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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – October 9th

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

Eleven Dynamics Unveils The Future of Measuring Arms

In a significant stride towards the future of manufacturing technology, Eleven Dynamics has launched NEXOS GEAR, an automated measurement table powered by the renowned NEXOS AIR software. NEXOS GEAR stands true to its tagline Buy it. Plug it. Run it … read more

GOM Software Transitions To Zeiss Inspect

With the new release in October 2023, GOM software will be renamed Zeiss Inspect. All existing functions of the GOM software remain intact. Zeiss Inspect becomes the company’s new software platform going forward that will cover all measurement technologies in the future. In 2019, the ZEISS Group acquired GOM … read more

Role of Multi-Sensor Coordinate Measuring Machines in Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0, often referred to as the fourth industrial revolution, is characterized by the integration of digital technologies, automation, and data exchange in manufacturing. This paradigm shift is fundamentally altering the way products are designed, produced, and inspected. In this era of advanced manufacturing … read more

LMI Technologies Launches Remastered Smart 3D Laser Line Profilers

LMI Technologies (LMI), a leading developer of 3D scanning and inspection solutions, has announced the official release of its remastered Gocator 2600 Series of 4K+ resolution smart 3D laser line profile sensors. The remastered Gocator 2600 Series has been optimized for faster default scan speeds, enhanced data quality … read more

Machine Vision and AI Check Tool Wear During Milling in Almost Real Time

In machining production, it has not yet been possible to systematically record tool wear during ongoing milling processes. However, since faulty tools lead to quality losses, increasing rejects and high costs for rework, the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT has taken on this task … read more

Desktop Metal Launches Live Monitor For AM 2.0 Production Technology

Desktop Metal, a global leader in additive manufacturing technologies for mass production, has announced the launch of Live Monitor, a software application that provides useful real-time data from printing systems, to improve efficiency and management of one printing system or a full fleet. Part of the Live Suite package … read more

OmniSurf3D Adds Surface Texture Analysis To Hexagon CMMs

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence CMMs already provide world-leading geometrical measurements and analyses. However, their new HP-OW and HP-O optical sensors, coupled with unique customer requirements, created the need for more specialized 3D surface analysis. The chosen solution was to integrate Digital Metrology’s OmniSurf3D software into the workflow of Hexagon’s QUINDOS software … read more

Software Measures Plastic Gears at Different Temperatures

From opening the sunroof in your car, pumping insulin in a medical device, aligning solar panels in a satellite to moving toy cars, plastic gears are widely used in small gearboxes. In many cases, plastic materials can provide a good alternative to steel because of its low weight, good damping … read more

3D Vision Sensors Reliably and Precisely Recognize and Move Large Number of Different Components

At Danfoss, a Danish manufacturer of mobile hydraulics as well as electronic and electrical components, robotic systems equipped with 3D sensors now reliably and precisely recognize and move a large number of different components. In the new production line implemented by Danish integrator Quality Robot Systems … read more

End-to-End Machine Vision Solutions For Defect Prevention Installed at Smart Factory

Eigen Innovations’ end-to-end machine vision solutions for defect prevention has been installed at The Smart Factory @ Montreal, Deloitte Canada’s first-of-its-kind innovation facility, which showcases an interconnected ecosystem of more than 20 cutting-edge solutions and technologies to transform manufacturing … read more

5G – The Future Backbone of Smart Manufacturing

In the era of Industry 4.0, where automation, data-driven decision-making, and efficiency are paramount, smart factories are transforming the manufacturing landscape. Central to this transformation is the adoption of 5G technology, which is proving to be a critical component in the realization of the smart factory concept … read more

Cobot Offers Built-In Color Camera To Support Inspection

OMRON has announced the availability of the OMRON TM S Series collaborative robots, designed for diverse applications across multiple industries. These cobots introduce advanced hardware, more safety features and certifications, and next-generation configuration capabilities, making them easier to use … read more

Eleven Dynamics Funding Round Paving Way For Accelerated Growth

Eleven Dynamics has announced that it has completed an additional round of funding. The funding round was led by Bloomhaus Ventures. The funding round attracted strategic investment from angel and impact investors from Switzerland and Germany with valuable industry contacts in sensor and hardware manufacturers … read more

Brunson Issues Pink SMR Target Holders to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

Worldwide, breast cancer caused 685,000 deaths in 2020. In the United States, 2023 is likely to see approximately 300,000 new cases, and estimates indicate 44,000 women will die from breast cancer in the U.S this year. In half the cases across the globe, women diagnosed with breast cancer had zero identifiable risk factors for this disease … read more