Heidenhain says its LIC 3100 absolute kit encoder enhances the efficiency of linear motors and offers forgiving mounting tolerances.
Zeiss’ Quality Excellence Center in Wixom, Michigan, has won an Engineering Honorable Conceptor Award at ACEC’s 2021 Engineering & Surveying Excellence Awards Competition.
Mitutoyo’s AI Inspect program enables operators to leverage AI-enhanced modules for visual defect analysis.
Siemens’ next-generation Veloce verification system delivers powerful, modular solutions for verifying integrated circuit designs — including one which scales up to 15 billion gates.
Verisurf has signed an agreement to become worldwide distributor of Peel 3D’s product line, which centers around versatile 3D scanners.
Marposs has updated its software for Optoquick and Optoflash with a smart-search function for viewing results, as well as a user-friendly interface.
Renishaw designed its non-contact Fortis encoders for maximum repeatability and durability, with a vibration-resistance rating of up to 30 g.
LK Metrology’s Freedom Ultimate and Freedom Ultimate Scan arms provide a portable, accessible and highly accurate measuring system for complex applications.
Industrial sensor company Sick AG and automotive sensor company IBEO Automotive Systems GmbH have partnered to create an industrial, solid-state LiDAR solution.
Using recent technological innovations in robotics, optics, edge computing and artificial intelligence, MusashiAI has developed an automated visual inspection system that could free a significant portion of the automotive workforce to perform easier, more interesting tasks.
Methods Machine Tools has released software enhancements for VisionGauge OnLine, especially benefitting VisionX’s Digital Optical Comparator 700 series.
Mitutoyo and Kitov have partnered to combine the innovations of Mitutoyo’s metrology solutions and Kitov’s AI, robotics and computer vision technologies.
Starrett’s AVR-FOV 0.14X features a 0.14 magnification lens with the widest-yet AVR field-of-view, and delivers measurements accurate to the micron level.
Long-wavelength waviness and short-wavelength roughness require a wide variety of instruments and parameters for proper measurement — and lower numbers aren’t always better.
Applied Automation Technologies (AAT3D) is now providing its metrology systems to Andretti Autosport, particularly the CAPPSNC system for closed-loop production feedback.
Different thicknesses require different gage types during inspection — four common ones are handheld indicators, handheld micrometers, opposed air streams and gage blocks.
Off-the-shelf imaging technology is now so good it can pick up the distinct surface features of seemingly identical parts. This startup company’s technology leverages what cell phones and other imaging devices can now do, identifying parts by their own unique features so that no serial number is needed.
Siemens Sitrans CloudConnect 240 collects a second data stream from HART-based field devices, facilitating IoT solutions for the process industry.
A single diameter isn’t the only measurement parameter that can be used to ensure accuracy.
Mitutoyo's Collection Scheduler module for its MeasureLink suite helps shops keep track of measurement processes across multiple batches or machines.
Dial and test indicators are close cousins. They are both mechanical magnifying devices used for dimensional comparison.
NVision is helping coal power plants convert to more-efficient combined cycle gas turbine systems by streamlining turbine measurement with its 3D-scanning equipment.