Literature

High-performance light source

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Brochure describes Fiber-Lite PL-900 dc-regulated illuminator for gauging, inspection, and process monitoring. Lighting options and performance standards are given. Dolan-Jenner Industries Inc., Lawrence, MA 01843; (800) 833-4237; Fax: (978) 682-2500; e-mail: sales@dolan-jenner.com.

DTNews

Company's newsletter includes information on its cardiovascular imaging system and a description of its new scientific imaging software. There is a "behind-the-scenes" column as well as information on an application-story contest. Data Translation, Marlboro, MA 01752; (800) 525-8528; Fax: (508) 481-8620; e-mail: info@datx.com.

Diffuse reflectance coatings and materials

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New 74-page catalog details diffuse reflectance coatings and Spectralon materials for component coating and fabrication. Applications include integrating spheres, optical components, lamp housings, flat-panel displays, and back-light illuminators. Labsphere, North Sutton, NH 03260; (603) 927-4266; Fax: (603) 927-4694; e-mail: labsphere@labsphere.com.

Guide to robotics suppliers

The 2000 Robotics Industry Directory profiles 189 suppliers of robotics equipment and services, giving full contact information. Companies are indexed by product, industry, and application. There are also articles on subjects such as guidelines for financial justification of robotics automation. Robotic Industries Association, Ann Arbor, MI 48106; (734) 994-6088; Fax: (734) 994-3338; e-mail: ria@robotics.org.

Barcode readers

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Twenty-page catalog provides application details, specifications, photos, and drawings of the BL series of ultrasmall and ultralong-range barcode readers. Typical applications include automatic sorting in conveyor lines and identifying specimen bottles for medical uses. Keyence Corp. of America, Woodcliff, NJ 07675; (888) 539-3623; Fax: (201) 930-1883; e-mail: keyence@keyence.com.