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Canon Optoelectronic Components, Integrating the Latest Technologies. Canon has been developing industrial components with super-high levels of precision and accuracys using its optical technologies gained and accumulated for over half a century. Canon now has a line of products that integrate cutting-edge optical technologies, electronic circuit technologies, and super-precision fabrication technologies, meeting the needs of our customers everywhere from research and development to production lines.

HOT PRODUCTS

Surface Reflectance Analyzer: RA-532H Surface Reflectance Analyzer: RA-532H

The Surface Reflectance Analyzer RA-532H is a device designed to comprehensively measure and evaluate the surface conditions of objects. Utilized measurement methods include standard compliant gloss, haze, Image Clarity (IC), and 2-D BRDF (Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function) measurements.

5 Axis Micro Drilling Scanhead 5 Axis Micro Drilling Scanhead

The new 5 Axis Micro Drilling Scanhead is designed with high resolution, precision, and accuracy for applications requiring infinitely flexible scan beam pattern delivery. The scanhead features a wide precession angle up to 20° for variable taper and shapes.

3D Machine Vision System 3D Machine Vision System

Canon’s Machine Vision RV-Series is made up of a group of systems that are specifically designed to work as the “eyes” of robotic arm systems. The RV1100, RV500, and RV300 utilize cutting-edge image recognition, data-processing, and optical technologies.

Laser Doppler Velocity Sensor: PV-01, S-100, & S-150/200 Laser Doppler Velocity Sensor: PV-01, S-100, & S-150/200

The PV-01 from Canon is a compact, high-precision laser Doppler velocimeter with S-100 and S-150Z/200 optical sensors that can measure the velocity and length of moving targets such as items on a conveyer belt,  lopes of  elevator  systems, pipes, cables to be cut at a certain  length, etc.  The PV-01 comes with a free measurement software package to monitor the trend of velocity and analyze data.

Digital Encoder Galvano Scanner: GM-1000 Series Digital Encoder Galvano Scanner: GM-1000 Series

The GM-1000 series of digital encoder galvano scanners is comprised of four different models with variations in beam diameter, scan angles, small step response, and resolution. Each model has a compact physical profile, super low thermal drift, and extreme high resolution, precision, and accuracy.

Ultra Miniature Optical Encoder: SR Series Ultra Miniature Optical Encoder: SR Series

This is a highly miniaturized and high resolution optical encoder ideal for applications involving linear/rotary motion and speed control. It uses an XY-Stage and turntable equipment to provide velocity and positioning information.

Laser Rotary Encoders For Highly Accurate Angle Sensing Laser Rotary Encoders For Highly Accurate Angle Sensing

Canon USA has developed laser rotary encoders that can provide 81,000 pulses with a 36-mm diameter by using the light-diffraction interference method in conjunction with a semiconductor laser acting as the light-emitting element.

Digital Laser Scanner/Galvano Scanner Digital Laser Scanner/Galvano Scanner

The Digital Laser/Galvano Scanner series from Canon includes three different models with various features and application areas. Each Galvano scanner has digital servo controllers and encoders, ensuring good temperature characteristics.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Canon USA, Inc. Optoelectronic Components

1 Canon Park

Melville, NY 11747

UNITED STATES

Phone: 1-800-OK-CANON

Contact: Michael Simmons

FEATURED VIDEOS

  • RA-532H Surface Reflectance Analyzer Video Introduction
    RA-532H Surface Reflectance Analyzer Video Introduction

    The new RA-532H Surface Reflectance Analyzer from Canon USA, Inc. Optoelectronic Components is capable of surface measurements at three different angles (20°, 60°, and 85°). Utilized measurement methods include standard compliant gloss, haze, Image Clarity (IC), and 1-D and 2-D BRDF (Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function) measurements. The analyzer can be used for a variety of evaluation and inspection applications with many types of surfaces such as film, paper, and automotive, printed, or painted surfaces.

  • 3D Machine Vision System RV1100 Video Introduction
    3D Machine Vision System RV1100 Video Introduction

    The RV1100 is a 3D machine vision system designed to measure and recognize randomly assembled production line parts with complex shapes and very few distinguishing features for robotic arm systems. It offers the benefits of one-time measurements of 3D pose, high-speed recognition, improved productivity, and reduced production costs. The RV1100 is ideal for use in industrial production applications such as automobile parts manufacturing, car manufacturing, and electronics manufacturing.

  • Canon Galvano Scanner Video Introduction
    Canon Galvano Scanner Video Introduction

    Canon’s new Galvano Scanner is a scan head instrument comprised of a number of Canon component technologies including the Galvano motor, scan head, motor driver, control board, and a focusing unit. This new product is developed for precise hole drilling and is able to achieve high-speed and precise laser processing via Canon's original beam shifter technology.

  • High Speed 5 Axis Micro Drilling Scanhead In 2016
    High Speed 5 Axis Micro Drilling Scanhead In 2016

    We were fortunate enough to meet with Taiki Iida at Canon to hear about two brand new releases.

  • Scanners, Sensors, And Encoders For A Wide Range Of Applications
    Scanners, Sensors, And Encoders For A Wide Range Of Applications

    Ronald Travis, sales manager with Canon USA, introduces us to his company’s line of miniature optical encoders, galvano scanners, laser Doppler velocity sensors, and rotary encoders at Photonics West 2013.

  • Live From SPIE DSS 2012: Canon Sensors, Encoders, And Scanners For Various Applications
    Live From SPIE DSS 2012: Canon Sensors, Encoders, And Scanners For Various Applications

    Ron Travis, sales manager at Canon U.S.A., tells us about their SR Series of ultra-miniature optical encoders, laser rotary encoders, laser doppler velocity sensors, and galvano scanners. These products are used in a wide variety of applications such as motion and speed control, robotics, manufacturing equipment, and more.

  • Laser Rotary Encoders By Canon
    Laser Rotary Encoders By Canon This video contains information on Canon’s Laser Rotary Encoders, or rotation angle sensors, and describes their benefit over conventional rotary encoders.
  • High Speed, High Precision Laser Scan System
    High Speed, High Precision Laser Scan System This video provides information on Canon’s high speed, high precision laser system and how it’s used to detect angle positions and to control galvano mirrors.
  • Laser Doppler Velocimeter
    Laser Doppler Velocimeter

    This video showcases how Canon’s Laser Doppler Velocimeter utilizes the Doppler effect of its laser beam to measure the speed, speed irregularities, and length of anything with a light diffusing surface.

DOWNLOADS

  • Reducing Costs And Improving Adherence For Self-Administration Of New Biologics

    3-D machine vision systems “see,” analyze, and make decisions to meet production requirements of high accuracy, speed, and low maintenance while also being durable enough to withstand factory conditions.

  • Surface Reflectance Analyzer: RA-532H Brochure

    The Surface Reflectance Analyzer RA-532H is a device designed to comprehensively measure and evaluate the surface conditions of objects. The RA-532H can be used for a variety of evaluation and inspection applications with many surfaces such as film, paper, and automotive, printed, or painted surfaces.

  • Can Your Laser Micro Drilling System Do All This?

    The recent introduction of 5-axis laser micro drill system expands the limits of micrometer range drilling. Canon’s unique technology creates flexible hole shapes and wider angles at significantly higher processing speeds. Stent production, injector hole drilling and micromachining will benefit.

  • 5 Axis Micro Drilling Scanhead Datasheet

    The new 5 Axis Micro Drilling Scanhead is designed with high resolution, precision, and accuracy for applications requiring infinitely flexible scan beam pattern delivery. It features a wide precession angle up to 20° for variable taper and shapes, a proprietary LED optical digital encoder, and a patented high speed beam shifter with operation at standard wavelength ranges of 515 – 532 nm, and 1030 – 1064 nm.

  • 3D Machine Vision System: RV-Series Brochure

    The Machine Vision RV-Series utilizes cutting-edge image recognition, data-processing, and optical technologies. The series is capable of three-dimensional recognition of randomly assembled production line parts that range from those with complex shapes to those with very few distinguishing features. The systems’ simple preparation with CAD data and image files, and the ability to accurately recognize various parts facilitates the automation and acceleration of parts-provision processes.

  • Laser Doppler Velocity Sensor: PV-01, S-100, & S-150/200 Brochure

    The PV-01 from Canon is a compact, high-precision laser Doppler velocimeter with S-100 and S-150Z/200 optical sensors. Features include a visible light semiconductor class 2 laser source, diffraction gratings, and a free measurement software package for detecting multiple types of irregularities in OA equipment, AV equipment, and manufacturing equipment.

  • Digital Encoder Galvano Scanner: GM-1000 Series Datasheet

    Canon’s latest series of digital encoder galvano scanners are ideal for laser ophthalmic surgery, confocal microscopy, OCT scanning, laser marking and scribing, laser projection and imaging, and micromachining and processing applications. There are several models available in the series with varying specifications depending on your need. Download the datasheet to learn more.

  • Ultra Miniature Optical Encoder: SR Series Datasheet The SR Series by Canon is an optical encoder that features an ultra-miniature design and high resolution.
  • Laser Rotary Encoders For Highly Accurate Angle Sensing Datasheet

    Canon's family of laser rotary encoders provide highly accurate angle sensing for applications involving robotic engineering, stage position control, direct motor control, measurement instruments, and more. The available datasheet contains information on electrical, mechanical, and environmental specifications for each laser rotary encoder in the product line, as well as additional information on Canon's light-diffraction interference method.

  • KP Series Digital Laser Scanner System Datasheet Canon GM1000 Series digital galvano systems can be used for laser steering systems on rapid prototyping systems, confocal microscope, laser ophthalmic surgery, laser welding and drilling, laser projection marking and scribing. In addition, these units can be used for ocular coherence tomography for high-resolution cross-sectional imaging.