollars per year in energy cost. Come see a live demo at the show. ELECTRONIC OVERLAY PACKAGE eCAD, an electronic overlay package, projects a virtual chart on the comparator screen from the CAD file. Inspect critical segments, and the linked digital overlay chart follows the part's screen image. Display tolerance zones in color to show if part is in- or out-of-tolerance. DIGITAL MEASURING MACHINE The Snap digital measuring machine provides a 78-millimeter field of view, a custom megapixel camera to zoom in on any part of the field of view, square-on top light to look into bores and AutoCorrelate to measure a part in any position. TORQUE WRENCH CHECKER The TCT Series Digital Torque Wrench Checker has a touchscreen display and easy-to-use Hi-Lo comparator that makes the TCT an ideal for wrench verification and calibration. RETRACT/EXTEND INDICATOR CONTACT POINTS The FlexRetract System enables operators to retract or extend Mitutoyo indicator contact points with the touch of a button. Perfect for fixture applications, this 100% electrical solution is low-cost, quick to set up and does not require any complicated air pneumatic equipment. X-RAY SYSTEM With more than 16 years as a leading NDT supplier of microscopes, industrial metrology systems and video measurement systems, the company is proud to introduce the X-Scope 1800 high resolution X-ray system. Typical applications include encapsulated components, over molded electrical connectors, surface mount components, PCBs and small aluminum die-castings. HANDHELD MICROSCOPES Enlarged images and videos are captured with zipScope models. The compact wireless and USB microscopes allow computer screen viewing and storage of inspection, medical and research records. Each version has a ½-inch color CMOS image sensor, eight white LEDs and anti-slip coating. ZipScopes feature automatic exposure and white balance, and digital magnification up to 200X (hard-wired) or 120X (wireless). MANAGEMENT SYSTEM CERTIFICATION ] Ticket to trade, regulatory requirements, demand for globalization and stakeholder insistence are motivating factors for certification. The most compelling reason may be that management sees value in having a reputable third-party audit their systems, report findings and document results through certificate issuance. IN-SITU PROCESS CONTROL FOR LASER MATERIAL PROCESSING The Inspec.x Scan provides inspection for laser machining and marking. Optem Micro- Inspection Zoom Lens images directly through scan head and a LINOS F-Theta Ronar Lens to provide inspection of complete scan field. TRIPLE SCAN DIGITIZER ATOS Triple Scan 3-D digitizers have high accuracy, fast speed and configuration flexibility supporting small to extra large measurement projects. It addresses shiny and/or dark colored surfaces, difficult-to-capture areas, automatic scan patch geometry based alignment, intelligent software providing data quality checks, measurement history and parametric based inspection capabilities. METROLOGY PRODUCTS The company introduces the 2900 Series, a completely new, state-of-the-art electronic indicator and several new surface roughness and hardness testers. New touch-screen controls will be demonstrated on both an EZ Vision System (M3 Control) and a HB400 Optical System (M2). Many other metrology products, new and existing, also will be on display. 3-D SURFACE METROLOGY ZeGage noncontact optical profiler provides industry-leading 3-D surface form and roughness metrology of precision machined surfaces. Employing patented technologies and vibration tolerant performance, the ZeGage delivers fast, quantitative and accurate surface metrology in production environments, eliminating the need for vibration isolation or specialized enclosures. LASER, ULTRASONIC NONCONTACT MEASUREMENT Laser and ultrasonic noncontact measurement systems will be on display. Our products measure ID, OD and wall, in-process and offline. They help reduce scrap, increase production efficiency, and improve and document quality. LaserLinc gages plus Total Vu software and a standard PC gives you the most versatile control systems available. TORQUE MEASUREMENT SYSTEM The Test-All II line of torque measuring systems is designed to be more user friendly and features a large color touch-screen and a brand new easy-to-use windows based operating system. The Test-All II system, which is the next generation of the Test-All system, has a smaller footprint and completely updated electronic control system.] MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS Proudly made in the U.S.A., the company offers a wide selection of measurement instruments including dial indicators; gages: Dorsey-standard bore size 2-6 and new Size 7 and 8 bore gage to measure 10- to 36-inch diameters, snap gages, comparator stands, large diameter, ring, groove, bench, setmasters, special design and build service; and optical comparators with screen sizes 14 to 32 inches. NO-DRIFT ABSOLUTE GAGING PACKAGE The Acanto Absolute Length Gage with EnDat 2.2 provides the benefits of an optical encoder and solves many of the problems of different length gages. No longer will quality managers have to worry about their gages drifting, linearity over the entire measuring range, or referencing upon startup. AUTOMATIC HARDNESS TESTER AMH43 features a visual method that automatically traces a sample edge to position indents and patterns directly onto the overview image. Designed for applications such as case-depth analysis, surface analysis, weld profiles, decarburization and coating hardness, the unit supports microindentation and macro/ Vickers hardness testing in fully automatic and semi-automatic configurations. THREAD GAGES As the leading thread gage manufacturer, the company offers standard and special thread plug and ring gages for virtually every type of thread, and free hard chrome on standard thread plugs. All gages are manufactured to ANSI standards. The company offers 24-hour delivery on in-stock standard thread gages, along with calibration services. VIDEO EXTENSOMETER This new video extensometer redefines the standard for video extensometry with its certified capability, and ease of implementation and use. It enables greater flexibility in component and materials testing. It improves cost/performance balance over other extensometer technologies in a busy lab. CYLINDER LINER INSPECTION MACHINE Inspect cylinder sleeves for cracks and porosity, and perform OD, ID and length measurement. The EC Test equipment is a rotary head with a dual-element probe, feeding signals to two statograph instruments. Three column gages display the OD, ID and length of each sleeve and preset dimensional limits provide an accept/reject signal to the PLC for sorting. FIRST-ARTICLE AND QUALITY INSPECTION The IM-6000 2-D image dimension turnkey measurement system measures up to 99 unique dimensions in seconds with ±0.5 micron repeatability. It eliminates human error and costly positioning mechanisms. The IM-6000's noncontact measurement technology includes automatic parts recognition, go/no-go display, real time reports and more. CMM The new CRYSTA-Apex S coordinate measuring machine brings new levels of performance and economy to the 1.7 micron class of CNC CMMs. With a maximum error of MPEE =(1. 7+3L/1000) micron, the new CMM more than doubles the effective measuring range at a given measurement tolerance as compared to typical CMMs in its class. DIMENSIONAL MEASURING SYSTEM ProTable is a portable, battery-operated dimensional measuring system designed for use on the manufacturing floor. Built using high quality aluminum extrusion, steel measuring jaws, steel bearings, temperature compensation and non-linear correction help maintain a system accuracy of ±0.003 inch. Models are available up to 19 feet. Custom designs are also available. METROLOGY CASTING MATERIAL Reprorubber Metrology Grade Casting Formula provides a quick, accurate method for nondestructive inspection of complex and hard-to-measure parts. Thin Pour and Orange grades are now available in quick-dispense cartridge systems. Along with the Putty, all three versions are provided in easy-to-use kits and set up in approximately 8 to 10 minutes with virtually zero shrinkage. VIDEOSCOPE SYSTEM The V5+ produces a clear image with the push of a button. The image can be viewed on the 6.5-inch LCD or saved for later use on a compact flash. The interchangeable heads feature four-way articulation for viewing flexibility. Manipulate the 6- or 8-millimeter probe while you zoom, flip or rotate the image.
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