January 24th Metrology News Bulletin

How Do CT Measurements Stack-Up Against CMM?

X-ray computed tomography (CT) is uniquely suited for dimensional measurement of components having internal geometry, difficult-to-reach part features, and easy-to-deform or flexible structures. Through the development of standards it is also becoming accepted as a metrology tool. The objectives of a study by Herminso Villarraga-Gómez were to compare dimensional measurements on artifacts …

Renishaw Extends CMM Fixturing Range

Renishaw has announced the introduction of additional imperial thread size to its existing metrology fixtures product range. Fixturing components are currently available in M4, M6 and M8 thread sizes; the newly added ¼ 20 fixturing range means a complete fixturing solution can now be created for any part regardless of its size, …

Verisurf Expands European Presence

Verisurf Software has announced that it has appointed Kai Gärtling to the position of Regional Sales Manager, Germany.  In his new role, Mr. Gärtling will be responsible for expanding brand awareness and sales of Verisurf Software throughout Germany and other German-speaking regions of Europe. “Kai Gärtling is uniquely qualified to represent Verisurf,” …

Versatile Blue Line Laser CMM Scanner Launched

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has launched its first blue laser scanning sensor for creating point clouds. The HP-L-5.8 joins Hexagon’s comprehensive range of tactile and non-contact sensors for CMMs and is designed for companies who need a versatile, affordable, fixed-line laser sensor. The HP-L-5.8 performs equally well when taking point cloud measurements from …

Coordinating Quality at Ford Aerospace

The Ford Engineering Group is an award winning, family owned corporation specializing in the machining and pressing of components and assemblies for the aerospace, automotive and related high-technology industries. The Group, that can trace its origins back to 1910, is divided into two separate companies Ford Components and Ford Aerospace. UK …

Inline Measurement of Inside Geometry and Profiles

Pixargus ProfilControl 7 DX ICSM is the first inline gage measuring the inner cross section and the clamping sections of cut profiles immediately after the cutting device in extrusion lines. The gage can handle profiles made of plastics, rubber or metal. Flaws occurring during production can be detected much earlier …

Dedication To Quality Throughout Die-Production Process

Tianjin Motor Dies Co. Ltd.,  celebrated its twentieth anniversary in April 2015. Currently, Tianjin Motor Dies has more than ten plants in China with a manufacturing facility in Germany. The company, one of China’s largest motor die manufacturers, has now begun to impact the global dies market in earnest. “The die …

ZEISS Launch Xradia 610 & 620 Versa with Improved Source and Optics Technology

ZEISS has introduced two new advanced models of the ZEISS Xradia Versa family: The ZEISS Xradia 610 & 620 Versa X-ray microscopes excel through faster non-destructive imaging of intact samples without sacrificing resolution and contrast over the full range of power and kV. Leading researchers and scientists across the world rely …

Right Size Drives Instant Measuring System Acquisition

Inspecting parts in all phases of a manufacturing process is crucial for the many customers of KEYENCE, a specialist in precision measurement and automation. The company offers a wide range of measurement and inspection products, deployed across both production, assembly line and laboratory environments, to ensure its customers achieve their …

Omron Collaborative Robot With Integrated Vision

Industry-leading automation solution provider Omron Automation Americas has announced the release of an advanced intuitive solution for automating repetitive tasks in manufacturing. With built-in vision and a user-friendly, plug-and-play programming interface, the new TM Series Collaborative Robot works seamlessly with humans to enhance productivity and ensure safety. Designed to enable an …

 

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