‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – April 20th

Read a quick summary of metrology and smart manufacturing news from the past 7 days.

Aerospace Industry Composites Quality Control

Lufthansa Technik AG (LHT) is a provider of MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) services for aircraft and has 50 locations worldwide. LHT is wholly owned by Deutsche Lufthansa AG and comprises 32 technical maintenance companies and subsidiaries in Europe, Asia and America, along with more than 26,000 employees (as of 2019). Control … read more

Digital MockUp Viewing Tool Offers Ability To Measure & Analyze

Open Cascade, a software development company, which is primarily focused on the digital transformation of industries through the use of 3D technologies, has reinvented the way large-scale 3D models can be reviewed with the launch of its new software product – DMU Reviewer. Digital MockUp – DMU Reviewer is a unique … read more

BlueLight Sensor Reveals New Angles Of Vision

New photoelectric sensors with BlueLight technology from Sensopart offer greater detection efficiency than conventional red light proximity sensors when detecting dark or transparent objects. Sensors with BlueLight technology prove to be a cost-efficient alternative to standard red light photoelectric sensors in numerous industries including automotive, plastics, automation, special purpose machine construction, … read more

Small CMMs Deliver Tactile and Optical Precision Inspection

Gamma Aerospace produces big parts: stringers and struts, doors and access panels, seat tracks, spars, and more, some longer than a pickup truck. In fact, if it’s used to construct a commercial airliner, helicopter, or military aircraft, chances are good that it came from Gamma. But the Mansfield, Texas, USA manufacturer … read more

Taking Measurement Technology To An Elite Level

The MILLTURN machines supplied by WFL are used around the world to produce complex parts to very high tolerances. These include compressor rotors, for which the company from Linz in Austria has now developed a highly productive method for automated complete machining. A key component of this solution is the … read more



High Demand In Medical Sector For Image Processing Systems

Health has become the dominant topic worldwide. Research and development to protect the physical well-being of each individual as well as the entire population have an unprecedented significance. More than ever, laboratories and pharmaceutical companies are striving to accelerate their processes, for example by increasing the throughput of tests or … read more

Artec 3D Announces 2020 Class of Gold Certified Partners

Artec 3D, developer and manufacturer of professional 3D scanning hardware and software, has announced its newest Gold Certified Partners. To earn the accreditation, each Artec 3D reseller had to complete a rigorous testing process that demonstrated their advanced knowledge of Artec’s comprehensive product line of 3D scanning hardware and software. … read more

Nanofocus X-Ray Tubes With Target Cooling Released

New nanofocus X-ray tubes from X-RAY WorX with target cooling are now available for the highest resolution tubes with 225 kV and 240 kV. The X-RAY WorX product line TCNF Plus addresses scientific and industrial applications with demand for highest resolution down to 0.5 microns. X-RAY WorX has extended its TCNF … read more

Confocal Line Scan Sensor Offers Fast 3D Measurement

The CHRocodile CLS offers industry fast, non-contact inline 3D inspection measuring in the sub-µm range including coplanarity, topography and bump height even on highly reflective materials. The CHRocodile CLS, chromatic confocal line scan sensor, offers fast 3D measurement of 384,000 points per second with nanometric scale resolution. Due to its robust … read more

100% Inspection of Medical Hygiene Materials For Personal Protection

The demand for protective masks according to FFp2 standard, protective covers, and other nonwoven-based products for both the medical and the hygiene sector is growing dramatically in the corona crisis. An even more reliable 100% control in the now rapidly developing new production lines is indispensable. Since conventional inspection systems for … read more

Unlocking The Power of AI For Pharma Inspection

In today’s world, artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming several industries, and many of us interact with AI on regular basis in some form or another. From banking and manufacturing to e-commerce and personalized advertisements, AI is becoming imperative in almost every business. Business experts believe that it is an essential … read more