Lumetrics and BZCon of Korea Create Suite of New Metrology Products
(PR Web Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) (PRWEB) June 10, 2014
This month, Lumetrics announced its newest suite of products tailored to the Asian market that were developed by Korean partner, BZCon who has incorporated the Lumetrics® OptiGauge™ precision measurement system into solutions for the latest smart phones, tablets and other consumer electronics.
The application for the electronics industry centers on measuring the glass thickness for cell phones, tablets, computers, and televisions, all of which have thin glass screens. Much of this glass is thinned using a process that incorporates dangerous chemicals. Customers were looking for an alternative way to measure the glass during the slimming process without having to stop and restart the process. By using the Lumetrics® OptiGauge™ BZCon was able to design a process that improved throughput by as much as 35%. "We designed a system that measures continuously in an extremely harsh environment," said B.K. Choi, President and founder of BZCon, "Our customer had an urgent need to increase production without building more infrastructure, and we designed a system that was both more efficient and much safer for the workers."
Lumetrics and BZCon have worked on a number of custom applications over the years with glass applications being especially important due to the explosion of sales of smart phones, tablets, computers and televisions. "We have many systems in the glass industry already, from float glass, to windshields, to thin glass," John Hart, Lumetrics CEO said, "Our patented technology continues to support some of the largest electronics providers in the world."
BZCon, an emerging company in Korea, has a variety of expertise in image processing, system control, data analysis and system integration. As a partner and representative of Lumetrics since in 2008, they have developed several new products incorporating Lumetrics OptiGauge™ to perfectly fulfill their domestic customers' needs. Their newest product, iSLIMI, a product for slimming glass thickness measurement, is one of the best sellers in Korea. BZCon will be expanding sales of these products throughout China, Taiwan and Japan throughout 2014 and beyond. For more information, visit http://www.bzcon.co.kr.
Lumetrics is known worldwide for its proven non-contact measurement system, OptiGauge™. For more than a decade, Lumetrics® has been providing installations of its OptiGauge™ thickness-measurement system to hundreds of companies throughout the world. The OptiGauge is used in six of the top 11 medical device manufacturers, the top four ophthalmics companies, and the largest glass manufacturers in the world.
With the recent addition of products acquired from Abbott Medical Optics, Lumetrics provides wavefront analysis of Intraocular and contact lenses, and laser beams in industry, government and independent research labs. Lumetrics' systems are deployed in quality and research and development labs, and production floors. These systems provide real-time measurements to improve quality, reduce costs, and increase yields. To find out what Lumetrics, Inc. can do for you, visit http://www.Lumetrics.com.
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