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ISO Standard – A Simplified Process for Tracker Interim Testing

Maintaining confidence in laser tracker and laser radar accuracy has taken a significant leap forward with the release of the ISO 10360-10:2021 on August 31 2021. The big picture is that this new ISO Standard has been simplified, with a reduced number of required measurements. More significantly for end-users, Annex E of this new ISO… Continue reading ISO Standard – A Simplified Process for Tracker Interim Testing

ZEISS Announce #measuringhero 2021 Award Winners

Zeiss has announced the winners of its 2021 #measuringhero Awards. Applications from 28 countries were received exhibiting fascinating experiences from the field of quality assurance and personal connections to ZEISS. The expert jury, which included Metrology News Publishing Editor Keith Mills, voted for entries of the ZEISS #measuringhero Award 2021 to determine the winners which… Continue reading ZEISS Announce #measuringhero 2021 Award Winners

‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – September 27th

Read a quick summary of metrology and smart manufacturing news from the past 7 days. TKH Launches Combined Vision Technologies Umbrella Brand TKH Group has announce the launch of the TKH Vision umbrella brand. TKH Group is combining the vision technology companies in the group, Allied Vision, Chromasens, LMI Technologies, Mikrotron, NET, SVS-Vistek and Tattile… Continue reading ‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – September 27th

Scanning CMM Eliminates Component Deformation

Dainippon Kaken, Muko City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan is a manufacturer that develops and manufactures exposure equipment for forming fine circuit patterns in electronic components, with excellent technology of ‘optomechatronics’, which is a fusion of optics, electronics, and precision mechanics. There are various types of exposure equipment for different purposes, but Dainippon Kaken specializes in exposure… Continue reading Scanning CMM Eliminates Component Deformation

A Vision For Robotics – Inspection Of Complex Metallic Parts

Human vision is a sense that’s deeply complex. The way our bodies see and interact with the world is layered, nuanced and difficult to mimic in machines. Assistant Professor, Xu Chen, at the University of Washington believes that improving the integration of machine vision, intelligence and manipulation is the key to making robotic systems that… Continue reading A Vision For Robotics – Inspection Of Complex Metallic Parts

Robot Dual Encoder Provides Both Motor Feedback and Position Measurement

Designed to fulfill two critical needs via a single component in high accuracy robots, HEIDENHAIN has introduced its innovative KCI 120 Dplus rotary encoder. This new unique absolute encoder provides both reliable feedback to a robot’s motor and accurate position measurement to its controller to enable safe and accurate motion. Extremely compact, the KCI 120 Dplus… Continue reading Robot Dual Encoder Provides Both Motor Feedback and Position Measurement

High-Precision Inline 3D Measurement Sensor

The new innovative surfaceCONTROL 3D 3500 sensor from Micro-Epsilon is used for high-precision inline 3D measurements. The snapshot sensor enables true 3D evaluation of geometry, shapes and surfaces and is used for inline measurements. The 3DInspect provides an end-to-end software solution for Micro-Epsilon’s entire 3D sensor portfolio. The surfaceCONTROL 3D 3500 sensor is designed for… Continue reading High-Precision Inline 3D Measurement Sensor

‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – September 20th

Read a quick summary of metrology and smart manufacturing news from the past 7 days. Automated Robotic Part Spraying Inside Optical Metrology Cell For the entire quality assurance process in optical metrology to proceed quickly, not only the pure measurement process but also the upstream and downstream steps must be optimised and ideally automated. The… Continue reading ‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – September 20th

Confocal Microscopy for 3D Surface Finish Measurement and Analysis

All articles in this series: Manufacturing is a very competitive business where high-quality products are expected. And some clients require extremely tight surface measurement tolerances, so being competitive means investing in tools that can satisfy customer requirements. The confocal advantage Submicron 3D observation and measurement is a game-changing reality with confocal microscopy. Optical and standard… Continue reading Confocal Microscopy for 3D Surface Finish Measurement and Analysis

Ergonomic Microscopes From Olympus Improve Productivity

<!– Written by –> Taran March @ Quality Digest September 16, 2021 All articles in this series: You may work in a state-of-the-art lab, but do your ergonomic practices still linger in the 19th century? If you spend more than five hours a day at a microscope, leave work with blurred vision and a persistent… Continue reading Ergonomic Microscopes From Olympus Improve Productivity