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Tuff Tow Options for Multiple Trailers

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:17:54 -0500

The Tuff Tow unit can easily be transferred from one trailer to the next allowing you to be able to take advantage of this solution for all your towing needs. At Tuff Tow we offer additional brackets that can be added to trailers so that you are able to put the unit to work for multiple situations. Whether your trailer frame is aluminum or steel these brackets can be attached correctly. The brackets are steel and allow you to weld them onto steel framed trailers. For the aluminum trailers...

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Bifurcated Light Guide Added to Titan Tool Supplyâ�(TM)s line of Microscope ...

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:48:55 -0500

(January 2017) – A free-standing, dual Gooseneck LED Lamp has been added to its line of microscope illumination products by Titan Tool Supply, Inc., Buffalo, New York. Designed by ANSER® to provide an adjustable light source for microscopes and projectors, the bifurcated light guides consist of two 1/2-inch O.D. metallic-sheathed arms which can be bent to any angle. Each arm contains a 1/4-inch fiber optic light bundle with a bright 6-watt LED light that is powered from a 12-volt...

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Optical Filters are suitable in aerial vegetative monitoring.

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:58:58 -0500

Available in standard threaded mount to fit any camera size, Optical Filters are available in 0.5mm, 1.1mm and 2.0mm thicknesses. Modifying single color camera by removing IR blocking filter, Bi725 Red Edge Bandpass Filter allows reflected near-infrared light (850nm) and green light (550nm) to capture camera sensor’s in red channel and green channel. TB550/660/850 and TB475/550/850 filters when mounted in converted consumer cameras are helpful in calculating ENDVI.

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XRCED Series Crystal Unit offers ± 20 ppm frequency tolerance.

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:34:56 -0500

Incorporating unique technology, XRCED Series Crystal Unit provides low ESR. Operating in -30 to 85°C temperature, unit offers 60 ohms maximum ESR and 100 mW drive level. Meeting RoHS standards with XRCED37M400FXQ52R0 part number, unit allows lead free soldering. Products are used in smartphones, wearables, and hearing aids.

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Circular Polarizer Filter offers low birefringence.

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:28:44 -0500

Available in sheet size ranging from 8 x 10 in. up to 18 x 24 in., Circular Polarizer Filter also offers specially shaped filters using in-house laser cutting and waterjet technology for fabrication.. Providing 50% transmission level, units offer high resolution, excellent heat and humid resistance. Designed in neutral grey with right or left-handed polarization, product is used in glare reducing and display in machine vision displays and camera filters.

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Circus LED Lens Magnifier features auto shut off system.

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 10:49:44 -0500

Delivering 90 CRI and 4000°K color temperature, Circus LED Lens Magnifiers are available in 3.5 or 5-diopter white crown glass lens. Featuring 6.5 in. diameter optical lens and die cast aluminum housing, units can be positioned vertically, horizontally and laterally with 45 in. spring-balanced arm. Designed with 10W circular LED module, units eliminate shadows. Offering secondary magnification option 4, 6, or 10-diopter STAYS lens, units are UL/cUL listed.

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OS08A Image Sensor uses PureCel technology for night vision.

Sat, 07 Jan 2017 16:24:31 -0500

Featuring backside illumination technology to provide high-resolution image, low-light sensitivity and 4K2K video capture, OS08A’s Image Sensor is widely used in surveillance, IoT cameras, drones and AR/VR cameras. Delivering 4K2K video output at 60 FPS, unit features low light sensitivity for 24/7 video capture. Providing 12° chief ray angle, sensor support CSP and 1080p video capture at 120 FPS.

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Search for suppliers of: Cameras | Imaging Systems | Vision Systems



New Multi-Axis SiP Alignment Systems for Test & Production; From PI's Award-Winning ...

Sat, 07 Jan 2017 10:07:23 -0500

New complete systems for ultrafast alignment tasks are available in single or double-sided arrays. January 2017, Auburn, MA - Nanopositioning equipment manufacturer PI now offers a new family of automated alignment engines for silicon photonics applications including 3 to 6 axis mechanisms, controllers with firmware based alignment algorithms, and the software tools to meet the high accuracy demands of different markets, such as packing, planar testing, or inspection. Nanoscale Accuracy,...

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Smart Damper Boring Bar features three modular insert holders.

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:30:49 -0500

Capable of supplying coolant through body directly to cutting edge, Smart Damper Boring Bar is optimized for right-hand I.D. turning with ISO standard inserts at minimum diameter of 1.58 in. Absorbing vibration, device eliminates chattering to achieve machine accuracy. Available in 32 and 40 mm diameter, unit increases metal removal rates.

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Dallas Cowboy Stadium: When Your Digico Mixer is Multi-Mode and You Need Single-Mode Fiber

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 12:52:06 -0500

For audio engineer Eddie Gonzalez with Multi Image Group headquarted in Boca Raton, Florida, there are few venues that provide that kind of broadband for the multi-sensory events his company puts on for clients. In addition to more than 3,000 Sony LCD displays throughout, the stadium holds one of the world’s largest high-definition TVs, weighing in at 600 tons and hanging from 20-yard line to 20-yard line. But to tap into all that, Eddie had to overcome a problem. His main DiGiCo SD10...

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Level Transmitters are equipped with large LCD display.

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 13:31:09 -0500

Available in 2290, 2291 models, Level Transmitters feature radar sensing technology. Featuring non-contact radar technolgy with PP or PTFE antennas, Type 2290 can resist most corrosive environments. Designed with stainless steel or FEP or PFA or PP coated rod for continuous level measuring of liquids, pulps or solids, Type 2291 delivers consistent measurement by eliminating interferences from low dielectric liquids, heavy fumes, conductive foams.

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Laser Installation Kits works hand-in-hand with 67B series regulator.

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 13:28:30 -0500

Built sturdily and finished in molten metal, Laser Installation Kits are defined to reduce processing time in regulator, fitting and hose installations in field start-ups. Kits respond spontaneously and has minimal pressure drop. Product delivers low permeation rate with 1x10¯⁸ ccs/sec helium leak rate when used with 601 series Dual-Stage Regulator and has minimal threaded connections in purge valve.

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Dark Fiber Lit Up During Hillsdaleâ�(TM)s 2016 Commencement Featuring Justice ...

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 12:43:31 -0500

Annapolis Junction, Maryland – June 1, 2016 – A campus full of dark fiber lines plus FiberPlex optical multiplexing added up quickly to huge cost savings for Hillsdale College in southern Michigan and proved crucial for the college’s 2016 Commencement event featuring high-profile speaker Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. In 2013, Hillsdale’s Director of Technical Media Ted Matko was searching for a way to easily move broadband video and audio from the...

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Flying Your Fiber!

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 12:42:51 -0500

Most attendees will leave a conference with a handful of new contacts, some swag, a few empty promises and the latest flu or cold that’s going around. A lucky few will also take home a solution to a pressing problem, as massAV Director of Operations Aaron Raymond did at one InfoComm after he approached the FiberPlex stand to discuss options for easily getting 3G video signals and network control from a ground control center to multiple, redundant projectors mounted on trusses. The use...

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6-Axis Motion Hexapods provide sub-micron precision.

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 14:44:09 -0500

With bases ranging from 100mm to 1m, 6-axis parallel positioning hexapods provide precision and versatility for loads from 2 kg to 1,000+ kg. Ranging rotation to 60 degrees with sub-micron precision, H-850KML combines up to 100mm linear travel and offers 400kg self-locking capability. H-850KML is ideal for many automation and test applications. Providing linear travel range to 45mm and rotation range to 25 degrees, H-825KLL hexapod handles 35kg load. 

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Sapphire Optics for Drones Feature Many Vision System Lens Variations

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 05:58:50 -0500

Custom configured sapphire optics that are more durable than other materials for the rising use of drones in commercial and military applications are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island. Meller Sapphire Optics for drones include flat windows and domes for all types of vision systems used for inspecting cell towers, bridges, and other challenging commercial and military surveillance applications. Featuring Moh 9 hardness which is second only to diamond, highly...

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Rochester Precision Optics to Demonstrate IR Molding & Night Vision Objectives at ...

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 05:58:06 -0500

At booth 607 in the New York aisle, visitors can learn more about Rochester Precision Optics' advanced capabilities. Rochester, N.Y. (Dec. 19, 2016) - Rochester Precision Optics, LLC (RPO) will discuss their latest developments in molding precision polymers, chalcogenide and oxide glasses for night vision and a wide variety of other applications at the 2017 SPIE Photonics West exhibition, Jan. 31-Feb. 2 in San Francisco. RPO partners with a wide variety of clients, including government...

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Cleanroom Ionizing Bars

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 08:45:20 -0500

Cleanroom Ionizing Bars Fullerton, CA – Terra Universal's IonBar™ distributes neutralizing ions to prevent electrostatic discharge (ESD), important for cleanrooms and other controlled environments. IonBars use fans to disperse balanced amounts of neutralizing positive and negative ions. Buildup of electricity is a highly destructive force in the manufacturing and packaging of sensitive components, such as in the semiconductor or medical device industries. Ions are...

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XFEL Optical Laser can perform projected atomic-scale measurements.

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 14:28:29 -0500

Satisfying the need for experimental optical pump probe laser, XFEL Optical Laser is synchronized with XFEL pulses. Providing configurability through various optical techniques, unit converts one particle of light into two and two particles into one particle. Enhanced with UV to THz spectral range and THz generation schemes, the laser is tunable in two wavelengths and pulse durations accommodating need of experiments.

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Ross Optical to Feature Large Diameter & Specialty Optics at Photonics West 2017

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:20:40 -0500

Representatives will discuss custom and catalog optics above (and below) 100 mm at booth 2441. El Paso, TX (Dec. 15, 2016) – Ross Optical Industries, a provider of precision OEM lenses and engineering services, will feature large diameter lenses and other hard-to-find optics for various applications at the 2017 Photonics West exhibition, Jan. 31-Feb. 2 in San Francisco. Large diameter optics are critical for precision instruments such as telescopes and imagers, but as increasingly...

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