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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – April 3rd

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

Laser Scanning Cell Revolutionizes Production CMM Inspection

Manufacturing industry today requires greater precision and efficiency, leading to a growing need for automation, particularly in time-consuming quality inspection and control processes. To assist manufacturers in meeting these demands, API has developed a range of adaptable measurement automation solutions … read more

FlexGauge Migrates CMM Measurements To The Shop-Floor

The competitive landscape of manufacturing is becoming increasingly challenging, necessitating continual improvement in both process and product quality. To meet this demand, there is a growing requirement to relocate the CMM to the shop-floor and integrate it into the manufacturing process … read more

Realtime Robotics Aids Supplier Improve Throughput and Cell Automation

In 2021, Realtime Robotics began working with Schaeffler’s New Production Concepts department to support Special Machinery, which develops and realizes individual turnkey production solutions. In this case, NPC functions as a pre-development department to identify, benchmark and develop new production technologies … read more

AI Platform Offers Visual Insights Into Production Processes

Leela AI recently announced the commercial release of Leela Platform, what is described as the first ‘commonsense’ visual AI solution designed to improve manufacturing productivity. Leela Platform is a visual sensor analytics platform that offers manufacturers insights into production processes … read more

One Million Robots Work in Automotive Industry – New Record

The automotive industry has the largest number of robots working in factories around the world: Operational stock hit a new record of about one million units. This represents about one third of the total number installed across all industries according to the International Federation of Robotics … read more

New SDK Takes 3D Machine Vision Development To The Next Level

The Zivid SDK 2.9 SDK preview is now available, delivering next level point cloud quality, exceptional speed, and unparalleled ease-of-use. Zivid’s latest 2.9 SDK is the most feature-rich release to date and is a major booster for the Zivid 3D camera product … read more

Modular ZEISS ScanBox Offers Increased Throughput and Productivity

CAPTURE 3D, a ZEISS company and a leading provider of innovative 3D digitizing solutions in the U.S., has announced the ZEISS ScanBox Series 5 — the latest addition to its collection of automated 3D scanning and inspection solutions … read more

Hamar Laser Launches Lathe & Turning Center Alignment System

Hamar Laser Instruments, a leader in laser alignment, has announced the release of a new 4-Axis Lathe & Turning-Center Spindle Alignment System. Featuring the ‘S’ variant of Hamar Laser’s compact and versatile next-generation L-703 Laser, the new system is the … read more

Ultrasonic Flaw Detector Adds Two & Three Dimensional Visualization

Waygate Technologies, a Baker Hughes business and market leader in non-destructive testing (NDT) for industrial inspection, has developed a new upgrade for its flagship portable ultrasonic flaw detector Krautkrämer USM 100, designed for the energy, petrochemicals, rail, and automotive industries … read more

Hyundai India Showcases New Model Production With Smart Inspection Techniques

Hyundai Motor India (HMI) has showcased the engineering activities and manufacturing origins of its new and 6th generation of Verna passenger car. It is being rolled out of the production unit near Chennai, India. The second largest carmaker in the India says the new Verna is designed to enhance body stiffness … read more

Cracking Metal 3D-Printing Conundrum – Propelling Technology Toward Widespread Application

Researchers have not yet gotten the additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, of metals down to a science completely. Gaps in our understanding of what happens within metal during the process have made results inconsistent. But a new breakthrough could grant an unprecedented level of mastery over metal 3D printing … read more

Motion Planning Software Speeds Vehicle CT Scanning Process to Inspect Joining Quality

Realtime Robotics, supplier of collision-free autonomous motion planning for industrial robots, recently announced that it has been named an official supplier for the BMW Group. The designation means that the company’s innovative robot motion planning and control software, RapidPlan, can be utilized within the BMW Group … read more