Inspection Systems News

  • New intelligent process control software for Renishaw’s Equator™ gauging system

    The Renishaw Equator™ flexible gauge is now offered with IPC (intelligent process control) software, providing the functionality to fully automate tool offset updates in CNC manufacturing processes. Improved capability in precision part machining, reduced setting and process adjustment time, and integration with automation systems are some of the benefits that users can now expect. IPC is ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Industrial control loops and how they apply to encoders

    Introduction to modern control There are a several ways to mitigate against sources of instability and error in the design of a precision motion stage. Control-loop architecture is an important consideration when assessing encoder performance in the context of overall machine design. This article illustrates the potential of Renishaw's ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Nordson Corporation acquires Plas-Pak Industries, Inc.

    Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) has acquired Plas-Pak Industries, Inc., a Norwich, Connecticut designer and manufacturer of  injection molded, single-use plastic dispensing and packaging products including two-component (2K) cartridges for industrial and ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • Storm Water System CCTV Inspection

    The town of Renfrew is a small municipality, with storm and sanitary system including 89 km (55 miles) of pipe. In 2005, Renfrew hired a CCTV service company to inspect 75% of their system, totaling $400,000 to complete. The town understood that CCTV camera inspections of storm water pipes ensure the integrity of the system, and minimize risks of contamination, flooding, blockages and collapsed ...


    By Deep Trekker Inc.

  • The Primo system reduces part set-up time for Victory Precisions from hours to seconds

    Victory Precisions Pvt. Ltd., Pune, India,manufactures aluminium diecastings and large machined engineering components for companies in the oil and gas, automobile, agricultural, infrastructure, and other sectors. It is critical to maintain an accuracy of 15-20 microns on these components and reduce non-productive time while machining. The Primo system, developed by Renishaw, has helped Victory ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Nordson Corporation Board of Directors Elects Stephen P. Lovass as Corporate Vice President for Industrial Coating Systems

    The Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) Board of Directors has elected Stephen P. Lovass as Corporate Vice President for its Industrial Coating Systems (ICS) business segment, replacing Douglas C. Bloomfield who will retire at the end of 2016 after nearly 30 years of service. Mr. Lovass, 47, most recently served as president for one of the global sensors and controls ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • New Survey: Smart Grids Lack Cyber Security Protection

    October 19, 2016 -- Tripwire, Inc., a global provider of security and compliance solutions for enterprises and industrial organizations, today announced the results of a Tripwire survey conducted by Dimensional Research. The June survey assessed cyber security ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • One-Stop Blog is the Ultimate Data Resource

    For food and pharma manufacturers, Mettler Toledo's new Product Inspection Blog provides an indispensable single source of information on industry innovations, the latest regulations, best practice recommendations and much more. For any food or pharmaceutical manufacturer, Product Inspection information is an invaluable asset – all the more so when it’s easily accessible, totally ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Major investment in ATEX crawlers and push-rods

    Responding to increased market demand for equipment that is certified for use in potentially explosive environments (ATEX), Ashtead Technology has become one of the first rental companies to heavily invest in the latest ATEX certified remote control crawlers and push-rod cameras. “We have received a large number of requests for these specialised systems in recent months from a wide range of ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Nordson DAGE to Show the Ultimate Flexible X-ray System – the Quadra 5

    Nordson DAGE, a division of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN), will exhibit in Booth #606 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place September 27-28, 2016 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The leader in X-ray inspection for electronics, Nordson DAGE will showcase the Quadra 5 – the ultimate flexible X-ray inspection solution designed specifically for the ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • Shand & Jurs Introduces 94390 Arrester Bank EZ-Out

    Shand & Jurs, an L&J Technologies Company, with over years of experience in Tank Vents and Gauging, is pleased to introduce the 94390 Arrester Bank EZ-Out. The 94390 Arrester Bank EZ-Out has been designed to assist plant personnel for the inspection and removal of spiral wound Flame, Deflagration & Detonation Arrester Tube ...

  • Corrosive groundwater suggests action by certain well owners to check potential lead threat

    Since lead is harmful when consumed by both humans and animals, the National Ground Water Association urges residential water well users in regions where corrosive water levels have been detected to investigate and determine whether lead is present in their drinking water. NGWA issued this important call to action to supplement the release of ...

  • New technology for industrial remote visual inspections

    Ashtead Technology is delighted to announce the addition of the latest Olympus technology to its rental fleet of industrial videoprobes. “The new IPLEX NX offers dramatic improvements to existing imaging technology and can help locate defects that were previously invisible” says Branch Manager Alan Hasson. “With a host of new features, this instrument improves the accuracy of ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Nordson DAGE Will Show the New Quadra 7 X-ray Inspection System for the First Time at SEMICON West

    Nordson DAGE, a division of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN), will exhibit in Booth #5844 at SEMICON West, scheduled to take place July 12-14, 2016 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. The leader in X-ray inspection for electronics, Nordson DAGE will show its 4th generation, ultra-high resolution, off-line MXI X-ray system – the Quadra 7 – for the first time in the ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • The 2017 CIPE will be held on Mar.20-22, 2017 in Beijing, China

    Name: The 17th China International Exhibition on Equipment of Pipeline and Oil & Gas Storage and Transportation. Time: Mar. 20-22, 2017. City: Beijing, China. Address: China international exhibition center. Introduction of the exhibition: ...


    By Derbo Steel Pipe Co., Ltd.

  • New Hard Drives Benefit From Incoming Inspection

    Not all new hard drives were created equal, so it is a good idea to add incoming inspection of new hard drives to your process.  At  ...


    By Disk Drive Solutions

  • New Inspection Zoom Camera Hits the Market

    A new state of the art telescopic inspection pole camera with zoom from Medit Inc. is now on the market.  The INSPEKTOR Zoom camera is a big leap forward from most of the competition, both in terms of functionality and available options. The pole length is from 4.1 ft. or 1.24 meters in the collapsed state to 10.9 ft. or 3.3 ...


    By Medit Inc.

  • Tri Tool builds performance with special engineering project

    Tri Tool was contracted to perform video inspection and laser weld profile measurement as a mission critical part of welding quality control for petroleum transmission pipelines. This required a stroke length beyond the scope of standard non-rotating cylinders. The weld inspection was to be performed under demanding conditions on highly specialized corrosion resistant alloy lined pipe, a process ...


    By Tri Tool Inc.

  • New Advanced Chimney Inspection Camera Hits the Market

    The new LookSee PRO chimney inspection camera specially built for chimney inspections is now on the market. Unlike general purpose cameras, this tool has been designed exclusively for chimney checkups, maintenance and repair, and that is what makes the difference. This camera system features a 25 meter long (82 ft.) ...


    By Medit Inc.

  • New Pipe Inspection Robot GECKO 9050 Has Been Launched

    The new impressive German-made Pipe Inspection Robot GECKO 9050 is now on the market. This motorized crawler features Kevlar reinforced water- and acid-proof 120 meter long cables with customized lengths up to 150 meters available upon request. The self-levelling, pan-and-tilt camera head is 78mm (3’’) in diameter. ...


    By Medit Inc.

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