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X-ray CT illustrates the evolution of the computer mouse

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Following “The Evolution of Electronic Light Bulbs” last year, Herminso Gomez has expanded the theme with a new series of images depicting “The Evolution of the Computer Mouse”. Using the Nikon Metrology XT H 225 ST, Herminso’s CT scans reveal just how much the internal features and dimensions have changed over the years, as well as the external ergonomics and aesthetics. Below, take a look at some of Herminso’s images featuring the evolution of the computer mouse as well as the evolution of the Apple mouse and some Read more...

DTU Energy uses industrial CT to research the development of green energy solutions.

Industrial Ct at DTU Energy

DTU uses a high flux Nikon Metrology CT system to non-destructively investigate energy materials such as batteries and fuel cells. The high energy 225 kV microfocus source penetrates dense battery, electrolysis cell and fuel cell samples in the search for suitable materials to develop sustainable, green energy systems.   Non-renewable energy resources are used to generate approximately 85% of the world’s energy today, but the issues with these finite sources have been known for a long time. It’s not just that the supplies of fossil fuels are Read more...

Pressings subcontractor replaces two CMMs with one Nikon VMA-4540

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Optical inspection time halved and touch probing cycles cut 15-fold Second-tier supplier of light pressings and small assemblies to the automotive industry, Berck Limited, has invested in a Nikon Metrology iNEXIV VMA-4540 CNC video measuring machine fitted with tactile probing capability. Installed at the subcontractor’s factory in West Bromwich, UK, the multi-sensor machine has greatly speeded the inspection of 2D and 3D sheet metal components, improved measuring accuracy, and facilitated the production of detailed quality reports for customers. It Read more...

Mindarika adopts microfocus CT to inspect automotive components

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Industry leader Mindarika based in India, designs, develops and manufactures all kinds of electrical switches and safety devices for automotive OEMs. Requiring a non-destructive inspection method, Mindarika install the Nikon Metrology XT H 225 ST to introduce non-destructive testing for an increased insight to maintain customer satisfaction and high levels of quality.   Mindarika is a joint venture between Indian company Minda Industries and Tokai Rika, a Japanese company. Minda Industries, sought the expertise in intelligent transport Read more...

Medical Device Inspection Webinar

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Medical Device Inspection Solutions: 101 – Nov 15, 2:00 PM EST As the Metrology industry continues to expand companies are finding themselves with a surplus of inspection solutions from stereo and compound microscopes, industrial confocal microscopy to benchtop SEM imaging devices. Each of these products has their strengths and weaknesses, making it difficult to decide which inspection solution will provide you with the competitive edge you have been searching for. This webinar will provide you with an overview of the latest metrology techniques Read more...

NEW: Nikon DS-Fi3 and DS-L4 microscope camera & control unit

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  Nikon Metrology announces the release of the DS-Fi3 microscope camera and the DS-L4 camera control unit in the Digital Sight series. The Digital Sight series has gained a strong reputation amongst universities and laboratories in the medical and biological fields as well as industrial R&D and inspection sites. The DS-Fi3 introduces high-resolution color imaging, high sensitivity, low noise, high-speed live display and excellent colour reproducibility. It is presented alongside the DS-L4 tablet-type compact camera control unit optimized for Read more...

Flexible, high precision 3D measurement for ITM

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ITM in Gleisdorf (Austria) needs top-class 3D measurement technology in order to optimize manufacturing processes. It must be able to be used flexibly for various measurement processes and, at the same time, ensure high precision and process reliability. The 3D scanners, software and other components of Nikon completely fulfill the challenging requirements of the engineering service provider.   “As a service provider, we are involved in development, design and 3D metrology. Through our comprehensive know-how in the engineering of operational Read more...

Webinar – Insight into the inside with microfocus computed tomography – 27/10/2016

CT Webinar with AMS

Join us for a webinar that explains how Nikon Metrology X-ray and CT solutions can also help you to refine your prototyping and manufacturing processes. Beside explaining how CT technology can be used to inspect automotive components, we will also introduce latest developments and advantages of CT automation, configurable CT systems and new scanning methods. October 27th 2016, 16:00 CEST – 15:00 BST – 09:00 CDT – 10:00 EDT As automotive manufacturers and suppliers continue to produce components with more intricate structures it proves Read more...

Laser Radar: Next Generation Webinar

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The Nikon Metrology’s Laser Radar system has become a proven solution for customers looking to upgrade from the traditional well known CMM. Companies are rethinking the speed and accuracy of their current large-scale inline inspection processes. The completely automatable Laser Radar system is a non-contact measuring device with up to a 50 meter range and accuracies similar to a horizontal arm CMM. Parts can be measured in the same location where they are manufactured shortening the trouble shooting process and saving both time and money. Join us for Read more...

Accelerated inspection cycles help Quality Needles recover costs within one year

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The Indian based worldwide needle exporter, Quality Needles is using the fast, high accuracy Nikon Metrology LC15Dx CMM laser scanner for inspection of in-house manufactured production tools. With the advanced inspection equipment, Quality Needles recover costs from the initial out lay within one year.   Incorporated in 1984, Quality Needles (Noida, India) is one of the world’s leading medical needle producers and specializes in the manufacture of surgical suture needles. High standards and strict quality assurance are of the utmost importance, Read more...