CHICAGO (May 15, 11:20 p.m. EDT) — Exhibitors at NPE 2006 will include firms that offer a range of inspection, testing and welding systems, instruments, devices and services.
Accusonics Inc. (Booth E11028): Contour tooling to customer-provided part files.
Agr*TopWave LLC (Booth S751): PET Wallplus with Vision process and quality control for container manufacturers using noncontact, all-thickness monitoring and high-precision, camera-based inspection systems. Model 3000 internal packaging pressure tester with touch-screen graphics display. Also, high-precision MBT 7200 and 7400 wall-thickness laboratory measurement devices.
Air Logic Power Systems LLC (Booth N8508): New ALPS LeakMonitor for integration in two-step PET container blow molding machines. Uses a specially tuned ultrasonic sensor and acoustic wave guide to detect leakage.
Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC (Booth N6133): Advanced digital control system and full-color touch-screen display for Ci4000 xenon-arc Weather-Ometer for flexibility and control in accelerated weathering testing.
Avalon Vision Solutions LLC (Booth S823): High-volume QS Examiner inspection of molded parts. Manual-feed QS Inspector station for quality inspection. Validator vision inspection.
Branson Ultrasonics Corp. (Booth S2670): All new: 2000X-series ultrasonic welding systems, SW-1500 spin welders, Laser IRAM integrator, thermal welders and hot-plate welders.
Ceast USA Inc. (Booth N4656): Polymer testing instruments and software for checking critical properties.
Chemir Analytical Services (Booth E10252): Customized chemical analysis of deformulation, custom synthesis, failure analysis and materials identification. Competitive product analysis. Polymer testing.
Cognex Corp. (Booth N4065): Vision sensors for inspection of processing parameters, color control and assembly sequences.
Com-Ten Industries (Booth E10212): Large-scale packaging test systems in variable- and fixed-speed models and capacities to 20,000 pounds.
Davinor Ltd. (Booth E9420): Instruments for testing and measuring physical and mechanical properties in the development and quality control of flexible packaging materials and processes.
Dytron Corp. (Booth E10915): Special Model ZSMW zoom-stereo microscope with shaded lens for welding of microscopic parts.
Erhardt + Leimer Inc. (Booth N5875): Automation technology measurement systems for quality inspection of manufacturing processes, machine vision and web inspection.
Forward Technology Industries Inc. (Booth S3063): Vertical hydraulic motion-controlled infrared welder Model VHIR-1445 for parts up to 14 inches by 45 inches or multiple smaller parts. Compact linear vibration welder Model DLVW-2020 with patented two-pole digital servodrive for parts up to 20 inches square or multiple smaller parts.
GretagMacbeth LLC (Booth E9343): Color iA7 fully automated spectrophotometer with embedded profiling for precise digital color control.
GTI Graphic Technology Inc. (Booth E10132): ColorMatcher critical color inspection systems and compact MiniMatcher color multisource viewing and inspection systems featuring ColorGuard II light-source monitor and automatic light-source sequencing.
Impact Analytical (Booth E10735): Coordinate measuring systems for contract analytical polymer and specialty chemical tests and inspections.
Instron Corp. (Booth E11324): Biobath and submersible grips with noncontacting standard video extensometer.
Intravis GmbH (Booth E10562): Four high-speed vision inspection systems: PreWatcher for preforms, BottleWatcher for bottles, CapWatcher for closures and PrintWatcher for different types of printing machines.
Isis Optronics GmbH (Booth E10806): StraDex multilayer measurement device for in-line use. StraDex offline measurement device for multiple layers.
ISRA Surface Vision Inc. (Booth N5887): Improved Smash-brand advanced surface inspection system for detailed defect detection in film and sheet with a 60-megahertz processing speed.
Lectro Engineering Co. (Booth S1345): Custom automated machine vision systems for manufacturing lines.
Leister Technologies LLC (Booth N6358): Fusion 2-brand hand extrusion welder. Fusion 3C hand extrusion welder with 360-degree welding shoe. Globo laser welding system for three-dimensional welding and welding without clamping parts together.
Optical Gaging Products Inc. (Booth E10908): Fully automatic, bench-top SmartScope Quest 250 multisensor metrology system. Bench-top SmartScope Flash 200 multisensor metrology system suitable for outfitting with touch probe and laser and microprobes. SmartScope MVP 250 automatic inspection system. Bench-top Focus 14-inch contour projector/optical comparator with standard high-end features.
Paul N. Gardner Co. Inc. (Booth E10116): Physical testing and inspection instruments.
Q-Lab Corp. (Booth S870, N5923): Updated QUV accelerated-weathering tester with automatic lab-temperature sensing and Q-Sun xenon test chamber, both equipped with new controllers with built-in computerized data logging and storage of 10 different test cycles.
Qualitest International Inc. (Booth N4995): Improved universal testing machines. Impact testers. HDT/Vicat testers.
Rocklin Manufacturing Co. (Booth S873): MoldMender microwelder for repair of steel molds. Rocklinizer electronic carbide metal impregnator for application of wear-resistant materials to cutting tools, punches and dies.
Shimadzu Scientific Instruments Inc. (Booth N8427): Physical measurement equipment and analytical instrumentation.
Sonics & Materials Inc. (Booth S1332): GX-Series ultrasonic power supplies for plastics welding with increased power rating, digital amplitude control and smaller footprint. Integrated welder with built-in microprocessor-controlled generator, powering all-in-one ultrasonic press. Plus 30-kilohertz ultrasonic power supplies, stacks and original equipment manufacturer kits with up to 1,000 watts of power. Linear encoder option for distance welding on existing 1595 ultrasonic welding press for assembling large plastic parts.
Sonotronic Inc. (Booth N4381): North American introduction of product line of plastic laser welding equipment. Ultrasonic welding, cutting machinery. Hot-plate welding machinery and tools.
Stapla Ultrasonics Corp. (Booth S821): K35-XT ultrasonic welding system with torsion-resistant cast-iron actuator frame and high-precision actuator mechanism. Ultrasonic continuous seam welder for thermoplastic film such as oriented polyester, polypropylene and polyethylene.
Stork Technimet Inc. (Booth E10236): Material and product testing and evaluation.
Taber Industries (Booth E11206): Model 6100 oscillating abrasion tester with a scotch-yoke drive system. Multimar attachment for Linear Abraser 5750 for scratch and mar tests using different stylus tips. Improved Taber Rotary Platform Abraser models 5135 and 5155 for wear and abrasion testing.
Telsonic Ultrasonics Inc. (Booth N4584): Compact IPA 3503 self-contained ultrasonic welding actuator with integrated power supply for assembly lines or custom systems with multiple welding heads. Unit combining ultrasonic vibration and low-pressure cutting tool to punch and emboss thermoplastic parts such as bumpers and instrument panels in one cycle on a single station.
Thwing-Albert Instrument Co. (Booth E9411): Instruments and systems for measurement of tensile, seal testing, compression and other properties of plastics, films and foils.
Tinius Olsen Inc. (Booth E10312): Low-cost melt inducer and low-cost heat distortion tester, both designed to complement existing series of machines.
Ultra Sonic Seal Co. (Booth E9448): Models P201 and P202 ultrasonic welding presses. Three ultrasonic power supplies for time, distance and energy control.
Vaisala Inc. (Booth E10838): Drycap-brand hand-held dew-point meter DM70 for spot-checking applications such as compressed air, metal treatment and plastics drying. Humicap-brand humidity and temperature transmitter series HTM330 for industrial measurements.
Vision Engineering Inc. (Booth N4991): Inspection and machine vision systems and particle-size analyzers.