15th April Metrology News Bulletin

This week’s metrology news bulletin provides a round-up of all the latest metrology, quality and process control news including new product introductions, applications stories and other significant news stories. Sign-Up for your weekly copy direct to your inbox.

Zeiss Acquires GOM

ZEISS is expanding the industrial metrology and quality assurance portfolio of its Industrial Quality & Research segment by acquiring GOM, a leading provider of hardware and software for automated 3D coordinate measuring technology. Both ZEISS and GOM have enjoyed strong growth in the past years and proved successful on the … read more

Focus-Variation Technique in Comparison

Accurate measurement solutions with high resolution are a necessity whenever surface qualities and micro geometric features need to be examined. In comparison to alternative optical technologies, Focus-Variation closes the gap between typical 3D coordinate measuring technology and classical surface metrology devices. Profile Projectors Profile Projectors and other image processing systems are the … read more

In-Process Gear Inspection at Light Speed

Gleason Metrology Systems is racing to keep pace with the inspection challenges of today’s gear manufacturers and add value with new technologies that improve accuracy, cycle times, capabilities and ease of use. The new, powerful GRSL (Gear Rolling System with Integrated Laser Technology) adds value to high volume transmission gear … read more

Laser Radar Forecast To Provide Critical Inspection Role in Automotive BIW Quality 4.0

The automotive industry is preparing for Industry 4.0 roll-outs by making large-scale changes to all of their processes, from design and engineering to production and aftermarket. The method of dimensional inspection, on the other hand, is still largely traditional, especially in the body-in-white (BIW) phase. Higher demands on production efficiency … read more

Control Expo 2019 Preview #2

With the most important event in the exhibition calendar for Quality Control and Metrology equipment and services suppliers fast approaching we continue a series of preview articles highlighting a few of the many new and innovative solutions that will be showcased at the Control Exhibition May 7 – 10th … read more

GD&T Webinar | Revolutionizing Inspection Workflows

Join industry experts. Dive into the benefits and challenges of implementing best practices in GD&T and other metrology processes. Starting with a crash course in the basics of interpreting tolerances, then dig deeper and learn how to avoid common pitfalls of GD&T evaluation shortcuts. Learn how to save time and … read more

Polyga Expands HDI Compact 3D Scanner Series

Polyga has announces the expansion of its HDI Compact series of 3D scanners by introducing two new models. With these additions, the HDI Compact line now offers a wider spectrum of 3D scanners for digitizing both larger and smaller objects into 3D models. The new 3D scanners include: HDI Compact L6 … read more

FARO Appoint New President and Chief Executive Officer

FARO has announced that Michael D. Burger has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective June 17, 2019.  Mr. Burger succeeds Dr. Simon Raab, who previously announced his intent to retire as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Company’s … read more

Integrated Laser Distance Sensor Series Launched

High resolution laser sensors are ideal for non-contact precision measurement of distance, route and position. Advanced analysis electronics of the laser sensor calculates the exact distance to the measurement object by means of triangulation or phase shift. Compact and robust sensor design makes measuring possible in cramped conditions. The latest LAS-T5 … read more

Automatic ‘Go/No-Go’ Damage-Mapping Of Entire Aircraft Bays

With the growing adoption of its dentCHECK tool by airlines and MROs, 8tree is now rolling out dentCHECK pano – which promises to further accelerate aircraft damage inspections while maintaining the quality and ease of measurement. “Our latest pano offering marks a milestone in a multi-year journey that began with requests … read more

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