The use of optical fibres in sensors is opening up new possible applications for industrial measurement
R&D at Westland Helicopters has led to a vision guided cutting machine which will speed airframe part manufacture. Sarah Gardner reports.
Co‐ordinate measuring machines are becoming an essential element in the latest generation of flexible machining systems. John Beckett, sales director of LK Tool, talked…
Many companies develop vision systems, but ultrasonics is now being used for some applications. John Hartley describes an unusual force‐sensing system from Hitachi.
The load cell constitutes the most important part of an electronic scale for industrial weighing. It is basically the quality of this that determines the profit gained.
The Adept vision‐guided robot system, which is now distributed in the UK and Europe by Meta Machines, incorporates new vision sensing features
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