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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – May 9th

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

Dynamic 9D LADAR To Revolutionize Production Measurements

API has launched its DYNAMIC 9D LADAR (LAser Detection and Ranging) system, an innovative measuring solution that captures both dimensional and surface geometry data. The system incorporates a breakthrough technology that is set to revolutionize automated production measurements … read more

New Approach To 3D Portable Measurement Software Launched

Have you always dreamt about having an efficient 3D Metrology software that could allows you to compute, at the click of a button, for all of your 3D analysis requirements? NextMeasure is available for all 3D scanners, measuring arms and laser trackers … read more

SuPAR Augmented Reality Interactive Inspection

SuPAR Augmented Reality technology, developed by CDM Tech GmbH, allows users to perform faster and flawless quality inspection processes providing rapid inspection of production parts. Augmented reality software for quality assurance provides actual/target comparison in real-time … read more

IBS Quality and Verisurf Introduce Portable Cobot Inspection System

IBS Quality GmbH has launched its new PAM-System (Portable Automated Measurement System), a portable cobot-based 3D scanning and measurement solution. The launch is in collaboration with Verisurf Software and its integrated 3D measurement software for automated quality inspection, reporting, scanning, and reverse … read more

Smart Vision Technology Ensures Production Line Never Stops

The assembly line at the ŠKODA plant in Mladá Boleslav is one of the Czech carmaker’s busiest. The best-selling ŠKODA OCTAVIA is produced here, as is the ŠKODA ENYAQ iV electric SUV. Every minute of downtime on this line means losses in the form of unproduced cars. In addition to quality … read more

Master Plan For Automotive Production of The Future

It’s the master plan for the automotive production of tomorrow: The BMW iFACTORY production strategy defines the future orientation of plants and production technologies at the BMW Group and meets the challenges of the transformation to e-mobility. “Automotive manufacturing of the future requires a new, holistic way of thinking … read more

AutoInspect Takes The Quality of Industrial Inspection Processes to New Levels

The quality of industrial production processes is ensured by a large number of sensor-based individual inspections generating large amounts of data. However, until now, the information from the individual sensors has generally only been looked at in isolation … read more

VCxray Launches X-ray Operating System For Non-Destructive Testing

VCxray has introduced a comprehensive X-ray Operating System named x.OS at the Control exhibition in Stuttgart, Germany. The origins of VisiConsult were based on the development of innovative software solutions for industrial X-ray inspection … read more

WENZEL and VisiConsult Announce Cooperation in the Field of CT Metrology

The WENZEL Group and VisiConsult have signed a cooperation agreement for a development and sales partnership. The cooperation agreement is intended to jointly expand the successes achieved to date in the field of CT based metrology solutions … read more

Precise and Intuitive Height Gauge Range Provides Measured Touch

Mahr has introduced its new Digimar 817 CLT height measuring device offering touch operation, ergonomic handling and a wide range of evaluation options: Available in three measuring ranges: 350 mm, 600 mm and 1,000 mm the Digimar 817 CLT offers multiple logging and data transfer options make … read more

Sound Scanner Makes Machinery Noise Visible

The Seven Bel patented innovation of a moving sensor Sound Scanners is able to simulate up to 480 microphone positions on a circular area while using only five built-in microphones. Comparable acoustic cameras are normally equipped with about 100 microphones … read more

Repair of STL and Scan Data at the Push of a Button

The new function of 4D_Additive called ‘Marching Cube’ repairs and simplifies 3D scan data and STL files into closed volumes, within the shortest time. The latest version of the 4D_Additive has a revolutionary tool to simplify tessellated files and turn them into closed solids … read more