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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – November 29th

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

3D Scanner Captures Full Colour Models In High Resolution

At the recent Formnext industrial 3D printing exhibition in Germany Shining 3D launched its new Transcan C scanner based upon structured white light LED technology. The 3D scanner comes complete with a slide rail design allowing users to dynamically switch between two different scan ranges enabling both small and large … read more

Stereo Microscope Combined With Deep Reality Viewer Launched

Vision Engineering has announce the launch of an innovative new product combining its breakthrough 3D HD Deep Reality Viewer (DRV) with Nikon Metrology Europe’s SMZ25 & SMZ18 stereo microscopes to create a new, innovative, hybrid high zoom and high magnification, digital 3D high definition stereo imaging system … read more

Measuring Arm With 3D Scanner Inspects Machined Parts Directly On Machine Tool During Production

The aeronautics sector, well known for its demands in terms of quality, requires parts where the tolerances are respected absolutely. The Kreon Ace portable measuring arm is very capable of validating machine tolerances. K-MP focuses on machining mechanical precision parts for the aeronautics sector as well as for the motorsport … read more

Flexibility and Productivity Dramatically Improved with Cobot Automation

When Hardwicke Enterprise, a subcontract CNC machining specialist needed to upscale production after it won a new contract, it needed a flexible, quick and simple solution to increase speed and ensure quality. It turned to metrology specialist The Sempre Group for support, who has been developing a new automated machine … read more

5G Implementation Breakthrough for Smart Manufacturing Announced in China

With support from Huawei and China Mobile, Haier, China’s largest consumer electronics and home appliance producer, has successfully applied innovative manufacturing solutions combining 5G and mobile edge computing in its smart factories. Developed at the joint-innovation base established in February 2021, the solutions integrate 5G edge computing with artificial intelligence and … read more

Vision Engineering and Zeiss Collaborate to Produce DeepFocus 1 Microscope

Vision Engineering has announced that it is partnering with Zeiss Industrial Metrology to add an extended depth of focus inspection system to its range of microscopy systems for the first time. The new DeepFocus 1 system represents a significant collaboration between two of the world’s leading microscope innovators. DeepFocus 1 combines … read more

Intelligent World 2030 Report Provides Snapshot From The future

Huawei, along with industry partners, recently held the Intelligent World 2030 Forum. David Wang, Executive Director and President of ICT Products & Solutions of Huawei, released the Intelligent World 2030 report with a keynote speech on Exploring the Intelligent World 2030 … read more

Transforming Manufacturing Efficiency, Quality and Throughput Through Insights and Intelligence

GE Digital has announced Proficy Smart Factory, a manufacturing software suite spanning on-premise, cloud and mixed architecture software that bring the digital world together with the physical world to deliver holistic operations performance management for today’s connected enterprise. Improving manufacturers’ efficiency, quality and throughput, Proficy Smart Factory … read more

Additive Build Prep Software Streamlines Hybrid Manufacturing & Scales-up Production

New computer-aided-manufacturing (CAM) software introduced by Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division provides the digital tools needed to prepare 3D-printed components for manufacturing using powder bed fusion (PBF) technologies. Because hybrid manufacturing entails performing both additive and subtractive processes, integrating build-preparation tools within CAM software streamlines workflows per part and offers significant … read more

3D Robotic Scanning Adapts Robot Path To Real Surfaces For NDT Nuclear Weld Testing

PRIMUS (Platform for Robotic Inspection and Maintenance for Unstructured Settings) developed by Fuzzy Logic and Visionic for Framatome Intercontrôle is a robotic NDT (Non-Destructive Testing) system for nuclear infrastructures. This software and hardware package is designed to be used by non-roboticist NDT operators, a major differentiating factor compared to existing … read more

Siemens Adds NVH System Prediction Capabilities For Early Design and Virtual Prototyping

Siemens Digital Industries Software has introduced system NVH prediction, a new Simcenter software application that can bring the benefits of a comprehensive digital twin approach to accurately and easily predict the interior and exterior Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) performance of a vehicle before a physical prototype is available for … read more

New Partnership Enables Core Technologies For Digital Microscopes

Peak Metrology, a surface metrology capital equipment manufacturer, has announced a partnership with IDC MicroInspection. The partnership combines the equipment and hardware capabilities of Peak Metrology with the process knowledge and application software of IDC MicroInspection. Now, digital microscope customers benefit from new capabilities … read more

Formnext AM Exhibition Coming to USA in 2025

Since 2015, Formnext has grown to become the premier additive manufacturing (AM) trade show in the world, nearly quadrupling exhibitor and visitor numbers in just five years. In its drive to improve, grow and explore opportunities in the global marketplace, Mesago Messe Frankfurt has announced that it has found … read more

Celera Motion Unveil Multiturn Inductive Angle Encoder

Celera Motion has announced the latest addition to its groundbreaking IncOder and Ultra IncOder Series of its Multiturn IncOder inductive angle encoder. Using an inductive technique, the non-contact Multiturn IncOder enables precise and reliable absolute angle measurement over multiple revolutions, even in harsh environments … read more