Inspection & Measurement

Renishaw reduces machining time for aerospace impeller manufacturer

Global engineering technologies company Renishaw has supplied commercial and consumer engineering conglomerate Honeywell with a high-precision compact touch probe and PC-based inspection software. The technology allows Honeywell to take measurements prior to the machining of its impellers to detect any misalignment in the axial displacement before the part is machined.

Renishaw and RLS exhibited their latest products at SPS Drives and Controls 2017

Renishaw, the global engineering technologies firm, and associate company RLS exhibited their latest solutions and products at the 2017 SPS Drives and Controls trade show from 28—30 November 2017 in the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre, Germany. A range of live demos and static exhibits have shown an array of products including the RESOLUTE™ FS encoder, VIONiC™ digital encoder and the new 2nd generation AksIM™ off-axis rotary encoder. The live demonstrations included a collaborative robot arm, functionally safe DDR motor with a laser safety barrier and Renishaw’s Advanced Diagnostic Tool (ADT) for set-up and calibration.

Smart apps for smartphones – machine tool probe technology at your fingertips

The use of mobile technology – smartphones and tablets – and their associated apps has become firmly established as part of everyday recreational life. Recognising how they can also assist in a multitude of working environments, Renishaw has developed a range of smartphone apps for users of their machine tool probing hardware.

SHINING 3D and PointShape Announce Joint Partnership to Offer a Complete Line of Metrology 3D Scanners with PointShape Inspector Software

SHINING 3D, one of the leading companies in 3D digitizing and 3D printing industry, announced a joint partnership with PointShape, the well-known engineering and software developing company. This new partnership provides users with both world-leading 3D scanning technologies and cutting-edge industrial 3D software, empowering and streamlining a competitive solution for the users’ application in terms of inspection, measurement process, custom modification, reverse engineering and many others.

Measurement during the process

In order to increase workpiece precision and process reliability, the workpieces can be measured directly in the Imoberdorf rotary transfer machines.

Creaform launches its new GO!SCAN 3D + VXMODEL solution for under 20K USD

Creaform, one of the industry leader companies providing portable 3D measurement solutions and engineering services, announced a new, limited time only promotional offer for its white-light professional-grade 3D scanners, the Go!SCAN 3D™, for under 20K USD*. The special offer also includes the scan-to-CAD software, VXmodel™.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Launches HTA Measurement Solution Range

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence today announced the extension of its HTA high throughput and accuracy solution range to ultra-high accuracy coordinate measuring machines (CMMs). The technology package is designed to integrate dimensional inspection more effectively into the production process by reducing measurement cycle times and providing rich data sets.