One way to create the perfect part every time is to closely monitor the process every step of the way. At NPE 2015, there will be plenty of companies offering measuring and testing devices.
Here is a look at the companies that will be there.
AGR International Inc. (Booth W618): Quality and process control systems for packaging industry; quality control for thickness distribution, management, random defect detection and automated blow molding control.
Amsler Equipment Inc. (Booth W1989): Design and build stretch blow molding, leak testers and spin trimmers.
Arizona Instruments (Booth W5363): Manufactures Computrac for moisture analysis in plastics.
Atlas Material Testing Technology (Booth S18018): Weathering test instruments and network of commercial lab services for accredited and outdoor weather testing.
Avid Corp (Booth S26133): Quality assurance, online and lab measurement systems for packaging bottles and preforms using stretch blow, extrusion or injection molding.
C.W. Brabender Instruments Inc. (Booth W1802): Manufacturer of instrumentation for measuring and recording processing properties of various polymers.
Dynisco LLC (Booth W4544): Comprehensive line of plastic pressure sensors and polymer testing equipment for plastic extrusion; incudes melt indexers, rheometers and viscometers.
Futec America Inc. (Booth S33066): Color and appearance measuring instruments; web inspection systems.
HunterLab (Booth S22013): Spectrophotometers to measure color.
Jesse Garant & Associates Metrology Center (Booth S37000): Provides three-dimensional internal part inspection through industrial computed tomograph scanning.
Mettler Toledo Inc. (Booth W7771): Weighing instruments for use in the lab and plastics industry.
NDC Technologies (Booths W2991 and W6854): Film/sheet extrusion and calendaring solutions at Booth W6854. Includes NDC's FG710S sensor applications for single and multi-layer composition, NDC's TFG710ER sensor for CPE stretch films, and OptiMike OM190 optical micrometer for extruded sheet and non-metallic thick film. Plastic pipe and tube extrusion solutions at 2991 include a complete extrusion line measurement and control system. AccuScan 6012, a four-axis diameter and ovality gauge; and the latest Beta LaserMike AccuScan 5000 series two-axis gauge.
Paul N. Gardner Co. Inc. (Booth W5648): Testing instruments, including Max-Held 300 durometer to observe creep characteristics of specimen, and Haze Gard I, a haze and transmittance meter.
QC Group (Booth S29130): Three-dimensional scanning with 9 inch Faro arm.
Sartorius AG (Booth S19142): Testing instruments; lab and process technologies equipment.
L.S. Starrett Co. (Booth S32178): Turnkey solutions for material testing force analysis and force measurement. Starrett L2 Plus Systems for Advanced Force Analysis are used for tension, compression, rate control, flexural, cyclic, shear and friction applications.
Taber Industries (Booth S32104): Test and measurement instruments used in research and development; process control and quality assurance for evaluating resistance to abrasion, scratches and mars.
Testing Machines Inc. (Booth S12175): Introducing newly designed impact tester. Model 43-76 can be configured for Izod or Charpy testing ranging from 1 to 22 Joules.
Tinius Olsen (Booth S24119): Testing equipment for research and quality control departments to measure, prove and check strength and performance of materials.
X-Rite Pantone (Booth S10097): Introducing Ci7800, a master level instrument and the cost efficient Ci7600 benchtop sphere spectrophometers for accurate measurement of color.
Zeiss Industrial Metrology (Booth S30175): Featuring Zeiss Metrotom 800 computer tomograph for 3-D measurements and structural inspection of complex parts. Also O-Inspect 322 which unites contact scanning and optical measuring together.
Zwick USA (Booth S26047): Turnkey material testing systems, impact testers and full line of hardness testers.