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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – March 9th

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

Low Force Infrared Machine Tool Probe Measures Fragile Parts

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has launched the new IRP40.42 probe, which transforms the inspection of very fragile materials and small or thin-walled parts, directly on the machine tool. The new IRP40.42 is an innovation in probe technology that meets the specific demands of manufacturers of small, fragile parts. Regular touch probes … read more


Faro CAM2 Subscription Model

New Subscription Model Offered With FARO CAM2 Software

FARO has announced the latest iteration of its CAM2 2020 Software. The release includes a variety of performance and user interface improvements, new features and a new subscription licensing option. Users can now achieve greater control over their full manufacturing process at a lower up-front cost in this latest iteration …

Metrology Resellers Have Critical Role in Localized Product Availability

The independent metrology equipment reseller has been an integral part of the equipment supply and support chain for as long as the industry has existed. With the ever-advancing technology of metrology equipment, and its increasing front-line role being played in manufacturing quality, the original customer relationship-based resellers have fallen by … read more

Industrial Internet of Things Autonomous Sensors Introduced

VocalZoom (VZ), a leading provider of vibration sensors for industry 4.0, has launched a groundbreaking Autonomous Sensors for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Combining contactless, high-resolution vibration sensor technology with built-in data processing and wireless communications, the Autonomous Sensors offer low-cost and fast deployment of a wide range of … read more

Using Metrology For Motorbike Optimization

KTM AG is Europe’s leading high-performance street and off-road sport motorcycle manufacturer based in Mattighofen, Austria. Over the years, KTM has built a reputation as a fierce competitor on racetracks around the world. With an established presence in the off-road segments, KTM has progressed through the world of street motorcycles, … read more

Time-of-Flight Module Provides Accurate 3D Object Detection and Measurement

LUCID Vision Labs, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of unique and innovative industrial vision cameras, has announced the series production of its new Helios™ Flex 3D Time-of-Flight (ToF) module. Helios Flex is a robust, pre-calibrated Time-of-Flight MIPI module which can easily be integrated into embedded platforms for industrial and robotics applications. … read more

On-Machine Measurement Software Partnership

Applied Automation Technologies, Inc. (AAT) and DMG MORI USA Inc. have announced a partnership for on-machine measuring software. They will offer this innovative technology as a solution within the DMG MORI Qualified Products (DMQP) program. Having the ability to perform coordinate measurement machine (CMM) measurement and metrology tasks is an important … read more

Coronavirus Postpones Hanover Fair

Deutsche Messe has made the decision to postpone HANNOVER MESSE 2020 to July 2020 in close cooperation with the Hannover Region Health Authority, the HANNOVER MESSE Exhibitors’ Council and the partner associations VDMA (German Engineering Federation) and ZVEI (German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association). The event was originally scheduled for … read more

Third Dimension Announces Next Generation Gap Gun

Third Dimension has announced its next generation of Gap Gun taking the industry standard to a new level. The GapGun Pro2 and T series sensor heads are designed for the increasing needs of automotive metrology and quality control professionals.  A dedicated team of engineers have spent 3 years to build … read more

Hexagon Enhances its Smart Factory Solutions with Acquisition of Romax

Hexagon AB has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire Romax Technology Limited, a leading provider of Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) software for electromechanical drivetrain design and simulation. A greater focus on energy efficiency and an accelerating shift towards electrification brings new engineering challenges that require increased use of simulation … read more