Archive for the ‘Inspection systems’ Category

Renishaw Takes Measure of R&R Sales, Decides to Buy Maker of Metrology System Fixtures

Monday, May 7th, 2012

[caption id="attachment_27816" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="R&R fixtures used with CMM."][/caption] Engineering technologies company Renishaw, which is headquartered in Wotton-under-Edge, Glocs, UK, has acquired the business of R&R Sales LLC, a US-based supplier of fixtures for the global measurement and inspection market. Renishaw supplies metrology equipment to the medical technology and other industries. ...

Interface Catheter Solutions Upgrades its Balloon Visual Inspection System

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Interface Catheter Solutions has upgraded its balloon visual inspection system. The upgraded version is designed to significantly reduce cycle times. The system provides both visual inspection and dimensional measurements of medical balloons in a single operation to add consistency and accountability to the inspection process.

Microscan Introduces Ultracompact Vision System

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Microscan has launched the Vision MINI smart camera, said to be the world’s smallest fully integrated vision system. The ultracompact Vision MINI is designed for reliable vision performance in embedded clinical and lab automation applications. The Vision MINI measures 4.57 x 5.33 x 2.54 cm and allows for flexible ...

Inspection System Features “Heads-Up” Touch Screen Display

Monday, April 26th, 2010

An industrial PC–based vision system designed for in-process medical device inspection features an ergonomic "heads-up" touch screen display for easy viewing by one or more individuals. The Microscope Replacement System (MRS) from Machine Solutions Inc. (Munich, Germany) enables digital reticles to be easily generated by means of standard CAD software ...

Stent Inspection System Eliminates Human Error

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

At a 2007 conference sponsored by Dutch machine vision specialist GDO bv in Nuremberg, Germany, medical device manufacturers were asked to imagine the ideal stent inspection system. A consensus quickly formed around a machine that would guarantee 100% repeatability and reliability. Three years later, thanks to the applied expertise of ...

The Latest News on Track and Trace

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

The latest code reading technologies for tracking and tracing medical devices are featured in a 30-minute webinar on 4 March 2010. Presented by Lee Wragg, of Fairfield, a company that specialises in traceability solutions, and Lee Jordan of Cognex, a provider of vision systems and software, surface inspection systems and ...