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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – June 20th

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

Automation Accelerates Motor City To Smart Manufacturing Productivity

Demonstrating that automation is the principal way forward, for manufacturing industry to overcome current labour shortages, crowds of manufacturing engineers descended on the recent AUTOMATE show in Detroit … read more

Embedded Metrology Drives High Speed Inline Gage Measurement Machines

Metrology News recently sat down with Pete Edmonds – Vice President Sales DWFritz Zero Touch for a discussion on its industrial metrology market and product strategy … read more

How Autonomous Will Production Be in 2030?

How much autonomy does production tolerate? What are the opportunities and limits of artificial intelligence? What can artificial intelligence do in the production of the future? Where does it make sense and where doesn’t it? … read more

Collaboration on Weld Seam Inspection Extended

SmartRay, a leading manufacturer of 3D sensors for quality testing and weld seam inspection, has entered a global partnership with the expert and technology developer for welding technology ABICOR BINZEL … read more

Renishaw and ZEISS Cooperate on Flexible Production Inspection Cells

Renishaw’s Equator gauging system is now compatible with ZEISS CALYPSO measurement software. ZEISS users will be able to operate the Equator gauging system in their familiar environment and integrate it seamlessly into their production process … read more

Autonomous Visual Inspection Solution Now Easier and More Powerful

Inspekto has launched a new software version of its INSPEKTO S70 Autonomous Machine Vision system. Based on accumulated customer feedback from numerous field deployments, the INSPEKTO S70 offers smart features such as a recommendations centre that guides users in creating and maintaining inspection profiles over time … read more

High QA Version 7.0 Software Delivers Manufacturing Production Quality Planning Capabilities

High QA has announced Version 7.0 of its manufacturing quality management software. The latest release targets APQP/PPAP quality processes by incorporating new technology advancements from the High QA 360 platform including production quality planning workflows, improved reporting and documentation capabilities for FAI, APQP and PPAP … read more

Artec 3D Launches Artec Studio 17 Offering Full Inspection and Reverse Engineering Workflows

Artec 3D has announced the release of Artec Studio 17, the newest iteration of its 3D scanning software. AS17 represents a significant leap forward for the product, boasting a host of innovative new features and updates that enhance functionality … read more

3D Laser Scanning Sensor Measures High-Performance Tools

Walter Ewag has launched the Walter 3D laser sensor enabling the Walter Helicheck Pro and Plus tool measurement machines to scan with four times the resolution than previously possible and to process that data four times faster. The Walter 3D laser sensor is suitable for inspecting high-performance tools, used in industries … read more

Verisurf Software Supports Latest Hexagon Laser Tracker

Verisurf Software has announced support for the new Hexagon, Leica AT500, and B-Probe plus Laser Tracker. Verisurf interfaces with Leica Laser Tracker Systems for data collection and 3D measurement workflows, including alignments, inspection, tool building, assembly, scanning, analysis, reporting, automation, and reverse engineering. Verisurf Software is a leader in the development … read more

AI Visual Inspection System Ensures End-To-End Quality

Pleora Technologies has announced that DICA Electronics Ltd (DICA) is deploying its Visual Inspection System to reduce manufacturing quality escapes and gather key data from manual processes to help speed root cause analysis. The system uniquely requires just one image to start using AI, with continuous and transparent training based … read more

Hexagon’s Sixth Sense Recognises Manufacturing’s Best Start-Ups

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has announced the winners of its first cohort of start-ups selected to help manufacturing industry operate more sustainably and efficiently. The company launched the Sixth Sense open innovation platform to challenge how multinationals approach innovation and help nurture creative solutions … read more

4D Technology Launches High Resolution Fizeau Interferometer

4D Technology has announced the release of its AccuFiz Fizeau interferometer, now with a nine-megapixel camera for higher slope tolerance through superior spatial resolution. The new camera can resolve surfaces with high slopes, up to 1250 interference fringes per field of view. It will also provide a greater tolerance in … read more

Bench-Top X-ray Computed Tomography Designed For Simplicity

Shimadzu recently introduced the XSeeker 8000 bench-top X-ray computed tomography (CT) system is equipped with a high-output X-ray generator and a high-resolution flat panel detector. Despite its compact size, it has a high X-ray output of 160 kV, enabling clear observations of molded plastic parts as well as aluminum die … read more