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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – October 3rd

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

RoboTire Uses Machine Vision to Automate Tire Changing

RoboTire, a Detroit-based robotics and automation company, has announced a significant milestone in its efforts to revolutionize the tire replacement industry: a Discount Tire store in Fountain Hills, Arizona, is now the first Discount Tire location in North America to install and operate a RoboTire tire changing system … read more

AI-Based Software Delivers Actionable Insights For Manufacturers

SymphonyAI Industrial recently announced the launch of two new AI-based processes and performance software solutions to improve manufacturing output and quality. Batch 360, a process performance and optimization solution, and Vision 360, a computer vision solution, use next-generation predictive intelligence to help manufacturers achieve accuracy and efficiency from assembly line processes … read more

Probing System Offers Wideband Transmission Technology

The main purpose of touch probing systems is to optimise the production process of machine tools, by increasing both quality and quantity: automatic detection of the position of the machine axes provides advantages in terms of part positioning and checking, directly within the machining centre and milling machines … read more

OGP Launches New TurnCheck Series-14 Shaft Measurement System

Optical Gaging Products (OGP), a leading manufacturer of optical and precision multisensor metrology systems for industrial quality control, recently announced the addition of the TurnCheck Series-14 to its family of TurnCheck Shaft Measurement Systems – increasing the range of TurnCheck systems to handle parts up to 140mm … read more

3D Industrial Sensor Suite Launched for High-Volume Material Handling Applications

Ouster, Inc., a provider of high-resolution digital lidar sensors, has announced the release of a 3D industrial lidar sensor suite designed for high-volume material handling applications. The industrial line of high-resolution OS0 and OS1 sensors is configured to meet the unique requirements of forklift, port equipment and autonomous robot … read more

Klingelnberg Inaugurates New Large Gear Cutting and Measuring Machine Assembly Hall

After just ten months of construction, the new assembly hall and connected Logistics center has been officially inaugurated on the company premises of KLINGELNBERG GmbH in Winterhagen-Hückeswagen Germany. Covering a total area of 8,000 square meters and located at the future Gustav-Adolf-Klingelnberg-Straße 1… read more

High-Energy X-rays Light Path to 3D-Printing One of Strongest Stainless Steels

For airliners, cargo ships, nuclear power plants and other critical technologies, strength and durability are essential. This is why many contain a remarkably strong and corrosion-resistant alloy called 17-4 precipitation hardening (PH) stainless steel. Now, for the first time ever, 17-4 PH steel can be consistently 3D-printed while retaining its … read more

Rivelin Robotics To Introduce Netshape Robotics For Metal AM Post-Processing

As additive manufacturing (AM) is increasingly adopted as a production technology rather than a prototyping technology, it comes under increased scrutiny from a number of different perspectives. When used as a prototyping technology, ‘good enough’ may suffice when it comes to tolerance attainment, surface finish, or precise geometrical … read more

Concurrent Technologies To Build World’s Largest Additive Manufacturing Machine

Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) was recently awarded a $5.2 million U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) contract that involves building the world’s largest additive manufacturing (AM) machine. The project intends to overcome the limits of current AM equipment to build longer parts for critical defense applications … read more

Relationship To Develop New Data Tools For AM Real-Time In-Process Inspection

Dyndrite, providers of the GPU-accelerated computation engine used to create next-generation digital manufacturing hardware and software, recently announced the addition of Sigma Additive Solutions, a leading provider of in-process quality assurance software to the AM industry, to the Dyndrite Developer Council (DDC) … read more

3D CAD Conversion Platform For 3D Product Configuration Launched

Nextech AR Solutions Corp. (Nextech), a Metaverse Company and provider of augmented reality (AR) experience technologies and 3D model services has announce the launch of its groundbreaking Toggle3D, a new AI powered SaaS platform that enables the creation, design, configuration and deployment of 3D models at scale … read more

Helmee Imaging Adds Automotive Manufacturing Expert to BOD

Helmee Imaging, developers of a quality intelligence platform for the inspection of high gloss curved parts in the automotive and consumer electronics sectors, recently announced the appointment of Gary Johnson to its Board of Directors. Mr. Johnson brings decades of quality and manufacturing experience as an executive in the automotive … read more