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Product News: Quality Control

The FMS Series of linear stages, said to "deliver performance as strong as steel," is ideal for surface metrology applications for smooth motion, low noise, high straightness and flatness, according to the Newport Corp., Irvine., Calif.

DWFritz Automation

DWFritz Automation is an automation equipment integrator that designs advanced precision automated systems for manufacturing, assembly, attachment and inspection.

Zemetrics Inc., recently acquired by the Zygo Corp.

thumb zegageZeGage™ is said to be the ideal non-contact optical profiler for quantitative measurements of 3-D form and roughness on precision machined surfaces, according to Zemetrics Inc., a non-contact optical metrology systems company based in Tuscon, Ariz.

Roland DGA Corp.

MPX-90M impact printer thumbRoland DGA Corp., Irvine, Calif., this week unveiled a new compact and affordable direct part-marking tool designed specifically for medical devices. Based on the company's micro-percussion direct part-marking technology, the MPX-90M impact printer marks surgical instruments and tools with permanent GS1 DataMatrix barcodes, enabling manufacturers to readily comply with new, stricter supply chain regulations.


Nanovea's M3 mechanical tester thumbMarch 12, 2012—Nanovea has introduced the N3 line of metrology products, consisting of three high-accuracy, fully automated measuring devices priced at around $20,000 each.

Titan Tool Supply Inc.

Titan ScopePad-200Titan’s ScopePad-200 is an all-in-one camera and tablet computer that can turn any microscope into a videoscope, according to the company.

Advanced Tool Inc.

Advanced Tool wear analyzerUsers can analyze the worn edge of an endmill with Advanced Tool Inc.’s Wear Analysis method to determine which changes are necessary to improve tool life and performance, according to the company.

Hexagon Metrology

Hexagon classicThe Optiv Classic 321GL tp from Hexagon Metrology Inc. is a benchtop, visionbased measuring machine with an accuracy approaching 0.002mm.