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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – September 13th

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

Adaptive Manufacturing With Metrology Feedback

Manufacturing high precision parts at lower costs and higher efficiency requires integration of complex dimensional measurement within the manufacturing system. This article by Ray Karadayi,  President & CEO at Applied Automation Technologies, discusses how a manufacturing machine can be made to perform complex dimensional measurements traditionally performed on coordinate measuring … read more

Hexagon Revolutionises Autonomous Reality Capture

Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital reality solutions, today announced the introduction of the Leica BLK ARC and the Leica BLK2FLY, extending its award-winning BLK series known for speed, portability and mobility with fully autonomous mobile reality capture. The autonomous reality capture solutions are the latest innovations … read more

Telecentric Measurement System Delivers Breakthrough Accuracy Across Multiple Applications

Keyence has recently introduced a new range of inline telecentric measurement system which employ highly advanced silhouette-based analysis for guaranteed accuracy. Designed specifically to measure parts rapidly and consistently as they pass through the system, the TMX5000 line-up boasts an exposure time of just 25 μs – 40 times faster … read more

Empowering Quality Control and Inspection at Every Level with 3D Scanning

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has announced the North American debut of REcreate, a new reverse engineering software solution at RAPID + TCT 2021, Sept. 13-16, 2021, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. RAPID attendees will get the first look at REcreate and its smarter, faster approach to creating 3D models in a design … read more

Rockwell Automation Completes Acquisition of Plex Systems

Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, recently announced that it has completed the acquisition of Plex Systems, the leading cloud-native smart manufacturing platform. Plex offers the only single-instance, multi-tenant Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) manufacturing platform operating at scale, including advanced manufacturing execution systems, quality, and supply … read more

Strategic Measurement Solutions Partnership Projects The Future

Offering increased product diversity to the extensive list of MSL UK manufacturing customers, with laser projection solutions that can help make the manufacturing process more efficient. UK metrology equipment and design software provider Measurement Solutions Limited, (MSL) has announced a new strategic partnership with Virtek that will offer increased product diversity … read more

Sigma Labs Selected by DMG MORI For In-Process Quality Assurance Monitoring Systems

Sigma Labs, a leading developer of quality assurance software for the commercial 3D metal printing industry, has been selected by DMG MORI as the official supplier of In-process Quality Assurance (IPQA) monitoring systems for its prestigious DMG MORI Qualified Products (DMQP) program. The DMQP partnership enables DMG MORI to bundle Sigma … read more

Overcoming Silo Measurement Techniques – Absolute Results Over Methods With Laser Radar

Nikon Metrology has announced its upcoming webinar focusing on its APDIS Laser Radar. Jason Ososki (Director of Automotive Solutions) and Roy Maidment (Sales Manager) will present Nikon‘s APDIS as a versatile plug-and-play multitool for agile and lean shop-floor production. The Real Paradigm Shift in Automotive Challenges like the digital transformation, customization, more dynamic … read more

Elysium Major Product Update Now Supports QIF 3.0

Software company Elysium has announced support for QIF 3.0 (Quality Information Framework) in the latest product update of their 3DxSUITE EX9, available August 1, 2021. This newest update offers primary support of QIF 3.0 with bi-directional translation and validation of the MBD portion. Elysium also supports change detection within QIF … read more

Single Axis MEMS Capacitive Accelerometers Offer Measurements on Up to Three Orthogonal Axes

Silicon Designs, a global industry experts in the design, development and manufacture of inertial and commercial-grade MEMS capacitive accelerometer modules and chips for zero-to-medium frequency testing and instrumentation requirements, has announced the immediate availability of its single axis Model 2210 series. These low-noise, low-cost MEMS capacitive accelerometer modules offer accurate and … read more

Car SOS Utilizes 3D Scanning to Restore a Classic

When 54-year-old Sikh historian and writer Bobby Singh bought his Ford Cortina Mark III XL back in 1999, he didn’t think it would take long for him and his 1970s British classic car to hit the road again. But his plans came to a screeching halt in 2002 when Bobby … read more

Parsable Joins The Smart Factory @ Wichita

Parsable today announced it has become a participant-level sponsor of The Smart Factory @ Wichita, a new Industry 4.0 immersive experience center by Deloitte. The Smart Factory @ Wichita is a 60,000 square feet sustainable space located on Wichita State University’s Innovation Campus. The Smart Factory includes a fully operational production line and experiential labs … read more