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        he 2001 Quality Sourcebook’s new Optical/Vision Systems
        Guide features an array of products representing an assort-
        ment of technologies and a wide range of uses. As with all                     A2LA—American Association for Laboratory Accreditation
of our guides, the Optical/Vision Systems Guide is intended to
assist readers in the search for the products and services they desire.                ACIL—American Council of Independent Laboratories
To ensure the guide’s accuracy, we only list information that the
vendors directly provide to us.                                                        ANSI—American National Standards Institute

For more information on any of the products or services listed in                      ASME—American Society of Mechanical Engineers
this section, contact the companies directly. Please be sure to men-
tion that you saw their listings in Quality Digest’s 2001 Quality                      Brightfield—an illumination technique that provides flat,
Sourcebook.                                                                            even lighting of the field of view

Optical/Vision Systems Guide                                                           CAD—computer-aided design
Optical Dimensional Measurement Systems Matrix ...............110
    The matrix provides an alphabetical listing for each of about                      CAE—computer-aided engineering
40 manufacturers and their optical/dimensional products,includ-
ing optical comparators,measuring microscopes and video meas-                          CAM—computer-aided manufacturing
urement systems. Each product listing includes critical product
specifications to help you narrow your choices when selecting an                        Confocal microscope—a visual inspection device that uses
optical or video measurement product or system. For manufacturers                      white light or lasers to construct a highly detailed map of a 3-
that sell product lines that vary only in stage size, screen size and                  D sample, optically sectioning a given sample point-by-point
so forth, we combined individual products within a series into one                     and layer-by-layer
entry and then listed the range of specifications for that entry.
                                                                                       Darkfield—an illumination technique that lights the specimen
Optical Dimensional Measurement Systems Directory ...........115                       surface from an oblique angle to highlight surface problems
    The directory provides contact information and Web address-
es for optical dimensional manufacturers and a brief description                       DIN—Deutsches Institut für Normung (German national stand-
of the company’s products. (Please note that not all companies                         ards body)
provided us with descriptions.)
                                                                                       IEEE—Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Vision Systems Directory ........................................................118
    The Vision Systems Directory gives the name, address, phone                        NIST—National Institute of Standards and Technology
and fax numbers, and Web sites of companies that manufacture
measuring and detecting microscopes,miniature cameras,high-res-                        Optical comparator—a visual inspection device that uses
olution cameras mounted on CMMs, and laser and X-ray meas-                             large ground-glass screens for imaging, offering a much larger
urement equipment. Among the most common components of these                           field of view than microscopes at a somewhat lower resolution
systems are camera s ,f rame grabbers, PCs and software. The direc-
tory also includes descriptions of specific products that each com-                     Profile projector—Optical comparator
pany provides.
                                                                                       SCC—Standards Council of Canada
If you find this guide helpful or have any observations or ques-
tions you’d like to share, please contact us by phone or fax, or                       SRM—standard reference material
e-mail us at sourcebook@qualitydigest.com.
                                                                          Note 1: OC = Optical Comparator, VM = Video Measurement, MM = Measuring Microscope
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                                  Acu-Gage Systems
                                  Ph. 800-422-2283 Fax 603-626-1277
                                  www.acu-gage.com
                                    Acu-Gage I Linear Design                   VM         24–132        12–120                                     Z: 7:1 F: 3", 3/4"        20–80 µ"                                               digital linear scales                 x   x          x TTL, LED
                                    HPL ø83 and HPL 123                        VM          14–18 14–18   8–12     8–12    4–10       25            Z: 7:1 F: 3", 3/4"         20 µ”                                                 digital linear scales, rotary enc.    x x x        x   TTL, LED
                                    High Speed Line (HSL)                      VM          48–60 48–72 24–36      24–48   4–10       25            Z: 7:1 F: 3", 3/4"        20–40 µ”                                               digital linear scales, rotary enc.    x x x        x x TTL, LED
                                    Linear Motor Design (LMD)                  VM           72   72–120   48      48–96   4–10      1,000          Z: 7:1 F: 6"              20–80µ"                                                digital linear scales, rotary enc.    x x          x   TTL, LED
                                  Adaptive Optics Associates Inc.
                                  Ph. 617-864-0201 Fax 617-864-5855
                                  www.adaptiveoptics.com
                                    OMS                                        VM                                                                  F: avail.                  0.1" @140"                    x                       4–20 ma, digital data storage         x       x
                                    GRIMMS                                     VM                                                                  F: avail.                 0.01" @140"                    x                       4–20 ma, digital data storage         x       x
                                  Brown & Sharpe
                                  Ph. 800-283-3600 Fax 401-886-2727
                                  www.brownandsharpe.com
                                    Profile 180                                VM          31.5    7.1                                170          Fixed                     10 µ”              x                                   linear CCD arrays                         x                collimated
                                    Profile 20                                 VM           4.9   0.75                                2.2          Fixed                     10 µ”              x                                   linear CCD arrays                         x                collimated
                                    Profile 30                                 VM            8    1.2                                 3.8          Fixed                     10 µ”              x                                   linear CCD arrays                         x                collimated
                                    Profile 50                                 VM          10.8     2                                 8.8          Fixed                     10 µ”              x                                   linear CCD arrays                         x                collimated
                                    Profile 80                                 VM          13.8   3.1                                 16           Fixed                     10 µ”              x                                   linear CCD arrays                         x                collimated
                                    Profile 80E                                VM          19.7    3.1                                 16          Fixed                     10 µ"              x                                   linear CCD arrays                         x                collimated
                                    Profile 80LS                               VM          35.4    3.1                                 44          Fixed                     10 µ"              x                                   linear CCD arrays                         x                collimated
                                  Computer Recognition Systems Inc.
                                  Ph. 617-491-7665 Fax 617-491-7753
                                  www.crs-vision.com
                                    Video Gauge                                VM          120    120      120     120     60                      Z: 2.5–120 mm F: avail.   1/32 pxl                 x x x                         multiple                              x x x        x x custom
                                  Data Optics Inc.
                                  Ph. 800-321-9026 Fax 734-483-9879
                                  www.dataoptics.com
                                    Super Gage                                MM          12–36                   12–36                            F:40X                     200 µ”                                                 direct reading scale                          x
                                  Deltronic Corp.
                                  Ph. 800-451-6922 Fax 714-641-0946
                                  www.deltronic.com
                                    DH216/DH30                                OC          10–25    6–9    10–12    6–8      3       100            Z: 10X–100X               1 µm               x surface       16–30               digital; X,Y,Z; geom. call-outs
                                    DV114                                     OC            8       4        8      4       3        50            Z: 10X–100X               1 µm               x surface        14                 digital, PC-based
                                    DV124                                     OC           12       6       12      6      3.5      100            Z: 5X–100X                1 µm               x surface        24                 digital, PC-based; X,Y only
                                    DVC110/115                                VM                           2–8     2–4      4      25–50           Z: 25X–455X               1 µm               x                                   digital; X,Y,Z; PC-based              x   x        x   x   coaxial
                                    DVC120                                    VM          8–12     4–6     8–12    4–6      5      50–75           Z: 25X–455X                                                                      black box DRO; PC-based; X, Y, Z      x x x        x   x   coaxial
                                    DVC220                                    VM                          18–24    18       8       100            Z: 25X–455X               1 µm                                                   PC-based; X,Y,Z                         x x        x   x   coaxial
                                    VMS121                                    VM           12       6       12      6       5        50            Z: 25X–455X               1 µm                                                   PC-based; digital; X,Y,Z                x x        x   x   coaxial
                                  Dorsey Gage Co.
                                  Ph. 914-454-3111 Fax 914-454-3140
                                  www.dorseygageco.com
                                    Optical Comparators, Vision Systems    OC/VM           30              30      10       6         500          Z: 10X–200X F: avail.                        x       x x     12–60               Quadra Chek DRO, scales               x x x         x x
                                    Dimensional Gaging Products            OC/VM           30      10                                                                        1 µm               x x     x x     14–60                                                     x x
                                                                           Note 1: OC = Optical Comparator, VM = Video Measurement, MM = Measuring Microscope
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                                  Flexbar Machine Corp.
                                  Ph. 800-879-7575 Fax 631-582-8487
                                  www.flexbar.com
                                     Opti-Flex Granite Video System            VM           8         4       12         12          4           25         Z: 5X–500X                   1 µm               x x x            x                       digital, software, glass scales       x x x      x x
                                  Gaertner Scientific Corp.
                                  Ph. 847-673-5006 Fax 847-673-5009
                                  www.gaertnerscientific.com
                                     Toolmaker Cathetometer                 VM/MM           4         4       4          4                        5                                      1 µm                      x         x                       micrometer, digital scales                  x        x
                                  GENX Corp.
                                  Ph. 616-323-3861 Fax 616-323-3861
                                     GENX 14" Optical Comparator               OC         13–16.5            6–10       4.5                    250          F: 10X–62.5X                 2 µm               x surface              14                DRO, microprocessors, PC
                                  HI-Scope Systems Co.
                                  Ph. 877-447-2673 Fax 201-768-3944
                                  www.hiscopesystems.com
                                     Hi-Scope System KH-1000                   VM                             12         12                                 Z: 12X–600X F: 66mm          ±2µm                   internal                                                                                      internal ring
                                  Mahr Federal Inc.
                                  Ph. 800-333-4243 Fax 401-784-3246
                                  www.mahrfederal.com
                                     MPC Dual Z Axis: Camera/Touch Probe       VM          18–72    18–36    18+       18+      18+                                                      .5µm                                                        software, on-screen (PC)                x   x        x   LED
                                     PMC                                       VM         18–49.4   18–36   49.4       36       28.8         500+                                        .5µm                                                        software, on-screen (PC)                x   x    x   x   LED
                                     Wegu Compact 400                          VM                           15.7       9.8       9.8          44                                         0.5 µm                                                      PC                                      x   x    x   x   coaxial, back
                                     Wegu MS Series                            VM                         9.8–15.7     7.9       7.9        22–44                                        0.5 µm                                                      PC                                      x   x    x   x   coaxial, back
                                     Wegu OMS Series                           VM                         15.7–53.1 15.7–39.4 9.8–13.8     up to 880                                     0.5 µm                                                      PC                                      x   x    x   x   coaxial, back
                                  Measure-All Inc.
                                  Ph. 800-758-2376 Fax 513-829-1105
                                  www.measure-all.com
                                     Opti-Flex & DataStar                      VM           8         4       8           4          12                     Z: up to 10X                 1 µm               x   x        x                           digital mics to linear scales         x x x      x x quadrant
                                     Pinnacle                                  VM         12–24     6–18    12–24       6–18         8          50          F: 28X–10,000X               .1 µm              x   x      x                             digital linear                          x x      x x quadrant, LED
                                     Starrett Sigma                            OC          4–12      4–6     12           8                                 F: 5X–100X                   1 µm               x    surface                             linear digital scales
                                     View Voyager                              VM         12–24     6–18    12–24       6–18         8           50         F: 28X–10,000X               .1µm               x   x      x                             digital linear                          x x      x x quadrant, LED
                                   Measurement Center Corp.
                                   Ph. 714-632-8511 Fax 714-632-3628
                                     Optical, Video Laser Touch Probe      OC/VM/MM        2–70     2–120    2–70      2–120        6–24    50–250          Z: 20X–1,600X F: 10X–100X   0.01 µm x x x x x                        14–30               digital                               x x x      x x LED, coaxial
                                   Micro-Metric Inc.
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                                   Ph. 800-490-3333 Fax 408-452-8412
                                   www.micro-metric.com
                                     Integrated Measuring System (IMS)      VM/MM          8–16      8–16    4–8        4–8        0.1–8         20         F: 5X–150X                  0.1 µ”                  x x                                  laser interferometer, linear scales     x x      x
                                     MicroLine                              VM/MM           14        10     10          8           1           2          F: 5X–150X                                          x x                                                                          x x      x
                                   Micro-Vu Corp.
                                   Ph. 707-838-6272 Fax 707-838-3985
                                   www.microvu.com
                                     Gantry                                    VM         24–60     16–48   24–60      18–48       6–12        250          Z: 25X–400X                  .1-.5 µm                      LED                           InSpec                                  x x   x coaxial
                                     Matrix                                    VM         24–48     18–36   24–48      18–36       6–17         50          Z: 25X–400X                  .5-1 µm                       LED                           Q-16 InSpec                           x x x x x coaxial
                                     Quantum                                   VM         14–36     14–24   14–36      14–24       5.5–9       100          Z: 25X–400X                 .2–.5 µm                       LED                           InSpec                                  x x x x coaxial
                                     Qubix                                     VM         9–36       6–18    8–36       6–18       6–12        100          Z: 25X–400X                 .1–.5 µm                       LED                           Q-16, InSpec                          x x x x x coaxial
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                                     Spectra                                 OC           12       6         12       6       3          25          F: 10X–100X                 1–2 µm                             LED        14                 Q-16, Inspec                          x x
                                     Vector                                  VM          6–12     6–12      6–12    6–12    6–12         25          Z: 25X–400X                 .5–2 µm                            LED        14                 Q-16, InSpec                          x x   x x x coaxial
                                  Millennia 3 Inc.
                                  Ph. 412-492-0200 Fax 412-492-0202
                                     Cross Check-3D                          VM                                                                      F: all                      custom                                                           customer’s choice                     x x x    x x     all
                                   Mycrona Inc.
                                   Ph. 734-453-5880 Fax 734-453-4076
                                   www.mycrona.com
                                     Magnus                                  VM                              17      16     6–12         50          Z: 10 Step F: 3X–50X        .1–.04 µm                                                        measuring accuracy                          x x x
                                     Primus                                  VM                              12       6       6          25          Z: 10 Step F: 3X–50X        .1–.5 µm                                                         measuring accuracy                          x x x
                                     Signum                                  VM                              12      12     6–8          25          Z: 10 Step F: 3X–50X         .1–.5 µm                                                        measuring accuracy                          x x x      custom
                                   Nikon Inc.
                                   Ph. 631-547-8500 Fax 631-547-8518
                                   www.nikonusa.com
                                     Horizon 14E Horizantal Comparator      OC             20       6        20       6       2       100            F: 5X–200X                   1 µm               x    x    x     x         14                 linear glass scales                   x
                                     MM 40 Optical Measurescope             MM            2–6      2–4      2–6      2–4      6       33             Z: custom F: 1X–100X        0.4 µm              x    x    x     x    x                       linear glass scales                   x x x    x x     custom
                                     MM 60 Optical Measurescope             MM            2–10     2–6      2–10     2–6      8       44             Z: custom F: 1X–100X        0.4 µm              x    x    x     x    x                       linear glass scales                   x x
                                     V 12 B Profile Projector               OC             10       6       2–10     2–6               44            F: 5X–500X                  0.1 µm              x    x    x     x    x    12                 linear glass scales                   x
                                     V 20 B Profile Projector               OC             10       6       2–10     2–6               44            F: 5X–100X                  0.1 µm              x    x    x     x    x    20                 linear glass scales                   x
                                     V 24 B Profile Projector               OC             8.9     3.9       8.9     3.9              66             F: 5X–200X                  .1 µm               x    x    x     x    x    24                 linear glass scales                   x
                                     VM 40 Video Measurescope               MM            2–6      2–4      2–6      2–4      6       33             Z: custom F: 1X–100X        .4 µm               x    x    x     x    x                       linear glass scales                   x x
                                     VM 60 Video Measurescope               MM            2–10     2–6      2–10     2–6      8        44            Z: custom F: 1X–100X        .4 µm               x    x    x     x    x                       linear glass scales                   x x
                                     VM 150 Nexiv                           VM           up to 12 up to 8   6–12     6–8      6      11–22           Z: 17X–1725X                .1 µm               x    x    x     x    x                       linear glass scales                   x x x    x   x   custom
                                     VM 250 Nexiv                           VM             10       8        10       8       6        22            Z: 17X–1725X                .1 µm               x    x    x     x    x                       linear                                x x x    x   x
                                     VM 500 Nexiv                           VM             20      21        20      21       6        66            Z: 17X–1725X                .1 µm               x    x    x     x    x                       linear glass scales                   x x x    x   x
                                     VM 1000 Nexiv                          VM             40      32        40      32       6        88            Z: 17X–1725X                .1 µm               x    x    x     x    x                       linear glass scales                     x x    x   x
                                     VMH-300 Nexiv                          VM             12      12        12      12       6        66            Z: 17X–1725X                .01 µm              x    x    x     x    x                       dual linear high-res. glass scales    x x x    x   x
                                     VM 150 Veritas                         VM           up to 12 up to 8   6–12     6–8      6      11–22           Z: 17X–1725X                .2 µm                x    x    x    x    x                       linear glass scales                   x x x    x   x   custom
                                     VM 250 Veritas                         VM             10       8        10       8       6        22            Z: 17X–1725X                .2 µm                x    x    x    x    x                       linear glass scales                   x x x    x   x   custom
                                     VM 500 Veritas                         VM             20      21        20      21       6        66            Z: 17X–1725X                .2 µm                x    x   x     x    x                       linear glass scales                     x x    x   x   custom
                                   Olympus America Inc.
                                   Ph. 800-446-5967 Fax 631-844-5111
                                   www.olympusamerica.com
                                     STM5-UM                             VM/MM           15.7      5.9       5.9     2       3.9        20           Z: 50X–500X                 0.1 µm                   x x                                     digital scale, Metronics
                                   Opti-Tech Scientific Inc.
                                   Ph. 416-321-9987 Fax 416-321-8712
                                   www.opti-tech.on.ca
                                     Vision Gauge                            VM          4–24     4–24      2–24    2–24    0.5–6        25            Z: 10X–1,500X             50 µ”               x x             x x                          all                                   x x x    x x     incident
                                   Optical Gaging Products Inc.
                                   Ph. 800-647-4243 Fax 716-544-0131
                                   www.ogpnet.com
                                     Avant Apex                          VM/MM                               4–12    4–12    4          22           F: 2.5X–25X                  4 µ”               x         x          x                                                               x x    x x
                                     Avant ATS                           VM/MM                              18–30   18–24    6         220           Z: 40X–200X F: 2.5X–10.0X   20 µ”               x         x          x                                                               x x    x x
                                     Avant ZIP 300                       VM/MM                                12      12     6          55           Z: 40X–200X F: 2.5X–10.0X   20 µ”               x         x          x                                                                 x    x x
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                                     Avant ZIP 400/600                  VM/MM                         18–24       18           6       45–65          Z: 40X–200X F: 2.5X–10.0X     20 µ”              x     x      x                                                            x x      x x
                                     Basic Bench Contour Projector        OC           17.8    4.3      8           6          2         45           F: 10X–50X                    40 µ”              x     x            14                (2) 16 digit by 2 line LCD
                                     OQ 30B Contour Projector             OC            32      8      15          10          3        550           F: 10X–100X                   40 µ”              x     x            30                (2) 16 digit by 2 line LCD
                                     QL 20 Contour Projector              OC            32      8      15           9          3        550                                         40 µ”              x     x            20                Di-Metric Plus geom. readout
                                     QL 30 Contour Projector              OC            32      8      15           9          3        550           F: 10X–100X                   40 µ”              x     x            30                Di-Metric Plus geom. readout
                                     SmartScope Flare                   VM/MM                           8           8          6         35           Z: 32X–280X                   20 µ˜              x     x      x                                                        x x x        x x
                                     SmartScope Flash                   VM/MM                           8           8          6         35           Z: 32X–280X                   20 µ˜˜             x     x      x                                                        x x x        x x
                                     SmartScope ZIP                     VM/MM                          250        150         150       55            Z: 40X–200X F: 0.5X–1.5X      20 µ”              x     x      x                                                          x x        x x
                                     Top Bench Contour Projector          OC           17.8     4.3                 6          2       25–55          F: 10X–100X                   40 µ“              x     x            14                (2) 16 digit by 2 line LCD
                                   PPT VISION
                                   Ph. 952-996-9500 Fax 952-996-9501
                                   www.pptvision.com
                                     PPT861                                VM          14       12     14          12          4           10         F: many                       2.5µm                           x                       Windows NT GUI                       x x          x
                                   Precision Measurement Co.
                                   Ph. 610-279-4242 Fax 610-279-5169
                                  www.quickpage.com/P/premeas                                                                                                                                                                               infrared
                                     Spectra                            OC/VM         10–60   10–36   6–48       6–36        3–12    50–100           Z: 300X F: 10X–100X           .1–1µm x x x                    x     14                linear glass scales              x x x        x x monochrome
                                     Quantum                            OC/VM         10–60   10–36   6–48       6–36        3–12    50–100           Z: 300X F: 10X–100X           .1–1µm x x x                    x     14                linear glass scales              x x x        x x monochrome
                                   Quality Calibration Service Inc.
                                   Ph. 414-256-8900 Fax 414-256-8911
                                   www.qualitycalibration.com
                                     Optek Video CMM                       VM                          24          18          6                      Z: 6" F: 50X, 350X             1µm                                                                                         x x      x x
                                  Questar Corp.
                                  Ph. 800-247-9607 Fax 215-862-0512
                                  www.questar-corp.com                                                  4          4           2          50          Z: 5-position EFL F: avail.    1µm                            x                       digital linear, micrometers      x   x   x    x   x   coaxial
                                     SZ90/SZ180/SZ182                   VM/MM                           4          4           2          50          Z: 5-position EFL F: avail.    1µm                            x                       digital linear, micrometers      x   x   x    x   x   coaxial
                                     RMS                                VM/MM                           4          4           2          50          Z: 5-position EFL F: avail.    1µm                            x                       digital linear, micrometers      x   x   x    x   x   coaxial
                                     QMI/QMI 100                        VM/MM                           4          4           2          50          Z: 5-position EFL F: avail.    1µm                            x                       digital linear, micrometers      x   x   x    x   x   coaxial
                                  R & R Gage Co.
                                  Ph. 770-409-9801 Fax 770-409-9787
                                  www.rrgage.com
                                     J & L Acu-Gage                        OC           6       8       10         12                    125          F: 10X, 20X, 50X              1 µm                            x     14                Metronics 2205 w/linear scales
                                  RAM Optical Instrumentation
                                  Ph. 877-764-6397 Fax 949-224-0550
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                                  www.ramoptical.com
                                     DataStar                             VM          14–18    12      12         6–9          8          66          Z: 12X–340X F: 0.5X–2X        0.25 µm                                                 dual and single monitor          x x x        x   x   quad & sector
                                     OMIS II Series                     VM/MM         14–21   11–14   8–12        4–6          8          50          Z: 30X–340X                   0.5 µm                                                  dual monitor                     x x x        x   x   quad light
                                     OMIS III Series                    VM/MM         13–46   15–29   12–44      12–24         8          99          Z: 30X–340X                   0.5 µm                                                  dual monitor                       x x        x   x   quad light
                                     Sprint                               VM           13       9       6          3           5          30          Z: 30X–170X                   0.5 µm                                                  dual monitor, digital            x   x        x   x   quad light
                                  S-T Industries Inc.
                                  Ph. 800-326-2039 Fax 507-375-4503
                                  www.stindustries.com
                                     1600 Series                           OC          20        5    12–16        7           3         150          F: 5X–100X                    1µm                x            x      6                Quadra Chek, geometric digital   x x
                                     2400 Series                           OC         14–18     10    8–10         4           5         25           F: 5X–100X                    1 µm               x            x     24                Quadra Chek, geometric digital   x x
                                     2450 Series                           OC          24        5    12–16        8           3         200          F: 5X–100X                    1µm                x            x     24                Quadra Chek, geometric digital   x x
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                                     2600/5600 Series                            OC           35        8      12–24      9         3           500          F: 5X–100X              1µm                x        x      30                Quadra Chek, geometric digital      x    x
                                     3500 Series                                 OC           16        5       7–10      4         3            25          F: 5X–250X              2µm                x        x      14                Quadra Chek, geometric digital      x
                                     3650 Series                                 OC           21        5      12–16      5         3           100          F: 5X–250X              1µm                x        x      14                Quadra Chek, geometric digital      x    x
                                     4400 Series                                 OC           16        6       2–6       2         5            25          F: 5X–250X              2µm                x        x      14                Quadra Chek, geometric digital      x
                                     4600 Series                                 OC          14–18     10      8–12       4         5           25           F: 5X–250X              1µm                x    x          14                Quadra Chek, geometric digital      x    x
                                     8600 Series                                 VM          14–18     10      8–12       4         5           25           F: 30X–180X             1µm                                                  Quadra Chek, geometric digital      x    x x x x
                                  Sony Precision Technology America Inc.
                                  Ph. 949-770-8400 Fax 888-910-7669
                                  www.sonypt.com
                                     YM40 Video CMM                              VM            22      14.5     16        10        8           110          F: 1.6X–20X             0.5µm x                 x x x                        Sony linear encoders                 x x x      x
                                     YP20 Non-Contact 3-D Measuring System       VM            9        9       4         4         2            11          F: 50X–100X             0.1 µm                  x   x                        Sony linear encoders                 x x
                                  The L.S. Starrett Co.
                                  Ph. 770-590-7737 Fax 770-590-7511
                                  starrett.com
                                     HB350                                       OC           15        5        8         4                                 F:10X–100X                                 x              14                 digital linear scales                x
                                     HB400                                       OC           17        5       10         6                    110          F:10X–100X                                 x              16                 digital linear scales                x   x
                                     HC800                                       OC           32        8       20        10                    180          F:10X–100X                                 x              32                 digital linear scales                x   x
                                     HF600                                       OC           25        9       12         8                    110          F:10X–100X                                 x              24                 digital linear scales                x   x
                                     HF750                                       OC           25        9       12         8                    110          F:10X–100X                                 x              30                 digital linear scales                x   x
                                     VB300                                       OC           11        7       6         2                     22           F:10X–100X                                 x              12                 micrometer, digital linear scales    x
                                     VB400                                       OC           16        9       8         4                     22           F:10X–100X                                 x              16                 micrometer, digital linear scales    x   x
                                     VF600                                       OC           16        9        8         4                     22          F:10X–100X                                 x              24                 micrometer, digital linear scales    x   x
                                  Trigon Adcotech
                                  Ph. 510-657-9370 Fax 510-657-9377
                                  www.trigonadcotech.com
                                     SMD 9000                                    VM            2        2                                                                             60 µm                                               single monitor, software                 x            back light
                                  UBM Corp.
                                  Ph. 888-541-4826 Fax 408-541-0153
                                  www.ubmusa.com
                                     Nano Surf                                   MM           3.9      3.9      3.9      3.9       1.97                      F:10X, 20X, 50X, 100X        5nm                x                                                                     x x
                                  Vision Engineering Inc.
                                  Ph. 800-644-7264 Fax 860-355-0712
                                  www.visioneng.com
                                     Dynascope Ultra                         OC/MM           up to 8 up to 6 up to 8    up to 6                37.5          F: up to 100X              1 µm x x                 x    4x6                 Quadra Chek, digital scale
                                     Series 5 Dynascope                      OC/MM           up to 16 up to 12 16         12         2          50           F: up to 1,000X            1 µm x x                 x    5x7                 Quadra Chek, digital scale
                                     Workshop Dynascope                      OC/MM            2–6      2–6    up to 6   up to 6   up to 2       25           F: up to 50X               2 µm x x                 x    4x6                 Quadra Chek, digital scale
                                  Werth America
                                  Ph. 877-937-8426 Fax 716-667-2725
                                  www.werthamerica.com
                                     Inspector FQ Multisensor CMM                VM                             6         16         8          150          Z: 10:1 F: 1X–50X         0.5 µm                                                                                      x x    x x sector lighting
                                     Scope-Check Multisensor CMM                 VM                            8–16        6         6          150          Z: 10:1 F: 1X–50X         0.5 µm                                                                                      x x    x x
                                     Video-Check Multisensor CMM                 VM                           10–140     5–70      2–32         600          Z: 10:1 F: 0.2X–100X      0.1µm                                                                                       x x    x x sector lighting
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A.A. Jansson Inc.                            Automation                                     indicators that meet every requirement                traffic analysis,violation enforcement sys-
 2070 Airport Road                           Components Inc.                                and fit every budget. From traditional                tems, HOV lane enfo rc e m e n t , ve h i cl e
 Waterford, MI 48327                          25 Kenwood Circle, No. 15                     mechanical tools to faster and easier-to-             detection and classification, weigh-in-
 Ph. 800-526-7766 Fax 248-674-1234            Franklin, MA 02038                            read digital equipment, Brown & Sharpe                motion, and a range of industrial machine-
 www.aajansson.com                            Ph. 800-854-4873 Fax 508-520-3322             o ffe rs tools for eve ry ap p l i c ation and        vision inspection systems.
 New and used precision measuring equip-      www.automation-components.com                 every shop environment.                              Data Optics Inc.
 m e n t , i n cluding CMMs, optical com-     Automation Components is a full-service      Certified Comparator                                    115 Holmes Road
 parators, vision systems, surface plates,    metrology sales company with more than       Products Inc.                                          Ypsilanti, MI 48198-3020
 gage blocks, fixed limit gages and more.      25 years’ experience. Our product line        712 N. Fairfield Road                                  Ph. 800-321-9026 Fax 734-483-9879
 A2LA calibration services available on       features optical and video inspection sys-    Beavercreek, OH 45434                                 www.dataoptics.com
 m a ny types of measuring equipment.         tems, CMMs, SPC hardware/software,            Ph. 937-426-9677 Fax 937-426-4816                     Data Optics Inc. manufactures precision
 Repairs,upgrades and retrofits available.     CNC milling controls, and digital read-       www.certifiedcomparator.com                            optical research equipment and optical
Acu-Gage Systems                              out technology.                               Sales representative for Carl Zeiss CMMs,             test instruments. Products include optical
 175 Ammon Drive                             BDS Technologies Inc.                          Z e i s s / T s k , Optical Gaging Pro d u c t s ’    benches,table ra i l s ,c a rriers, rod mounts,
 Manchester, NH 03103                         385 Lancaster Ave.                            Video/Optical Inspection, Acu-Rite and                rod-mounted accessories, spatial filters,
 Ph. 800-422-2283 Fax 603-626-1277            Malvern, PA 19355                             Metronics’DRO and Software Systems.                   environmental isolation enclosures,fringe
 www.acu-gage.com                             Ph. 610-640-0500 Fax 610-640-9750             NIST-traceable calibrations and certifi-               c o n t rol systems, the Model C optical
 Acu-Gage Systems manufactures one-,                                                        cations on all manufacturers’ optical com-            tester (Ronchi-type),the Super Gage lin-
 two- and three-axis noncontact video-                                                      parat o rs ,v i d e o ,m i c roscopes and repairs.    ear measurement tool, the Silicon Eye-
 based measuring systems. Manual to fully                                                   VDI/VDE and B89 calibrations and repair               ball laboratory camera and the JETI line
 automated machines in sizes from 8 x 8                                                     on CMMs. Contract inspection and Zeiss                of fiber-coupled miniature spectrometers.
 in. to 48 x 96 in. Automation options are                                                  software training.                                   Davidson Optronics Inc.
 field-retrofittable. Customized features,     Brown & Sharpe                                Computer Recognition                                   2223 Ramona Blvd.
 NIST-traceability, and full maintenance      200 Frenchtown Road                          Systems Inc.                                           West Covina, CA 91790
 and annual recalibration service.            North Kingstown, RI 02852                     625 Massachusetts Ave., Ste. 5                        Ph. 626-962-5181 Fax 626-962-5188
Adaptive Optics                               Ph. 800-283-3600 Fax 401-886-2727             Cambridge, MA 02139                                   www.davidsonoptronics.com
Associates Inc.                               www.brownandsharpe.com                        Ph. 617-491-7665 Fax 617-491-7753                    Deltronic Corp.
 10 Wilson Road                               Brown & Sharpe has long been recog-           www.crs-vision.com                                    3900 W. Segerstrom Ave.
 Cambridge, MA 02138                          nized as a world leader in the design and     Provides machine-vision systems for traf-             Santa Ana, CA 92704
 Ph. 617-864-0201 Fax 617-864-5855            p roduction of quality precision hand         fic applications, including optical char-              Ph. 800-451-6922 Fax 714-641-0946
 www.adaptiveoptics.com                       tools. We offer micrometers,calipers and      acter recognition, license-plate reading,             www.deltronic.com
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Dimensional Control Corp.                               High-resolution and g reat depth of field            Ph. 800-758-2376 Fax 513-829-1105                 Millennia 3 Inc.
 1403 Industrial Road                                   image are perfect for quality assurance,            www.measure-all.com                                2661 Clearview Road
 San Carlos, CA 94070                                   process control, failure analysis and meas-         Measure-All provides gaging and meas-              Allison Park, PA 15101
 Ph. 650-591-0365 Fax 650-591-9087                      urement. Video ready for output to video            uring solutions in all types of industry and       Ph. 412-492-0200 Fax 412-492-0202
 www.dimensionalcontrol.com                             printer, VCR or PC. Magnification range              represents most of the major gage manu-           Mycrona Inc.
 Dimensional Control Corp. is a measur-                 from 5X to 600X for 3-D rotary viewing              facturers. Measure-All supplies standard           14777 Keel St.
 ing systems distributor and representa-                and up to 4,000X for straight viewing.              or special gaging equipment that solves            Plymouth, MI 48170
 t ive. We specialize in vision systems;              Infinity Photo-Optical Co.                             most measurement needs.                            Ph. 734-453-5880 Fax 734-453-4076
 contact CMMs; and contour, form and                    2530 Frontier Ave.                                 Measurement Center Corp.                            www.mycrona.com
 surface analysis. In addition, we offer                Boulder, CO 80301                                   1081-F N. Shepard St.                             Newport Corp.
 laser scanning and sensor devices and a                Ph. 303-440-4544 Fax 303-440-4144                   Anaheim, CA 92806                                  1791 Deere Ave.
 full compliment of mechanical, air and                 www.infinity-usa.com                                 Ph. 714-632-8511 Fax 714-632-3628                  Irvine, CA 92606
 electronic gaging equipment.                           Infinity Photo-Optical Co. manufactures              Specialists in noncontact measuring sys-           Ph. 877-764-6397 Fax 949-224-0550
Dorsey Gage Co.                                         long-distance microscopes,continuously              tems,including optical,video, laser and            www.ramoptical.com
 253 Mansion St.                                        focusable micro s c o p e s ,m a c ro systems,      c ap a c i t a n c e, in standard and special      M a nu fa c t u rer of precision noncontact
 Poughkeepsie, NY 12601                                 i n t e rn a l - focusing devices and mu l t i -    turnkey systems. Specializing in data-col-         dimensional measuring and inspection
 Ph. 914-454-3111 Fax 914-454-3140                      telecentric systems for industrial inspec-          lection and analysis systems.                      systems for quality contro l ,p rocess con-
 www.dorseygageco.com                                   tion,process/product monitoring, machine           Metron Optics Inc.                                  trol and inspection applications. Industries
Flexbar Machine Corp.                                   vision, QC, advanced imaging, noncon-               813 Academy Drive, Box 690                         served include plastics, medical manu-
 250 Gibbs Road                                         tact gaging/inspection and laser/biomed-            Solana Beach, CA 92075                             facturing, automotive, communications,
 Islandia, NY 11722                                     ical research.                                      Ph. 858-755-4477 Fax 858-755-4752                  a e ro s p a c e ,                m e t a lw o rk i n g,
 Ph. 800-879-7575 Fax 631-582-8487                    J & L Metrology Co. Inc.                              metronusa.com                                      computer/components and semiconduc-
 www.flexbar.com                                         P.O. Box 2001                                       Metron Optics Inc. manufactures optical            tor.
 Flexbar is a designer, manufacturer and                Springfield, VT 05156                                inspection instruments for the electron-          Nikon Inc.
 supplier of standard and unique products               Ph. 800-922-8808 Fax 802-886-2700                   ics and m edical industries. Pro d u c t s         1300 Walt Whitman Road
 for machine shops and other manufac-                   O ri ginal manufacturer of optical com-             include Metron Mini Mirrors for the elec-          Melville, NY 11747
 turing industries. These products include              parators since 1919. Full line of com-              tronics, medical, dental and industrial            Ph. 631-547-8500 Fax 631-547-8518
 a number of quality precision measuring                parators and service.                               fields; Metron Marker pens in a variety             www.nikonusa.com
 instruments, machine tool accessories,               JMAR Precision Systems Inc.                           of special ink formulas (removable, per-           Nikon Inc. is a manu fa c t u rer and dis-
 video inspection and measurement sys-                  9207 Eton Ave.                                      manent, solvent resist, solvent washoff            tributor of optical inspection equipment.
 tems, and a variety of metrology-grade                 Chatsworth, CA 91311                                and others); 3-D scanners; and circuit             P roducts include stereo micro s c o p e s ,
 casting materials.                                     Ph. 800-793-0179 Fax 818-700-8984                   board comparators.                                 a u t o c o l l i m at o rs , optical comparat o rs ,
Fryer Co. Inc.                                          www.jmar-psi.com                                   Metronics Inc.                                      tool make rs ’m i c roscopes and automat-
 11177 Dundee Road                                      JMAR Precision Systems Inc. designs                 30 Harvey Road                                     ed video inspection systems.
 Huntley, IL 60142                                      and manu fa c t u res video CMM meas-               Bedford, NH 03110                                 Olympus America Inc.
 Ph. 847-669-2000 Fax 847-669-2056                      urement and inspection systems, motion              Ph. 603-622-0212 Fax 603-623-5623                  Two Corporate Center Drive
 www.fryerco.com                                        c o n t rol/positioning systems and laser           www.metronics.com                                  Melville, NY 11747
 Provider of optical measuring and inspec-              p rocessing systems used wo rl dw i d e.           Micro-Metric Inc.                                   Ph. 800-446-5967 Fax 631-844-5111
 tion equipment and systems. Products                   J P S I ’s leading-edge tech n o l ogies are        1050 Commercial St., No.102                        www.olympusamerica.com
 include the Nikon Veritas and Nexiv CNC                used by semiconductor and microelec-                San Jose, CA 95112                                 M a nu fa c t u rer of optical microscopes:
 3-D multisensor measuring systems,                     tronics industry firms for such applica-             Ph. 800-490-3333 Fax 408-452-8412                  metallurgical,stereo,measuring, inspec-
 optical comparat o rs ,t o o l m a ke rs ’m e a s-     tions as wafer defect/general BGA and               www.micro-metric.com                               tion,LCD, metallographic and photomi-
 urescopes,stereo microscopes and digital               solder bump measurements, laser scan-               Micro-Metric provides high-accuracy,               croscopes. Plus microscope accessories,
 image analysis, and archiving/annotation               ning/cutting, and precision positioning.            noncontact dimensional measuring and               optical and mechanical components, dig-
 systems. Services include maintenance                Macro Systems Inc.                                    positioning systems, specializing in multi-        ital cameras, and imaging equipment.
 and calibration (ISO/IEC Guide 25 and                  20 Hubbell Lane                                     axis coordinate measuring microscopes,            Operations Technology Inc.
 A2LA-accredited).                                      Shelton, CT 06484                                   air bearing positioning systems and crit-         (OPTEK)
Gaertner Scientific Corp.                                Ph. 203-225-6266 Fax 203-225-6260                   ical dimension measuring systems.                  P.O. Box 408
 8228 McCormick Blvd.                                                                                      Micro-Technic                                       Blairstown, NJ 07825
 Skokie, IL 60076                                                                                          Instruments Inc.                                    Ph. 908-362-6200 Fax 908-362-5966
 Ph. 847-673-5006 Fax 847-673-5009                                                                          319 Queen Anne Road                                www.optek.net
 www.gaertnerscientific.com                                                                                  Teaneck, NJ 07666                                 Optem
GENX Corp.                                                                                                  Ph. 800-692-8252 Fax 201-692-7941                  78 Schuyler Baldwin Drive
 1116 W. Centre, Ste. 2                                                                                     Micro-Technic Instruments specializes in           Fairport, NY 14450
 Kalamazoo, MI 49024                                  Mahr Federal Inc.                                     optical inspection instruments for indus-          Ph. 716-223-2370 Fax 716-223-3413
 Ph. 616-323-3861 Fax 616-323-3861                     1144 Eddy Street                                     try. Featuring machine vision systems for          www.optemintl.com
 www.geocities.com/genxcorp                            Providence, RI 02940                                 automatic inspection and process control           Optem designs, develops and manufac-
 GENX Corp. (formerly Covel-Clausing                   Ph. 800-333-4243 Fax 401-784-3246                    of production equipment. A l s o ,s p e c i a l    tures custom microscope-type optical sys-
 comparator line) offers seven models of               www.mahrfederal.com                                  capabilities in analog and digital video           tems for a variety of applications. Also
 14-in. optical comparators. Various elec-             M ahr Fe d e ral provides dimensional                for inspection and mat e rial analy s i s ,        available are zoom and fixed optical sys-
 tronics including PC-based systems are                gages, including hand-measuring tools;               including metallography. Sales engineers           tems, video couplers, confocal micro-
 available. Steel floor cabinet design in              dial and digital indicators; mechanical,             for Leica Industrial Microscopes.                  scope accessori e s , a n a lytical pro b i n g
 conjunction with cast-iron measuring sur-             electronic, air and height gages; length            Micro-Vu Corp.                                      microscopes, and remote sensing work-
 faces and platforms ensure durability and             metrology; dimensional standards; gage               7909 Conde Lane                                    stations.
 accuracy. High-intensity projection light             calibration systems; laboratory gages;               Windsor, CA 95492                                 Opti-Tech Scientific Inc.
 and 1,000 watts of surface illumination               geometry and form metrology; surface                 Ph. 707-838-6272 Fax 707-838-3985                  421 Nugget Ave., Ste. 4
 provide bright, crisp images.                         finish and contour metrology; gear metrol-            www.microvu.com                                    Scarborough, ON M1S 4L8
Hi-Scope Systems Co.                                   ogy; custom gages; laser, optical and                Micro-Vu offers precision measuring sys-           Canada
 10 McKinley St.                                       touch probe CMMs; gage repair and cal-               t e m s , i n cluding automated mach i n e -       Ph. 416-321-9987 Fax 416-321-8712
 Closter, NJ 07624                                     ibration; and rotary stroke bearings.                vision measuring systems, video measur-            www.opti-tech.on.ca
 Ph. 877-447-2673 Fax 201-768-3944                    McBain Instruments Inc.                               ing systems, optical comparat o rs and             Opti-Tech Scientific Inc. was formed as a
 www.hiscopesystems.com                                9601 Variel Ave.                                     CMMs.                                              service/calibration company and has since
 3-D Hi-Scope video microscope system                  Chatsworth, CA 91311                                MicroBrightField Inc.                               evolved into a leading supplier of micro-
 for visual inspection and measurement                 Ph. 818-998-2702 Fax 818-718-0363                    74 Hegerman Ave.                                   scopes, both optical and video, for inspec-
 for any industry. Dynamic oblique angle              Measure-All Inc.                                      Colchester, VT 05446                               tion and measurement. Opti-Tech carries
 viewing and 360° rotation display. Nat-               447 Nilles Road                                      Ph. 802-655-9360 Fax 802-655-5245                  complete ranges of microscopes by major
 u ral 3-D image right on the monitor.                 Fairfield, OH 45014                                   www.microbrightfield.com                            manufacturers such as Leica and Mitu-
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 toyo ,p roducts by Hitachi and Fostec, and        hardness testers, plating thickness, and              Starrett was founded in 1880 and has loca-         Patented noncontact measurement Dy-
 imaging and measurement software by               thread gaging. Quality assurance funda -              tions around the world.                            nascopes offer the comfortable viewing
 VisionX.                                          mentals training and on-site seminars.               Suburban Tool                                       of optical comparators combined with the
                                                  Questar Corp.                                          4141 N. Atlantic Blvd.                             high resolution of toolmake rs ’m i c ro-
                                                   6204 Ingham Road                                      Auburn Hills, MI 48326                             scopes. Available in two- or three-axis
                                                   New Hope, PA 18938                                    Ph. 248-391-7800 Fax 248-391-7462                  configurations, the units can be optimized
                                                   Ph. 800-247-9607 Fax 215-862-0512                     www.subtool.com                                    as you select from a variety of magnifi-
                                                   www.questar-corp.com                                  Manufactures precision work-holding and            cation, illumination and stage sizes to
Optical Gaging Products Inc.                      R & R Gage Co.                                         inspection tools such as optical compara-          meet your accura cy and rep e at ab i l i t y
 850 Hudson Ave.                                   6699-C Peachtree Industrial Blvd.                     tors, sine plates,tombstones, angle plates,        requirements.
 Rochester, NY 14621                               Norcross, GA 30092                                    index fixtures,v-blocks,magnetic chucks            Visual Inspection
 Ph. 800-647-4243 Fax 716-544-0131                 Ph. 770-409-9801 Fax 770-409-9787                     and straight edges. In business for more          Products Inc.
 www.ogpnet.com                                    www.rrgage.com                                        than 40 years, we keep many products in            P.O. Box 328
 Optical Gaging Products Inc. is a lead-                                                                 stock or build tools to specification.              Hampton, NH 03842
 ing manufacturer of optical comparators,                                                               Trigon Adcotech                                     Ph. 603-929-4414 Fax 603-929-4436
 multi-sensor video metrology systems,                                                                   41332 Christy St.                                  www.vipcharts.com
 laser profile scanners and linear slides.                                                                Fremont, CA 94538                                  M a nu fa c t u re rs of optical comparat o r
 Since 1945, OGP has delivered thousands                                                                 Ph. 510-657-9370 Fax 510-657-9377                  charts,standard and custom for all makes
 of measurement systems to manufactur-            RAM Optical                                            www.trigonadcotech.com                             and models. Reticl e s ,p recision artwork
 ing companies worldwide. OGP has facil-          Instrumentation                                        Trigon Adcotech is a leading manufac-              and sight gaging. Supplying the industry
 ities in Roch e s t e r, N ew Yo rk; Te m p e,    1791 Deere Ave.                                       turer of through hole and surface mount            for almost 50 years.
 Arizona; Singapore and Germany. Opti-             Irvine, CA 92606                                      component handling modules and sys-               Visual Precision Inc.
 cal Gaging Products is one of the Quali-          Ph. 877-764-6397 Fax 949-224-0550                     tems. Located in Fremont,CA, we offer              1300 Batavia
 ty Vision International companies.                www.ramoptical.com                                    a broad range of sales, service and support        Royal Oak, MI 48067
Penco Precision                                    RAM Optical Instrumentation, a Newport                for our device inspection, handling and            Ph. 248-546-7984 Fax 248-546-7986
 P.O. Box 8105                                     Corp. company, is a leader in the vision              marking products.                                  www.vpcharts.com
 Northfield, IL 60093                               metrology industry. With more than 20                UBM Corp.                                           M a nu fa c t u rer of optical comparat o r
 Ph. 847-446-3606 Fax 847-446-3645                 years’ experience in the design and man-              550 Weddell Drive, Ste. 3                          charts,screens and overlays; standard and
 Manufacturer’s representative carrying            ufacture of video-based measurement and               Sunnyvale, CA 94089                                custom images in glass,vinyl and mylar.
 optical and mechanical inspection equip-          inspection systems, RAM Optical sys-                  Ph. 888-541-4826 Fax 408-541-0153                  Optical calibration standards, precision
 ment. Comparators,CMMs,microscopes,               tems are used throughout the world in a               www.ubmusa.com                                     glass scales, comparator fixtures and sight
 video systems, thread gages and hand              wide variety of both quantitative and qual-           UBM Corp. is a manufacturer of 3-D opti-           gages. Certification services also avail-
 tools.                                            itative analysis are a s ,i n cluding assembly        cal and laser-based measuring systems.             able.
PPT VISION Inc.                                    and production, in-process inspection,                Our automated and semi-automated pro-             Warren Industries
 12988 Valley View Road                            quality control laboratories, automated               filometers are modular in design and there-         2045-A Bennett Road
 Eden Prairie, MN 55344                            production, receiving inspection, train-              fo re fl ex i ble in adapting to customer-         Philadelphia, PA 19116
 Ph. 952-996-9500 Fax 952-996-9501                 ing, and material and process review.                 specific solutions. They provide submicron          Ph. 215-464-9302 Fax 215-464-9303
 www.pptvision.com                                S-T Industries Inc.                                    accuracy for surface finish (roughness)            Werth America Inc.
 PPT VISION Inc. designs, manufactures,            301 Armstrong Blvd. N.                                analysis, the structure of surface features,       40 Centre Drive
 m a rke t s , and integrates 2-D and 3-D          St. James, MN 56081                                   wear analysis and surface fault detection.         Orchard Park, NY 14127
 machine vision-based automated inspec-            Ph. 800-326-2039 Fax 507-375-4503                    Veeco Metrology Group                               Ph. 877-937-8426 Fax 716-667-2725
 tion systems for a broad range of indus-          www.stindustries.com                                  2650 E. Elvira Road                                www.werthamerica.com
 try categories, including manufacturers           Manufacturer of high-precision measuring              Tucson, AZ 85706
 of automotive and electronic components,          instruments and optical comparators and               Ph. 888-248-3326 Fax 520-294-1799                                                           qd
 semiconductors, medical devices, phar-            video inspection systems under the brand              www.veeco.com
 maceuticals, consumer goods and plas-             name Scherr-Tumico. Also custom-made                  Veeco is a worldwide leader in metrolo-
 tics. These flexible, turnkey systems are          measuring instruments.                                gy tools for the optics, industrial/research,
 sold throughout the Americas,Europe and          Sony Precision Technology                              data storage, and semiconductor markets,
 Asia to major manufacturing companies            America Inc.                                           and etch and deposition process equip-
 and system integrators, representing a            20381 Hermana Circle                                  ment.
 broad range of industry categories.               Lake Forest, CA 92630                                Vermont Precision Machine
Precision Measurement Co.                          Ph. 949-770-8400 Fax 888-910-7669                    Services Inc.
 18 Terrace Road                                   www.sonypt.com                                        280 Clinton St.
 Norristown, PA 19401                              Sony Precision Technology America Inc.                Springfield, VT 05156
 Ph. 610-279-4242 Fax 610-279-5169                 is a leading provider of precision meas -             Ph. 802-885-8291 Fax 802-885-2404
 www.quikpage.com/P/premeas                        urement devices,including data recorders,             www.vermontprecision
Quality Calibration                                linear encoders ,d i gital linear gages, feed-        Vermont Precision has 153 years of opti-
Service Inc.                                       back scales,digital readout displays and              cal comparator experience. Look to Ver-                 Got Your FREE
 10205 W. Greenfield Ave.                           CNCs for end-user and OEM applica-                    mont Precision f or al l your optic al
 West Allis, WI 53214                              tions. The company independently devel-               c o m p a rator needs. Ve rmont Pre c i s i o n     membership yet?
 Ph. 414-256-8900 Fax 414-256-8911                 ops measurement and controller devices                can rebuild your optical comparator to
 www.qualitycalibration.com                        under stringent quality standards for a               new specifications or we have a wide
 A2LA-accredited, ISO 9002-certified,              wide variety of industri e s ,i n cluding aero-       range of comparators at our facility that
 full-service metrology laboratory offer-          space and automotive.                                 we can rebuild to your specifi c at i o n s .              Sign up today
 ing dimensional inspection, hard gage cal-       The L.S. Starrett Co.                                  We sell parts as well as retrofits. We do
 i b rat i o n , m e chanical and electro n i c    121 Crescent St.                                      repair wo rk and calibrations of com-                      for FREE news,
 calibration and repair, field service, gage        Athol, MA 01331                                       parators as well.
 sales, and gage management software               Ph. 978-249-3551 Fax 978-249-8495                    View Engineering Inc.                                   discussion groups,
 (GAGEtrak by Cybermetrics).                       www.starrett.com                                      1650 N. Voyager Ave.
Quality Control Co.                                Manufacturer of a complete line of pre-               Simi Valley, CA 93063                                       buyers guide
 12510 Magnolia Blvd.                              cision measuring tools and equipment.                 Ph. 805-578-5000 Fax 805-578-5249
 North Hollywood, CA 91607                         M o re than 5,000 pro d u c t s , i n cl u d i n g    www.vieweng.com                                                and more.
 Ph. 818-761-2454 Fax 818-761-7026                 gages of all types: micrometers, indica-             Vision Engineering Inc.
 D i s t ri butor of inspection instruments,       tors,calipers,height measurement, gage                570 Danbury Road
 dimensional measuring, optical, video and         blocks/standards, granite surface plates,             New Milford, CT 06776
 physical testers. Specializing in noncon-         coordinate measuring machines,optical                 Ph. 800-644-7264 Fax 860-355-0712                   www.insidequality.com
 tact gaging, flexible and rigid borescopes,        measuring projectors and vision systems.              www.visioneng.com
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A.A. Jansson Inc.                                   inspection systems.                             Automated Vision—Real-time process                 Colorado Video products.
 2070 Airport Road                                 Automation Components Inc.                       monitoring for physical defects as well           Compix Inc. Imaging Systems
 Waterford, MI 48327                                25 Kenwood Circle, No. 15                       as dimensional inspection.                         705 Thomson Park Drive
 Ph. 800-526-7766 Fax 248-674-1234                  Franklin, MA 02038                             Clemex Technologies Inc.                            Cranberry Township, PA 16066
 www.aajansson.com                                  Ph. 800-854-4873 Fax 508-520-3322               800 Guimond                                        Ph. 724-772-5277 Fax 724-772-5278
 New and used precision-measuring equip-            www.automation-components.com                   Longueuil, PQ J4G 1T5 Canada                       www.cimaging.net
 m e n t , i n cluding CMMs, optical com-           Automation Components is a full-service         Ph. 888-651-6573 Fax 450-651-9304                  SimplePCI—A low-cost, high-perform-
 parators, vision systems, surface plates,          metrology sales company with more than          www.clemex.com                                     ance image analysis software product that
 gage blocks, fixed limit gages and more.            25 years of experience. Product line fea-      Cognex Corp.                                        runs on a standard PC, under Windows
 A2LA calibration services available on             tures optical and video inspection sys-         One Vision Drive                                   NT, and takes advantage of Intel MMX
 m a ny types of measuring equipment.               t e m s , C M M s , SP C h ar d w a re an d     Natick, MA 01760                                   technology and hardware acceleration
 R ep a i rs ,u p grades and retrofits available.    software, CNC milling controls, and dig-        Ph. 508-650-3000 Fax 508-650-3344                  when available. It supports a wide range
 Products include SEEBReZ vision sys-               ital read-out technology.                       www.cognex.com                                     of cameras and automated peri p h e ra l
 tems, Optek vision systems, Opti-Flex              Galaxy—A complete metrology solution            Cognex Corp. designs, develops,manu-               devices in life-science or material-sci-
 vision systems and used vision systems             that saves you time and money. Accuracy,        factures and markets machine vision sys-           ence applications.
 (rebuilt and updated vision-based CMMs).           flexibility, ease of use and easy report gen-    tems—computers that can “see.” Cognex             Computer Recognition
Acu-Gage Systems                                    eration.                                        has shipped more than 100,000 machine             Systems Inc.
 175 Ammon Drive                                   Automation Engineering Inc.                      vision systems to dat e. Cog n ex has a            625 Massachusetts Ave., Ste. 5
 Manchester, NH 03103                               3337 Industrial Court                           Modular Vision Systems division and a              Cambridge, MA 02139
 Ph. 800-422-2283 Fax 603-626-1277                  San Diego, CA 92121                             Surface Inspection Systems division.               Ph. 617-491-7665 Fax 617-491-7753
 www.acu-gage.com                                   Ph. 619-481-1295 Fax 619-792-8503               Checkpoint 900C—High-speed color                   www.crs-vision.com
 Acu-Gage Systems manufactures one-,                www.measurepcb.com                              vision system for the PC. Features a suite         Provides machine-vision systems for traf-
 two- and three-axis noncontact video-             Boeckeler Instruments Inc.                       of color image analysis tools for verifying,       fic applications, including optical char-
 based measuring systems. Manual to fully           4650 S. Butterfield Drive                        inspecting and sorting products based on           acter recognition,license-plate reading,
 automated machines in sizes from 8 x 8             Tucson, AZ 85714                                their color. Fe at u res a Windows-based           traffic analysis,violation enforcement sys-
 in. to 48 x 96 in. Automation options are          Ph. 800-552-2262 Fax 520-745-0004               development interface that combines ease-          tems, HOV lane enfo rc e m e n t , ve h i cl e
 field-retrofittable. Acu-Gage offers cus-            www.boeckeler.com                               of-use with the power and flexibility of a          detection and classification, weigh-in-
 tomized features, NIST-traceability, and           Boeckeler Instruments Inc. is a leading         programming language.                              motion and a range of industrial machine-
 full maintenance and annual recalibration          manufacturer of video measuring, video          Checkpoint II— N ex t - ge n e ration PC-          vision-inspection systems.
 service.                                           marking and precision measuring devices         based vision system for today’s factory            CRS Reader—State-of-the-art, online ma-
Adept Technology Inc.                               and software.                                   floor applications. It features high-speed          chine vision system that performs gener-
 150 Rose Orchard Way                               VIA-S200—A Windows-based archiving              vision processing, expanded camera sup-            alized, unconstrained optical character
 San Jose, CA 95134                                 and transmittal software with measuring         port and new communications options that           recognition.
 Ph. 800-292-3378 Fax 408-434-5119                  and marking, designed for the pro fe s-         simplify the process of integrating vision         Scanmaster—A versatile machine vision
 www.adept.com                                      sional who needs a simple way to store          with other factory automation products.            system that processes data from line-scan
 Adept Technology Inc. manufactures a               images, transmit them over the Internet         In-Sight 2000 Vision Sensor—An entire-             c a m e ras to provide high-re s o l u t i o n
 family of SCARA robots, linear mod-                or local area network, measure samples,         ly new type of machine vision sensor that          inspection and measurement of moving
 ules, motion controllers and simulation            annotate details,create comparison tem-         provides Cognex’s industry-leading tech-           items.
 s o f t wa r e f or automate d sma ll part s       plates, or record a series of measurements      nology in an affordable, stand-alone pack-         V i d e o g a u g e—Noncontact pre c i s i o n
 assembly and material handling. Adept’s            for use in other ap p l i c ations to make      age that requires no programming or PC.            measurement of length, width, height,
 products serve the automotive, electron-           reports, charts,spreadsheets and presen-        In-Sight offers a comprehensive library            thickness and radius in milliseconds to
 ics,semiconductor, telecommunications,             tations. Enables users to share images dur-     of Cognex vision software tools and a rev-         micron accuracy.
 pharmaceutical,medical, appliance and              ing discussion, consult with colleagues         o l u t i o n a ry new type of user interfa c e   Coreco Imaging
 food-processing industries.                        over long distances, document images,           enabling fast, easy application setup.             6969 Transcanada Highway, No. 142
AEI North America Inc.                              build an audit trail and measure images         MVS-8000 product family— C og n ex ’s              St. Laurent, PQ H4T 1V8 Canada
 Old Mill Building, 10 Orange St.                   used in industry and telemedicine.              new series of industrial machine vision            Ph. 800-361-4914 Fax 514-333-1388
 Marcellus, NY 13108                               Brunson Instrument Co.                           systems offers both frame grabber and              www.imaging.com
 Ph. 315-673-0164 Fax 315-673-9800                  8000 E. 23rd St.                                embedded CPU hardware configurations,               Coreco Imaging is a leader in the design,
 www.aeinorthamerica.com                            Kansas City, MO 64129                           a full library of MMX-accelerated vision           development, manufacturing and mar-
 Ar ticulated Industrial Videoimaging               Ph. 877-632-7873 Fax 816-241-1945               software tools and a choice of PCI,com-            keting of innovative hardware and soft-
 Scope—System includes four-way artic-              www.brunsonkc.com                               pact PCI or VME bus architectures.                 wa re for high-perfo rmance computer
 ulating flexible probe with CCD imaging             Brunson is your one stop for industrial         P a t M a x—Object and pat t e rn locat i o n      vision applications,primarily in the med-
 chip in the tip,control unit with integral         measurement solution products and serv-         s o f t wa re tech n o l ogy is able to locat e    ical imaging, machine vision and indus -
 light source and monitor.                          ices. Products include Spatial Analyzer,        objects with up to 10 times greater accu-          trial inspection markets.
 PL-3000-K—Compact,lightweight,150-                 the new standard in metrology software;         racy than traditional technologies despite         Bandit—An integrated frame grabber and
 watt fiber optic illuminator available with         the API laser measuring tracking system;        ch a n ges in the object’s angle, s i ze or        VGA card that displays captured video
 a variety of delivery systems.                     and optica l tooling instruments and            appearance.                                        from color/monochrome composite cam-
 SnakeEye—Remote video inspection sys-              accessories. Brunson offers on-site field       Colorado Video Inc.                                 eras in a resizable window. Features high-
 tem complete with camera,illumination,             engineering, training, repair and rental        6205 Lookout Road, Ste. G                          d i s p l ay resolut ions. Supports video
 LED monitor, rigid wand and more.                  services.                                       Boulder, CO 80301                                  mirroring and inversion. Targets video
Assurance Technologies Inc.                        Buehler Ltd.                                     Ph. 303-530-9580 Fax 303-530-9569                  t e l e c o n fe re n c i n g, medical and dental
 396 Fenton Lane, Ste. 605                          41 Waukegan Road                                www.colorado-video.com                             imaging.
 West Chicago, IL 60185                             Lake Bluff, IL 60044                            C o l o rado Video manu fa c t u res image -       C o b r a / C 6—A powerful color/mono-
 Ph. 630-231-4800 Fax 630-231-8844                  Ph. 800-283-4537 Fax 847-295-7929               processing, -analysis and -storage equip-          chrome image processor that features the
 www.atiquality.com                                 www.buehler.com                                 ment. Hardware is available for point,             fastest programmable image processing
 ATI, an ISO 9001-registered corporation,           Bue hler manu fa c t u re s a nd supplies       p ro file or area intensity measurement,           devices in the industry. With six ALUs
 offers a full spectrum of services to meet         equipment and consumables globally for          dimensional measurement, and image                 and two multiplier units, 64 KB of on-die
 your calibration and repair requirements.          microstructural analysis.                       comparison. Contrast enhancement, shad-            cache memory can execute 1.6 billion
 ATI services most metrology equipment             Burton Precision Co. Inc.                        ing correction and image reversal is also          instructions per second.
 and hand gages. ATI is now ISO/IEC                 5737 Vinton Ave.                                available. Computer-free frame grabbers            FastSeries—Software tools for optical
 Guide 25-accredited through L.A.B.                 Comstock Park, MI 49321                         are ideal for process monitoring, strobo-          character verification,alignment, bar code
 Online machine vision systems. Contact             Ph. 800-358-4266 Fax 616-784-4368               scopic and low-light systems. Video cross-         reading and web inspection.
 and noncontact CMMs. Complete line of              www.burtonprecision.com                         hai r and line ge n e rat o rs are popular         P y t h o n / C 6—A multi-DSP pro c e s s o r /
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accelerator, single-slot PCI card. Features          tually any area-scan or line-scan camera         Ph. 904-737-7611 Fax 904-739-2317               integrat i o n ,i n cluding PLCs, P C s ,s e rvos,
6,400 MIPS, 100/200 MB/sec. On-board                 source.                                          www.cuda.com                                    all major vision platforms.
interface to PMC and IP modules allows              CR Technology                                     OEM supplier of glass or plastic fiber-         Don Richetts Co. Inc.
access to more than 100 I/O functions.               125 B Columbia                                   based devices for industry, medical sens-       828 E. Valley Blvd.
C o re c o ’s 200 MB/se c auxiliar y bu s            Aliso Viejo, CA 92656                            ing, imaging, etc. Custom and standard          San Gabriel, CA 91778
(CAB) interfaces to custom-specifi c                 Ph. 949-448-0443 Fax 949-448-0445                products. Also available are quartz halo-       Ph. 626-280-0470 Fax 626-280-5510
hardware.                                            www.crtechnology.com                             gen, metal halide and xenon light sources       Don Richetts Co., a distributor of quali-
Python/C6 CompactPCI—Optimized for                   CRX series—Real-time, high-resolution            and a line of fiber optics for nondestruc-       ty control/inspection equipment, features
real-time multiprocessing, it connects to            X - ray systems for PCBs and compo-              tive machine-vision tests.                      the following name brands: Deltronic,
a number of I/O peripherals including                nents including BGAs, bond wire and             Deltronic Corp.                                  B rown & Sharp e , M i t u t oyo , P ratt &
PMC modules.                                         flip ch i p ,p roviding yield improvement         3900 W. Segerstrom Ave.                         Whitney, Starrett, Swanson Tool, Van
The Mamba—The first embedded vision                   solutions for the printed circuit board          Santa Ana, CA 92704                             Ke u re n , Ve rmont and Webber Gage.
processor based on the Pentium II offers             assembly and advanced semiconductor-             Ph. 800-451-6922 Fax 714-641-0946               Product index: optical comparators,video
fast program execution,MMX accelera-                 packaging industries.                            www.deltronic.com                               systems, micrometers, indicators, plain
tion and software compatibility with a               RTI-6500—A high-speed, cost-effective,           DH216—A 16 in. bench-top comparator             and thread plug gages, gage blocks,elec-
dedicated 200MB/sec bus that facilitates             vision-based automated PCB inspection            with optional digital readouts or an auto-      tronic measuring, surface finish, super-
data transfers.                                      system for verifying component presence,         mated computerized system, with accu-           micrometers and ID/OD machines.
Viper-Digital—A cost-effective tool for              correct part,orientation,polarity and sol-       racy better than 0.05 percent and stage        Dunkley International
digitizing video from virtually any multi-           der defe c t s ,p roviding yield-improvement     travel of 6 in. (Y axis) and up to 18 in. (X    1910 Lake St.
tap, area-scan or line-scan source. Cap-             solutions for the printed circuit board          axis).                                          Kalamazoo, MI 49001
tures data at up to 200/MB. Features a               industry.                                        VMS-121—A video measuring system,               Ph. 616-343-5583 Fax 616-343-5614
sophisticated embedded controller and                RTI-6520—A high-speed, cost-effective            with magnification from 18X to 2000X,            www.dunkleyintl.com
support for trigger input,strobe, integra-           vision-based i nline aut omat ed PCB             for accurate readout in 10 millionth steps      Dunkley International designs and man-
tion and digital I/O.                                inspection system for quickly verifying          at an economical price. A touch-trigger         ufactures turnkey, machine vision inspec-
V i p e r - Q u a d—A monoch rome fra m e            component presence, correct part,orien-          probe interface and automated comput-           tion systems. The systems can be stand
grabber that performs simultaneous acqui-            tation, polarity and solder defects.             erized system are optional.                     -alone, application specific or integrated
sition from four camera channels asyn-               XRV combo—Combines vision and X-                Design Technology Corp.                          into your current manufacturing process.
chronously. Grabs at 40 MHz per channel              ray technologies into one inspection sys-        5 Suburban Park Drive                           The company also offers a line of stan-
f rom virt u a l ly all progre s s ive scan or       t e m , p r ovidin g yi eld i mpr ove m e n t    Billerica, MA 01821                             dard, high-speed (up to 4,000 pieces a
interlaced cameras and includes a unique             solutions for the printed circuit board          Ph. 978-663-7000 Fax 978-663-6841               minute) 2-D sorters to remove mixed parts,
time stamp to identify frame events.                 assembly and advanced semiconductor-             www.design-technology.com                       foreign material and defective parts from
Viper-RGB—A                  p ow er f u l  PC       packaging industries.                            Designers and builders of vision systems        your good product.
c o l o r / m o n o ch rome intelligent fra m e -   Cuda Products Corp.                               and special inspection machinery. Auto-        DVT
grabber that perfo rms high-fidel ity                6000 Powers Ave.                                 mated equipment for processing, assem-          1670 Oakbrook Drive, Ste. 330
30-bit RGB digitization and supports vir-            Jacksonville, FL 32217                           bly, inspection and packaging. Controls         Norcross, GA 30093
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 Ph. 770-449-4960 Fax 770-449-3073             Flexbar Machine Corp.                                       acquisition/processing boards, cameras,                 ware is available for users who want to
 www.dvtsensors.com                             250 Gibbs Road                                             software and systems and have more than                 program their own applications.
 Series 600 SmartImage Sensor—The only          Islandia, NY 11722                                         20 ye a rs of ex p e rience with line-scan             IPS
 self-contained, stand-alone vision inspec-     Ph. 800-879-7575 Fax 631-582-8487                          technology.                                             2661 Clearview Road
 tion sensor with TCP/IP Ethernet. Its Win-     www.flexbar.com                                             Line Scan Vision Systems—Horizon line-                  Allison Park, PA 15101
 dows-based software, FrameWork 2.1,            Flexbar is a designer, manufacturer and                    scan interface board with onboard pro-                  Ph. 412-492-0200 Fax 412-492-0202
 uses tools such as OCR, O b j e c t Fi n d,    supplier of standard and unique products                   cessing, line-scan cameras and software.                Manufacturer of machine vision systems
 ActiveX,ScriptTool,DataLink,Modbus             for machine shops and other manufactur-                   Imagenation Corp.                                        and software using three basic platforms
 and foreign language support. DVT’s new        ing industries. These products include a                   10220 S.W. Nimbus, Ste. K5                              consisting of gray-scale, 3-D and color
 S m a rtLink monitors your inspections         number of quality precision measuring                      Portland, OR 97223                                      processing. Systems are used in most large
 without a PC.                                  instruments, machine tool accessories,                     Ph. 503-495-2200 Fax 503-495-2201                       manufacturers for quality and process con-
Electronic Measuring                            video inspection and measurement sys-                      www.imagenation.com                                     trol as well as for research and testing.
Devices Inc.                                    tems and a variety of metrology-grade                      Imagenation is an international leader in              Javelin Systems
 199 Route 46 E.                                casting materials. Flexbar offers calibra-                 the design and manufacture of image-                    23456 Hawthorne Blvd., Building 5
 Budd Lake, NJ 07828                            tion and traceability to NIST for a wide                   c ap t u re and vision solutions for semi-              Torrance, CA 90505
 Ph. 973-691-4755 Fax 973-691-4745              range of gaging and other products. This                   conductor and industrial automat i o n                  Ph. 800-421-2716 Fax 310-378-0283
 www.emdsceptre.com                             service is offered for new products pur-                   applications. Imagenation’s product line                www.javelin.com
 Electronic Measuring Devices Inc. is the       chased from Flexbar and for Flex b a r                     includes monochrome, color and digital                 JMAR Precision Systems Inc.
 original developer and manufacturer of         products in need of recalibration.                         frame grabbers for ISA and PCI buses                    9207 Eton Ave.
 the Scepter Software and constant-con-         Opti-Flex Granite Z Video System—An                        and embedded form factors—PC/104,                       Chatsworth, CA 91311
 tact scanning probe. EMD manufactures          affordable granite-based color video zoom                  PC/104-Plus and CompactPCI for Ima-                     Ph. 800-793-0179 Fax 818-700-8984
 the Legend CMM with the Scepter soft -         system designed for shop floor applica-                     genation’s analog products.                             www.jmar-psi.com
 wa re and s canning pro b e. EM D also         tions with an easy upgrade path to add                    Industrial Vision Source                                 JMAR Precision Systems Inc. designs
 upgrades many CMMs manufactured by             measurement software, image capture and                    1301 Waters Ridge Drive                                 and manufactures video CMM measure-
 others to use the Scepter software and         e-mail,and motors with CNC control to                      Lewisville, TX 75057                                    ment and inspection systems, m o t i o n
 constant-contact scanning probe.               enhance future capabilities.                               Ph. 800-627-6734 Fax 972-353-6677                       control/positioning systems and laser-
EMCO InterTest Inc.                             Opti-Zoom Turnkey Video System—Com-                        www.i-v-s.com                                           p rocessing systems used wo rl dw i d e.
 27-1 Ironia Road                               plete 2 x 4 color video system with high-                  Industrial Vision Source is a high-volume,              JPSI’s leading-edge technologies are used
 Flanders, NJ 07836                             resol ution zoom optics for deskt op                       customer-oriented OEM distributor of                    by semiconductor and microelectronics
 Ph. 973-927-2900 Fax 973-927-8004              measurement and inspection applications.                   video equipment for the industrial,med-                 industry firms for such applications as
 www.emco.net                                   System includes New Metronics QC200                        ical and teleconferencing markets. Lines                wafer defect/general BGA and solder-
 Specialists in visual inspection products      ge o m e t ric readout with part progra m                  handled include, but are not limited to,                bump measurements, laser scanning/cut-
 and services.                                  capabilities for less than $10,000.                        Sony, Elmo,Canon, JAI, Hitachi, Pana-                   ting, and precision positioning.
EPIX Inc.                                       Vision Gage Video Imaging and Mea -                        sonic, Pulnix and Ultrak.                              KAPPA Opto-Electronics Inc.
 381 Lexington Drive                            su reme n t Soft w are — D ra m at i c a l ly             Infinity Photo-Optical Co.                                911 S. Primrose Ave., No. P
 Buffalo Grove, IL 60089                        increase the capability of any camera-                     2530 Frontier Ave.                                      Monrovia, CA 91016
 Ph. 847-465-1818 Fax 847-465-1919              based system. Software provides elec-                      Boulder, CO 80301                                       Ph. 626-256-4343 Fax 626-256-6484
 www.epixinc.com                                tronic communication through the use of                    Ph. 303-440-4544 Fax 303-440-4144                       www.kappa.de
 Manufacturer of PCI and ISA business           image capture, annotation, e-mail and                      www.infinity-usa.com                                     KAPPA offers systems for inspection and
 image-processing hardware and software         archiving features. High-accuracy meas-                    Infinity Photo-Optical Co. manufactures                  quality control tasks in various environ-
 for automated inspection,sorting, quali-       urements and image overlay capabilities                    long-distance microscopes,continuously                  ments. Products include easy-to-use small
 ty control,measurement,document pro-           are accomplished quickly and easily. Inte-                 focusable microscopes, macro systems,                   video cameras, high-end digital video sys-
 cessing and scientific/medical imaging          grates with any Pentium-based PC.                          internal-focusing devices and multi-tele-               tems and video microscopes, and cost-
 used to digi t i ze, p rocess and display     Futec International Corp.                                   centric systems for industrial inspection,              effective customized video systems.
 images from standard and nonstandard           212 N. Center Drive                                        p ro c e s s / p roduct monitori n g, m a ch i n e      DVM ImageBase—digital video micro-
 cameras. Menu-driven image-processing          North Brunswick, NJ 08902                                  vision, quality control, advanced imag-                 scope offers magnified view (up to 100X)
 packages as well as “C”libraries are avail-    Ph. 732-821-4555 Fax 732-821-6655                          ing, noncontact gaging/inspection and                   on monitor. System consists of camera,
 able for Windows 95/98/NT and DOS.             www.futec1.com                                             laser/biomedical research.                              computer interface and software.
Everest VIT                                     Futec produces automatic defect detec-                    InoSys Inc.                                              3-D video cameras— True 3-D view,
 199 Highway 206                                tion systems. These line-scan camera-                      1334 Winchester                                         available as an observation system on
 Flanders, NJ 07836                             based systems inspect webs, sheets or                      Naperville, IL 60563                                    m i c ro s c o p e s , b o rescope s and fi b e r -
 Ph. 888-332-8011 Fax 973-778-0044              blanks and can handle either printed or                    Ph. 630-961-9971 Fax 630-961-9971                       scopes.
 www.everestvit.com                             unprinted materials. Optical defects such                 Instrument Technology Inc.                               Video cameras (CF 11 DSP-Color, CF
EVS Elbit Vision Systems Ltd.                   as ge l s , c a r b o n s , s t reaks and pri n t i n g    33 Airport Road, Box 381                                8/4-B/W)—High-resolution images in
 New Industrial Park, P.O. Box 140              defects can be detected. Outputs for con-                  Westfield, MA 01086                                      variety of lighting and environmental con-
 Yoqneam, 20692 Israel                          trolling downstream rejects or marking                     Ph. 413-562-3606 Fax 413-568-9809                       ditions.
 Ph. 972-4-9936400 Fax 972-4-9894733            devices are standard.                                      www.scopes.com                                          Metreo—Software program measures dis-
 www.evs.co.il                                  PCD—For printed web automatic defect                       Instrument Technology offers more than                  tances, angles and circles in an image. Lets
 EVS develops,markets and supplies solu-        detection. Installs online and automati-                   2,000 sta nda rd pro d u c t s , i n cl u d i n g       users add mark s ,l abels and comments.
 tions, products and services worldwide         c a l ly detects pri nting a nd substrat e                 borescopes, fiberscopes, videoscopes and                 MFK II—Measures distances, angles and
 for visual inspection of webs by comput-       defects. Displays full-color images of                     other custom remote viewing instru-                     circles in a video image. It works with
 erized vision technology.                      detected defects, with 100-percent cov-                    ments. Useful for industri a l ,s u rveillance          almost any analog video camera and mon-
Express Manufacturing Inc.                      erage. Inspects paper, p ap e r b o a rd and               and medical applications. Custom scopes                 itor.
 3115 W. Warner Ave.                            flexible packaging products.                                are a specialty. Vision into previously                 Noah—Image database software program
 Santa Ana, CA 92704                            PKD—An automated defect-detection                          inaccessible areas is possible.                         lets users order and archive image s ,i m age
 Ph. 714-556-1878 Fax 714-545-1888              system for paper, film, foil,nonwoven and                  Integral Vision                                          data and other pertinent information.
 www.eminc.com                                  other web mat e rials. Installs onl ine.                   38700 Grand River Ave.                                 LASOR/Systronics Inc.
Fagor Automation                                Detects coating, laminating, substrate and                 Farmington Hills, MI 48335                              4357 Park Drive, Ste. J
 2250 Estes Ave.                                other defects.                                             Ph. 248-471-2660 Fax 248-615-2971                       Norcross, GA 30093
 Elk Grove Village, IL 60007                   i2S The Line Scan Co.                                       www.iv-usa.com                                          Ph. 800-581-7776 Fax 770-449-0399
 Ph. 800-423-2467 Fax 847-981-1511              P.O. Box 9028                                              Integral Vision is a leading supplier of                www.lasorsystronics.com
 www.fagorautomation.mcc.es                     Niskayuna, NY 12309                                        machine vision systems and development                  LASOR/Systronics designs, manufactures
 NVP 200/201 QC Display—Allows user             Ph. 888-842-7872 Fax 518-346-4134                          software used to ensure product quality                 and installs cam era- and laser- b a s e d
 to turn a simple optical comparator or         www.i2s-linescan.com                                       in the manufacturing process. Target mar-               defect-detection and thickness-measure-
 microscope into a powerful 2-D measur-         i2S offers a range of products and solu-                   kets for ap p l i c at i o n - s p e c i fic systems    ment systems wo rl dw i d e. Guara n t e e d
 ing and calculating machine.                   tions for line-scan and web-inspection                     include the display, optical disc and print             100-percent real-time inspection of non-
                                                applications. i2S manufactures line-scan                   industries. Application development soft-               wovens, plastic sheet, films, metal/steel
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 and textiles. Systronics has developed the       MetricVision                                     noncontact mechanics and Windows NT              measuring systems and form-measuring
 new SVS smart camera system to address            Gateway 95, 8500 Cinder Bed Road                place this vision machine in a class by          equipment.
 the needs of these industries. The system         Newington, VA 22122                             itself.                                         Mitutoyo Vision Products
 includes multiple thresholds,defect clas-         Ph. 703-550-2945 Fax 703-550-2949               Qubix Series—Granite, servomotors and            16925 Gale Ave.
 s i fic at i o n ,d e fect imaging, width meas-    www. metricvision.com                           linear ways make this top performer an           City of Industry, CA 91745
 urement,trend analysis and remote access          Coherent Laser Radar is the automation          affordable industry favorite.                    Ph. 626-961-9661 Fax 626-333-8019
 in a Windows NT platform.                         tool for noncontact, precision, 3-D meas-       Vector Series—A fully automated preci-           www.mitutoyo.com
Lenox Instrument Co. Inc.                          urement in labs and factories and design        sion measuring system proven to be a best        Q uic k Vis i on— A com pl et e li ne o f
 265 Andrews Road                                  departments. It’s fast, portable, easy-to-      value.                                           v i d e o - b a s e d, nonc ontact measuri n g
 Trevose, PA 19053                                 use and accurate. Align large parts,certi-     MicroBrightField Inc.                             equipment with unique fe at u re s ,c o n fig-
 Ph. 800-356-1104 Fax 215-322-6126                 fy tooling, monitor repeatability, scan         74 Hegerman Ave.                                 urations to suit customers applications
 www.lenoxinst.com                                 complex geometry, compare parts to CAD          Colchester, VT 05446                             and a wide range of capacities up to 60
 Lenox offers a full range of visual inspec-       and reverse engineer. The system can run        Ph. 802-655-9360 Fax 802-655-5245                in. x 60 in.
 tion equipment for virtually any applica-         u n attended t o speed manu fa c t u ri n g,    www.microbrightfield.com                         MSI Technical Sales
 tion.                                             improve quality and lower costs.               Micron Automation Inc.                            P.O. Box 9028
LMI Automotive                                    Micro-Metric Inc.                                4921 W. Cypress St.                              Schenectady, NY 12309
 2835 Kew Drive                                    1050 Commercial St., No. 102                    Tampa, FL 33607                                  Ph. 518-346-7136 Fax 518-346-4134
 Windsor, ON N8T 3B7, Canada                       San Jose, CA 95112                              Ph. 813-637-8810 Fax 813-637-8819                MSI distributes high-speed and high res-
 Ph. 519-945-6373 Fax 519-945-1467                 Ph. 800-490-3333 Fax 408-452-8412               www.micronautomation.com                         olution vision products including line-
 www.lmint.com                                     www.micro-metric.com                            Micron Automation Inc. is a full-service         scan, 2-D and 3-D systems; sells cameras,
 Machine vision surface inspection of sheet        Micro-Metric provides high-accuracy,            solutions provider specializing in value-        lenses,laser sensors, fiber-optic lighting
 metal,composites, plastics and tools. Non-        noncontact dimensional measuring and            added electronic inspection equipment for        and machine-vision image-processing
 contact vision gaging of assemblies and           positioning systems, specializing in multi-     the pharmaceutical industry. The exclu-          software; and provides automated inspec-
 subassemblies.                                    axis coordinate measuring microscopes,          sive North American representative for           tion systems utilizing vision, laser and
Logical Vision,                                    air-bearing positioning systems and crit-       Scanware Electronic Quality Assurance            other noncontact technologies.
a division of Coreco                               ical dimension measuring systems.               Vision Systems, offering sales; installa-        CheckerQuick Vision—A complete line
 4299 Canada Way, No. 265                         Micro-Technic Instruments Inc.                   tion; integration; and factory service, parts    of video-based, noncontact measuring
 Burnaby, BC V5G 1H3 Canada                        319 Queen Anne Road                             and repair.                                      equipment with unique fe at u re s ,c o n fig-
 Ph. 604-435-2587 Fax 604-435-8840                 Teaneck, NJ 07666                               Scanw are Blister Inspection Vision              urations to suit customers applications
 www.logicalvision.com                             Ph. 800-692-8252 Fax 201-692-7941               Systems—The easiest vision systems to            and a wide range of capacities up to 60
                                                   Micro-Technic Instruments specializes in        operate, they offer both color and black-        in. x 60 in. Industrial Machine Vision
                                                   optical inspection instruments for indus-       a n d - white det ection units. The color        System, high-speed, low-cost, easy to
                                                   try. Featuring machine vision systems for       vision systems are able to detect correct        p rogra m , ru gge d i zed for the fa c t o ry
                                                   automatic inspection and process control        product shape, location and hue and are          floor, operates stand-alone without PC
                                                   of production equipment. Special capa-          e a s i ly setup by means of a self-teach        attached.
                                                   bilities in analog and digital video for        mode.                                            Sherlock Vision System—Frame grabber
                                                   inspection and material analysis,includ-        Micron Automation Pore Detection Unit,           and PC-based vision solutions incorpo-
Mahr Federal Inc.                                  ing metallography. Sales engineers for          PD2Z-SR—This product is capable of               rating advanced image analysis software
 1144 Eddy St.                                     Leica Industrial Microscopes.                   detecting very minute cracks,tears,pin-          tools from ITI Sherlock.
 Providence, RI 02940                              Model GZ4—Stereozoom microscope for             holes and pores in any fo rmed foil or          Mycrona Inc.
 Ph. 800-333-4243 Fax 401-784-3246                 visual inspection. Features zerostat pro-       foil laminate materials. This unit is capa-      14777 Keel St.
 www.mahrfederal.com                               tective material construction which dis-        ble of dual-zone detection and has a             Plymouth, MI 48170
 Mahr Fe d e ral provides di mensional             sipates electrostatic charge for safety and     built-in shift register for defect detection     Ph. 734-453-5880 Fax 734-453-4076
 gages, including hand-measuring tools;            comfort to product and operator. Priced         notification integration into the packag-         www.mycrona.com
 dial and digital indicators; mechanical,          as a standard instrument.                       ing equipment’s master reject control            SIGNUM—A stand-alone video inspec-
 electronic, air and height gages; length          Model J-152—Stand-alone mach i n e              protocol.                                        tion system for general metrology appli-
 metrology; dimensional standards; gage            vision system for quality assurance and        Minolta Corp.                                     cations; size ranges 12 x 12 x 6 in. through
 calibration systems; laboratory gages;            production. Easy installation, program-         101 Williams Drive                               24 x 24 x 16 in., high-precision, Windows-
 geometry and form metrology; surface              ming. Integrates into existing inspection       Ramsey, NJ 07446                                 NT-based, multisensor-capable.
 finish and contour metrology; gear metrol-         and production equipment.                       Ph. 888-473-2656 Fax 201-529-6070               N.W. Contract Inspection Inc.
 ogy; custom gages; laser, optical and             Model Y-3c Video coordinate measuring           www.minoltausa.com                               3819 Superior Ridge Drive
 touch probe CMMs; gage repair and cal-            system—Heads-up viewing. 2 in. x 2 in.          Minolta Corp. manufactures and markets           Fort Wayne, IN 46808
 ibration; and rotary stroke bearings.             stage with digital readout. Magnification        a complete line of color measurement             Ph. 219-482-5473 Fax 219-482-9077
 Compact 400—Compact, value-priced,                10X-150X via zoom lens. Reflected and            equipment and softwa re. Full line of            www.nwinspection.com
 air-bearing multisensor CMM integrates            t ransmitted light. Priced at less than         b e n chtop and hand-held spectro p h o-         Full-service calibration, inspection and
 three measuring sensors (optical, laser           $5,000. Larger stages available.                tometers as well as colorimeters. All prod-      m e a s u ring fa c i l i t y. ISO 09002- and
 and touch probe) and software to provide          VC-120—Digital color camera for micro-          ucts are ISO 9001-certified. Full technical       ISO/IEC Guide 25-certified. CMM dimen-
 3-D assessment of all kinds of parts and          scopes and macroscopes. Includes com-           support and education/training a vailable        sional inspection of part s , gages and
 applications.                                     puter program for image archiving, image        through our Light & Color Application            fixtures for PAPPs and gage R&Rs. Cali-
 MPC 502/802/1202—Stationary bridge,               editing and motion capturing. 1.2 mega          Center.                                          b ration of gage bl o ck s , t h read gage s ,
 air-bearing, multisensor CMM with inde-           pixels.                                         CM-3600d benchtop spectrophotometer              micrometers, calipers and more. CMM
 pendent Z-axis integrates three measuring         Z 6000—Video lens systems. Provides             —Instantaneous numerical UV control              training and metrology consulting.
 sensors (optical, laser and touch probe)          zoom ranges up to 12:1 for magnifica-            and simultaneous measurements of spec-          National Instruments
 and NT software to provide 3-D assess-            tions from 25X-1500X.                           ular included and specular excluded com-         11500 N. Mopac Expressway
 ment of all kinds of parts and applications.     Micro-Vu Corp.                                   ponents of glossy and nonglossy samples          Austin, TX 78759
 Multiscope 250/400—Compact,mechan-                7909 Conde Lane                                 d i ffe re n t i ate the CM-3600d from any       Ph. 800-433-3488 Fax 512-683-9300
 ical-bearing multisensor CMM integrates           Windsor, CA 95492                               other benchtop spectrophotometer.                www.ni.com
 three measuring sensors (optical, laser           Ph. 707-838-6272 Fax 707-838-3985              Mitutoyo America Corp.                           Navitar Inc.
 and touch probe) and software to provide          www.microvu.com                                 965 Corporate Blvd.                              200 Commerce Drive
 3-D assessment of all kinds of parts and          Micro-Vu offers precision measuring sys-        Aurora, IL 60504                                 Rochester, NY 14623
 applications.                                     tems,including automated machine-vision         Ph. 630-820-9666 Fax 630-820-7403                Ph. 800-828-6778 Fax 716-359-4999
 OMS 400/600/1000/1400— S t at i o n a ry          measuring systems, video measuring sys-         www.mitutoyo.com                                 www.navitar.com
 b ri d ge, air bearing, multisensor CMM           tems, optical comparators and CMMs.             Mitutoyo America Corp. sells and serv-           Navitar designs and manufactures a com-
 integrates three measuring sensors (opti-         Matrix Series—Affordable, extra-large,          ices more than 5,000 precision measur-           plete line of high-quality optical inspec -
 cal,laser and touch probe) and NT soft-           fully automated measuring system. Sizes         ing tools and instruments for dimensional        tion products. Zoom 6000 and TenX video
 ware to provide 3-D assessment of all             up to 60 in. x 36 in.                           measurement,including calipers,microm-           microscope imaging systems are used in
 kinds of parts and applications.                  Quantum Series—The combination of               eters, indicators, DROs, CMMs, vision-           semiconductor manufacturing, noncon-
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 tact measurement, industrial inspection                  Avant ATS—Video measuring system for                 ation in the manufacturing process.               Ph. 800-247-9607 Fax 215-862-0512
 and medical industries.                                  measurement of large parts includes long             IPNet—PC-based system supports Per-               www.questar-corp.com
Newport Corp.                                             travel stages, multisensor options, opera-           ceptron’s line of digital sensors. The sys-      R.K.B. Opto-Electronics Inc.
 1791 Deere Ave.                                          tor work station and Windows software.               t em allows collection of in-pro c e s s          6677 Moore Road
 Irvine, CA 92606                                         Avant ZIP—High-speed floor model non-                 measurement information at any point in           Syracuse, NY 13211
 Ph. 877-764-6397 Fax 949-224-0550                        contact video measuring system designed              the build or assembly process and the abil-       Ph. 800-513-3945 Fax 315-455-8216
 www.ramoptical.com                                       for measuring a large volume of parts at             ity to monitor, analyze and distribute that       www.rkbopto.com
 Manufacturer of precision noncontact di-                 one time. Supported by Windows-based                 data.
 mensional measuring and inspection sys-                  software and wide range of accessories.             Phoenix Imaging
 tems for quality contro l ,p rocess control              SmartScope Flare—Versatile benchtop                  19045 Farmington Road
 and inspection applications. Industries                  measurement machine offers multi-sen-                Livonia, MI 48152
 served include plastics, medical manu-                   sor technology for noncontact coordinate             Ph. 248-476-4200 Fax 248-476-5705
 facturing, automotive, communications,                   measurement. Advanced image process-                 www.phoeniximaging.com                           RAM Optical Instrumentation
 aerospace, metalworking, computer/com-                   ing of video and laser data provide fast             Phoenix Imaging carries a complete line           1791 Deere Ave.
 ponents and semiconductor.                               accurate measurements of virtually any               of accessories including cables,cameras,          Irvine, CA 92606
Nikon Inc.                                                part.                                                fixtures and lenses and manufactures a             Ph. 877-764-6397 Fax 949-224-0550
 1300 Walt Whitman Road                                   SmartScope Flash— B e n chtop video-                 complete line of more than 200 fluores-            www.ramoptical.com
 Melville, NY 11747                                       based metrology system fe at u res four              cent,halogen and LED lighting products.           RAM Optical Instrumentation, a Newport
 Ph. 631-547-8500 Fax 631-547-8518                        intelligent illumination sourc e s ,A c c u-        PPT VISION Inc.                                    Corp. company, is a leader in the vision
 www.nikonusa.com                                         Centric 12X zoom lens and OGP’s exclu-               12988 Valley View Road                            metrology industry. With more than 20
 Nikon Inc. is a manufacturer and distrib-                sive 32-bit MeasureX metrology software.             Eden Prairie, MN 55344                            years of experience in the design and man-
 utor of optical inspection equipment.                    Multi-sensor capability with plug-and-               Ph. 952-996-9500 Fax 952-996-9501                 ufacture of video-based measurement and
 P roducts include stereo micro s c o p e s ,             play tough probe option.                             www.pptvision.com                                 inspection systems, RAM Optical systems
 a u t o c o l l i m at o rs , optical comparat o rs ,    SmartScope Quest—A coordinate meas-                  PPT VISION Inc. designs, manufactures,            are used throughout the world in a wide
 toolmakers’microscopes and automated                     urement system that incorporates video,              markets and integrates 2-D and 3-D ma-            variety of both quantitative and qualita-
 video-inspection systems.                                touch probe and laser sensors in a com-              chine vision-based automated inspection           tive analysis areas,including assembly and
Northern Digital Inc.                                     pact,benchtop platform. Quest’s unique               systems for a broad range of industry             production, in-process inspection, quali-
 103 Randall Drive                                        optical system uses fi xe d, t e l e c e n t ri c    c at egories, including manufacturers of          ty control laboratories, automated pro-
 Waterloo, ON N2V 1C5 Canada                              objectives with zero distortion and high             automotive and electronic components,             duction, receiving inspection, training and
 Ph. 519-884-5142 Fax 519-884-5184                        resolution.                                          semiconductors, medical dev i c e s ,p h a r-     material, and process review.
 www.ndigital.com                                         SmartScope ZIP— F u l l - fe at u re d, n o n-       maceuticals, consumer goods and plas-            Redlake Imaging Corp.
 Optotrak and Polaris 3-D motion meas -                   contact benchtop coordinate measuring                tics. These flexible turnkey systems are           18450 Technology Drive, Ste. A
 urement systems—These products pro-                      system featuring precision zoom optics,              sold throughout the A m e ri c a s , Europe       Morgan Hill, CA 95037
 vide unparalleled performance in a variety               multiple illuminators and high-resolution            and Asia to major manufacturing compa-            Ph. 800-453-1223 Fax 408-778-6256
 of applications such as animation,human                  video camera.                                        nies and system integrators representing          www.redlake.com
 motion research, robotics, digitizing for                                                                     a broad range of industry categories.             R e d l a ke is the ma nu fa c t u r er of the
 inspection and reverse engineering, aero-                                                                    Precision Tool Distributors Inc.                   MotionScope product lines of portable,
 nautics and a variety of medical-device                                                                       553 Weddell Drive                                 easy-to-use, high-speed digital cameras
 t ra cking applications. NDI offers cost-                                                                     Sunnyvale, CA 94089                               designed to help tro u bleshoot high-
 e ffe c t ive m easure me nt solutions to                                                                     Ph. 888-747-1254 Fax 408-747-0886                 speed canning, b o t t l i n g, l abeling and
 researchers and industries worldwide.                   Origin Technologies Corp.                             www.pretool.com                                   packaging problems. Engineers record
Omron Electronics                                         9238 Madison Blvd., Bldg. 1, Ste. 800                Specialists in dimensional gaging and             the high-speed event and play back the
 One E. Commerce Drive                                    Madison, AL 35758                                    inspection since 19 63. Their 3,000-              images in slow motion, enabling them
 Schaumburg, IL 60173                                     Ph. 256-461-1313 Fax 256-461-1390                    square-foot showroom features everything          to see, analyze and resolve the problem.
 Ph. 800 556-6766 Fax 847-843-8087                        www.origintech.com                                   in inspection from calipers to CMMs. Ser-         Models include self-contained portable
 www.info.omron.com                                       O ri gin Te ch n o l ogies manu fa c t u res a       vices include a fully equipped contract           systems with image acquisition rates up
 Omron manufactures a wide variety of                     hand-held, laser-based dimensional meas-             inspection lab featuring Zeiss high-accu-         to 8,000 fps. Cameras are available as
 automation systems and control compo-                    urement system capable of identifying                ra cy CMMs and video-based optical                PC peri p h e rals and are Ethernet con-
 nents. Products include PCB re l ay s ,l ow -            and analyzing surface features. Automat-             measurement systems.                              nected.
 signal relays,SSRs, switches,photomicro-                 ic measurements of gap, flush,step,angle,            QA Productivity Systems                           Retina Systems Inc.
 sensors, PLCs, sensors, vision systems,                  radius,pitting, wear, corrosion, fasteners           236 Alpine Drive                                  146 Day St.
 temperature controllers,timers and coun-                 and weld profiles are enabled through                Rochester, NY 14618                               Seymour, CT 06483
 ters. Award-winning vision sensors range                 flexible software. Profiles and extracted              Ph. 716-381-9735 Fax 716-381-8317                 Ph. 800-966-1311 Fax 203-881-1494
 from the very small and economical F-10                  values can be saved, retrieved and down-             A manufacturer’s representative organi-           www.retinasystems.com
 to the more sophisticated F150-3.                        loaded to a PC.                                      zation dealing with dimensional-meas-             Retina Systems manufactures laser and
 Op er ati o n s Te chn o lo g y I n c.                  Penco Precision                                       urement equipment. They specialize in             vision inspection systems for 100-percent
 (OPTEK)                                                  P.O. Box 8105                                        vision, multiple-sensor CMM technolo-             sorting, gaging and process control for
 P.O. Box 408                                             Northfield, IL 60093                                  gy, CMMs,borescopes, fiberscopes,light             fastener, bearing, rivet,molding, medical,
 Blairstown, NJ 07825                                     Ph. 847-446-3606 Fax 847-446-3645                    sources, rotary tables,concentricity gages,       electronics and communications indus-
 Ph. 908-362-6200 Fax 908-362-5966                        Manufacturer’s representative carrying               measuring lasers, alignment lasers ,l a s e rs    t ries. Inline, online and stand-alone
 www.optek.net                                            optical and mechanical inspection equip-             for calibration and laser micro m e t e rs .      turnkey system with standard modules or
                                                          ment. Comparators,CMMs,microscopes,                  Also the manufacturer of the Perform-A-           custom designs utilizing state-of-the-art
                                                          video systems, thread gages and hand                 C h e ck sys tem for the calibration of           technology.
                                                          tools are available.                                 CMMs.                                            Riegl USA
                                                         Perceptron Inc.                                      Quality Control Solutions Inc.                     7041 Grand National Drive, Ste. 272
                                                          47827 Halyard Drive                                  43339 Business Park Drive, No. 101                Orlando, FL 32819
Optical Gaging Products Inc.                              Plymouth, MI 48170                                   Temecula, CA 92590                                Ph. 407-248-9927 Fax 408-248-2636
 850 Hudson Ave.                                          Ph. 800-333-7753 Fax 734-414-4700                    Ph. 888-355-7274 Fax 909-676-8970                 www.rieglusa.com
 Rochester, NY 14621                                      www.perceptron.com                                   www.qc-solutions.com                             RVSI Acuity CiMatrix
 Ph. 800-647-4243 Fax 716-544-0131                        Pe rc ep t ron is an industry leader in the          SEEBReZ—video noncontact measure-                 5 Shawmut Road
 www.ogpnet.com                                           data-collection,analysis,management and              ment and inspection system can be used            Canton, MA 02021
 Avant Apex—Ultra-high-accuracy non-                      control software technologies required to            as a manual,motorized or fully automa t-          Ph. 800-646-6664 Fax 781-828-8942
 contact coordinate measuring system fea-                 put the information it produces to work              ic CNC. Full XYZ,submicron benchtop               www.rvsi.com
 turing 0.0001 mm resolution noncontact                   controlling processes in real-time.                  system.                                           RVSI Acuity CiMatrix, the inventor of
 scales, high-accuracy fixed objectives,                  P-1000 vision system—Inline process                 Questar Corp.                                      Data Matrix symbology and Code 128, is
 granite base and column,and high-reso-                   measurement via laser cameras. The sys-              6204 Ingham Road                                  a wo rld leader in supplying mach i n e
 lution black-and-white camera.                           tem computes real-time dimensional vari-             New Hope, PA 18938                                vision systems, bar code and advanced 2-
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 D symbology readers for manufacturing and distribution          121 Crescent St.                                                    fication,illumination and stage sizes to meet your accu-
 environments.                                                   Athol, MA 01331                                                     racy and repeatability requirements.
S-T Industries Inc.                                              Ph. 978-249-3551 Fax 978-249-8495                                  Vision Intelligence Products Inc.
 301 Armstrong Blvd. N.                                          www.starrett.com                                                    80 Broadway
 St. James, MN 56081                                             Starrett manufactures a complete line of precision meas-            Cresskill, NJ 07626
 Ph. 800-326-2039 Fax 507-375-4503                               uring tools and equipment. Their more than 5,000 prod-              Ph. 800-522-3842 Fax 201-567-7470
 www.stindustries.com                                            ucts include gages of all types:micrometers,indicators,             These are dedicated machine-vision systems with part-
 S-T is a manufacturer of high-precision measuring instru-       calipers, height measurement, gage blocks/standards,                family flexibility. The microprocessor-based systems are
 ments and optical comparators and video-inspection sys-         granite surface plates, coordinate measuring machines,              multi-camera capable. Signals for activation of devices
 tems under the brand name Scherr-Tumico. The company            optical measuring projectors and vision systems.                    and signals are provided. Systems are SPC-capable and
 also provides custom-made measuring instruments.               Stenning Instruments Inc.                                            have RS-232 output. Complete systems include fixturing
 8600/8800 vision system—30X-180X zoom lens, color or            604 Via Del Cerro                                                   and parts feeder capability. Motion control,lighting, cam-
 black-and-white camera and monitor, 4 in. x 8 in. or 4          Camarillo, CA 93010                                                 eras lenses and image processing are all provided.
 in. x 12 in. travel stages, CNC systems optional.               Ph. 805-484-4996 Fax 805-484-5337                                  Vision Systems International
Servo-Robot Inc.                                                 Manufacturers of weld-monitoring camera systems for                 74 Sutphin Pines
 635 Clairevue Blvd. W.                                          viewing welding operations from remote locat i o n s ,p ro-         Yardley, PA 19067
 Saint-Bruno, PQ J3V 6B2 Canada                                  viding push-button,motorized control over all lens func-            Ph. 215-736-0994 Fax 215-295-4718
 Ph. 450-653-7868 Fax 450-653-7869                               tions and filter density. Miniature pan and tilt heads.             www.vision1.com/VSI
 www.servorobot.com                                              Liquid lightguides for transmission of UV, visible and              Since 1984, Vision Systems International has been oper-
 Servo-Robot Inc. manufactures 3-D laser-vision systems          near-infrared light.                                                ating as an independent consulting company specializ-
 for guidance and control of robots in flexible gaging and       Techniquip                                                           ing in the fields of machine vision, imaging, electro-optics,
 welding automation. SRI provides an interface to articu-        191 Wright Brothers Ave.                                            intelligent sensors and nondestructive evaluation tech-
 lated robots to perform 3-D joint tracking, quality control     Livermore, ON 94550                                                 nologies. Services include application engineering as well
 and adaptive control of process parameters.                     Ph. 888-414-0789 Fax 925-447-2201                                   as marketing and new business development.
Sony Precision Technology America Inc.                           www.techniquip.com                                                 Volpi Manufacturing USA
 20381 Hermana Circle                                            Complete line of fiberoptic and fluorescent illuminators,             5 Commerce Way
 Lake Forest, CA 92630                                           cross-hair generat o rs ,d i gital video calipers, light guides,    Auburn, NY 13021
 Ph. 949-770-8400 Fax 888-910-7669                               annular light rings and video inspection software.                  Ph. 800-688-6574 Fax 315-255-1202
 www.sonypt.com                                                 Trigon Adcotech                                                      www.volpiusa.com
 YM40—Combines enhanced measuring capabilities and               41332 Christy St.                                                   Optical inspection instruments and illumination products
 user-friendly software for precise zero-force video inspec-     Fremont, CA 94538                                                   include borescopes, fiberscopes, video microprobes,light
 tion of electronic parts and plastic molds.                     Ph. 510-657-9370 Fax 510-657-9377                                   sources, fiber-optic illumination and LED illumination.
 YF10—High-speed, high-accuracy noncontact video                 www.trigonadcotech.com                                             Werth America Inc.
 inspection system.                                              Trigon Adcotech manufactures of through-hole and sur-               40 Centre Drive
 YP20/21—Noncontact 3-D measuring system capable of              face-mount component handling modules and systems.                  Orchard Park, NY 14127
 high-accuracy inspection with ease of operat i o n ,p rovid-    SMD 9000—Automated inspection system for surface-                   Ph. 877-937-8426 Fax 716-667-2725
 ed as standard with microscope functions.                       mount devices.                                                      www.werthamerica.com
The L.S. Starrett Co.                                           Trumeter Co. Inc.                                                    Inspector FQ—A 2-D/3-D CNC high-speed video/mul-
                                                                 1020 N.W. Sixth St.                                                 tise nsor CM M. Rang e : X = 400 –3,50 0 mm, Y =
                                                                 Deerfield Beach, FL 33442                                            400–1,750 mm, Z = 200–600 mm. Accuracies to E2 =
                                                                 Ph. 800-537-2261 Fax 954-725-5599                                   1.5 + L/500 µm. Cooled linear motor drives up to 10
                                                                 www.trumeter.com                                                    moves and measurements/sec. Supports all Renishaw,
                                                                 The world’s foremost manufacturer of length-measuring               dual cameras.
                                                                 systems and equipment for the textile, c a rp e t ,a u t o m o-     Inspector V—A 3-D CNC vertical format video/multi
                                                                 tive, paper, and wire and cable industries. Innovative man-         sensor CMM. Range:X = 400–800 mm,Y = 300 mm, Z
                                                                 ufacturer of electronic componentry for OEM and custom              = 150 mm. Accuracy to E2 = 3.75 + L/200µm. Supports
                                                                 applications. Trumeter also provides distance measuring             all Renishaw systems, 4–5 axis, Werth Fiber Probe. Ideal
                                                                 wheels, levels, tapes and laser devices.                            for milling cutters/hobs,cam/crankshaft and general shaft
                                                                View Engineering Inc.                                                applications.
                                                                 1650 N. Voyager Ave.                                                Scope-Check—A 2-D/3-D CNC video/multisensor CMM.
                                                                 Simi Valley, CA 93063                                               Range: X = 200–400 mm, Y = 150 mm, Z = 150 mm.
                                                                 Ph. 805-578-5000 Fax 805-578-5249                                   Accuracy:E1 = E2 = 3.75 + L/100 µm. Winwerth meas-
                                                                 www.vieweng.com                                                     urement software. Options: all Renishaw touch probes.
                                                                 Voyager Series—Automated, noncontact,vision-based,                  Video-Check—A 2-D/3-D CNC video/multisensor CMM.
                                                                 3-D measurement for use as a key component of quality               Range: X = 250–3,500 mm, Y = 125–1,750 mm, Z =
                                                                 control in diverse industries.                                      200–600 mm. Accuracies to E2 = 0.9 + L/500 µm. Res-
                                                                Vision Components                                                    olutions to 10 nanometers. Options: dual camera, all Ren-
                                                                 478 Putnam Ave., Ste. 2                                             ishaw systems, 4–5 axis, Werth Fibre Probe.
                                                                 Cambridge, MA 02139                                                Xiris Automation Inc.
                                                                 Ph. 617-492-1252 Fax 617-492-1252                                   1016 Sutton Drive, Unit C8
                                                                 www.vision-components.de                                            Burlington, ON L7L 6B8 Canada
                                                                 The VC Series of industrial “smart” cameras are com-                Ph. 905-331-6660 Fax 905-331-6661
                                                                 plete machine-vision systems that include up to 8 MB of             www.xiris.com
                                                                 RAM,2 MB of Flash EPROM and a powerful DSP. The                     MediaSense product line includes inspection equipment
                                                                 cameras fe at u re optically isolated I/O (Four 12–24V              specific to the media industry, including identification
                                                                 inputs and four 150 mA outputs). Color, progressive-scan            code readers for CDs and DVDs,a disc orientation sys-
                                                                 and megapixel models are available.                                 tem,a jewel box verifier, and a printed-graphics inspec-
                                                                Vision Engineering Inc.                                              tion system.
                                                                 570 Danbury Road
                                                                 New Milford, CT 06776                                                                                                       qd
                                                                 Ph. 800-644-7264 Fax 860-355-0712
                                                                 www.visioneng.com
                                                                 Patented noncontact measurement Dynascopes offer the
                                                                 comfortable viewing of optical comparators combined
                                                                 with the high resolution of toolmakers’ microscopes.
                                                                 Available in two- or three-axis configurations, the units
                                                                 can be optimized as you select from a variety of magni-

				
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