GelSight | October 13, 2021
GelSight, a pioneer in tactile imaging and sensing technology, today introduced the latest version of its GelSight Mobile™ probe, the Series 2. This new generation of GelSight’s mobile device offers a sleek form-factor that is one-third lighter and less than half the volume of its predecessor, allowing it to scan surfaces in tighter spaces, while maintaining accuracy, speed, and field of view.
GelSight’s technology enables digital tactile sensing with the sensitivity and resolution of human touch. Data captured by GelSight’s elastomeric tactile sensing platform leverages proprietary software and algorithms to provide detailed, accurate surface characterization that can generate significant gains in productivity both on the production floor and in the field while also reducing the costs associated with manual or tool-based visual inspection. The handheld GelSight Mobile device can be deployed on production and assembly lines to enable rapid and well documented quality assurance decisions. Dimensions of scratches, dents, hits, gaps, offset, hole diameter, and fastener flushness can be measured in high-resolution, on any surface, in seconds.
The Series 2 head size has been minimized, so it can be utilized across a wider variety of applications. This is especially critical in the automotive and aerospace industries where it can provide rapid, repeatable, non-destructive testing for manufacturing and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) of engines, fuselages, and other critical components.
The Series 2 product addresses needs in new market verticals and creates new use cases as customers experience its game-changing performance first-hand. After bringing on new CEO, Youssef Benmokhtar, in June 2021, GelSight has set its sights on industries that can benefit from fast, accurate, micron-level measurements on a wide variety of surfaces, such as the additive manufacturing and energy sectors. The company will also continue to grow its core business in automotive, aerospace, and forensics.
We took the accuracy, speed and mobility that our customers loved about the first-generation handheld device, and incorporated that into a smaller, more user-friendly form-factor that can deliver payback value in a matter of weeks in terms of saved production time, labor costs, and scrap,The introduction of Series 2 is ushering GelSight into a new era. We are digitizing tactile sensing to unlock new opportunities for in-line and off-line quality control innovation, across industries.
Youssef Benmokhtar, CEO, GelSight
“We use the GelSight Mobile for our MRO operations, and we are delighted to now incorporate the Mobile Series 2,” said Yann Siehen of Safran Helicopter Engines. “We had the opportunity to evaluate Series 2 and have been impressed by its performance. Its compact and lightweight design will definitely increase the number of use cases and will accelerate our return on investment.”
GelSight develops portable, non-destructive elastomeric 3D imaging systems used to improve quality control processes in aerospace, automotive and other high-value industries. The proprietary technology that was invented at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology provides extremely detailed and rapid surface measurements and robotic sensing capabilities.
ExOne | November 06, 2020
The ExOne Company (Nasdaq: XONE), the global leader in industrial sand and metal 3D printers using binder jetting technology, today announced it is one of 16 companies participating in a consortium led by DNV GL, the world’s leading risk management and quality assurance society for the oil & gas and maritime industries. The consortium was founded in 2018 with the goal of developing an industry-accepted guideline for quality assurance of additively manufacturing parts. Today, the consortium includes the entire value chain of operators, contractors and fabricators: Equinor, Saudi Aramco, Siemens, Kongsberg Maritime, Voestalpine, Guaranteed, IMI CCI, Kongsberg Ferrotech, Addilan, BMT Aerospace, FIT AG, Howco Group, ImphyTek Powders, Intertek, XDM3D and ExOne. In February, the consortium released a new standard, “Additive manufacturing of metallic parts” (DNVGL-ST-B203) for the oil & gas sector, which is focused on wire-arc additive manufacturing (WAAM) and laser-based powder bed fusion (PBF-LM). Now, the group is expanding its effort to incorporate more AM technologies, such as binder jetting technology (BJT).
Allied | April 08, 2021
Siemens and Allied Electronics and Automation are collaborating to help board manufacturers better plan easier, more adaptable and space-saving mechanical control cupboards. Siemens' special SIRIUS particular framework, presently accessible from Allied, offers a full scope of measured mechanical control board segments in seven conservative standard sizes, including gadgets expected to switch, secure, control and screen engines from size S00 to S12 (45mm to 160 mm in width) and force evaluations from 4 to 335 HP (3 to 250 kW).
Key contemplations for building control cupboards incorporate wiring time, saving board space, and whether segments meet public guidelines and industry codes. Since the board can contain distinctive size engine starters, the consistency offered by the maker is significant. With SIRIUS, CAx information is accessible all through, and clients can draw on complete, standard-consistent arrangement backing to improve on work processes and accelerate the electrical designing interaction.
From engine starter defenders to over-burden transfers, delicate starters and contactors, SIRIUS parts are minimized and intended for speedy and simple association with work with mechanical control board upkeep. The seclusion and convenience of the framework additionally furnishes engineers with huge benefits when planning and building new control cupboards. SIRIUS gadgets likewise advantage from in excess of 50,000 blend tests and endorsements, making them reasonable for overall sending.
"We put a great deal of thought into the particularity of our plans," says John Burns, Application Resource Center Manager at Siemens. "For instance, with the commonplace brush busbar framework you may have four starters next to each other and starter three goes down. Commonly, to supplant it you need to do a considerable amount of disengaging. With SIRIUS, we added a simple module with a backplane that gives contact safe 3-stage power across the busbar framework, making it speedy to amass, simple to plan in, and permitting it to convey a similar force rating as the brush busbar framework. In the event that one starter falls flat, the end client can undoubtedly change out that one starter and leave the others under power with this touch-safe plan. This can diminish vacation fundamentally in light of the fact that you don't have to halt the entire board."
Partnered helps engineers, buyers, maintainers, armada and office supervisors, and innovators fabricate, keep up and restore their apparatus and innovation and is an approved merchant for Siemens items. Notwithstanding SIRIUS, Allied stocks a full scope of Siemens control, exchanging and assurance items for mechanical control board manufacturers, and distributes a control board part direct, just as master exhortation on points going from engine exchanging and security to modern control innovation.
Siemens Corporation is a U.S. auxiliary of Siemens AG, a worldwide stalwart zeroing in on the spaces of force age and conveyance, canny framework for structures and disseminated energy frameworks, and robotization and digitalization all the while and producing enterprises. Through the independently overseen organization Siemens Mobility, a main provider of keen versatility answers for rail and street transport, Siemens is molding the world market for traveler and cargo administrations. Because of its dominant part stakes in the openly recorded organizations Siemens Healthineers AG and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Siemens is additionally a world-driving provider of clinical innovation and advanced medical care benefits just as harmless to the ecosystem answers for inland and seaward wind power age. For over 160 years, the organization has improved and developed advances to help American industry crossing fabricating, energy, medical care and foundation. In monetary 2019, Siemens USA detailed income of $26.5 billion, incorporating $1.23 billion in sends out, and utilizes around 50,000 individuals all through each of the 50 states and Puerto Rico.
About Allied Electronics and Automation
Associated Electronics and Automation is a high-administration wholesaler of robotization and control, electronic, electrical, mechanical, and support items from in excess of 500 a-list providers. With deals workplaces across the Americas, an emphasis on computerized client experience, 99% boat to-arrange exactness, and more than 3.5 million sections accessible for buy on the web, engineers, fashioners, maintainers, and buyers trust Allied to give a wide scope of arrangements across the whole item lifecycle.