Cool Tools And Popular Products Template

Announcing IDS' Ensenso C 3D stereo vision camera and 4 additional popular products

Oct. 18, 2023
The stereo vision camera generates 3D point clouds and delivers 2D images in color, thanks to an integrated image sensor.

Let’s talk tech. The manufacturing industry is evolving at an ever-increasing rate, and if you want to stay ahead of your competition, then you need to stay abreast of the latest products and solutions. Every day, innovative companies are bringing new tools to market, but searching the sea of new product announcements for the one that best fits your facility can be daunting. Here are a few cool tools, selected by the editors of Plant Services and New Equipment Digest, that are changing the game. 

IDS Imaging Development Systems' Ensenso C 3D stereo vision camera

With Ensenso C, IDS presents a stereo vision camera that generates 3D point clouds and delivers 2D images in color (RGB) thanks to an integrated image sensor. This enables realistic 3D images and supports subsequent like sorting tasks. Its compact housing is completely enclosed and complies with protection class IP65/67. This protects the components from environmental influences and vibrations. Learn more about the product

Banner Engineering's K100 Pro Series of multicolor beacons

The K100 Pro Beacon series offers two 100 mm models: Pro Daylight Visible and Pro Indicator. The Pro Daylight Visible beacon model offers 12 audible options and has a clear lens that avoids false indications, even in sunlight. Featuring 14 color options, the K100 Pro Indicator beacon (DC model) is programmable using Banner’s free Pro Editor Software. Animations include options such as flash, rotate, and strobe. Both beacon models can include an optional audible alarm. Learn more about the product

Sandvik Coromant's CoroMill 316 ceramic exchangeable milling heads

The latest, brazed-ceramic CoroMill 316 offers a more productive method for roughing in ISO S materials than standard carbide milling cutters. With aerospace components manufactured from nickel-based alloys becoming increasingly prevalent, the demand for optimized cutting tools is growing. With this in mind, Sandvik Coromant has developed two innovative solutions ideal for shoulder and face milling of nickel alloy aero-engine parts. Learn more about the product

FOBA's green laser cool touch laser marker

FOBA has developed a 532 nm wavelength green laser marking system which offers new possibilities for industrial direct part marking. The low-heat laser applies perfect marks on materials with extraordinary absorption properties. Such materials include white, transparent or red plastics as well as highly reflective metals. It can even mark materials such as UHMWPE, HDPE or PMMA for which additives might no longer be necessary, as well as glass or shiny substrates. Learn more about the product

Norton's Vortex Rapid Prep Non-Woven Flap Discs

Norton Vortex Rapid Prep Non-Woven Flap Discs last longer and produce increased cutting rates and smear-free finishes simultaneously. Norton's patented Vortex agglomerated aluminum oxide grain technology enables the cutting power of a coarser grit while producing a finer finish in one abrasives disc solution. Ideal for light blending, stripping, edge breaking, and surface prep applications in key industries such as metal fabrication and welding, aerospace, transportation, energy, and construction, the flap discs feature special 3D non-woven abrasive layers. Learn more about the product

About the Author

Laura Davis

Laura Davis is the editor in chief of New Equipment Digest (NED), a brand part of the Manufacturing Group at Endeavor Business Media. NED covers all products, equipment, solutions, and technology related to the broad scope of manufacturing, from mops and buckets to robots and automation. Laura has been a manufacturing product writer for six years, knowledgeable about the ins and outs of the industry along with what readers are looking for when wanting to learn about the latest products on the market. Plant Services editor in chief Thomas Wilk recently spoke with Laura to get her perspective on new products and innovations that are affecting the industry, as well as the upcoming partnership between Plant Services and New Equipment Digest.

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