Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Buyers' Guide Photonics EDU Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Industrial Photonics Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook
More News
Email Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

Terahertz System
Apr 2012
Advanced Photonix Inc., Corporate HeadquartersRequest Info
ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 3, 2012 — Advanced Photonix Inc. has introduced a terahertz system called T-Gauge, developed for use on the factory floor for quality and process control during manufacture of web processing and converting products.

The ability of terahertz energy to penetrate nonconducting materials, combined with the system’s high-speed data processing, enables nondestructive inspection of web-based products with feedback for continuous process adjustments. The nonnuclear system is sensitive to physical and chemical composition changes in products and can measure single- and multilayer thickness, density and basis weight, and can detect subsurface defects and delamination.

Manufacturers can mount proprietary and patented fiber-coupled sensors on a scanning frame without contacting or impeding the product. They also can collect more information than was previously possible, resulting in tighter tolerances, lower cost and improved quality.

The system is aimed at replacing nuclear gauges.


* Message:
(requirements, questions for supplier)
Your contact information
* First Name:
* Last Name:
* Email Address:
* Company:
Address 2:
Postal Code:
* Country:
Phone #:
Fax #:

Register or login to auto-populate this form:
Login Register
* Required
Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy About Us Contact Us
back to top

Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2017 Photonics Media
x We deliver – right to your inbox. Subscribe FREE to our newsletters.