|Beckhoff Intros Free Tag Wizard|
Minneapolis, MN — Beckhoff Automation has released its new EtherNet/IP Tag Wizard, which is expected to simplify and accelerate programming of EtherNet/IP I/O architectures. Designed to optimize programming time, the free EtherNet/IP Tag Wizard is a dynamic tool that permits easy integration of cost-effective Beckhoff I/O into Allen-Bradley® Logix controllers using RSLogix™ 5000 programming.|
The software easily imports the process image of the user's I/O ...
|Dalsa: Next Gen Smart Camera |
|Waterloo, ON, Canada — Dalsa Corporation is showing its BOA vision system, a highly integrated smart camera that includes all of the elements of an industrial machine vision system. Powerful and quick-to-deploy, the BOA is suitable for automated quality inspection applications and factory automation ...|
|Denso Intros Aseptic Robots|
Long Beach, CA — The new Denso VP-G2 six-axis articulated aseptic robots offer Class 100 cleanroom performance in a space-saving, ultracompact design. Anodized aluminum coverings, a protective outer coating and specially sealed joints allow the robots to be safely cleaned with hydrogen peroxide, enabling them to be used in applications where biocontamination control is required, such as those in the medical and pharmaceutical industries. Typical application areas include assembly ... |
|Glenbrook LabScope: Highly Detailed In-Vivo Images|
Randolph, NJ — When researchers at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan needed to look inside a rat's knee to observe the reconstruction and healing process of a new surgical procedure, they came to Glenbrook Technologies in Randolph, NJ to use the LabScope, the company's patented magnification fluoroscopy technology.|
LabScope technology displays anatomical details in high resolution — up to 15 line pairs per millimeter — and up to 25X ...
|Henkel Electrically Conductive Adhesive Cures Fast|
|Irvine, CA — Henkel has developed Hysol ECCOBOND CA3556HF, a silver-filled electrically conductive adhesive designed to offer fast cure at low temperatures. The material is especially suitable for high-throughput production processes and applications that dictate high peel strength, such as the assembly ...|
|IMET Delivers for Yoostar|
|Bristol, PA — IMET Corporation's "get it right the first time" approach to product development, design, and contract manufacturing ensures that complete solutions for the customer's design, engineering, prototyping and manufacturing needs are delivered right the first time and on time. With extensive staff ...|
|Janco Achieves ISO 13485 |
|Dover, NH — Contract manufacturer Janco Electronics, Inc. (JEI) is now certified for ISO 13485:2003. ISO 13485:2003 is a quality-management standard for medical device manufacturing developed by the International Organization for Standardization. ISO 13485 certification will ensure that JEI has the required ...|
|Keyence: New 3-Axis Fiber Laser Marker|
|Woodcliff Lake, NJ — Keyence has released its new 3-axis MD-F3000 Fiber Laser Marker, which the company says represents a significant advancement in the evolution of direct part marking.
The MD-F delivers a full 30 watts of power directly on the target surface, ensuring that dense, hard metals can be permanently marked and etched in a matter of milliseconds. The ultra-small...
|Leica Intros Line of Digital Microscopes|
|Wetzlar, Germany — Leica Microsystems has introduced its new generation of digital microscopes — the DVM5000, DVM3000, and DVM2000. With the DVM line, the microscopic image is displayed directly on a high-resolution monitor. The streamlined zoom optics reach extremely difficult-to-access surfaces ...|
|Nikon Metrology Intros Laser Hand Scanners|
|Brighton, MI — Nikon Metrology has introduced the ModelMaker MMDx handheld 3D scanner series enhanced with digital ESP3 technology. MMDx now scans nearly all sample materials and surface finishes by automatically using the most optimal laser stripe settings. ModelMaker MMDx comes in different stripe ...|
|NuSil Adds 2 New Drug Delivery Silicones|
Carpinteria, CA — NuSil Technology LLC has added two new transdermal adhesives to its comprehensive Drug Delivery Silicone (DDS) line of materials for drug delivery and combination medical devices. DDR-1370 is a traditional pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA), and DDR-4355 is a silicone gel with superior tack.
Both the PSA and gel can be applied using coating processes, but represent two different options when selecting ...
|Self-Regulating Soldering for Solar Cells from OK Int'l |
|Garden Grove, CA — OK International has developed a thermal technology that will produce and maintain a specific, self-regulated temperature with a heater that requires no calibration and responds directly to thermal loads. The heater has been applied to PV tabbing and bussing applications with measurably ...|
|PFC: Flex Circuit Design & Build|
|Scarborough, Ont., Canada — PFC Flexible Circuits designs, builds and assembles Flexible Printed Circuits — from concept to finished product, all under one roof. The company states that its strength lies in design for manufacturability, functionality, repeatability, and quality. Designs can be made from ...|
|XYZ Piezo Flexure Stage from PI|
Auburn, MA — PI's P-563.3CD PIMars stage is a piezo flexure-guided scanning and nanomanipulation system. The unit enables precision motion control with resolution in the sub-nanometer realm and 340 x 340 x 340µm travel in XYZ, significantly more than other of today's capacitive-feedback equipped systems can provide. Integrated, direct-measuring ... |
|Optics for Military Apps from Precision Glass|
Santa Ana, CA — Precision Glass & Optics (PG&O) can quickly provide a large variety of glass and thin film coated optical materials, from square, rectangular and/or circular parts. Optics can be customized to exact specifications or shipped from in-stock items, within a 48-hour turnaround, for time-critical projects. |
The in-house facility specializes in plano optical components, from ...
|PVA Intros Non-Contact Micro Dispensing Valve|
Halfmoon, NY — PVA (Precision Valve & Automation, Inc.) has launched its new FCM200 Non-Contact Micro Dispensing Valve. With this new valve, fine lines or dots are dispensed up to 5mm from the target surface to create a true "non-contact" application. Utilized for coating surface mount components, underfilling BGAs and corner bonding, the new valve is requisite for flex circuit, cell phone, PDA and medical manufacturing...|
|High-Precision Dispenser from Nordson EFD|
|East Providence, RI — Keeping the amount of adhesive or other fluid used in medical device assembly processes consistent as it gets thicker or thinner, or as the volume of fluid in the syringe decreases, can be critical to maintaining productivity and quality. Nordson EFD's Ultimus V and Optimeter ...|
|Low Cost Plasma Etching System from Plasma Etch|
Carson City, NV — Plasma Etch, Inc. is introducing a highly affordable benchtop plasma cleaning system, the PE-50, designed specifically for Universities and R&D facilities.
The PE-50 plasma cleaning system utilizes a substantial 6 x 6 x 4-in. Aluminum vacuum chamber for accommodating...
|Tech-Etch: New Robotic Spray Coating Process|
|Plymouth, MA — Tech Etch has designed and developed a robotic spray coating process used to apply conductive coatings to battery current collectors, fuel cells, and other energy storage devices that require low resistance coatings. Conductive coatings enhance battery performance with improved electrical ...|