Keyword: Inspection Equipment

Test & Measurement

Briefs: Materials
This method is a faster way to manufacture combustion chambers and nozzles for aerospace propulsion as well as heat exchangers in oil and gas applications.
Articles: Test & Measurement
With an optical microscope, spectra can be acquired from a sample area smaller than a micron.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Learn about a membrane-free, broadband microphone for the highest ultrasound frequencies.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers are using a standard RGB digital camera to accurately monitor soil moisture.
Articles: Software
Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists have identified the primary cause of failure in a state-of-the-art lithium-metal battery.
Articles: Transportation
An R&D project indirectly leads to potentially greater power density, EV range, and battery life.
Special Reports: Aerospace
Aerospace Manufacturing - August 2021

Demanding applications in the aerospace industry require products and systems that are manufactured using the latest technologies – from design and simulation, to fabrication and final testing. To help...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
A production-based X-ray solution performs product quality evaluation directly on the manufacturing line.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
This system enhances processing via real-time, non-destructive defect tracking.
Special Reports: Imaging
Smart Factory/IIoT - June 2021

Factories are getting "smarter" and more automated by the day, thanks to advances in AI, connectivity, controls, and sensors. In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Sensor...

Articles: Automotive
Faster inline CT inspections makes it possible to inspect far greater numbers of circuit boards.
Products: Data Acquisition
High-precision medical sensors, battery-cell mappers, signal conditioners, and more.
Articles: Materials
Learn about the benefits of SWIR imaging, from food inspection to surveillance.
Briefs: Imaging
A flexible, free-standing THz sensor array images blind ends of irregularly shaped objects.
Articles: Imaging
A heat source near the optical path can introduce image warping that locally shifts the position of the image content. Learn how to fix the flaw.
Products: Materials
Fiber coatings measurement, single-frequency laser, optical filters, and more.
Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics
Thanks to new innovations in measurement technologies, manufacturers and users now have a wide range of options for proactively measuring the laser beam.
Technology Leaders: Data Acquisition
Test technologies are available as technologies evolve to 800Gbps and 1.6Tbps for next-generation data center architectures.
Products: Data Acquisition
A smart temperature transmitter delivers measurements via Bluetooth.
Special Reports: Test & Measurement
Aerospace & Defense Sensing - April 2021

A microwave radiation sensor offers 100,000 times greater sensitivity...Nature-inspired sensors help autonomous machines to see better...New accelerometers aid the development of Electric Vertical...

Blog: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This year's winners included industrial-automation software, simulation tech, and digital storage oscilloscopes.
Products: Imaging
Near-eye displays, optical inspection systems, UV glass, and more.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The sensor monitors the oil circulation ratio in real time for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Equipment designers can simplify design efforts and adjust controller platforms as needed when they standardize on electronic input/output products.
5 Ws: Sensors/Data Acquisition
With a smartphone camera, a new diagnostic test provides a positive or negative COVID-19 result in 15 to 30 minutes.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
By design, new 3D scanners are motionless during inspection.
Blog: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Should you replace your big coordinate measurement machine with laser radar? Or should you just add a laser scanner with a CMM? A reader asks our expert.
Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Test & Measurement - February 2021

Sensors to search for ancient life on Mars...nano-thermometers that could revolutionize temperature measurement...a major advance in semiconductor testing. These are just a few of the technologies you'll...

Articles: Test & Measurement
Learn about the kinds of wireless meters that can provide precise test data.