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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – September 4th

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

Portable Hand-Held Scanning Sensor Extends Photogrammetry Principle

Virtual 3D models of real objects, so called digital twins, offer numerous advantages – be it for digitization or in the quality control of industrial manufacturing. But the more complex an object, the more difficult it is to measure its shape … read more

Wafer Measurement Solution Supports Semiconductor Process Control

The Industrial Metrology Business Unit of Nikon Corporation has released the automatic wafer measurement system NEXIV VMZ-NWL 200 to solve the challenges of wafer metrology in the semiconductor back-end process, where more work is traditionally carried out manually than in front-end process control … read more

All-In-One X-Ray Software Inspects Parts Easily

X-Act software from RX Solutions, a supplier of computed tomography systems,  delivers high-level image quality and fast results for any type of part. The ‘all-in-one’ software, is used for a detailed evaluation of 2D and 3D inspection of parts … read more

Harnessing The Power of Fusion Energy

Recreating the fusion reaction occurring in the Sun’s core here on Earth; this is the mission that scientists and engineers have taken up with ITER, one of human history’s most ambitious engineering projects. ITER involves the collaboration of 35 nations … read more

5G Collaboration Showcases Smart Factory Potential

Three of the biggest names in global technology have joined forces to highlight the ability of already-available 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and automation solutions to transform manufacturing and improve productivity, efficiency … read more

Digital Platform Provides Monitoring System For Machine Tools

Automation has emerged as a game-changer for manufacturing, enabling companies to enhance productivity, reduce costs, and improve safety. Machine tools, automated assembly lines, and smart material handling systems are examples of solutions that can significantly increase production rates while minimizing errors … read more

Tool Measurement and Inspection Showcased at Automation Days

ZOLLER Inc. recently welcomed manufacturing professionals from a range of industry verticals to its North American headquarters for Automation Days. Customers and industry leaders highlighted the unique solutions ZOLLER offers to automate cutting tool management and establish more resilient, reliable processes … read more

Machine Tool Metrology Automation Featured at EMO 2023

Blum-Novotest, leading supplier of innovative and high-quality measuring and testing technology, will be presenting several product highlights for the automation of machining processes at the upcoming EMO 2023 in Hanover, Germany … read more

Data Stitching Brings Improved Accuracy To Long Axes Calibration

The latest release of the Renishaw CARTO software suite, version 4.9, provides analysis-based data stitch functionality for long axes using Renishaw’s XM-60 multi-axis calibrator and XL-80 laser system. The new analysis-based data stitch function … read more

Protomar Mini Redefines Absolute Measurement for Grinding Machines

In an era of ever-increasing demands on machine tools, the need for smaller yet more powerful and flexible machines has become a reality. Marposs’ Protomar Mini is a revolutionary measuring gauge specifically designed to meet this trend for grinding machines and all flexible machine tools … read more

Part Clamping With Integrated Measuring Intelligence Make In-Line Measurements Possible

Hainbuch GmbH, a pioneer and trendsetter for modern workholding solutions, will present itself as a full-range supplier for change-over, clamping, measurement, and automation at EMO 2023. “Today, we are a solution provider for the entire process” … read more

Benchtop X-Ray Diffraction Platform Launched For Materials Analysis and Advanced Research

Bruker Corporation, a global leader in X-ray diffraction, recently announced the new D6 PHASER X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) system. The D6 PHASER is a new benchtop XRD platform designed with the analytical flexibility typically only available in larger, floor-standing systems. Unlike conventional, more limited benchtop XRD instruments … read more

IntegrityWare Releases SOLIDS# Geometric Modeling Kernel

IntegrityWare has announces the release of SOLIDS#, a geometric modeling kernel written entirely in the C# programming language. IntegrityWare believes that SOLIDS# is the first fully functional geometric modeling kernel written completely in the C# programming language. C# is a productive high-level programming language … read more

New Quality Platform For Industrial 3D-Printing Solutions

DNV and Siemens Energy’s global additive manufacturing business unit are joining forces to create a quality assurance platform for Additive Manufacturing. The collaboration aims to accelerate commercial AM production with quality control at every stage … read more