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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – 15th April

Summary of metrology and smart manufacturing news from the past 7 days.

Adaptive Machining – Dimensional Metrology’s Critical Role

In today’s precision manufacturing landscape, achieving optimal CNC machining outcomes is not just about cutting metal; it’s about orchestrating a symphony of variables to create parts with the required accuracy. One of the key players in this machining symphony is dimensional metrology. We delve into how dimensional metrology … read more

Cognex Launches the World’s First AI Based 3D Vision System

Cognex Corporation, a leader in industrial machine vision, has released the In-Sight L38 3D Vision System, which combines AI, 2D, and 3D vision technologies to solve a range of inspection and measurement applications. The system creates unique projection images that combine 3D information into an easy-to-label 2D image … read more

Creaform Introduces Latest Optical CMM 3D Scanners Elevating Q.C.

Creaform, a worldwide provider of automated and portable 3D measurement solutions, has announced the release of the MetraSCAN BLACK+, MetraSCAN BLACK+|Elite and HandyPROBE Next+, latest versions of its suite of optical CMM 3D scanners and probes. Leveraging new ISO 10360 certifications and setup assistance tools … read more

High Resolution 3D Scanner Dedicated To Quality Control and Precise Digitalization

Thinking about bringing your company into the efficient and cost-effective processes of Industry 4.0? Driven by user needs, SMARTTECH3D’s specialists have created a compact, easy-to-use and precise 3D scanner in 6MP resolution that will increase the efficiency of quality control and documentation of any component … read more

The Evolution of Additive Manufacturing – How Automation Redefines Post-Processing Standards

Since their earliest inception, metal additive manufacturing (AM) technologies have provoked much discussion and debate around the ‘revolution’ of manufacturing thanks to the unprecedented capabilities these technologies afford for producing complex metal parts and components. Wherever your opinion lies on the revolutionary scale … read more

Aerospace Disc Inspection Time Slashed From One Hour To 12 Minutes While Improving Quality

Automated inspection solution ensures that vital aerospace engine parts are defect-free. An aerospace engine is made up of hundreds of components, each of which must be defect-free. People’s lives depend on it. A lesser but still valid consideration is that scratches, fissures, and other part imperfections can be costly … read more

Leveraging AI For Enhanced Manufacturing Quality

In the dynamic landscape of advanced manufacturing, ensuring quality control has always been paramount. The integrity of products directly impacts customer satisfaction, brand reputation, and ultimately, the bottom line. Traditionally, quality control measures have relied on human inspection, which although effective … read more

How Close Is The Smart Factory of the Future?

Manufacturing is marching toward a future that is highly automated, intelligent and flexible. Increasingly, smart factories are made up of connected machines that generate large amounts of data. This opens the door for artificial intelligence-driven analysis and new opportunities for insights on improving supply chains, processes … read more

3D Scanner Provides Accurate Die Dimensions and Eliminates Production Errors

GK Forge Grelowski was founded in 1983 and is engaged in the production of drop forgings and free forging. The company has more than 30 years of experience in the production of forgings for the automotive, construction, gas and engineering and agricultural industries. They offer a full range of die and upset forgings made to order … read more

State of Smart Manufacturing Report Cites Improved Quality as Top Positive Outcome

Rockwell Automation has announced the results of the 9th annual “State of Smart Manufacturing Report,” offering valuable insights into trends, challenges, and plans for global manufacturers. The global study surveyed more than 1,500 manufacturers across 17 of the leading manufacturing countries … read more

Liberty Robotics Launches AI-Powered Automated Systems

Liberty Reach Inc., a leading supplier of 3D volumetric vision guidance systems for robot applications, recently announced the company has officially rebranded to Liberty Robotics Inc. This change aims to better represent the company’s increased focus on advancements in machine vision and robotic guidance technologies … read more

Ultrasonic Position Sensor Directly Monitors Workpiece Clamping

Ultrasonic sensors from Balluff are versatile, whether detecting position, measuring distance, or detecting solid, powdery or liquid media. With the BFD ultrasonic position sensor with media contact, Balluff are expanding our portfolio to add sensors that directly monitor hydraulic short-stroke cylinders … read more

Hexagon Acquisition Expands Asset Performance Management Capabilities

Hexagon, a global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies, has announced the acquisition of Itus Digital, a Virginia, USA based provider of asset performance management (APM) software. Itus’s capabilities directly compliment Hexagon’s HxGN EAM platform … read more

3DXpert Software Drives Innovation In Additive Manufacturing Research

If you want to break new ground in research, you need the right tools. In additive manufacturing, that means software that provides advanced technology parameter control, a wide range of functionality, a Design of Experiments solution, and in-situ inspection analysis for different machines … read more