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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – 3rd June

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

Cognitive Robotics Transforming The Future of Manufacturing

In the ever-evolving landscape of manufacturing, technological advancements continually reshape the industry’s capabilities. One such innovation making significant strides is cognitive robotics. These intelligent systems blend robotics with cognitive computing, enabling machines to perceive, learn, reason, and interact … read more

Configuring 5-Axis Technology On Coordinate Measuring Machines

There are growing demands within the global manufacturing industry to increase productivity and efficiency levels at faster paces. As a result of this, metrologists are starting to find out that using Coordinating Measuring Machines (CMMs) that only operate using 3-axis machining technologies is not enough anymore … read more

Vision Engineering Celebrates 30 Years of Mantis Optical Stereo Microscopes

Vision Engineering, the world-leading provider of innovative inspection, metrology, and digital 3D visualisation solutions, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its best-selling and award-winning Mantis range of ergonomic optical stereo microscopes. In 1994, Vision Engineering revolutionised the field of microscopy … read more

Smart Manufacturing 5.0 Offers More Efficient Approach To Modernizing Production

Info-Tech Research Group’s latest blueprint emphasizes the crucial role of Smart Manufacturing 5.0 in modernizing production and offers key strategies for integrating advanced technologies and human-centric practices. The research provides actionable insights to enable manufacturers to enhance operational efficiency … read more

Innovative Robotic Solution For Precise Machining of Composites

Carbon or glass fibre composite parts are becoming increasingly common in sectors such as aeronautics, automotive, construction and wind power due to their lightness and high strength. For example, in electric vehicles, these composites allow the car to be lighter in order to reduce consumption. For precise assembly of these parts … read more

Beyond The Firewall ~ Deploying AI at Different Production Process Stages

Many companies are beginning to invest in AI for improved quality inspection. When doing so, they typically employ a firewall strategy, implementing AI at the end of their production line to prevent defective parts from leaving the plant … read more

3D Scanning and Optical Tracking Solutions To Be Powered by Verisurf Software

Verisurf Software, Inc. and Scantech Digital, Inc. have entered a metrology solutions agreement. Under this agreement, Verisurf will offer complete metrology solutions by combining its popular model-based inspection, measurement, and reverse engineering software with training and live technical support … read more

BMW Expands 3D-Printed Customised Robot Grippers Usage

With more than 30 years of experience, the BMW Group is a pioneer in the field of additive manufacturing. 3D printers have been used from as early as 1991 to produce individual vehicle parts and components, initially for concept cars, prototypes and race cars, then later for production models … read more

How Does Industrial Automation Revolutionize Metrology?

The metrology field relies heavily on precision and accuracy. However, traditional measurement processes often encounter challenges that hinder efficiency and accuracy. These pain points create a compelling case for integrating industrial automation into metrology practices. According to Extrapolate … read more

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Leads Series B Investment in Realtime Robotics

Realtime Robotics, a leader in collision-free autonomous motion planning for industrial robots, has announced that it has secured a strategic investment from Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. This is the lead investment in Realtime Robotics’ recently opened Series B round. Mitsubishi Electric was also a participant in the Series A round … read more

VisiConsult Receives Funding For Innovative CT Development For Inline Battery Cell Inspection

VisiConsult X-ray Systems & Solutions with its VCbattery arm has received a grant of 1.1 million euros from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) from the state government of Schleswig-Holstein for its cutting-edge project Battery Inspection Portfolio Inline (BIP Inline) … read more

Ultra HD Digital Microscope Redefines Precision Viewing

Aven, a full-service technology provider, has introduced the new Cyclops 4K Ultra HD Digital Microscope. This breakthrough instrument increases accuracy and productivity while easing eye strain and user fatigue – valuable benefits in high-volume applications, such as parts inspection in assembly operations … read more