The EPOCH 1000 Series Digital Ultrasonic Flaw Detectors combine the highest level of performance for conventional portable flaw detection with the power of phased array imaging. The EPOCH 1000, 1000iR and 1000i feature a new horizontal case style with full VGA display, knob and navigation arrows for parameter adjustment, and full EN12668-1 compliance. The advanced conventional ultrasonic functionality of the EPOCH 1000 series is augmented in the EPOCH 1000i with phased array imaging capabilities.
NIST Seeks Proposals for $35 Million in Grants
GAITHERSBURG, MD-The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will award up to $35 million for measurement science and engineering research. FULL STORY>>
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Finally, a portable arm solution combining ROMER 7-axis arm flexibility, laser probe technology, and easy to use software, all bundled into an afforadble package. Ideal for 3D scanning inspection and reverse engineering.
Hexagon Metrology Inc. 250 Circuit Drive North Kingstown, RI 02852
Call for Papers for 2010 International Conference on ISO 9000
ORLANDO-The 18th International Conference on ISO 9000, March 14 to 16, 2010, at the Rosen Plaza Hotel, in Orlando, is accepting paper proposals. Deadline for submission is August 31, 2009. The 2010 conference will consist of technical sessions on March 15 and 16, 2010, and preconference workshops on March 14, 2010. FULL STORY>>
Labsphere and Orb Optronix Announce Collaboration
NORTH SUTTON, NH and KIRKLAND, WA-Light measurement companies Labsphere and Orb Optronix have announced a far-reaching collaboration to encompass product development, manufacturing and distribution. Under the new agreement, select Orb Optronix LED test instrumentation will be manufactured at Labsphere's New Hampshire facility. FULL STORY>>
September 28 - October 1 Aero & Defense Test, Baltimore, MD. Leading Edge Events & Media Ltd., (800) 913-5022. www.aerodefensetest.com
October 19-23 ASNT Fall Conference & Quality Testing Show, Columbus, OH. The American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT), (800) 222-2768. www.asnt.org
October 25-29 MS&T 2009, Pittsburgh, PA. The American Ceramic Society, (607) 533-7000. http://matscitech.org
MetricStream and SigmaQuest Announce Partnership
PALO ALTO and SUNNYVALE, CA-MetricStream, provider of global governance, risk, compliance (GRC) and quality management solutions, and SigmaQuest, provider of on-demand, scalable solutions for product quality management, are partnering on the delivery of end-to-end product quality management and compliance solutions. FULL STORY>>
The GageWay Wireless is a ruggedly designed wireless measurement collection system with proven speed, durability, reliability, and ease of use. The system features the lightweight Universal Mobile Module. The Mobile Module mounts securely to your gage, LEDs can be easily viewed, supports all popular RS-232 and digital gages just by changing the cable. The MiniStation can be configured as a Base or Remote and the system works with all SPC software.
TÜV Rheinland Offers New Certification for Exporting into Europe
NEWTOWN, CT-TÜV Rheinland's GS S1 certificate provides manufacturers a way to attain both a proof of compliance to the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and a GS mark. While the GS mark and CE marking are mutually exclusive, combining the two further expands a product's marketability. FULL STORY>>
With the metrology industry's seemingly boundless quest for ultra high accuracy and sophisticated designs, the question is begged, how much accuracy is absolutely necessary and at what cost? Fortunately, recent advancements in video measuring equipment design provide accurate, productive, cost-effective solutions that are well within the vast majority of even the most stringent metrology requirements. FULL STORY>>
by Mark Arenal
Konica Minolta Announces On-Demand Learning
RAMSEY, NJ-Konica Minolta Sensing Americas Inc. (KMSA), provider of industrial instruments for the measurement of color, light and shape, has added on-demand webinars to its Web site. Modeled after its popular live webinars, the on-demand versions are delivered in an easy to use custom interface and play like a standard video file within a user's internet browser. FULL STORY>>
Robotics Industry Directory Examines Green Manufacturing
ANN ARBOR, MI-Green manufacturing is still a young trend that requires new thinking, and robots are coming into their prime just in time to solve issues related to environmental responsibility - a topic explored in the new, 2009 Robotics Industry Directory. FULL STORY>>
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