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International 3D Metrology Conference To Showcase Latest Advances In Research and Application

The 4th 3D Metrology Conference (3DMC) London (3 – 7 November) has announced a selection of the technical papers to be presented at the event. The expert papers have been carefully selected to highlight industrial relevance and showcase innovation on the latest advances in research and application and define 3DMC’s …

Inline Sensor Delivers Unrivaled Speed, Precision and Imaging

FocalSpec’s new Line Confocal Sensors offer an unbeatable combination of imaging capability, precision and speed. For the first time ever, consumer electronics manufacturers can capture not just 3D topography and 2D intensity data, but also 3D tomography with a speed of up to 27,000,000 data points per second. FocalSpec is introducing …

Multisensor CMM Measures Electromobility and Transmission Parts at Volkswagen

The core business of the Volkswagen plant in Kassel, Germany, which has around 16,000 employees, is transmission manufacturing. About one-third of the workforce is engaged in this field and ensures that over 15,000 transmissions per day, or about 3.7 million per year, in 16 different variants, are shipped throughout the …

Fixture Tables Support Portable Arm Applications

Renishaw Fixturing Solutions metrology tables are now available as a stock option for even faster delivery.  The metrology table top is created using a M6, M8 or ¼-20 threaded cast aluminum plate and supported with rigid aluminum extrusion legs that can withstand large and heavy parts. The fixture plate can …

Artificial Intelligence Creates A New Industrial Age

Digitization has been as revolutionary for industry as the introduction of electricity. Now artificial intelligence (AI) and big data are generating new opportunities – and a number of challenges. In the “Artificial Intelligence in Europe” report published by consultancy firm EY, some 57 percent of the companies surveyed expect AI to …

Efficient Q.C. Using Optical Vibration Measurement

In production, objective quality controls directly on the production line are crucial to bringing safe, durable and high-quality products to market reliably and efficiently. Contact-free vibration measurement using laser vibrometry is an important tool for testing quality features that can be clearly and easily evaluated using the vibration signature. The optical …

Mountains 8 Image And Surface Analysis Software Released

Digital Surf has released the Mountains 8 software platform. This latest release builds extensively on the Mountains 7 platform introduced in 2013 and now supplied by most major manufacturers with their instruments. It also sees the coming together of Mountains (used profilometer and scanning electron microscope data analysis) and SPIP …

Scanning Electron Microscope Provides Faster Quality Control Analysis of AM Materials

Thermo Fisher Scientific has introduced the Thermo Scientific Phenom ParticleX, a versatile and intuitive desktop scanning electron microscope (SEM) solution that is designed to provide automotive suppliers and additive manufacturing companies faster quality control analyses of materials used in development and production. The Phenom ParticleX includes a broad range of …

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