Latest Metrology News Bulletin – 7 Days In Review

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

Primitive Metrology Tools Supported Moon Landing

Man first walked on the moon on July 20th 1969. The Apollo program was a huge feat of engineering and resulted in many new technologies and products coming to market. Apollo stimulated numerous areas of technology, leading to over 1,800 spin-off products, these include the CAT scanner, computer microchip, cordless … more info

3D Scanning Captures Apollo 11 Command Module

Few accomplishments of human ingenuity and ambition in recent history captured our collective attention as completely as when we took our first steps on the moon, 50 years ago this year. People can recall exactly where they were, and how they felt, when they watched Neil Armstrong descend the ladder … more info

API Strengthens Metrology Services With Acquisition of Exact Laser

Automated Precision, Inc (API) has today announced the acquisition of Exact Laser Measurements, Inc a leading provider of portable metrology services to the North America Automotive and Aerospace sectors. Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Windsor Canada, with subsidiary operations in Detroit, Exact Laser Measurements provides Laser Tracker, Portable Arm … more info

Portable Arm High-Productivity 3D Laser Scanner Launched

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence has launched the RS6 Laser Scanner, a cutting-edge 3D laser scanner for the new generation of Absolute Arm portable measuring arm systems that was launched in 2018. This new scanner offers extremely high-density point-cloud data collection at high speeds and high accuracy. The RS6 delivers unmatched productivity … more info

Electric Vehicles Drive Transition to Flexible Gauging

Renishaw has delivered several thousand Equator gauging systems to global customers over the last few years, with extensive presence in all the European, American and Asian automotive markets. Significant investment in research and an increase in Electric Vehicle (EV) production has generated additional inspection requirements where Equator gauging systems have … more info

3D Scanning Makes Sense To Aftermarket Industries

Aftermarket industries are facing numerous challenges.. Many disruptors, including shifting competition, channel digitalization, and increasing quality and compliance requirements, are forcing aftermarket industries to address these challenges with new approaches, including 3D scanning technology. Some of 3D scanning benefits for aftermarket industries are as follows:. Product Engineering As manufacturers continue to innovate in … more info

Faro Introduces Color 3D Scanning Solution

Faro has announced the availability of the Cobalt Design structured light scanner product family. Structured light scanning technology uses projected light patterns with a camera system to capture large areas at once and, as a result, significantly reduces data capture time and delivers quicker results. Cobalt Design, combined with the recently … more info

3D Testing Technology Event Announced

To shorten the product development cycle and reduce costs, industries, research & development institutes and universities have a growing demand on materials and component testing. In many fields, traditional measuring devices as strain gauges and linear variable differential transformers (LVDT) are replaced by GOM’s optical 3D ARAMIS testing system. Under this … more info

Renishaw Deliver Enhanced 5-Axis Measurement Performance and Functionality

Renishaw has announced a new extended range of surface finish measurement probe modules for use with its REVO 5-axis measurement system for CMMs, plus new functionality for MODUS metrology software – MODUS Planning suite. REVO is a unique 5-axis multi-sensor system that synchronizes the motion of the CMM and the measuring … more info

Liebherr Acquires Wenzel GearTec

Gear technology company Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH has purchase all shares of Wenzel GearTec GmbH, a manufacturer of gear measuring machines. Since 2004 Wenzel GearTec GmbH has been focusing on the special area of gear measuring technology and is very successful on the market worldwide with innovative products. Wenzel GearTec develops and sells … more info

Sign-Up to Receive the Latest Metrology News Direct to Your Inbox

Metrology News Bulletin is published weekly and showcases new product introductions, technology, innovation, research, customer applications, industry trends and metrology sector dynamics . Sign up for your regular copy …sign-up