October 28th ‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin

New Handheld Portable CMM Launched

Polyga has announced the launch of the company’s first optical coordinate measuring machine (CMM), MeasureXL. The 3D measurement system makes it simple to set up and quickly probe 3D measurement points off the contours of a part. MeasureXL consists of a wireless probe and a factory-calibrated optical tracker for an out-of-the-box …

Machine Tool Laser Scanning Enhances Productivity and Data Capture

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division is bringing laser scanning with metrology levels of precision to machine tool measurement with its new LS-C-5.8 system. Ideal for measuring freeform or large surfaces, the LS-C-5.8 integrates with machine tools to create point cloud images of a part’s entire surface. Dedicated software presents the data in an easy-to-understand …

Multi-View 3D Scanning and Processing with Smart Sensors

Smart Scanning Sensors are being integrated into manufacturing processes in increasing numbers to provide real-time dimensional control. For the more complex applications where the scan target is larger than a single sensor’s field of view, or has a complex shape, multi-view scanning and processing needs to be applied to capture …

Optical Measurement Center Reduces Inspection to Seconds

Qualiturn Products Ltd has reduced the inspection time of its turned parts to just seconds using the Sylvac Scan F60T optical measurement center. Located in Hertord, UK Qualiturn Products was founded in 1974 and is now one of the leading suppliers of precision mill-turned components in the UK. As part of …

Verisurf Introduces Renishaw PH20 Probe Support

Verisurf Software has announced its new device support for the Renishaw PH20, 5-axis probe-head. Verisurf customers running the PH20 currently or planning to retrofit their CNC CMMs will realize the power of Verisurf automated inspection software with the full potential of 5-axis probing. Inspection cycle times are reduced by as …

High-Speed Imaging Paves Way For Process Optimization & Monitoring in Additive Manufacturing

Already today, many industries working with prototypes or samples benefit from additive manufacturing processes such as 3D metal printing. However, for use in series production, the high acquisition system costs still represent an entry barrier. Industries that use this process for series production are, therefore, still producing small quantities or …

Perceptron Receives Order for Seven In-Line Automated Metrology Systems

Perceptron has announced that a prominent automotive OEM has selected Perceptron as their in-line measurement supplier for their next major passenger vehicle program. “We have worked closely to form a collaborative partnership with this manufacturer and have more than 20 years of experience measuring their vehicles in-line,” said Rick Van Valkenburg, …

European 3D Metrology Conference

3DMC is an international event organized jointly by The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and University College London (UCL) in the UK, and The Machine Tool Lab (WZL) at The University of Aachen and Physikalish Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) in Germany. 3DMC is the only European conference aimed at industrial end-users of …

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