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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – August 15th

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

Saccade Vision To Deliver Integrated Optical Inspection

Saccade Vision has announced a partnership with Euclid Labs to deliver fast, precise and flexible optical 3D inspection solution for various types of metalworking machines. Saccade and Euclid also announced the sale of multiple systems to a multinational conglomerate via this partnership. Machine-tending robots are often key components used to enable … read more

Metrology Software Fuels Precision of ITER Assembly

ITER is one of the most ambitious energy projects in the world today. In southern France, 35 nations are collaborating to build the world’s largest tokamak, a magnetic fusion device that has been designed to prove the feasibility of fusion as a large-scale source of energy … read more

How Edge Cloud 4 Production Will Revolutionize Factory Automation

Centralized, not decentralized; local servers, not hundreds of industrial PCs; software, not hardware: with the local server solution Edge Cloud 4 Production, Audi is initiating a paradigm shift in automation technology. After successful testing in the Audi Production Lab (P-Lab), three local servers will take over directing workers … read more

3D Scanning Robot Measures Micron Level Component Dimensions

Danfoss Power Solutions, a supplier of mobile and industrial hydraulics as well as electric powertrain systems, has invested in an advanced 3D scanner robot for its joystick manufacturing lines in Nordborg, Denmark. The company says the new device is boosting inspection routines by measuring component dimensions to “micron-level precision … read more

Real-Time Verification of e-Power Efficiency For High-Performance Batteries

When one of Italy’s most exclusive automakers decided to create an electric version of its premium sportscar, the engineering team knew it would need a high-performance electric battery capable of matching the power, speed and performance of its traditional counterpart. They turned to a Tier One technology provider to design … read more

Nordson Announces Agreement to Acquire CyberOptics

Nordson Corporation has signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of CyberOptics Corporation, a leading global developer and manufacturer of high-precision 3D optical sensing technology solutions. The acquisition enhances Nordson’s test and inspection platform, providing differentiated technology that expands Nordson’s product offering in the semiconductor and electronics industries … read more

ORNL AM Quality Control Research Project Announced

EOS, has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy for a collaborative research project at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). The agreement includes an on-site EOS M 290 metal 3D printer and training for ORNL researchers on operation and data collection using EOSTATE … read more

Next Level Gear Noise Detection Software

Gear noise contributors like transmission errors caused by geometrical deviations have long been known to be noise contributors in gear mesh. Gear specialists understand the influences of undesired gear and tooth deviations on noise and have found ways to improve them over the years … read more

Shock and Vibration Measurement Company Acquiredy

Lansmont Corporation, a world leader in Shock and Vibration measurement systems and monitoring instrumentation, has been acquired by the Physical Properties Testers (PPT) Group. This latest acquisition will see Lansmont join forces with Alluris, James Heal and Mecmesin as part of the PPT Group … read more

APEX Metrology Becomes Latest Renishaw Channel Partner

Edinburgh, Scotland based CMM support and equipment supplier, APEX Metrology, has been announced as the latest partner of Renishaw’s Channel Partner Programme; the first Scottish company to join the programme. The Renishaw Channel Partner Programme aims to continually enhance levels of local customer service and product support … read more

Exact Metrology Appointed Distributor of #HandsOnMetrology

Exact Metrology, a 3D metrology service provider and hardware sales company, has announced they have become a North American distributor of HandsOnMetrology. The new digital platform was set up to share the benefits of 3D metrology with a global community. As a representative of this new 3D scanning network … read more