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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – June 29th

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

Creaform Launch Advanced Optical Scanner

Creaform has announced the release of the latest version of the MetraSCAN 3D® lineup, the company’s advanced optical CMM scanner designed specifically to perform metrology-grade 3D measurements and inspections — right on the production floor. As the fastest and most accurate portable optical CMM scanner, the MetraSCAN BLACK can be … read more

Correlation-Free Inline Robotic Measuring Cell Launched

In the Smart Factory of tomorrow, the measuring systems must generate absolutely accurate and traceable measurement results in the line without waiting for results from the CMM measuring room. This means that the tasks of inline process control and classic measurement technology must be combined in one system, thus creating … read more

Metrology Specialist Delivers Using Standardized Software Approach

Founded in 2018 by a group of 3D metrology experts, Opus ST is a company specializing in the design and production of Quality Control fixtures & gauges to be used in the QC Laboratory or directly onto the production line. Working with SMEs and larger industrial companies wanting to incorporate … read more

Nikon Metrology Launch New Portable Scan Arm

Nikon Metrology’s new and advanced MCAx S articulated arm augments the ModelMaker H120 laser scanner with improved precision, confidence and connectivity. This perfect partnership is the go-to portable handheld laser scanning solution for supreme accuracy, detail and productivity, reinforcing its position as the ideal measurement tool in the metrology laboratory, … read more

ZEISS Announce Third Generation METROTOM CT

The ZEISS METROTOM family has been offering reliable computed tomography (CT) technology for quality control for twelve years. The third generation of the CT system ZEISS METROTOM 1500 provides the best proof that advanced and reliable X-ray technology is no longer a vision of the future. In the third generation of … read more

Advanced Semiconductor Packaging – Precise 3D Inspection And Measurement

The semiconductor packaging industry continues to advance, with new designs adding more layers, finer features and more I/O channels to achieve faster connections, higher bandwidth and lower power consumption. As packaging technologies have evolved, manufacturers have adapted old processes and adopted new processes to connect chips to each other and … read more

New Touch Probe Offers Interference Free Machine Tool Measurements

Metrol has launched a new high-precision and compact Touch Probe for machine tool applications that is resistant to radio wave interference compared to conventional infrared-ray communication.. The Metrol RC-K3E Touch Probe’s compact size of φ40mm, achieving 1μm repeatability with its four-point internal mechanical system, makes it ideal for compact machining centers … read more

AR And How We Work: The New Normal

The coronavirus crisis of 2020 is changing the way we work, perhaps forever. Travel bans, lockdowns, and social distancing policies disrupted business around the world, forcing companies to find new ways to work. The trend toward a more distributed, mobile, and agile workforce was already unmistakable, but the crisis has … read more



Portable Arm Scanner Supports Aircraft Restoration Project

Exact Metrology recently completed a project at Chicago Jet Group. Located in Sugar Grove, Illinois, the company started in 2003 with the idea of providing the highest level of professionalism and attention to detail in the corporate aviation industry.  Chicago Jet Group specializes in aircraft acquisition, aircraft management, charter services, … read more

Multi-Person Thermal Scanner Protects From Covid-19

The Thermavis Multi-Person Thermal Scanner, a new thermal scanner which accurately reads the skin temperature of up to six people at once, has launched following £3 million ($3.75 million) investment in research and development. Its primary function will be to help businesses and organizations quickly and efficiently detect individuals who … read more

Measuring To Microns One Million Mile Distances

Gravitational waves are miniscule ripples in space-time, thought to be triggered by massive events in space like exploding stars and the merging of black holes at the centre of galaxies. Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves a century ago, but the first conclusive detection was not until 2015, from ground-based … read more

DMSC Measures Success With 15th Anniversary

The Digital Metrology Standards Consortium (DMSC) announced its 15th anniversary as a globally recognized standards development organization. The DMSC is officially an ANSI Accredited Standards Developing Organization and an A-Liaison to ISO ISO/TC 184/SC 4.  It operates as a nonprofit group comprised of member companies, academia, government agencies, and individuals … read more