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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – 15th January

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

Fast Inline X-ray System Launched For Gigacasting Inspection

VCxray by VisiConsult is expanding its PRO line x-ray system portfolio with two fast in-line inspection solutions, the PRO FI. and PRO FI. GIGA. Both machines are specifically tailored for the industrial casting market and manufacturing sectors. The new design concept significantly enhances the inspection process by … read more

Updated Smart Metrology Software Enables Closed Loop Manufacturing

Applied Automation Technology (AAT3D) has announced the latest version of its CAPPS metrology software. CAPPS 2024 combines the powerful metrology capabilities of the current version with improved robust graphics and user interface providing improved usability and navigation experience. CAPPSNC software allows the creation of measurement process data directly on CNC machines … read more

New CMM Sales Platform Announced By Verisurf

Verisurf Software, Inc has introduced a new sales platform where customers can source new and pre-owned CMMs powered by Verisurf software. Machines are calibrated and certified and include Verisurf CMM Programming and Inspection Suite software. “Verisurf is committed to selling measurement solutions … read more

RoboTwin Brings Virtual Reality To Factories

The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan’s largest and one of the world’s leading high-tech applied research institutions, has announced the introduction of RoboTwin, a Metaverse Smart Factory Simulation Platform, at the CES 2024 exhibition. RoboTwin creates a realistic VR simulation of a manufacturing factory … read more

Fintek Invests in 3D Metrology System For Cutting Tool Edge Preparation

Surface finishing experts, Fintek, have invested in a new Bruker Alicona EdgeMaster. The efficiency and life of cutting tools is vastly improved by accurate edge preparation. Tool condition also directly affects the surface finish of a machined area and the need for additional post-processing to meet the required end product … read more

Detachable Joint Robot System Enables Rapid Robotic Arm Configuration

The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan’s largest and one of the world’s leading high-tech applied research institutions, has announced the introduction of a Detachable Robot Joint System at the CES 2024 exhibition. ITRI has developed the innovative robot joint module for the rapid assembly of various robots … read more

Siemens Delivers Innovations in Immersive Engineering and AI To Enable Industrial Metaverse

Siemens has unveiled innovations that are combining the real world and the digital worlds to redefine reality at the CES 2024 exhibition, the world’s leading technology gathering. Siemens has announced new partnerships and breakthroughs in AI and immersive engineering to enable the industrial metaverse … read more

Mitsubishi Corporation Invests in ThinkIQ to Drive Manufacturing Digital Transformation

ThinkIQ, a pioneer of digital manufacturing transformation solutions, has announced an investment by Mitsubishi Corporation and a collaboration agreement to jointly accelerate the growth of ThinkIQ’s digital manufacturing platform in Japan. Terms of the investment were not disclosed. Mitsubishi Corporation is partnering with ThinkIQ to accelerate digital transformation with smart manufacturing … read more

DURA Automotive System Increase Measuring Capacity By 75%

DURA Automotive Systems is a global automotive supplier specializing in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of solutions that drive the evolution of mobility. Fond of state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge manufacturing processes, the company is known for its support of a well-known luxury automotive brand … read more

Stellantis Group Optimizes CMM Measurement With Laser Scanner

The Mulhouse plant, affiliated with the Stellantis automotive group and employing 178 people, specializes in the manufacturing of tooling, mainly molds for the injection of aluminum under pressure. Equipment designed for forging and stamping is also developed on-site. All tooling undergoes rigorous quality controls … read more

New Version of Sapera Vision Software Includes Rotated Object Detection

Teledyne DALSA has announced its latest Sapera Vision Software Edition is available. This release includes enhanced versions of its AI training graphical tool Astrocyte 1.50, and its image processing and AI libraries Sapera Processing 9.50. Teledyne DALSA’s Sapera Vision Software provides field-proven image acquisition, control, image processing, and artificial intelligence functions … read more

Unsupervised Learning Aids AI Visual Inspection

Neurocle has launched version 4.0 of ‘Neuro-T’ and ‘Neuro-R’. Neuro-T is an AI deep learning vision trainer that creates AI models for vision inspection. Neuro-R is a runtime API that applies the inspection model created by Neuro-T to the manufacturing process line in real time … read more

AI-Powered Solution Enables Production of High-Quality Parts

Oqton, a software provider helping manufacturers increase innovation and efficiency by intelligently automating production, recently announced Oqton Build Quality, the latest enhancement to its Manufacturing OS (MOS) and 3DXpert products, designed to trace the quality of additively manufactured parts and evaluate build performance … read more

3D Measurement Tools Setting New Benchmarks in Shop Floor Metrology, a reverse-engineering software product of HighRES Inc, has announced the attainment of the new SolidWorks 2024 Gold Certification requirement. This positions the company as a leader in the field of direct CAD reverse engineering and measurement software solutions … read more