METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – July 11th

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

Robotic Paint Defects Detection Uses Stripe Reflectometry

Autaza Paint is an optical quality inspection system for capable of identifying over 30 types of appearance defects in plastic, metal, and various composite materials. The optical sensing system uses stripe reflectometry technology to highlight defects. The Autaza Paint measurement head has a monitor with high brightness, frequency and resolution … read more

Industry 4.0 Brings Opportunities To Infuse AI Into Manufacturing

We live in the age of Industry 4.0. This Fourth Industrial Revolution with its unprecedented speed and scale allows you to take a more data-driven approach to operations. This data, pulled from your assets, adds value and enables smarter decisions … read more

Metrology Software Market Predicted For Growth

According to Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, ‘Global Dimensional Metrology Software Growth Opportunities’, the global market for dimensional metrology software is growing as organizations across sectors expedite automation to align with their digitalization agendas. The study finds quality inspection and reverse engineering of components across applications to be key enablers … read more

Smart Factory Cyberattacks Predicted To Increase

A new report from the Capgemini Research Institute finds that 51% of industrial organizations believe that the number of cyberattacks on smart factories is likely to increase over the next 12 months. Yet nearly half (47%) of manufacturers say cybersecurity in their smart factories … read more

Automated Profile Measurement System Forecasts Train Wheel Wear

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has announced the launch of CALIPRI X, a fully automated on-track wheelset measurement system that delivers significant productivity gains and operational cost savings to the rail sector. Combined with the analytical capabilities of the cloud storage and analysis tool CALIPRI Predictor … read more

AllRounDia DualVision Measures Contours and Surfaces

The AllRounDia DualVision system from PIXARGUS continuously checks the contours and surfaces of hoses, tubes and cables – around the products’ complete circumference and along their complete length. This affordable multi-talent has been tested on a wide range of standard applications, is extremely user-friendly and … read more

V18 Release for Metrolog X4 and Silma X4 Announced

Software release V18 release for Metrolog X4 & Silma X4 has been announed by Metrologic Group providing new features to improve measuring performance, productivity, and data interpretation. The Metrologic Group software solution adheres to the standards of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing which evolve regularly … read more

De-Warp Software Compensates For Plastic Parts Warpage

Injection-molded plastic parts often show warpage after production due to cooling effects and other production parameters. The parts then don’t correspond with the CAD data or show many out of tolerance dimensions. To reduce warpage, it is possible to adjust … read more

Verisurf 2023 Offers New Features To Automate Workflow & Enhance Process Control

Verisurf Software, Inc. has announce its new 2023 release is now available. Verisurf 2023 includes new automated workflows that improve efficiency and expand repeatable process control for inspection, reverse engineering, and tool building applications. Verisurf is the only measurement software built on a full-featured 3D CAD platform … read more

3DViewStation Provides Fast Deviation Analysis Between CAD and Scan Data

The KISTERS 3DViewStation has introduced a new feature that improves quality assurance, especially for manufacturing company customers, where high accuracy of the end product is most crucial. Faulty components or incorrectly installed components lead to immense costs. Today, produced parts are 3D scanned … read more

Why Wi-Fi 6/6E Are Better For Industrial IIOT

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has published the whitepaper ‘Wi-Fi 6/6E for Industrial IoT: Enabling Wi-Fi Determinism in an IoT World’, which explores how Wi-Fi’s latest features are ideal for meeting the unique, demanding requirements for a wide variety of IIoT applications … read more

Xcellerate Program for Emerging Technologies Launched

Global standards organization, ASTM International, has launched ASTM Xcellerate, an emerging technology program focused on strengthening the world’s emerging technology from research to standards. The ASTM Xcellerate program builds on ASTM’s globally recognized standards development process to provide the speed and agility … read more

MakerVerse and ZEISS Collaborate to Realize Industrial Grade AM Quality

ZEISS and MakerVerse announced their commitment to a collaboration that assures the delivery of industrial grade quality components to customers of the MakerVerse on-demand manufacturing platform. With this joint approach, MakerVerse builds on ZEISS’ … read more

MSP Brings Part Alignment Automation to Advanced Composite Manufacturer

Leading composite tooling and component manufacturer, Pentaxia, has enhanced its capabilities by investing in automated technology from 5-axis CNC metrology specialist, MSP. Following an increase in demand for more complex composite components that had longer manual setup processes and more off-machine inspection requirements … read more

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