April Metrology News Publication

Editors Message
Metrology News has published over 50 articles again this month bringing our global readers the very latest metrology news and articles. This month’s featured articles included “Edge Computing and Smart Sensors”; “A Slant on Chinese Coordinate Measuring Machine Builders“; “Mixed Metrology Adds New Dimension To Part Inspection”; “Multi Purpose Laser Tracker Calibrates CNC Machine Tools and Measures Parts”; and many new product releases and innovations.

Next week the hugely import Control Exhibition is taking place in Stuttgart, Germany (April 24 – 27). We preview some of the new innovations on display below and will be reporting daily directly from the show-floor. In addition in May we focus on Big Data – its Creation, Analysis and Utilization along with a full review of Control.

Below we highlight a few of the articles published on metrology.news this month.

Enjoy the read!       Keith Mills – Publishing Editor

Check Out What’s New at Control Exhibition

With the most important event in the exhibition calendar for Quality Control and Metrology equipment and services suppliers fast approaching we preview a few of the many new and innovative solutions that will be showcased at the Control Exhibition April 24 – 27th April in Stuttgart, Germany. Focus Variation Optical CMM to …

Edge Computing and Smart Sensors Drive Future Manufacturing

The trend to move process data directly from the factory floor to the digital cloud creates bandwidth and latency issues that can become a roadblock to real-time reporting. In response, smart sensors were introduced to efficiently perform computing at the “edge” of the factory network. Edge computing is the practice of …

Creaform Launches ‘At-Line’ 3D Robotic Scanning CMM

Creaform has launched the CUBE-R, a new generation of complete turnkey automated dimensional inspection solution. The new optical 3D measuring machine capitalizes on the MetraSCAN 3D-R metrology scanner and combines efficiency and reliability of robotization in an automated industrial measuring cell. The CUBE-R extends the 3D digitizing and inspection capabilities of the …

A Slant on China’s Coordinate Measuring Machine Builders

China exports reached US$2.119 trillion in 2016, up by 76.3% from 2009. China’s top 10 exports account for about two-thirds of overall value of global shipments representing almost 20% of total Chinese Gross Domestic Product. 50% of Chinese exports by value are delivered to other Asian countries while 21% are …

‘Mixed Metrology’ Adds New Dimension to Part Inspection

At the Polyworks 2018 Conference, Novi, Michigan USA, Marc Soucy, InnovMetric joint founder and CEO, introduced the 300+ delegates to the latest innovations embedded in Polyworks 2018. As part of his keynote speech Marc reconfirmed the DNA of InnovMetric being to ‘Innovate and Maximize Customer Inspection Productivity’ with the company vision …

 

FARO Introduces CAM2 2018 3D Measurement Software Platform

FARO has announced the release of the FARO CAM2 2018 software platform, specifically designed to enable users to realize the highest value and level of performance with all FARO metrology products across the automotive, aerospace, machine tools and metal fabrication industries. CAM2 2018 elevates the end user experience through a …

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Multi Purpose Laser Tracker Calibrates CNC Machine Tools and Measures Parts

Marine Concepts is headquartered in Cape Coral, Florida with an additional facility in Sarasota, Florida. Between the two locations Marine Concepts has over 300,000 square feet of manufacturing and office space with state-of-the-art CNC machine tools providing a variety of composite and fiberglass solutions to customers from industries including marine, …

Cobot Measuring System Increases Productivity and Reduces Tool Costs

Machining speeds of 300 m/min, predictable wear behavior and up to 50% longer tool life in hardened steel machining are the advantages that Element Six assures its automotive, aerospace and engineering industry customers with the latest generation of PCBN. PureCutTM is designed to provide complete control over the PCBN manufacturing process, …

 

 

Absolute Accuracy Coordinate Measuring Robot Launched

Stäubli Robotics and Metrologic Group have announced a jointly developed robotic solution competing with the classical Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMMs) with comparable accuracy and with no associated external tracking devices. This first of its kind Coordinate Measuring Robot (CMR) combines Metrolog X4 i-Robot, Metrologic Group’s robot-dedicated 3D measurement software built on …