February 25th Metrology News Bulletin

 

Metrology To Drive Factories Of Future

Metrology News Editor was recently privileged to spend 2 days touring the Advanced Manufacturing Research Group (AMRC). Focused activity buildings include composites, nuclear, machining and castings operating under a methodology of cooperative technology development activities between the AMRC and industrial partners. The AMRC was established in 2001 as a £15 million …

Versatile Robotic 3D Scanner

Raptor3DX, from Korean company VYLO, is a versatile hybrid optical scanner providing both automatic and manual stationary scanning modes. The compact, detachable stereo scanning sensor acts as a powerful sensor engine when used in automatic mode and a flexible 3D scanner when detached and used in stationary mode. The Raptor3DX robotic …

Creaform Expands GD&T Service with Dimensional Management Services

Creaform has announced that it is extending its dimensional management services to its entire global audience. Dimensional management is an engineering methodology used for preventative quality assurance, which ensures the functionality, producibility, repeatability and performance of any given product according to specific requirements. This proven methodology allows manufacturers to guarantee …

Self Vanishing 3D Scanning Spray

Even with the current state of the art scanners it is necessary to apply spray in some application cases; while spaying parts for reverse engineering and prototype parts has become an accepted practise spraying large volume of parts in production application is problematic due to the spray contamination. A new …

Unique Fixture System Provides Robust CMM Solution

Gas turbine fan blades have precisely engineered aerodynamic surfaces with geometry directly related to engine performance requirements. It can be difficult to inspect the 3D complex aero-shape, with reliable inspection necessary to confirm that the finished product matches the design intent. When using a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) the part …

Smarttech3D Launch 10Mpix Scanner

SMARTTECH3D has launched its MICRON3D color 10Mpix scanner at TCT Asia 2019 Show. Exchangeable lenses allowing for easy Fields of View (FOV) change, new version of SMARTTECH3D measuring software capable of extended data processing, full object geometry, and each scanned point color data collection are claimed the most significant features …

Gap and Flush Solution for Transparent Head and Tail Lamps Announced By Perceptron

Perceptron has announced the release of its AutoFit solution for gap and flush measurement on transparent head lamps and tail lamps, chrome trim, and painted surfaces. Perceptron’s AutoFit solution pairs its new Helixsolo sensor family with an accurate algorithm suite for best-in-class gap and flush measurement results on all the critical parts …

Hexagon Keeps Wheels Turning With Red Bull Racing

In Formula One, the race off the track never stops. The Red Bull Racing team complete as many as 30,000 design changes in a season, and Hexagon measurement technologies support them in the pursuit of continual vehicle enhancement and quality. The new rolling contract strengthens the close working relationship between …

Wenzel Closes Anniversary Year with Record Outputwenzel industrial ct station

Measuring technology specialist WENZEL has completed the 50th year of its company history and has reported a record output of almost €92 million and has further improved its positive earnings situation. In 2018 WENZEL sales were reported to be almost evenly distributed  across the four regions DACH, EMEA, Asia and …

ZEISS Earns John Deere “Partner-level Supplier” Recognition

ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2018 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating. The Oberkochen, Germany-based company was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding …

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