A customer needed a custom automated test system to reduce the inspection time during the setup of their production mold tools. At the time they were using a semi-automated system that would take 10-15 minutes to measure all 10 cavities of the mold tool. Lumetrics was asked to reduce the measurement time to 10 seconds… Read more »
Lumetrics is the leader in online tubing thickness measurement systems for the ophthalmic, glass, and medical device market. Our engineering team has developed a new fixture that eliminates the problems of line sensitivity that give all online systems trouble. The new fixturing provides for easy loading and accommodates line changeovers to different size tubing. Water… Read more »
Lumetrics will be exhibiting at Photonics West this February in Booth #3018! Please stop by and say hello- we have lots of new measurement solutions for your manufacturing process. Please email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment or for more information on sample measurements! If you haven’t registered- make sure you get registered… Read more »
Since the formation of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in 1970, the NHTSA has implemented regulations impacting all areas of vehicle safety including automotive glass. The OptiGauge helps with the process by obtaining highly accurate glass thickness measurements to ensure glass is to manufacturer’s specifications. For years windshields have been comprised of two pieces of glass… Read more »
Metal stents have been available since 1988. Through the 1990’s, stents went through numerous iterations, incorporating different metals and coatings. As the medical products industry moved through the 2000’s, the use of bioresorbable stents became the newest innovation. And, it is a tremendous innovation. Through the use of bioresorbable stents, physicians are able to reduce… Read more »
Whether producing float glass, tubing, bottles, or other products, thickness measurement is one of the critical parameters in a successful operation. Steve Heveron-Smith describes how an all fiber-based interferometer can work in different glass applications.
Should using a micrometer and taking a double wall thickness be the industry standard for medical balloon thickness measurement? No, it shouldn’t. Here’s why.
Sometimes the simplest things cause the biggest problems, especially when it comes to adhesive thickness measurement. Whether it’s tablet computers, cell phones, medical devices, or other products, the thickness of an adhesive layer can be critical. Read more.
Can you measure a Paracin straw as it’s being extruded? Yes. You can, and from two feet away. Read More
Lumetrics applies their technology to a wide variety of thickness measurement applications. Here are 7 things we can measure: 1) Absorbable Stents – Read a great article on how a New Standard Focuses on Testing of Absorbable Stents 2. Food Packaging Thickness Measurement Applications– We can make sure your food packaging is of the highest quality, meets… Read more »