Quality Progress - March 2013 - (Page 58)
a hand-held anemometer that provides
A series of three-in-one leveling mounts
information for industrial and construction
from Advanced Antivibration Components
applications. It measures the air velocity
are designed to dampen shock and vibra-
in ventilation shafts, air conditioning con-
tion, provide leveling and offer position
duits, air ducts and chimney flues.
mobility for packaging machinery applica-
The Turbo Meter works on the prin-
tions. The V10Z44MCM series features a
ciple that a free-turning turbine rotates
moveable mount that incorporates rubber
at a speed directly proportional to wind
with with a rotating ball.
speed. Sapphire jewel bearings suspend
The isolator is made of oil-resistant rub-
the turbine, allowing for sensitivity to the
ber and the ball and handle are made of
steel. The maximum recommended load of
An infrared light beam senses the
the two isolators in the series ranges from
turbine’s rotation without added friction,
200 kgf to 600 kgf. The diameter of the
permitting a high degree of accuracy.
unit base ranges from 100 mm to 140 mm.
One switch allows the user to move be-
They can be used with under-packaging
tween four different scales that determine
machinery, large pumps, fans, motors,
air velocity in feet per minute, meters
compressors and other medium-load
per second, miles per hour or knots. The
three-digit LCD read-out offers contrast
• Call: 516-328-3662.
• Visit: www.vibrationmounts.com.
and visibility, which is important for poorly
stability for quality processing, making it
lit industrial applications.
suitable for additive manufacturing, medi-
• Call: 510-732-9229.
cal device manufacturing, UV marking and
• Visit: www.davisnet.com.
Spectra-Physics has released the Explorer
other precision UV micromachining ap-
XP 355-1, a 1W ultraviolet (UV) Q-switched
diode-pumped solid-state laser. The design
The Explorer XP 355-1 delivers greater
Temperature and humidity
combines electronics and a laser head into
than 1W output power at 50 kHz repeti-
Onset’s HOBO wireless temperature and
a single, compact package. The Explorer
tion rate with a short 8ns pulse width and
humidity monitoring kit monitors critical
XP 355-1 performs with short-pulse width,
less than 2% pulse-to-pulse stability for
conditions, logs data for trend analysis
enhanced beam quality and pulse-to-pulse
process reproducibility and yields. The rug-
and notifies users of conditions by text or
gedized laser is tested
email. The monitoring kit can be used in
to endure bare product
a broad range of facilities, including food
shock and vibration with
processing plants, office buildings, labora-
accelerations of up to
tories and warehouses.
100 g with reliability.
The system sends users a text message
• Call: 408-980-4300.
by phone or email when temperature or
• Visit: www.newport.
humidity conditions exceed set thresholds.
The system also sends an alarm if one of
sensors becomes disconnected from the
network and provides visual notification
The Turbo Meter from
on the PC that an alarm has tripped.
Davis Instruments is
58 QP • www.qualityprogress.com
The wireless kit includes HOBOnode
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Quality Progress - March 2013
Mr. Pareto Head
The Right Ingredients
Before the Fact
Apples to Oranges?
Five at the Forefront
Measure for Measure
Quality in the First Person
One Good Idea
Quality Progress - March 2013