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Nikon Metrology Newsmagazine volume 10 available!

Nikon Metrology Newsmagazine vol. 10

The most recent version of our Nikon Metrology newsmagazine contains numerous application stories and the latest news on our products such as the new InSight L100 scanner and Laser Radar on robot for automated line side car body inspection. Discover how customers such as Kiekert, Microtec EDM, Newbury Electronics,  Spring Italy, Diamond Technology, SwitchGear Company use Nikon Metrology’s solutions to advance research and/or production. Read Nikon Metrology News Volume Read more...

Nikon InSight L100, the ultimate CMM laser scanner

InSight L100 laser scanner

Nikon Metrology introduces its latest CMM laser scanner, the Nikon InSight L100. Since 20 years, Nikon Metrology pioneered laser scanning and gradually sharpened the capabilities of this non-contact measuring technology. Nikon’s superior optics combined with innovative camera technology resulted in this new, groundbreaking Nikon scanner. The InSight L100 CMM laser scanner offers the best possible combination of speed, accuracy and ease-of-use. Suited for both surface and feature measurement, even on shiny or multi-material parts, the Insight Read more...

Cover Story QMT – iNexiv Reaching the Peak of Video Measurement

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iNexiv Reaching the Peak of Video Measurement   EDM subcontractor and toolmaker installs Nikon Metrology CNC video measuring to speed accreditation to AS9100 aerospace quality management standard. Using Nikon Metrology’s iNEXIV video measuring system to inspect, measure and certify its compliance has helped Microtec EDM grow as a company and set it apart from the competition. Click on the link below to read more on how Nikon’s VMA system helped Microtec EDM to speed inspection by a factor of 60. Read More About Microtec EDM Success Read more...

Nikon’s VMA System Speeds Inspection by a Factor of 60

Microtec’s managing director, Graham Cranfield inspecting a much larger part on the iNEXIV, in this case a steel mould cavity ring

EDM subcontractor and toolmaker installs Nikon Metrology CNC video measuring to speed accreditation to AS9100 aerospace quality management standard   What does an orbiting telescope currently mapping the Milky Way have in common with the first all-English wristwatch to be produced in half a century? UK subcontractor Microtec EDM, Basildon, supplied prototypes and components for both ventures, as well as for a host of other innovative and high profile projects. The company recently raised the capability of its metrology department significantly by Read more...

Technology Insight: White Light Interferometric Microscope System

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A background on using proprietary algorithms to accurately measure surface profiles.   1. Surface profile measurement is indispensable in materials R&D The items around us are made with various combinations of materials. The field of science that researches and develops such materials is known as Materials Science. New materials used in such areas as advanced medical care, alternative energy, aeronautics and aerospace are being produced every day. One of the important processes during R&D in Materials Science is the measurement of Read more...

Open Day 17th February 2015 – Nikon Metrology Derby UK

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  Are you experiencing barriers within your inspection process? Do you require faster throughput from the quality department? Considering metrology solutions including non-contact inspection? Whether you’re an OEM or a tier 1 or 2 supplier, whether your need is to accelerate your performance, increase productivity, improve margins or reduce rejects or just want an industry experts advice, Nikon Metrology are hosting an open day dedicated to laser scanning solutions which can help you. With external guest speakers from NPL, Polyworks Read more...

X-ray webinar: “ See more with X.Tract” – Feb 11th, 2015

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  Nikon Metrology’s X.Tract is a new X-ray electronics inspection tool that provides CT-quality results of complex, multi-layer electronics assemblies without slicing the board. In a rapid and user friendly process, it creates virtual micro-sections in any direction in the region-of-interest.Using X.Tract, users can reveal defects that are obscured in 2D X-ray images of layered components. This webinar occurs several times. Please register for the date and time that works best for you. Feb 11, 2015 at 9:00 AM GMT (10:00 AM CET Read more...

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Laser scanner advances 3D inspection at automotive supplier Kiekert AG

Kiekert AG, the global leader for automobile door lock systems, now uses digital cross scanners by Nikon Metrology to test the positions and dimensions of sealing lips on door and rear compartment locks. Tactile inspection methods are unable to correctly measure these touch sensitive and complex free-form components. It’s about 30 cms long, eight millimetres thick, smooth, soft, with a curly form. It’s completely insensitive to cold, heat, damp, dust or dryness. It can live for several decades – despite the fact that it spends its entire life Read more...

Spring S.r.l. uses laser scanner for quality control of additively manufactured products

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Nikon Metrology 3D scanner adapts laser intensity to suit reflectivity and colour In early 2014, Italian rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing bureau, Spring srl, based in Monteviale, near Venice, decided to reverse-engineer components in-house instead of subcontracting the work. After a thorough market analysis, the company bought a 7-axis articulated measuring arm and a digital laser scanning head from Nikon Metrology. The equipment not only allows Spring’s customers’ parts to be digitised quickly and accurately for reverse-engineering and Read more...

Nikon’s VMZ-R System Ensures Diamond Quality for Waterjets

These DTI Core diamond waterjet orifices from Diamond Technology Innovations are measured and inspected using Nikon Metrology’s NEXIV VMZ-R3020 CNC video measuring system

Nikon’s VMZ-R System Ensures Diamond Quality for Waterjets Using Nikon Metrology’s NEXIV video measuring system to inspect, measure and certify its compliance has helped Diamond Technology Innovations grow as a company and set it apart from the competition. Click on the link below to read more on how Nikon’s VMZ-R system helped Diamond Technology Innovations increase productivity and guarantee product performance. Read More About Diamond Technology’s Success Story Interested in learning how your company can benefit from this Read more...