Phoenix to Establish Second Neutron Imaging Facility in California
Posted: 2021-3-7Phoenix, LLC has announced plans to construct a second neutron imaging center near the aerospace, defense and tech hub of the San Francisco Bay Area in northern California to address the regional demand for commercially available neutron radiography services. This announcement follows the success of the company's first Phoenix Neutron Imaging Center, or PNIC, in Fitchburg, WI, which opened in the fall of 2019. PNIC is one of the only sites in the world to offer production-scale, high-quality neutron radiogr...Read More.
Anders Hoberg Appointed as Perceptron CEO and Growing the Team
Posted: 2021-3-4Perceptron, Inc., a leading global provider of 3D automated metrology solutions and coordinate measuring machines, today announced that Mr. Anders Hoberg accepted the appointment for the position of Chief Executive Officer at Perceptron.
Mr. Hoberg commented, "I am honored to be appointed as Perceptron’s CEO and excited to mentor, lead, and develop the growth potential of Perceptron in the US. Our focus is fully integrating Perceptron into the Atlas Copco culture with a focus on market expansion for all ...Read More.
BINDT Publishes Introduction to Condition Monitoring Book
Posted: 2021-3-3A new book from the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT), titled: An Introduction to Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Technologies, edited by Professor A Hope and Mr D Whittle, introduces the reader to the wide range of technologies that can be used for the condition monitoring (CM) and diagnostics of structures, plant and machinery through surveillance, monitoring and analysis.
Condition monitoring forms a vital part of the asset management process. It involves the measurement and mon...Read More.
Eddyfi Announces the Release of Capture Software Version 3.2
Posted: 2021-3-2Eddyfi Technologies is pleased to announce the latest release of CaptureTM data acquisition and analysis software version 3.2, the user interface for M2M Gekko® and MantisTM portable phased array inspection instruments. Since 2013, this powerful software has continuously evolved based on industry feedback, offering ease of use for sophisticated ultrasound imaging to thousands of users worldwide.
With over eight years of Total Focusing Method (TFM) experience in the field, Capture 3.2 brings a comprehensi...Read More.
Trademark Plastics Partners with Zeiss To Deliver 3D X-Ray Measurement
Posted: 2021-3-1Trademark Plastics, Inc. (TPI) is an innovative LEAN manufacturer of medical components that specializes in custom injection molding. Partnering with Zeiss, the world’s leading manufacturer of multidimensional metrology solutions, TPI has incorporated Zeiss’s METROTOM 800 (CT) as the latest in quality assurance technology to perform measuring and inspection functions. The Zeiss METROTOM is an industrial computed tomography system for measuring and inspecting complete components made of plastic or light met...Read More.
uEye XLE: Modern, Small and Cost Optimized Industrial Cameras
Posted: 2021-3-1Particularly affordable, particularly compact and particularly powerful when the essentials matter: the new uEye XLE camera family from IDS has been specially developed for high-volume and price-sensitive projects. Thanks to their space-saving design, practical USB3 interface and support of the USB3 Vision Standard, the industrial cameras can be easily integrated into any machine vision system. Customers can choose between single-board cameras with or without C-/CS-mount or S-mount as well as variants with ...Read More.
Sensor Maker Acquires Boston Inspection for AI
Posted: 2021-3-1A maker of sensors for measuring factory operations announced its acquisition of an inspection technology software developer.
LMI Technologies said FringeAI would be integrated into its portfolio of companies as a new AI Solutions group. The Vancouver company says it is the global leader in 3D inline scanning and inspection, while Boston-based FringeAI's software uses deep learning, edge devices, and 5G and Industrial Internet of Things connected cloud services to deliver artificial intelligence so...Read More.
New Player Enters The Aircraft Drone Inspection Market
Posted: 2021-3-1A new entrant to the aircraft drone inspection space is targeting the commercial launch of its Drone-as-a-Tool (DaaT) solution this year as the aviation industry’s recovery begins. Netherlands-based Mainblades is continuing demonstrations this month with customers in Europe to finish testing and validating its technology after progress was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Having been sidelined several times due to technology immaturity, drones are now being re-examined to solve crucial COVID-19 c...Read More.
Laser-based Autofocus Unit Transforms Imaging
Posted: 2021-3-1The PureFocus850 from Prior Scientific enhances the functionality of existing microscope systems by automatically recovering and maintaining focus during sample imaging.
The PureFocus850 is a laser-based autofocus system that delivers enhanced imaging outcomes, sustained workflow efficiencies and reductions in capital spend across a range of applications in materials science, biological microscopy and industrial inspection. That’s the claim of Prior Scientific, a UK-based manufacturer specializing in the...Read More.
Explosion-proof ANYmal Robots Inspect Petrobras Offshore Platforms
Posted: 2021-3-1Petronas, a global energy and solutions company from Malaysia, is testing the ANYmal four-legged dog-like robot from ANYbotics for autonomous robotic inspection on its oil and gas platforms. (See video below.)
They recently conducted a successful multi-week installation with the robot ANYmal C on one of their offshore facilities. For commercial use in 2022, ANYbotics and Petronas are co-developing a specialized version of ANYmal for potentially explosive environments.
Petronas relies on robotics...Read More.