6th May 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.

Control Expo – ‘What to Watch Out For’

Next Tuesday sees the opening of the hugely important International Control Exhibition in Stuttgart, Germany. Metrology News has been previewing the many new products introductions that are scheduled by suppliers; we will be reporting directly from the exhibition floor bringing all of the very latest product and industry news daily. …

Implementation of MBD with Digital GD&T Enables Digital Twin Driving Quality Improvements

Many businesses are still clinging to 2D drawings or a combination of 2D and 3D CAD renderings. Although 2D drawings may feel comfortable to use, they can actually cause problems throughout the design and manufacturing process. For example, any change made to a 2D drawing has to be manually applied. …

CheckMate for Solidworks Automates CMM Programming and Adds Results to Digital Twin

Origin’s latest release of its SOLIDWORKS add-in delivers powerful new productivity tools to the SOLIDWORKS community. “Many companies see a need to improve the efficiency of Inspection but are put off by the perceived risks of model based definition (MBD),” says Murray Desnoyer CEO of Origin. “And there’s demand to add …

Performing Accurate GD&T Measurements

It’s been more than 80 years since the first publication of Y14.5, back then under ASA, and Y14.5 and GD&T has evolved to become the primary means of communicating product requirements for mechanical components and assemblies of virtually all types of products. While there are several different versions of GD&T …

Flyability Launches Elios 2 UAV For Intuitive Indoor Inspections

Flyability, A pioneer of indoor inspection and exploration drones, has announced the launch of Elios 2, a new generation of confined space inspection UAVs that takes indoor inspection to the next level. “At the heart of Flyability products lies collision-tolerance. It is the true enabler to gathering data in the intricate …

Error-Free Tool Offset AutoComp Software

Caron Engineering’s AutoComp software delivers error-free tool offset control. AutoComp is a Windows based software application that processes data from almost any electronic gauging device and updates the tool offsets automatically in the CNC machine controller. All Caron Engineering products interface directly with most CNC controls to optimize machining. AutoComp …

5-Axis CMM Adds Surface Finish Measurement

Until now fabricators conducting surface finish measurements have had to use hand-held sensors or move a part to a dedicated measuring machine. To help companies reclaim lost production time, AIMS Metrology has equipped its Revolution Series LM coordinate measuring machine (CMM) with a Renishaw 5-axis REVO 2 head and the …

Digital Metrology Pioneer Celebrates

Digital Metrology Solutions is marking its 20th year of service.. Founded in 1999 by Dr. Mark Malburg, the company has aided hundreds of companies to solve product and process development issues by developing and applying advanced metrology technologies. “We realized early on people don’t want to measure… they want to …

FARO Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

FARO has announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. Total sales were $93.6 million for first quarter 2019, up 0.8% as compared with $92.8 million for first quarter 2018.  Foreign exchange rates had a negative impact on sales of $4.0 million, decreasing overall sales growth rate by …

 
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