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Renishaw HS20 laser encoder provides long term support for critical applications

With many HS10s sold in the 1990s coming to the end of their serviceable lives, Renishaw has shown its commitment to this market through the introduction of the new HS20.  This is a ‘drop-in’ replacement for the existing HS10 product, essential for existing users to minimise installation issues.  Inside, the product is totally revised, using…

Renishaw fixtures: the new single source for metrology fixturing

The new range offers a wide choice of base plates and components available in M4, M6 and M8 thread sizes, and can be utilised for measurement applications across multiple industries, such as aerospace, automotive and medical. Renishaw CMM fixtures offer a wide range of base plates made from cast aluminium and coated with NiTuff hard…

Royal interest in metal 3D printing

During his visit, in support of the International Festival of Business, the Duke was shown two Renishaw additive manufacturing (metal 3D printing) machines recently supplied by the company to the University’s School of Engineering and discussed the increasing applications for this exciting technology. During his visit The Duke of York met representatives from Renishaw’s Additive…

Powerful suite of high performance blade measurement and analysis tools

All products complement the multi-award winning REVO® 5-axis measurement system and include APEXBlade™ planning software for REVO sweep scanning and DMIS programming, MODUS™ airfoil analysis for the calculation and reporting of blade section profile and airfoil characteristics, and SurfitBlade™ to aid reverse engineering of the complete airfoil. Historically blades have been measured in sections due…

Healthcare potential of SERS technology featured in high profile publications

Renishaw Diagnostics Limited (RDL) has played a key role in an EU project team that recently announced the successful development of a new technology which could have significant implications for the future of photonic sensor applications. A nine member consortium, led by the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, the PHOTOSENS project has successfully developed…

New developments in understanding rotary axes performance

The new software for the highly successful XR20-W now allows it to be used to measure the rotary positioning accuracy of an axis on many configurations of five axis machine tools, where the XR20-W often cannot be mounted on the centre of rotation.  Together with Renishaw’s existing AxiSet™ Check-Up system, which provides machine users with…

First metal 3D printed bicycle frame manufactured by Renishaw

Complete bike with 3D printed titanium alloy frame and seat post bracket

Renishaw, the UK’s only manufacturer of a metal-based additive manufacturing machine that prints metal parts, has collaborated with a leading British bicycle design and manufacturing company to create the world’s first 3D printed metal bike frame. Empire Cycles designed the mountain bike to take advantage of Renishaw’s additive manufacturing technology, allowing them to create a…

Renishaw completes second phase refurbishment at its South Wales site

The new area will provide the company with additional capacity for its assembly operations, which includes a new surface mount electronics line and a dedicated area for the production of Renishaw’s additive manufacturing machines. The company purchased the 193 acre site from Robert Bosch Limited in September 2011 at a cost of £7.7 million and…

Renishaw acquires pioneer in additive manufacture

Marc Dimter and Ralph Mayer, LBC, and Rainer Lotz, Renishaw GmbH

Renishaw, a global company operating in the fields of metrology, healthcare and additive manufacturing is acquiring, as part of an asset deal, the business and employees of LBC Laser Bearbeitungs Center GmbH, a pioneer in the field of additive manufacturing for tool and mould making. Already a leader in the supply of laser melting systems,…

Renishaw at EMO 2013

Major new introductions include a high-speed contact scanning system for CNC machine tools, a family of products for the measurement of aerospace blades, a new range of modular fixtures for metrology applications, and a long range laser encoder. The latest gauging software, additive manufacturing technologies and position encoder systems will also be on show. SPRINT™…