Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
In-Line Signal Conditioner

OMEGA Engineering, Stamford, CT, offers the OMEGA® IN-UVI inline signal conditioner housed in a rugged stainless steel enclosure that is connected between the transducer and a readout instrument. It supplies a...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Marking System

The battery operated FlyMarker® mini dot peen marking system from Equipment Sales Co., Sioux City, IA, features a strong magnet and powerful battery to produce markings on nearly any material ranging from plastics, to...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Power Supplies

TDK-Lambda Corp., National City, CA, introduced TDK-Lambda DT100D and DT150D adapter power supplies compliant with level VI efficiency standards. Accepting a 90 to 264VAC input, the 100 to 150W adapters are available with 12V...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
In-Line Heater

Watlow®, St. Louis, MO, offers FLUENT ™, a lightweight in-line heater for use in fluid heating applications. The high-Watt-density, low-mass heater enables on-demand heating, and includes an internal baffle to promote...

Products: Aerospace
Locking Connector

MEGA Electronics, New Brunswick, NJ, introduced the IEC C13 locking re-wireable C13 IEC connector designed to guard against accidental disconnection of computers, PDUs, servers, and network devices. The mechanism is...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Signal Analyzers

Keysight Technologies, Santa Rosa, CA, announced X-Series signal analyzers that feature a multi-touch user interface for setting up measurement parameters in no more than two touches. The UXA offers frequency coverage to 44...

Products: Aerospace
Pressure Transmitters

AutomationDirect, Cumming, GA, offers ProSense SPTD25 pressure transmitters that feature an all-stainless-steel thin film sensing element that senses any compatible media. They are resistant to vibration, shock, and...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Signal Conditioner

PCB Piezotronics, Depew, NY, offers the Model 482C24 4-channel signal conditioner that includes DC coupling selectable on a per-channel basis. It is suited for use with ICP® force and pressure sensors that have long...

Products: Aerospace
Custom Alloys

Goodfellow, Coraopolis, PA, offers a custom alloy service. Custom alloys have been produced with gold, silver, palladium, platinum, copper, and/or nickel as major constituents, with other elements sometimes added. Such alloys...

Products: Aerospace
Embedded Board

The AmITX-SL-G Mini-ITX compact embedded computing platform from ADLINK Technology, San Jose, CA, features sixth-generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 processors and the Mini-ITX form factor. It measures 170 mm square and...

Products: Imaging
Vision Sensors

Teledyne DALSA, Waterloo, ON, Canada, announced BOA™ Spot vision sensors that combine a BOA vision system with integrated LED lighting, lens cover, and software. Available with 640 × 480 or 1280 × 960 image resolution,...

Products: Imaging
SWIR Camera

The 1280SCICAM shortwave infrared camera from Princeton Infrared Technologies, Monmouth Junction, NJ, is a lattice-matched indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) sensor that features 1280 × 1024 resolution at frame rates greater than...

Products: Imaging
Day/Night Cameras

D-Link, Austin, TX, announced the 5-megapixel day/night IP DCS-6517 dome network camera and the DCS-7517 Bullet network cameras. Supporting 2560 × 1920 resolution and digital WDR image enhancement, the cameras provide...

Products: Imaging
Vision Sensors

Cognex Corp., Natick, MA, introduced the In-Sight® 2000 vision sensors that include an integrated, high-performance image formation system consisting of field-interchangeable lenses and a patent-pending LED ring light that...

Products: Imaging
Touch Display Kit

Avnet, Phoenix, AZ, released the AES-ALI3-AMPIRE10-G 10-inch Touch Display Kit. The kit demonstrates an embedded display system, allowing for video output to an integrated 10" LVDS display. The kit combines a 1280 × 800...

Products: Imaging
SWIR Camera

Xenics, Leuven, Belgium, offers the Bobcat-320 SWIR camera, a medium-resolution camera yielding low noise and low dark current. It features a thermo-electric cooler for sensor stabilization, an onboard image processing unit, and...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Flow Meters

AutomationDirect (Cumming, GA) offers ProSense FMM Series magnetic-inductive flow meters (magmeters) for liquid flow monitoring in industrial processes. The magmeters, available with 1/2" to 2" NPT female process connections, are...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Pulsed Test Instrument

Instruments for Industry, a unit of AMETEK Compliance Test Solutions (Edison, NJ) introduced the S21-4KWP-2KWP FLEX solid-state micro wave pulse power amplifier with a frequency range of 1.0 GHz to 2.0 GHz. It...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Ground Bond Testers

Slaughter Company (Lake Forest, IL) announced the 260 Series Ground Bond testers with an improved interface that eliminates menus and redundant button pushes. The interface allows manufacturers to set up and run Ground...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Digital Multimeters

The U1280 and U1240C Series handheld digital multimeters from Keysight Technologies (Santa Rosa, CA) feature 60,000-count display resolution and 0.025 percent accuracy. The 4.5-digit handheld DMMs are suited for...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Multi-Function Instrument

National Instruments (Austin, TX) introduced a high-performance model of the software-based VirtualBench all-in-one instrument that combines a mixed-signal oscilloscope, function generator, digital multimeter,...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Strain Gauge Monitors

Bristol Instruments (Boston, MA) introduced the OM502T Series of monitors for strain gauge sensors. The 5-digit instruments are programmable for mathematical functions, including peak and tare, as well as digital...

Products: Test & Measurement
Shaft Voltage Tester

The AEGIS® CAT II/III Shaft Voltage Tester™ digital oscilloscope from Electro Static Technology (Mechanic Falls, ME) enables testing of industrial motors controlled by variable frequency drives (VFDs). The tester is...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
RF Signal Generators

Saelig Co. (Fairport, NY) announced Rigol DSG800 RF signal generators with output frequencies from 9 kHz to 3.0 GHz. They provide an RF signal source with a maximum output of +20 dBm and frequency resolution of 0.01 Hz...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Products of Tomorrow: April 2016

The technologies NASA develops don’t just blast off into space. They also improve our lives here on Earth. Life-saving search-and-rescue tools, implantable medical devices, advances in commercial aircraft...

Standards for Comfortable Seats

In the beginning, safety trumped comfort in spacecraft designs for human space travel. Early space capsules were small and had a seat-driven design in which most of the...

The SAE 2016 World Congress, presented by SAE International and taking place April 12-14 in Detroit, will gather experts, management teams, engineers, and executives from the automotive...

NASA Spinoff: Green Design & Manufacturing
Software Helps Restore Fire-Ravaged Habitats
NASA Technology

Idaho is a nature-lover’s dream. Forests there blanket swaths of terrain, from the glassy lake regions of the northern Panhandle to the famous trout-fishing streams of the...

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Robots and Humans - Let the Collaboration Begin

A collaborative robot is essentially an industrial robot with additional safety capabilities. These safety features include:

Safety-rated monitored stop (zero speed limiting) Speed and...

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