New Year Metrology News Bulletin

360 Degree Vehicle Scanner Wins Automotive Recognition

Škoda Auto is getting involved in the high-tech hotspot of Israel. The Czech car manufacturer has formed several partnerships with Israeli start-ups due to a strong local scouting presence. One recently announced partnership is with Uveye, a company providing 3D scanning technology to capture complete 3D vehicle scans. Vehicles can be …

Smart Sensor Seamless Adhesive Bead Inspection

The inspection of adhesives and sealants is a critical quality control step in the assembly process with more advanced technology products utilizing bonding techniques. To meet this challenge, LMI has introduced its Gocator all-in-one 3D smart sensors as a complete solution to ensure correct bead volume and location without overflow …

Rethinking Quality for Dummies – Take Quality to the Next Level

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence has announced the availability of its free eBook, ‘Rethink Quality For Dummies’. Authored by quality experts at Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, who have prepared the guide to assist readers to start to rethink quality. Hexagon’s view of quality is expansive, encompassing the entire product lifecycle. Rethinking Quality For Dummies, Hexagon …

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Multilayer PCB Registration With X-Ray CMM

How does one optimize the multi-layer fabrication process for best registration of layers and drill patterns? As advances in all aspects of circuit and component technology increase the density of interconnections, more accurate means of layer registration are required. At these densities, the accumulated errors – from plotter calibration and …

Quality 4.0 – Vehicle Body Inspection

High-end manufacturing has always required feedback of reliable measurements to adjust parameters precisely and keep components within tolerance. The better and more regular the data provided, the more tightly a production line can be controlled. Nikon’s Laser Radar technology – capable of providing fast, automated, accurate, absolute measurements – clears …

Wenzel Rebrands to Metrology

As a consequence of company growth over the past 50 years, increasing globalization  and a focus on a broader metrology product range WENZEL Präzision GmbH will operate under a new name from January 1st 2019 – Wenzel Metrology GmbH. With the name change the company has confirmed all other business aspects …

Innovation Mission for U.S. Air Force

Airmen at Travis U.S. Air Force Base in California are implementing innovative strategies to reduce man hours and increase mission effectiveness and over the past several months, the base has implemented a variety of innovations including 3D printing and 3D scanning. Cultivating a culture of innovation is essential to mission success, …

Optical Tube Inspection Improves Inspection Times 80%

Sambo Shindo, Bangkok, Thailand, is a manufacturer of copper tube air-conditioner components. First established as F&S (Thailand) Co., Ltd in September 1994, the company is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi-Shindoh Co., Ltd, the leading copper and brass products manufacturer in Japan.  Increasing and ceaseless efforts toward performance improvement and innovation are driving them to …

2019 Metrology Events Listing

Metrology News has selected the premium global events to feature in our monthly calendar providing an ‘at-glance’ overview of all of the most important upcoming events. Links to event websites are included providing a seamless user interaction for event planning purposes. To view events in a monthly calendar format click here …