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 or less with the use of our OptiGauge technology as well as add some addition measurement and functional capabilities.
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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 is the enemy of all hydrophilic tubing production, and the OptiGauge provides the crucial inner diameter, outter diameter, and wall thickness readings that customers require.
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.
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.
The OptiGauge II is an ideal non-contact thickness measurement system for companies looking to move away from traditional contact measurement systems. It is non-destructive and objective, leaving no margin for operator error. It offers customers extraordinary flexibility in a measurement system. This user-friendly system delivers reliability and sub-micron accuracy so vital to today’s most advanced industries. OptiGauge II can be particularly useful in in Quality, R&D labs, and production floors because it can improve yields, reduce costs, increase quality, and meet compliance requirements. View the press release on our new product announcement!
On Wednesday, July 22 2015, Representative Louise Slaughter's office announced that Rochester, NY won a very arduous battle to be named the headquarter for the new Integrated Photonics Institute In Manufacturing Innovation (IP-IMI). New York Photonics published a comprehensive article (with links to other relevant articles about the project):
New York Photonics blog posted a great article on the events in Rochester surrounding the International Year of Light celebration- here's a brief overview and link to the full article written by Tom Battley.