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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – November 14th

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

Flexible Laser Gear Inspection System Announced

Marposs has announced the launch of its new M62 Laser Profiler for Gear Inspection, using laser profile sensors and the optical triangulation principle. Compared with dedicated gear gauging systems or gear laboratory machines, the use of laser technology in the profiler enables it to easily adapt for inspecting a variety … read more

Partnership To Power Model Digital Factory

Industry cloud company, Infor, has announced a long-term strategic partnership agreement with the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS). Infor’s investment will underpin the development of Model Digital Factory Demonstrators for the NMIS Digital Factory environment … read more

Industrial Metaverse Democratizes Technology and Manufacturing Data at Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz and Microsoft Corp. collaborate to make vehicle production more efficient, resilient and sustainable. With the new MO360 Data Platform, Mercedes-Benz is connecting its 30 passenger car plants worldwide to the Microsoft Cloud, enhancing transparency and predictability across its digital production and supply chain … read more

Eight ‘Digital Reality’ Start-Ups Secure Opportunity To Advance Manufacturing

Eight of the most innovative manufacturing start-ups from across the globe have been announced by Hexagon as the second cohort of the Sixth Sense open innovation platform. The selected start-ups were invited to pitch by Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division from more than a hundred creative and forward-looking companies … read more

Digital Models Feed CMM Measurement Systems Offering Complete 3D Environment

In a Smart Manufacturing environment, the goal is to automate as many operations as possible to improve production performance. Quality control, and more specifically, measurement analysis, has to evolve at the heart of this production system. Digital models feed measurement systems with pre-established data … read more

Adjustable Cathetometer for Non-Contact Vertical Displacement Measurements Launched

Titan Tool Supply, supplier of industrial-grade optical instrumentation and precision micro finishing tools, has announced the introduction of its Model TC-II Cathetometer. The Model TC-II Cathetometer performs accurate, precise, non-contact measurements of both vertical displacement parameters and linear distances between two points … read more

Contact-Free Sensor Provides Tool Breakage Inspection

Specially designed for quickly sensing tool breakage during use within a machine tool, Heidenhain has introduced the new TD 110 Tool Breakage Detector. Providing contact-free inspection of drill bits and end mills, it can determine whether a tool is broken off by more than 2mm as it passes within … read more

Renishaw Launches Innovative CENTRUM Metal Rotary Scale

Renishaw has launched an innovative the CENTRUM CSF40 scale metal scale disc extending its ATOM DX encoder series. After an intensive research and development effort at Renishaw, rotary RCDM glass scales are now joined by CENTRUM stainless steel self-centring discs. CENTRUM CSF40 scale discs are quick and easy to install … read more

Dyndrite First to Support New LPBF Open Vector Format

Dyndrite, providers of the GPU-accelerated computation engine used to create next-generation digital manufacturing hardware and software, has announced support for the new Open Vector Format (.ovf), developed by the RWTH Aachen University Chair Digital Additive Production DAP … read more

Module for Standardizing AM Machine Health Data Logs Launched

Sigma Additive Solutions, Inc., a developer of quality assurance software to the commercial 3D printing industry, has announced that it is releasing a beta version of the PrintRite3D Machine Health module. This new solution marks the beginning of the company’s software-only approach to quality assurance by allowing users to take … read more

DLIP-Polygon Scanner Producing High Speed Laser Textured Surfaces Developed

In the frame of the EU-funded LAMpAS project, SCANLAB and the Technische Universität Dresden have developed a high-speed speed polygon scanner unit, that is able to produce periodic surface patterns by utilizing the principle of interference. This device allows to produce patterns with feature sizes around 3.5 µm, which is … read more

Potential of Industrial Metaverse to Accelerate Next-Gen IoT Infrastructures in New Report

Molex, a global electronics leader and connectivity innovator, today released a new report that examines the emerging world of the industrial metaverse and its impact on next-generation Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructures. To help companies prepare for what lies ahead, ‘Unleashing the Power of the Industrial Metaverse’ … read more

Teledyne Expands Genie Nano Portfolio With 10GigE Cameras

Teledyne DALSA has announced its new Genie Nano-10GigE M/C8200, and M/C6200, based on Teledyne e2v’s 67M and 37M monochrome and color sensors. The new Genie Nano-10GigE series delivers a futureproof and scalable solution with significantly higher interface speeds and resolutions, offering system designers an easy integration path … read more

Starrett Introduces Enhanced Highly Accurate Electronic Indicators

Starrett has introduced a new line of full-featured Electronic Digital Indicators, an enhanced version of its 2900 series. The new Indicators including 2900/W2900 electronic wireless models feature true absolute sensor technology minimizing the chance of data loss … read more