Nikon Metrology

12701 Grand River
Brighton, MI 48116 US

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LK Metrology Camio8 CMM software

Compact CMM Brings Advanced Capabilities
IMTS 2018: LK Metrology will join Nikon in its booth and feature the Altera S multi-purpose compact coordinate measurement machines (CMMs).

Nikon Metrology CMM

ASF Metrology to Acquire Nikon Metrology's CMM Business
The move, expected to close in the coming months, is intended to enable Nikon Metrology to focus on non-contact metrology and enable ASF Metrology to grow its CMM business.

Nikon’s ModelMaker H120 handheld laser scanner

Laser Scanner Quickly Collects Detailed Data Over Large Area
Nikon’s ModelMaker H120 handheld laser scanner incorporates blue laser technology, a 450-Hz framerate and Nikon optics.

Nikon Bradford agreement

Nikon Metrology Adds Mid-Atlantic Distributor
Bradford Instrument & Gage will offer the full line of Nikon’s metrology equipment as well as X-ray and CT scanning products.

Video: CT Scanning in Minutes, Not Hours
In addition to raw computing power, new microfocus source designs and intuitive software make this technology ready for the production line.

Nikon D90 digital SLR scan

CT Scanning Moves from Lab to Production Line
In addition to raw computing power, new microfocus source designs and intuitive software make this technology ready for the production line.

DTI Core diamond waterjet orifices from Diamond Technology Innovations

Video Measuring System Ensures Diamond Quality for Waterjets
A CNC video measuring system from Nikon Metrology helps Diamond Technology Innovations produce a more accurate diamond waterjet orifice.

Nikon Announces Executive Appointments
The company has made two promotions.

Nikon Metrology’s MMCx80 ModelMaker scanner

Advances in Laser-Scanning Technology
Learn how the latest laser scanning devices and software offer a number of advantages for inspection and reverse engineering.

Nikon Metrology MMCx80 ModelMaker scanner

Advantages of New Laser-Scanning Technology
Here’s why many of today’s manufacturers are considering retrofitting CMMs and articulated measuring arms with the latest laser scanners.

Nikon Metrology’s entry-level MMCx80 ModelMaker scanner

Applying New Laser-Scanning Technology
Here’s why many of today’s manufacturers are considering retrofitting CMMs and articulated measuring arms with laser scanners.

High-Resolution Microscope Provides Large Depth of Field
Nikon Metrology offers the NeoScope II, a high-resolution scanning electron microscope (SEM) that produces images with a large depth of field at magnifications.

Nikon Metrology Partners With Penske Racing
Penske says Nikon technology will aid its continuous improvement efforts.

Nikon Opens New Tech Center
Nikon Metrology recently hosted more than 100 metrology and manufacturing professionals to introduce a new Technology Center at its American headquarters in Brighton, Michigan.   Brighton Mayor Ricci Bandkau was on-hand for a ribbon-cutting ceremony, and Gary Vasilash, editor-in-chief of “Automotive Design and Production” keynoted with an address on the state of the automotive industry. (“Automotive Design and Production” is a property of Gardner Publications, which also publishes “Modern Machine Shop.”)   With the theme “Advances in Industrial Metrology,” the opening event offered technology overviews and demonstrations of various new and updated products.

Researchers at Fraunhofer IPA run

Transforming Industrial Robots into Precision Machine Tools
Robots fitted with an adaptive control system get real-time course corrections throughout the machining cycle.

Multi-Sensor, 3D Metrology System Inspects Complex Shapes
Nikon Metrology’s HN-6060 next-generation, non-contact inspection system features   advanced laser scanning, a five-axis synchronized hardware control, a stiff design and powerful processing software.

Portable CMMs Driven by Common Software Platform
Nikon Metrology (Brighton, Michigan) and Verisurf Software (Anaheim, California) have reached an agreement that enables manufacturers to drive all Nikon portable metrology devices from Verisurf’s common software platform.

Video: Minimizing Mistakes with Laser Scanning CMM
Die Tech & Engineering uses its scanning to CMM to avoid errors by inspecting electrodes prior to EDM.

Metris Rebrands To Nikon Metrology
Nikon has purchased inspection system manufacturer Metris, which is now a wholly-owned subsidiary rebranded under the name Nikon Metrology. The companies say the merger will synergize their strengths in technology, marketing and services to deliver metrology products with a broad application reach to a worldwide customer base.

Metris Inaugurates New Facility
Metris has inaugurated a new manufacturing facility in Manasssas, Virginia, centralizing production of all its large-volume metrology products. The new facility merges two former offices that originally served as headquarters to ArcSecond and MetricVision, respectively, before Metris acquired both firms in recent years. The 30,000-square-foot facility houses 60 employees and is located in Prince William Technology Park on Innovation Drive.

Product Categories of Nikon Metrology

Autocollimators
CMMs
Comparators, Optical & Other
Coordinate Measuring Machines, Portable
Digitizing/Scanning Systems
Gear Inspection
Laser Measurement Systems
Quality & Measurement
Surface Finish Measuring Equipment
Vision Systems

Trade Names

LK CMM
Metris
XTEK