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METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – 8th July

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

Robotic Inspection Made Easy With CMM Programming

Manufacturing robots have been vital to manufacturing for decades. Productive, efficient, flexible, cost-effective… presenting so many advantages, that they are continuously deployed at a large scale. Industrial robots never need to rest, never lose focus and rarely make mistakes—if maintained correctly … read more

Metrology 4.0 – Shaping the Future of Measurement

The advent of Industry 4.0, characterized by smart factories and cyber-physical systems, has ushered in a new era for various industrial domains, including metrology. Metrology 4.0, an extension of this industrial revolution, represents the integration of advanced technologies including IIoT, Artificial Intelligence, and Big Data … read more

Big Data in Metrology 4.0: Closed Feedback Process Control Revolutionizing Precision

The advent of Industry 4.0 has marked a significant evolution in manufacturing and quality control. Central to this transformation is Metrology 4.0, an advanced approach to measurement that leverages cutting-edge technologies to enhance precision, efficiency, and integration within the manufacturing process … read more

Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge Offers Ultra-Fast Scanning With Wireless Connectivity

The new 39DL PLUS ultrasonic thickness gauge redefines efficiency and connectivity in the nondestructive testing industry with ultra-fast scanning speeds and fully integrated wireless connectivity in a rugged handheld design. Building on the proven performance and versatility of its predecessor … read more

Phase3D Correlate Additive Manufacturing Build Anomalies to Part Defects With Fringe Research

Phase3D, a company at the forefront of additive manufacturing (AM) inspection innovation is the first company to correlate measurable metal powder bed fusion build anomalies to final part defects in real-time. This work was done for the United States Air Force and NASA, two leading AM producers for the aerospace … read more

Inline Vision & Weld Quality Assurance System Combines Optical and Laser Technologies

Kistler and Nidec SYS have announced a new Inline Vision & Weld quality assurance system – a fully integrated solution for stamping technology. The system is the only one of its kind to combine the optical quality inspection of punching strips from Kistler with the precise servo-controlled cutting and laser … read more

EXModel Simplifies CAD Modeling from 3D Scanning to Manufacturing

SHINING 3D, a global pioneer in the 3D digitization and scanning industry, has announced the launch of EXModel. The software facilitates a seamless transition from 3D scanning to manufacturing, acting as a solid bridge for CAD modeling. It features a simple workflow and intuitive user interface, making reverse engineering … read more

AI-Powered Industry-Grade Solutions To Accelerate Generative Economy

Dassault Systèmes and Mistral AI have announced their partnership to bring the full power of frontier AI to industries in a trusted environment. For more than 40 years, Dassault Systèmes has empowered people and businesses to provide sustainable innovations in the domains of manufacturing industries … read more

Hello Additive Unveils Dragon Software for Enhanced Additive Manufacturing

Hello Additive has announced the release of its groundbreaking Dragon Software, designed to revolutionize the additive manufacturing industry. Dragon Software offers advanced capabilities for optimizing the 3D printing process, providing manufacturers with unprecedented control, precision, and efficiency … read more

Defect Inspection of Indexable Inserts with Machine Vision and AI

Indexable inserts are interchangeable cutting tools that are indispensable for various industrial applications, especially in metalworking. They are used as cutting material carriers for machining metals, plastics or wood. Their manufacture requires high-precision production processes to ensure an exact geometry … read more

Manual CMM Becomes Fulcrum In Delivering Performance For Aftermarket Parts Supplier

From concept, design, and production through to assembly, Oberon Performance has gained a reputation for manufacturing ‘high class’ aftermarket motorcycle parts and accessories that are sold throughout the world. Since its conception in 2000, Oberon Performance has been fiercely proud of the fact that they control all aspects of the … read more

Production Monitoring Solution Enables Manufacturers To Reduce Machine Downtime

Software provider, KEYPROD has announced new efficiency-enhancing features to its production monitoring solution, which enables manufacturers of all sizes and from any sector to reduce machine downtime. Via a combination of artificial intelligence, IoT devices and the KEYPROD platform, the solution introduces an advanced level of digitization to production environments by translating the vibrations … read more

Partnership To Accelerate Innovation in 5G Device Ecosystem Laying Foundation For Widespread Adoption

NTT DATA, a global leader in IT infrastructure and services, recently announced a strategic partnership with Zebra Technologies, a leader in digital solutions, to accelerate innovation in the 5G device ecosystem, laying the foundation for widespread adoption across industries. Under this multi-year agreement, NTT DATA and Zebra Technologies … read more

Flexxbotics Introduces Intelligent Recovery For Continuous Operation of Collaborative Robots

Flexxbotics, delivering workcell digitalization for robot-driven manufacturing, has announced the launch of Intelligent Recovery, a new first-of-its-kind, patent-pending breakthrough that enables collaborative robots (cobots) to autonomously restart and proceed from work-stop conditions without human intervention … read more