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Instrumentation, test equipment suppliers.

The following directory lists the suppliers of instrumentation and test equipment to the rubber industry, with address, contact person, type of instrumentation and test equipment and services offered.

Aeroglide Corp. Hal Ekberg Box 29505 Raleigh, NC 27626-0505 Phone: (919) 851-2000 Fax: (919) 851-6029

Akron Special Machinery, Inc. Rick Delmoro 2740 Cory Ave. Akron, OH 44314 Phone: (330) 753-1077 Fax: (330) 753-7308

Akron Standard an ITW Company L.A. Stang, GM, spec. machinery 1624 Englewood Ave. Akron, OH 44305 Phone: (330) 784-1251

Instrumentation: Tire uniformity equipment, noncontact runout and bulge/depression measuring devices, tire endurance testing, wheel uniformity machines

Services offered: Technical service, training

Alpha Technologies Charlene Sholley, marketing mgr. 2689 Wingate Ave. Akron, OH 44314 Phone: (330) 745-1641; (800) 356-9886 Fax: (330) 848-7326

Altman Manufacturing Co. Paul Altman 1990 Ohio St. Lisle, IL 60532 Phone: (630) 963-0031 Fax: (630) 963-0089 Website: E-mail:

B.C. Ames Co. Paul Udden, sales engineer 131 Lexington St. P.O. Box 70 Waltham, MA 02254-0070 Phone: (781) 893-0095 Fax: (781) 647-3356 E-mail: Internet:

Instrumentation: For thickness measurement - dial and digital bench comparators, hand held micrometers, non-contact AccuFlow air gaging for in-process and bench; electronic readout available

Services offered: Application engineering

Ametek PMT, U.S. Gauge Div. Jim Snyder, sales manager 820 Penna Blvd. Feasterville, PA 19053 Phone: (215) 355-6900 Fax: (215) 355-2937

Instrumentation: Process measurement technology, pneumatic controllers, electronic process transmitters, calibration equipment

Services offered: Technical service, training

Ametek Chatillon Rich Brown, communications mgr. 8600 Somerset Dr. Largo, FL 33773 Phone: (800) 527-9999 Fax: (813) 539-6882

Instrumentation: Tensile testers

Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs

Leverett A. Anderson Co. William S. Cole, president 3115 W. Market St. Akron, OH 44333 Phone: (330) 864-2135 Fax: (330) 864-4134

Instrumentation: Materials testing equipment for rubber and plastics

Services offered: Sales, service including calibration design and fabrication or special testing equipment

Applied Test Systems, Inc. Chuck Dolce, ad manager P.O. Box 1529 Butler, PA 16003 Phone: (412) 283-1212

Instrumentation: Creep/stress rupture testing machines, universal tension testing machines, pressure test systems, fatigue testers, furnaces and ovens for testing and processing, elastomeric extensometers, and special test equipment

Services offered: Technical service

Atlas Electric Devices Co. Margaret MacBeth, marketing services manager 4114 N. Ravenswood Chicago, IL 60613 Phone: (773) 327-4520 Fax: (773) 327-5787

Instrumentation: Complete line of environmental and materials testing instrumentation that can simulate radiant energy, temperature, salt fog, moisture and other components of a natural environment

Services offered: Technical service, training

Automated Control Systems Tom Gage, business development manager 627 Hartzell Rd. New Haven, IN 46774 Phone: (219) 493-6606 Fax: (219) 749-4782

Instrumentation: PVT (pressure-vibration-thermal) coolant hose durability stand

Services offered: Design and build test equipment for component durability, audit and functional tests; leak and burst testing equipment with data acquisition capability

Automation Products, Inc. Applications Department 3030 Max Roy St. Houston, TX 77008-6294 Phone: (713) 869-0361 Fax: (713) 869-7332

Instrumentation: Equipment which measures and/or controls density, specific gravity, % solids, % concentration, viscosity and level

Bayco Ovens Rohn Grant, vice president 4350 Pell Dr. Sacramento, CA 95838 Phone: (916) 565-7810 Fax: (916) 929-5041

Instrumentation: Heat processing equipment, industrial ovens Services offered: Technical service, training

E.H. Benz Co., Inc. Material Testing Instruments Ted Benz, president 73 Maplehurst Ave. Providence, RI 02908 Phone: (401) 331-5650

Instrumentation: Rheometers, durometers, viscometers, tensile testers, test dies, test molds, laboratory ovens, hardness, flexing, fatigue, aging, abrasion, impact, lab presses, cutting presses, brittleness testers and plastometers

Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs, repair and rebuilding testing instruments, and lab information management systems

BFGoodrich Co. Rubber Instruments Don Askea, manager 240 West Emerling Ave. Akron, OH 44301-1600 Phone: (330) 374-3010 Fax: (330) 374-3166

Instrumentation: Dynamic stress relaxometer, flexometer model 11, portable universal tester, mixer monitor control system, cut and chip tester.

Services offered: Technical service training, calibration

Bohlin Instruments, Inc. Sharon Goetz 2540 Route 130 Cranbury, NJ Phone: (609) 655-4447 Fax: (609) 655-1475

C.W. Brabender Instruments Kevin R. Van Allen 50 E. Wesley St. South Hackensack, NJ 07606 Phone: (201) 343-8425

Instrumentation: Laboratory testing equipment for rubber testing, including processability studies, dispersion, mixing, cure and density for R&D and QC

Services offered: Testing laboratory

Brookhaven Instruments Corp. Bruce Weiner, sales and marketing 750 Blue Point Rd. Holtsville, NY 11742 Phone: (516) 758-3200 Fax: (516) 758-3255 E-mail: Website:

Instrumentation: Particle size measurement utilizing laser light scattering, disc centrifugation, laser scanner and dynamic image analysis; for zeta potential analysis by particle electrophoresis and streaming potential; applications include pigments and carbon blacks

Services offered: Technical support

Bytewise Measurement Systems Michael Harris, CEO Russ Carreker, president 1150 Brookstone Centre Pkwy. Columbus, GA 31904 Phone: (706) 323-5142 Fax: (706) 323-0178

Instrumentation: Non-contact laser based dimensional gauging system for off-line profile measurement of extruded rubber circumferential tread wear analysis

Services offered: Installation and training

CCS - Corporate Consulting Services, Instruments, Inc. Jack C. Warner, president 1145 Highbrook Ave. Suite 500 Akron, OH 44301 Phone: (330) 376-3600 Phone: 1-800-742-8535 Fax: (330) 376-8500 Fax: 1-800-CCS-XFAX

Instrumentation: Shore hardness testers, curemeter (ODR), Mooney viscometer, Rheomaster data systems for Mooney and rheometers, new recorders for ODRs, ASTM dies, molds, cutters, the XDR Mooney viscometer, XDR-MDR-moving die rheometer, XDR OSC disk rheometer

Services offered: Certified calibration, service and repair of Shore hardness testers, Mooney viscometers, all rheometers and recorders, tensile testers, thickness gauges

CDS Analytical, Inc. 465 Limestone Rd. P.O. Box 277 Oxford, PA 19363-0277 Phone: (610) 932-3636 800 541-6593 Fax: (610) 932-4158 E-mail: Website: http//

Instrumentation: Polymers, paints, rubber, textiles

Services offered: Technical service

Canrad Hanovia, Inc. Rick Macintyre, production manager, photochemical division 100 Chestnut St. Newark, NJ 07105 Phone: (201) 589-4300 Fax: (201) 589-4430

Instrumentation: Ultraviolet photochemical systems used in processing

Services offered: Technical service, training

Carver, Inc. 1569 Morris St. P.O. Box 544 Wabash, IN 46992-0544 Phone: (219) 563-7577 Ext. 249 Fax: (219) 563-7625 E-mail: Website:

Instrumentation: Laboratory and molding equipment

Cober Electronics, Inc. Lewis DeCarlo 151 Woodward Ave. Norwalk, CT 06854 Phone: (203) 855-8755 Fax: (203) 855-7511

Instrumentation: Microwave receptivity testing, microwave curing ovens

Services offered: Technical service for microwave technology

Coram Instruments Inc. Loretta J. Miller, president 37 Whinstone St. Coram, NY 11727 Phone: (516) 331-5321

Instrumentation: Testing instruments for rubber, plastics and polyurethane foam

Dah Chau Enterprises Christine Chang 15 Fu Shing Rd. Sec. 3 Taichung, Taiwan Phone: 04-2629602 Fax: 04-2630138

Dek-Tron Scientific Instruments Segundo Vargas, sales manager 244 East Third St. Plainfield, NJ 07060 Phone: (908) 668-1777 Fax: (908) 668-4794

Instrumentation: Test equipment for materials including rubber, textiles, combustion, ceramics, cable, leather

Services offered: Applications assistance for testing of materials; service and repair of test equipment

Despatch Industries P.O. Box 1320 Minneapolis, MN 55440 Phone: (612) 469-5424

Instrumentation: Environmental test chambers, curing and testing ovens

Services offered: Technical service, training

Dewes Gumbs Die & Presses Robert Salerni or James Long-Up 38-33 24th St. L.I.C., NY 11101 Phone: (718) 784-9756 Fax: (718) 784-9755

Instrumentation: Specimen cutting dies, dies for ASTM, DIN, JAP and TAPPY and testing equipment

Services offered: Reconditioning and recalibration of test dies and molds

Digital Instruments M.G. Heaton, director of marketing 112 Robin Hill Rd. Santa Barbara, CA 93117 Phone: (805) 967-1400

Instrumentation: Scanning probe, atomic force microscopes

Dillon, a Division of Weigh-Tronix JeanAnn Fenrich, ad manager 1000 Armstrong Dr. Fairmont, MN 56031 Phone: (507) 238-4461

Instrumentation: Scales, tension and measuring devices

Services offered: Technical service

Electronic Development Labs Jean Moore, sales manager 244 Oakland Dr. Danville, VA 24540 Phone: (804) 799-0807 Fax: (804) 799-0847

Instrumentation: Temperature test equipment, pyrometers, hand held and panel mount, sensors and instrumentation, infrared non-contact thermometers

Services offered: Calibration certification to NIST standards, repairs, special project development applications, installation

Emerson Apparatus, Inc. William C. Holmes, Sr., president 170 Anderson St. Portland, ME 04112 Phone: (207) 774-5254 Fax: (207) 774-5302

Instrumentation: Rubber buffing machines, foam endurance tester, ASTM 1055 load deflection tester

Services offered: Technical service, training

Federal Products Co. Alex Tabenkin, marketing manager 1144 Eddy St. Providence, RI 02940 Phone: (401) 784-3100 Fax: (401) 941-5280

Instrumentation: Dispersion analyzer for determining carbon particle dispersion in rubber products and tires, dimensional gauging equipment, roundness gauging equipment, surface finish gauging equipment per ASTM D2663 method C

Services offered: Technical service, training, computer software programs

Ferry Industries, Inc. Gall Vosburg, sales manager 1687 Commerce Drive Stow, OH 44224-1752 Phone: (330) 688-4400 Fax: (330) 688-0507

Instrumentation: Rubber testing machines, abrasion/adhesion tester, cord tester, hysteresis

Services offered: Technical service

FMC Corporate Technology Center Herb Jones 1205 Coleman Ave. Santa Clara, CA 95052 Phone: (408) 289-3877 Fax: (408) 289-4429

Instrumentation: Full chemical and physical characterization capabilities, as well as component testing

Services offered: Engineering consulting, materials recommendation and selection, testing and analysis, materials characterization

Forte Technology, Inc. Robert A. Mastico, VP 201 Carnegie Row Norwood, MA 02062 Phone: (781) 769-9150 Fax: (781) 769-5308 E-mail: Website:

Instrumentation: Electronic moisture measurement system for an entire bale of synthetic rubber

Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs, synthetic rubber testing equipment

Freeman Larry Mears, general manager 432 N. Wood St. Fremont, OH 43420 Phone: (419) 334-9709 Fax: (419) 334-3426

Instrumentation: ASTM test specimen dies, presses, cutting surfaces

Services offered: Relevel, resharpen, certify

Freeman Company David J. Lees, vice president 1369 Cox Ave. Erlanger, KY 41018 Phone: (606) 371-4433 Fax: (606) 525-0992 Website: E-mail:

Gearhart Machine Company, Inc. Gregory Gearhart, president 1145 Highbrook Ave. Akron, OH 44301 Phone: (330) 253-1880 Fax: (330) 253-1886

Instrumentation: Lab-ASTM molds, custom rubber molds

Services offered: Jigs and fixtures, dies and rotors, machining consultants, research and development, custom machinery, built and designed cutting dies, machining and duplicating of obsolete gears and parts

Goettfert Tim Haake, general manager 488 Lakeshore Parkway Rock Hill, SC 29730 Phone: (803) 324-3883 Fax: (803) 324-3993

Instrumentation: Elastograph vario curemeter, Rheovulkameter processability tester, capillary rheometer Rheotester 1000, Rheograph 6000

Gomaplast Machinery, Inc. Marcelo S. Hildebrandt 500 East Henry St. Wooster, OH 44691 Phone: (330) 263-7845 Fax: (330) 263-7846

Grecon, Inc. Bob Barnum, vice pres., sales 7747 S.W. Cirrus Dr. Beaverton, OR 97008-5968 Phone: (503) 641-7731 Fax: (503) 641-7508 Website: E-mail:

Instrumentation: Spark detection/ extinguishment system, thickness measurement system, delamination detection system, cyclone plug-up detection system

Gruenberg Oven Co. Arthur V. Campbell P.O. Box 3246 2121 Reach Rd. Williamsport, PA 17701 Phone: (717) 326-1755

Instrumentation: Industrial ovens, test chambers, calorimeters

Services offered: Technical service, training, engineering

Haake 53 W. Century Rd. Paramus, NJ 07652 Phone: (201) 265-7865 Phone: (800) 631-1369 Fax: (201) 265-1977 E-mail:

Instrumentation: Torque rheometer for polymer flow measurements using miniaturized production equipment; all units microprocessor controlled; viscometers; and Seiko Instruments thermal analysis; circulator products, melt flow testers, capillary rheometers, DSC, TGA, DMA and TMA

Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs

Hampden Test Equipment Ltd. Alan Garratt Kingsthorpe Business Centre Northampton NN2 6EB, U.K. Phone: +44 604 718177 Fax: +44 604 717197

Instrumentation: Ozone test chambers, abrasion tester, resilience tester, torque rheometer, IFD and CFD foam hardness testers, porosity and rise apparatus

Services offered: Sales and service

Hotpack Corp. Kristin Wahner 10940 Dutton Rd. Philadelphia, PA 19154 Phone: (215) 824-1700 Fax: (215) 637-0519 E-mail:

Instrumentation: Ovens, environmental test Chambers, incubators

Services offered: Technical service, training, manufacturing

Imass, Inc. R.A.Heinrich, president James M. Driscoll, marketing director P.O. Box 134 Accord, MA 02018-0134 Phone: (781) 982-8096 Fax: (781) 982-9647 E-mail: Website:

Instrumentation: Materials testing instruments

IMC Instruments Inc. Nicole Shmauz, marketing assistant N60W14434 Kaul Ave. Meno. Falls, WI 53051 Phone: (414) 252-4620 Fax: (414) 252-4623

Instrumentation: Temperature instrumentation (alarms, monitors, controllers, etc.)

Services offered: Repairing company equipment

Indusco Tony Hoffman, president 3611 Keystone Ave. Nashville, TN 37211 Phone: (615) 833-0666 Fax: (615) 834-8722 Website: E-mail:

Instron Corporation 100 Royall St. Canton, MA 02021 Phone: (800) 564-8378 Fax: (781) 575-5725

Instrumentation: Capillary rheometer, universal tension and compression testing machines, servohydraulic machines for determining the dynamic properties of elastomers, grips, extensometers and environmental chambers

Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs, load and extensometer verification traceable to NIST

J&L Tool & Machine, Inc. Joe E. Landwerwerlen, president P.O. Box 367, 1441 Miller Ave. Shelbyville, IN 46176 Phone: (317) 398-6281

Instrumentation: JL 5000 SPL flow comparator

Karder Rubber Machinery & Engineering Daniel Abraham, exec. vice president 258 Kenmore Blvd. Akron, OH 44301 Phone: (330) 253-3377 Fax: (330) 253-4733

Kernco Instrument Co. John Kelly, general manager 420 Kenazo Ave. El Paso, TX 79927 Phone: (915) 852-3375 Fax: (915) 852-4084 Telex: 74-9487

Instrumentation: Contact angle meter, surface tension analyzer, hardness testers for rubber-type materials, infrared thermometers, microwave moisture analyzers to measure bone dry to full saturation (0 to 100% moisture), spectrophotometers - ultraviolet and visible

Services offered: Technical service

Laser Mike Chris Richards 8001 Technology Blvd. Dayton, OH 45424 Phone: (937) 233-9935 Fax: (937) 233-7284

Instrumentation: Non contact, laser-based dimensional gauging

Laser Technology, Inc. 1055 W. Germantown Pike Norristown, PA 19403 Phone: (610) 631-5043 Fax: (610) 631-0934 E-mail:

Instrumentation: Tire quality inspection systems using laser shearography, real-time video imaging and measurement systems

Leco Corporation 3000 Lakeview Ave. St. Joseph, MI 49085 Phone: (616) 982-5496 Fax: (616) 982-8977

Instrumentation: Instruments for the determination of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, sulfur and oxygen, complete line of spectrometers, a thermogravimetric analyzer, a variety of microscopes and accessories

Leica Microsystems Inc. 111 Deer Lake Rd. Deerfield, IL 60015 Phone: (847) 405-0123 or (800) 248-0123 Fax: (847) 405-0147 E-mail:


Instrumentation: Microscopes, measuring equipment, microphotographic equipment, microtomes

Services offered: Technical service, training

LFE Corp., Process Control Div. 55 Green St. Clinton, MA 01510 Phone: (508) 365-3453

Instrumentation: Sheet thickness control systems for calenders, extruders and coaters

Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs

C.A. Litzler Co., Inc. James H. Rogers, VP, sales 4800 W. 160th St. Cleveland, OH 44135 Phone: (216) 267-8020 Fax: (216) 267-9856 E-mail:

Instrumentation: Computreater 2000 single end cord treating lab machine

Services offered: Field service

Manufacturers Supplies Co. Robert D. Goellner 4200 Rider Trail North Earth City, MO 63045 Phone: (314) 770-0880 Fax: (314) 770-0990

Instrumentation: Equipment for lab testing; clickers for dumbbell cutting; skiving equipment for plysplitting; bandknife splitters

Services offered: Service and installation of above

Mast/Keystone Thomas Hall, v.p. sales 340 Western Rd. Ste. #1 Reno, NV 89506 Phone: (702) 324-2799 Fax: (702) 324-5375

Instrumentation: Ozone test chambers and monitors

Meeco Inc. Beverly White, marketing manager 250 Titus Ave. Warrington, PA 18976 Phone: (215) 343-6600

Instrumentation: Electrolytic moisture analyzers, electronic measuring instruments to detect trace moisture in gases and solids

Services offered: Technical service

Micro-Vu Corp. Marc Deutsch, marketing/sales mgr. 7909 Conde Ln. Windsor, CA 95492 Phone: (707) 838-6272 Fax: (707) 838-3985 Website:

Instrumentation: Automated video coordinate measuring machine provides automatic dimensional measuring of o-rings, gaskets, etc.

MKB Industries Inc. M.V. Blyth 63-8 North Brandford Rd. Brandford, CT 06405 Phone: (203) 481-1900 Fax: (302) 481-1943

MTI Advanced Products Division Paul Slazas, product sales manager 968 Albany-Shaker Rd. Latham, NY 12110 Phone: (518) 785-2464 Phone: (800) 342-2203 E-mail:

Instrumentation: Quality control inspection products, sensors and amplifiers using fiber optic, capacitance and laser technologies, for displacement vibration, runout, thickness and surface condition

MTS Systems Corp. Pat Irwin, mgr., vehicle dynamics division, elastomer test systems 14000 Technology Dr. Eden Prairie, MN 55344 Phone: (612) 937-4000

Instrumentation: Test systems to measure the dynamic properties of elastomeric materials and components

Services offered: Technical consulting service, training, software programs

NDC Infrared Engineering Lloyd W. Edelberg, marketing and communications manager 5314 North Irwindale Ave. Irwindale, CA 91706 Phone: (626) 960-3300 Fax: (626) 939-3870

Instrumentation: On-line thickness gauging and control systems for the rubber and calendered products industry; systems range from simple single-point measurements to complete scanning systems

NewAge Industries, Inc. Jeb Blair 2300 Maryland Rd. Willow Grove, PA 19090-1799 Phone: (215) 657-6040

Instrumentation: Hardness testers for IRHD and durometer scales in both regular and micro, built in SPC, RS232 output and fully automated for reduced operator influence

New Era Die Co. Larry Ward 601 Maple St. Red Lion, PA 17356 Phone: (717) 244-4586 Fax: (717) 244-2445

Nikon Inc., Instrument Group Stephen Page, manager, industrial department 1300 Walt Whitman Rd. Melville, NY 11747 Phone: (516) 547-8500

Instrumentation: Profile projectors, video measuring systems, microscopes

Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs

Ocean Industries Inc. Acu-Gage Systems Division John A. Kane, president P.O. Box 6178 Manchester, NH 03108 Phone: (603) 622-2481 Fax: (603) 626-1277

Instrumentation: Acu-Gage I single axis linear measuring machine in sizes ranging from 12" to 120"; Acu-Gage II, two axis coordinate measuring machine with base sizes of 12" x 12" to 48"x 96", Z-axis also available

Omega Controls Corp. Clyde Davis, president 1150 E. Stanford Ct. Anaheim, CA 92805 Phone: (714) 385-1348

Instrumentation: Moisture monitoring equipment

Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs

Ontario Die Company 2735 20th St. Pt. Huron, MI 48061 Phone: (519) 576-8950 Fax: (519) 576-3670

Instrumentation: Laboratory specimen cutters, laboratory cutting presses, sample molds

Services offered: Sharpening and certification of laboratory specimen cutters

Optical Associates Inc. Dr. Charles D. Turk 1425 McCandleless Dr. Milpitas, CA 95035 Phone: (408) 263-4944 Fax: (408) 263-6389

Instrumentation: UV radiometers, curemeters

Optigrade AB Lars Skoog, president P.O. Box 733 SE-931 27 Skelleftea Sweden Phone: +46 910 835 30 Fax: +46 9i0 398 80

Orec Ozone Products/Osmonics Jennifer Watt, advertising coordinator 5951 Clearwater Drive Minnetonka, MN 55343-8995 Phone: (800) 848-1750 Phone: (612) 933-2277 Fax: (612) 933-0141

Instrumentation: Ozone test chambers providing continuous ozone measurement control and strip chart recording.

Oxford Instruments, Industrial Analysis Group 130A Baker Ave. Ext. Concord, MA 01742 Phone: (800) 447-4717 Phone: (978) 369-9933 Instrumentation: EDXRF, WDXRF, MDXRF, and NMR spectrometers

Pacific Transducer Corp. Laura Davila 2301 Federal Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90064 Phone: (310) 478-1134 Fax: (310) 312-0826

Instrumentation: Durometers to measure the hardness of rubber, plastic, ASTM, A,B,C,D, DO, O, OO, OOO

Services offered: Technical service, durometer calibration and certification with standards traceable to NIST design custom durometers

Panametrics, Inc. Meindert Anderson 221 Crescent St. Waltham, MA 02453 Phone: (800) 225-8330 or (781) 899-2719 Fax: (781) 899-1552 E-mail: Internet:

Instrumentation: Thickness gauges, flaw detectors, transducers, automated systems, instrumentation

Services offered: Applications lab, training

Perkin-Elmer Corp. 761 Main Ave. Norwalk, CT 06859 Phone: (800) 762-4000 Phone: (203) 762-4000 Fax: (203) 762-4228

Instrumentation: Analytical instruments used in laboratory analysis

Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs

Piedmont Polymer Equipment Robert Myers 1220 Olde Oaks Dr. Grays, TN 37615 Phone: (423) 753-7811 Fax: (423) 753-7911

Princo Instruments, Inc. 1020 Industrial Hwy. Southhampton, PA 18966 Phone: (215) 355-1500

Instrumentation: Level controls and level transmitters, thermometers and thermostats

Services offered: Technical service

Pulnix America, Inc. Richard Hofmeister, sales manager 1330 Orleans Dr. Sunnyvale, CA 94089 Phone: (408) 747-0300

Instrumentation: Light positioning projectors, laser projectors, linear array cameras, matrix array cameras and photoelectric sensors

Services offered: Technical service

The Pyrometer Instrument Co., Inc. 234 Industrial Pkwy. Northvale, NJ 07647 Phone: (201) 768-2000 Phone: (800) 468-7976 Fax: (201-768-2570

Instrumentation: Temperature measuring devices, thermal line scanners, temperature controllers, recorders and transmitters, NLW-laser pyrometer to measure emissivity

Services offered: Technical service, training, calibration

Q-Panel Company Russell Raymond, technical service 26200 First St. Cleveland, OH 44145 Phone: (440) 835-8700

Instrumentation: QUV accelerated weathering testers, MTG multi-test gravelometer, cyclic salt fog chamber

Services offered: Contract testing lab

Frank E. Randall Co., Inc. Henry Gardner, general manager 248 Ash St. Waltham, MA 02154 Phone: (781) 894-2030 Fax: (781)642-9378

Instrumentation: Dial thickness gauges

Rheometric Scientific 1 Possumtown Rd. Piscataway, NJ 08854 Phone: (908) 560-8550

Instrumentation: Thermal analysis and laboratory rheometers, one of which measures flow properties of rubber products as they are being extruded

Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs for measuring the dynamic mechanical rheological properties of uncured and cured elastomers

Rubber Molding Technology Inc. Maurizio Coscia 36036 Lakeland Blvd. Eastlake, OH 44095 Phone: (216) 951-8625 Fax: (216) 951-6003

Satec Systems, Inc. Amy Sowers, marketing services coordinator 900 Liberty St. Grove City, PA 16127-9005 Phone: (724) 458-9610 Fax: (724) 458-9614

Instrumentation: Materials test equipment including tensile, stress-relaxation, tear, creep and fatigue

Services offered: Materials test equipment verification, repair, installation, calibration and training

ScanTech Corp. Sam Taliferro 1136 Manitou Ave. Manitou Springs, CO 80829 Phone: (719) 685-9432

Instrumentation: Sensor systems to verify steel cord spacing in tires during the assembly process

Services offered: Full system integration and automation capabilities

Schenck Pegasus Corp. David Sallberg, vice president, sales 2890 John R Rd. Troy, MI 48083 Phone: (810) 689-9000

Instrumentation: Test machines for dynamic spring rate, damping and durability

Services offered: Contract testing services for dynamic spring rate, damping and durability

Selcom, Inc. Sven Johansson, Vice President 21654 Melrose Ave. Southfield, MI 48075 Phone: (248) 355-5900 Fax: (248) 355-3283 E-mail:

Instrumentation: Complete line of 14 non-contact laser based industrial dimensional gauging sensors, signal processors and other ancillary equipment

Services offered: Installation, training and repair services

Soberay Machine & Equipment Co. Ron Soberay 5500 Walworth Ave. Cleveland, OH 44102 Phone: (216) 281-0400 Fax: (216) 281-0409

Spectro Products Emily Stephens, marketing manager 385 State St. North Haven, CT 06473-3173 Phone: (203) 281-0122 Fax: (203) 248-8887

Instrumentation: Rheomate, Duromate and Gravimate computer systems

Services offered: Software for instrument automation and process control, SPC and LIMS

Systronics, Inc. Maureen Macken, marketing manager 6400 Atlantic Blvd., Suite 100 Norcross, GA 30071 Phone: (770) 449-7776

Fax: (770) 449-0399 Website:

Instrumeentation: Quality control systems; inspection and measurement, including tread length monitoring system, tread profiling measurement system, web inspection system, Fischer cutter, sidewall inspection system

Services offered: Turnkey systems including training, installation, maintenance and support

TA Instruments, Inc. James E. Schulthuis 109 Lukens Dr. New Castle, DE 19720 Phone: (302) 427-4000 Fax: (302) 427-4001 E-mail: Internet:

Instrumentation: Thermal analysis instruments, dynamic mechanical analysis, dielectric analysis, rheometers for evaluating fluids and soft solids

Services offered: Technical service

Target Systems Inc. Todd Gibbs, manager, marketing and sales 3565 S. West Temple Salt Lake City, UT 84115 Phone: (801) 262-0651

Instrumentation: Electro-optical measurement systems to perform continuous, on-line gauging of continuous linear products, such as hose, tubing and rubber sheets

Services offered: Technical service

Tavdi Co., Inc. Ismail Saltuk, president P.O. Box 298, 300 County Rd. Barrington, RI 02806 Phone: (401) 245-2932 Fax: (401) 245-0737 E-mail: Isaltuk@aohcom or

Instrumentation: Computerized Yerzley oscillograph (CYO-III) for testing physical properties of rubber specimens as per ASTM D-945

Services offered: Equipment sales, maintenance and repair services, consulting and testing

Tech Pro, Inc. John B. Putman, president Michael S. Beaujon, sales manager 289 B. Remington Rd. Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44224 Phone: (330) 923-3546 Fax: (330) 923-6335

Instrumentation: Oscillating disk rheometer, moving die rheometer, rheometer and Mooney data acquisition and SPC analysis system, automatic density tester, tensile tester, shearing disk viscometer, laboratory data management software

Services offered: Field, shop service, and complete rebuilding for rheometers, Mooneys and tensile testers

Tenney Engineering, Inc. Robert S. Schiffman, president 1090 Springfield Rd. Union, NJ 07083 Phone: (908) 686-7870 Fax: (908) 686-9205 E-mail: Web site:

Instrumentation: Environmental test chambers

Services offered: Replacement parts, service of environmental test chambers and sale or rental of reconditioned environmental chambers

Testing Machines, Inc. 2910 Expressway Drive South Islandia, NY 11722 Phone: (516) 842-5400 Fax: (516) 842-5220

Instrumentation: Physical testers

Services offered: Technical service, training

Testo, Inc. Marko Bruinsma, president 35 Ironia Rd. Flandors, NJ 07836 Phone: (973) 252-1720 Fax: (973) 252-1729

Instrumentation: Temperature-based instrumentation

Services offered: Technical service

Thwing-Albert Instrument Co. Dave Muchorski, director 10960 Dutton Rd. Philadelphia, PA 19154 Phone: (215) 637-0100

Instrumentation: Universal testing machines, tear testers and sample cutter

Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs for company equipment

Tidland Corporation Bill Leistritz, sales manager P.O. Box 1008 Camas, WA 98607 Phone: (360) 834-2345 Fax: (360) 834-5865 E-mail: Internet:

Instrumentation: Shafts, chucks, slitting equipment for unwind, intermediate and rewind applications

Services offered: Technical service, training, maintenance contracts

Tinius Olsen Testing Machine Joseph M. Sherlock, sales manager P.O. Box 429 Easton Rd. Willow Grove, PA 19090-0429 Phone: (215) 675-7100

Instrumentation: Tension and compression testing machines

Services offered: Technical service, software programs

Ultrasonic Arrays John Billings, president 18562 142nd Ave., N.E. Woodinville, WA 98072 Phone: (206) 481-6611 Fax: (206) 481-4455

Instrumentation: Ultrasonic non-contact thickness and distance measuring systems, optional SPC software packaging, computer systems

Services offered: Technical services, installation service

United Calibration Corporation Jere H. Watson, president 5802 Engineer Dr. Huntington Beach, CA 92649 Phone: (714) 638-2322

Instrumentation: Materials testing systems

Services offered: Calibration of test systems and assorted force equipment

United Testing Systems, Inc, Robert Erskine 5171 Exchange Dr. Flint, MI 48507 Phone: (810) 732-2800 Fax: (810) 732-2872

Instrumentation: Materials testing systems for hardness, tensile and compression

Services offered: Calibration and certification of hardness and various force testing systems

VMI Americas John Clark, vice pres. marketing 4485 Allen Rd. Stow, OH 44224 Phone: (330) 929-6800 Fax: (330) 929-7254

Wabash MPI 1569 Morris St. P.O. Box 298 Wabash, IN 46992-0298 Phone: (219) 563-1184 Ext. 249 Fax: (219) 563-1396 E-mail: Website:

H.W. Wallace Inc. William S. Cole P.O. Box 5400 Akron, OH 44334-0400 Phone: (330) 864-2347 Fax: (330) 864-4134

Instrumentation: Abrasion, fatigue, materials, processability, resistance, thickness, hardness testers

Webber Manufacturing Co. 8498 Brookville Rd. P.O. Box 19449 Indianapolis, IN 46219 Phone: (317) 357-8681 Fax: (317) 357-8685

Williamson Corp. W.R. Barron, marketing manager 70 Domino Dr. Concord, MA 01742 Phone: (508) 369-9607

Instrumentation: Non-contact temperature measuring sensors

Wilson Shore Instruments Div. of Instron Corp. Ed Tobolski, vice president, sales 100 Royal St. Canton, MA 02021 Phone: (617) 575-6000 Fax: (617) 575-5770

Instrumentation: Hardness testers, testing machines for tensile strength testing

Services offered: Technical service, training

Yxlon International Inc. LumenX Division Rita Pontefract, mktg. specialist 3400 Gilchrist Rd. Mogadore, OH 44260 Phone: (330) 798-4800 Fax: (330) 784-9854

Instrumentation: Real time x-ray tire inspection machines

Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs, customer demonstration, capital equipment

Carl Zeiss, Inc., Microscope Div. 1 Zeiss Dr. Thornwood, NY 10594 Phone: (800) 233-2343 Fax: (914) 681-7446

Instrumentation: Microscopes to examine surface characteristics, image analysis equipment

Services offered: Technical service, training, software programs

Zumbach Electronics Corp. Ernest Henzi, Sen. VP, marketing 140 Kisco Ave. Mount Kisco, NY 10549-1412 Phone: (914) 241-7080 Fax: (914) 241-7096 E-mail:

Instrumentation: Non-contact diameter gauges, ultrasonic and eddy current based wall thickness monitoring/ control systems for hose, cable jackets, tubes and pipes; bench top diameter measuring instruments for QC; non-contact sheet thickness gauges; OD/ID/wall monitoring and control systems with color display, optical lump/ neckdown detector, spark test-ers for cables, inductive wire preheat-ers; SQC/SPC data acquisition reporting and logging systems

Zwick of America, Inc. Jim Jobin, sales manager P.O. Box 630 E. Windsor, CT 06088 Phone: (203) 623-9475 Fax: (203) 623-5761

Instrumentation: Materials testing instruments and equipment for measuring tensile, shear, compression, hardness, rebound, abrasion and rheological properties

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