Metrology Newsletter October 24th 2017


Optical Metrology Accelerates Tool Try-Out

At Germanys KRAMSKI Group GOM’s ATOS Capsule system guarantees a high level of detail in the quality assurance of electronic components and accelerates Mold Tool try-out. For its development process of sophisticated stamped and injection-molded parts, the technology company searched for an imaging technique that provides more than isolated 3D data. …

Cometh The Hour – Cometh The Machine

Achieving increased speed from the product development cycle to continually improve time-to-market, is a constant quest among manufacturers. As companies continue to examine ways of enhancing workflows, C. Martin Schuster, President at 3D scanning and measurement systems provider, Laser Design Inc., a subsidiary of CyberOptics Corporation, takes a look at …

CT Scanning Saves Days and Weeks in Injection Molding Process

One of the biggest challenges in plastic injection molding is getting parts through first article inspection and into successful production. Delays in mold verification and performance qualification while waiting for first article approval often hold up the assembly, delivery, and sale of finished products, a major reason to verify molds …

Shining 3D Bundles Hand Held Scanner With Geomagic Wrap Software

Shining 3D, a leading supplier of 3D digitizing and 3D printing equipment, is teaming up with 3D software company Geomagic to release a full reverse engineering solution. The relationship will allow the Shining 3D EinScan handheld 3D scanner users to get access to the advanced 3D software for reverse engineering …

Quality Driving Productivity With Integrated Production Line CMM

GKN Driveline is one of the world’s leading suppliers of automotive driveline components and systems. It manufactures its own extensive range of automotive driveline components for use in the smallest ultra-low-cost car to the most sophisticated premium vehicle which demands the most complex driving dynamics. As a global company serving …

Renishaw First Quarter Revenue Grows 26% For Measuring Technology

Renishaw Plc has reported a 26 percent rise in first-quarter revenue as strong demand for its precision measuring equipment continue. The company said its revenue benefited due to a number of large orders from Far East customers in the consumer electronics markets. The company stated that revenue in the quarter rose ..

New Metrology Program at Fullerton College to Integrate Portable Arms and CMMs

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence has announced its portable and stationary coordinate measuring machine (CMM) technologies will be integrated into a new Metrology Program offered at Fullerton College in California. Fullerton College is one of the largest and best equipped machinist trade schools in California. Starting in the Fall of 2018, students …