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Simplifying Metrology System Selection for Medical Applications

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High Precision Tester Offers Five Roll Gear Testing Methods

The Höfler Cylindrical Gear Roll Testing Machine R 300 is the latest machine development from the engineering company Klingelnberg in the area of cylindrical gear technology. Designed for all five roll testing methods, this compact machine is the ideal solution for anyone who wants to combine inspection cycles and reduce disassembly costs while benefiting from… Continue reading High Precision Tester Offers Five Roll Gear Testing Methods

Collaboration Focused on New Metal Testing Technology of Hard Metals

Plastometrex is a technology company formed by a team of materials scientists, all formerly of the University of Cambridge. The company combines advanced numerical methods with novel hardware systems to create advanced metal testing methods and products. Plastometrex’s flagship product, the benchtop Indentation Plastometer, reduces the time needed to test the strength of metals from… Continue reading Collaboration Focused on New Metal Testing Technology of Hard Metals

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