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Finding a Better Way to Test Dishwasher Detergents

Automatic dishwashers (ADWs) have long been popular in Europe and North America, but the sector is now seeing considerable growth in India and China.1 The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated this trend, with reports from around the world detailing a desire for greater convenience during lockdowns.2 By 2027, it is predicted the global market will… Continue reading Finding a Better Way to Test Dishwasher Detergents

Building Trust in Cosmetic Products Through Digital Imaging

Skincare products are a competitive, growing market. By 2025 it is predicted the global sector will be worth USD 189.3 billion.1 Trust is the key factor in building brand loyalty among consumers. When choosing a new product, they want to be sure it is safe, complies with market regulations, and will deliver on the claims… Continue reading Building Trust in Cosmetic Products Through Digital Imaging

What Is Ultrasonic Testing?

Metrology What Is Ultrasonic Testing? This nondestructive technology lends itself to leaner, faster testing Published: Tuesday, March 30, 2021 – 12:03 Ultrasonic testing has uses in many industries, from aerospace to hydrocarbon exploration. By providing an efficient and accurate method for testing material for flaws, and thus paving a way for smarter, more targeted maintenance… Continue reading What Is Ultrasonic Testing?

Wireless Laser Scanner Performs CNC Machine Part Inspections

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has launched a wireless multi-sensor laser scanner with metrology levels of precision, designed specifically to work inside CNC machine tools. The m&h LS-R-4.8 can capture around 40,000 measurement points a second. compared to the status quo of taking individual points with traditional touch probes, and securely transmits the data to the receiver,… Continue reading Wireless Laser Scanner Performs CNC Machine Part Inspections

First AI-Powered Industrial Cameras for Industry 4.0

Neurala has announced a collaboration with FLIR Systems Inc. to deliver a full software and hardware stack AI-based industrial imaging solution. Neurala’s vision AI software unlocks the power of deep learning with no-AI-expertise-required, and now supports the creation of neural networks that can be deployed directly onto FLIR Firefly DL cameras. As a leader in machine vision cameras,… Continue reading First AI-Powered Industrial Cameras for Industry 4.0

Bureau Veritas Acquires Chinese Online Testing Specialist

Bureau Veritas has acquired of Zhejiang Jianchuang Testing & Technology Service Co. Ltd., a Chinese testing organization for softline products active in the online retail marketplace. With China continuing to focus on domestic market consumption growth, Bureau Veritas said testing specialists with local market knowledge and business practices are critical for sustained growth. China is…… Continue reading Bureau Veritas Acquires Chinese Online Testing Specialist

Harvesting 3D Scan Data for Dimensional Inspection

In the agri-food sector, the range of treats has been growing for a long time: sweet snacks, chocolate spreads and pastries are becoming more popular all over the world. To produce these delicacies, different kinds of shell nuts are necessary, such as walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts and macadamia nuts. The challenge of harvesting these nuts was… Continue reading Harvesting 3D Scan Data for Dimensional Inspection

SGS to Provide Product Conformity Assessment Services to the Kingdom of Morocco

On March 24th, 2021, SGS signed a contract with the Ministry of Industry, Trade, Green and Digital Economy (MICEVN) of the Kingdom of Morocco for the implementation of the Conformity Assessment Program on industrial products, starting May 1, 2021. Under the contract, SGS acting on behalf of MICEVN, will perform conformity assessment services for exporters… Continue reading SGS to Provide Product Conformity Assessment Services to the Kingdom of Morocco

Exact Metrology Helps Pattern-Maker Ensure Greater Accuracy

Wisconsin, USA, based Accurate Pattern Inc., specializes in wood, metal and plastic patterns, tools, fixtures, gauges, prototypes and models since 1985. Technologies and services include CAD design, manual and CNC machining, wood and metalworking, painting and welding, plastic fabrication and form  services such as: design, engineering, and production job shops. Originally known as Accurate Pattern… Continue reading Exact Metrology Helps Pattern-Maker Ensure Greater Accuracy

Precision 3D Metrology Solution Meets Rising Semiconductor and Advanced Manufacturing Demands

Milli International provides non-contact optical profilers and defect inspection systems. Innovative R&D, custom design, and customized analysis software have helped the company secure orders from Taiwan’s major semiconductor manufacturers including ASE, NXP, SPIL, and ChipMos. The company will be showcasing its new ML-Series of automatic non-contact optical measurement equipment at the Advanced Packaging Quality Seminar… Continue reading Precision 3D Metrology Solution Meets Rising Semiconductor and Advanced Manufacturing Demands