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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – August 10th

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

Measurement Data To Go

ZEISS PiWeb app is a mobile solution for quality data management and is addressed to metrologists as well as quality and production managers. Through an intuitive measurement dashboard view and various visualization tools, users can get access to all important information about measurement results directly on their iOS device. Having the … read more

Why Industrial CT Scanning?

You’ve likely heard about the use of industrial CT scanning and may be wondering if adopting it is the right move for your growing manufacturing business. This article provides a look at the current state of product inspection, what CT scanning combined with analysis and visualization software brings to the … read more

9 MeV High-Energy CT Scanner Launched

Every day, constant developments in manufacturing pose new challenges outside the realm of traditional inspection. As global technology demands require faster production times, and tightening regulations call for ultimate precision, inspection technologies need to work harder than ever to keep up. Waygate Technologies inspection systems and services is meeting the latest … read more

Entering a New Era in Visual Inspection

Most factories have inspectors checking parts visually to make sure there are no defects. This is typically a labor intensive, time consuming, and highly subjective task. Companies spend countless hours inspecting parts for scratches, dents, missing or misplaced components and other kinds of … read more

Smart Manufacturing Platform Provides Operational Intelligence

Freedom IOT brings productivity improvement to any shop floor with its comprehensive Smart Manufacturing Platform that seamlessly connects all industrial assets and business systems, and provides real-time data collection and monitoring. The Freedom Platform connects and collects data from any industrial asset, regardless of brand, age or process and reports are … read more

3D Infotech Launches Aruna Robotics

3D Infotech has announced the launch of a new division named Aruna Robotics. This new division will leverage the technologies developed over the years for dimensional inspection cells to create a series of products to address the growing need for affordable robotic automation in any industry. 3D Infotech has been working … read more

FARO Launches Trek – Automated 3D Laser Scanning Integration with Spot Mobile Robot

FARO Technologies has announced the release of FARO Trek. Trek is a fully autonomous 3D mobile scanning integration built in collaboration with the Massachusetts-based robotics firm Boston Dynamics. The innovative solution combines the cutting-edge scanning speed and accuracy of the FARO FocusS Laser Scanner with Spot, a quadruped robot capable of remote and … read more

Large Part Inspection Hybrid Gantry CMM Launched

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence has released its DELTA OPERA gantry style CMM.  The large volume DELTA OPERA CMM simplifies loading of very large parts in industrial environments. Its unique open structure enables users to load workpieces from three sides of the CMM, making part loading quicker, more flexible, and protecting workpieces … read more

Inspection Bottleneck Resolved with Advanced Production CMM

An established and traditional turned parts manufacturer, Currie and Warner, is part of the larger Currie and Warner Group of engineering companies. Operating from multiple locations throughout the UK Currie and Warner manufacture high-quality, precision turned parts. An enviable hard-earned reputation means that the company does not have a large … read more

Italian Machine Tool Industry Experiences Significant Business Decline

As expected, there was again a decrease in the index of the orders collected by the Italian machine tool manufacturers in the second quarter 2020. According to the data processed by the Economic Studies Department & Business Culture of UCIMU-SISTEMI PER PRODURRE, in the period April-June, the index registered a 39.1% … read more

Aras Software Creates and Manages Digital Twins

Aras, platform provider for digital industrial applications, has announced the release of a new application, Digital Twin Core, adding to the set of Aras low-code capabilities for creating and managing digital twins. The Aras Digital Twin Core application provides powerful new functionality for defining the digital twin configuration … read more

Point Cloud Integration allows VR Digital Twin Creation

Kinemagic, the software company creating evolutionary AR and VR experiences, has announced that its proprietary software Stratus now features Point Cloud Integration. This entirely new feature promises to reshape how massive facilities are designed and maintained by providing point cloud overlay onto CAD models for highly accurate representations of real-world … read more