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Strobing Machine Vision Lighting

strobing machine vision lighting

This post looks at machine vision strobe lighting, the reason why you would use strobe lighting in machine vision applications and multi-wavelength strobe applications. Why Use a Strobe Light Fast moving production lines where articles need to be inspected while in motion can be particularly challenging for machine vision systems.  [Read More…]

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UV LED Curing Systems

UV LED Curing Systems

UV LED curing systems offer many advantages when compared with traditional UV lamps such as reduced power consumption, instant on and off, reduced maintenance and improved stability over time. This post will provide an overview of some of these advantages of UV LED curing systems. Power Consumption of UV LED  [Read More…]

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Benefits of UV LED Curing Versus Traditional Systems

UV LED Curing Systems

The power, cost and capability of UV LED curing systems have improved to the point where they are now a viable alternative to traditional mercury-vapor lamps in several applications including printing, 3D printing, coatings and adhesives. This post will provide an overview of some of the advantages of UV LED  [Read More…]

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Custom LED Lights

Custom LED Lights

For industrial, medical and security applications, inappropriate or poor quality lighting can often result in longer processing times and reduced throughput. For the more challenging applications, off-the-shelf LED lighting solutions cannot deliver the performance required to optimize systems in many instances, particularly those incorporating machine vision. Often designed for a  [Read More…]

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Thermal Management of UV LED Curing Systems

UV LED Curing systems

Why is Thermal Management of UV LEDs Required? High peak irradiance and energy density are important factors in UV curing. To achieve this in UV LED based curing lamps, a large number of LEDs operating at high current and voltage levels is required. This process produces a lot of heat  [Read More…]

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About Ondax Laser Diodes

Ondax Laser Diodes

This post will provide an overview of Ondax laser diodes, including the available range, as well as why you might select an Ondax laser diode. About Ondax Ondax was founded in 2000 by a group of holography experts, and is based in California. Alongside their SureLockā„¢ wavelength-stabilized laser diode products,  [Read More…]

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About Sony Laser Diodes

About Sony laser diodes

This post provides an overview of Sony laser diodes; including the available range, applications for Sony laser diodes, and some of the reasons for selecting a Sony laser diode. About Sony Founded in 1946, Sony is a multinational company with its headquarters located in Tokyo, Japan. Best known for its  [Read More…]

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About Ushio Laser Diodes

About Ushio Laser Diodes

This post provides an overview of Ushio laser diodes, including the available range, their applications and why you might select an Ushio laser diode. About Ushio The laser diode business (formerly part of Hitachi, and more recently Opnext and Oclaro) was incorporated into the Japanese Ushio Group in 2014, as  [Read More…]

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About Panasonic Laser Diodes

Panasonic Laser Diodes

This post will provide an overview of Panasonic laser diodes, including the available range, as well as why you might select a Panasonic laser diode. This is the third in a series of posts introducing our laser diode manufacturers. About Panasonic In addition to its popular consumer and audiovisual product  [Read More…]

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New Multispectral LED Line Light

Multispectral LED line light

ProPhotonix has recently announced a new multispectral LED line light, COBRA MultiSpec. The new product offers all of the benefits of the popular COBRA Series with up to twelve wavelengths. This post outlines the key features of the COBRA MultiSpec, potential applications as well as the benefits of a multispectral  [Read More…]

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