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Penn State to Face Florida in 25th Anniversary Outback Bowl

The Penn State Nittany Lions and Florida Gators will square-off in the 25th Anniversary Outback Bowl on New Year’s Day. “When you talk about tradition and history of college football it just doesn’t get any better than Penn State and the University of Florida,” said Outback Bowl President/CEO Jim McVay. “It’s our 25th anniversary game and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate it on New Year’s Day than with Coach Paterno’s Read more...

Christmas Lights: Wizards in Winter

For your viewing pleasure, here’s a really great video of Christmas lights, set to music.  Enjoy, and    Happy Holidays from everyone here at Nikon Metrology!    Imagine the metrology that must go into putting together a display like that………………..! Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new Read more...

Measure Before Machining & Avoid Errors

Die Tech avoids errors by inspecting electrodes prior to EDM by Peter Zelinski, Senior Editor of Modern Machine Shop Here, the EDM machine produces a simple hole. The combination of palletization and automatic EDM programming makes this approach more efficient than using a drill press. Despite Die Tech & Engineering’s investment in machining centers, the shop still does plenty of sinker EDM work. Using EDM electrodes in a Read more...

Cross Scanners Automate Inspection of “Christmas Trees”

3D digitizing and point cloud processing drive a digital inspection process that drastically improves CMM productivity while accelerating design-through-manufacturing by providing full geometry feedback. Customers in automotive, aerospace or general manufacturing industries use this exciting technology to speed up their inspection process. Benefits of 3D digitizing  3D digitizing results in a complete digital copy within Read more...

Study: Comparison Between Photogrammetry and Laser Radar

Use of Laser Radar reduces recurring labor required to characterize surface profile of reflectors As reported in Quality Digest and CMSC World At the Harris Corp. (Government Communications Systems Division—GCSD), solid carbon-fiber and aluminum-shaped reflector dishes are manufactured to support military ground, sea, and air communications. These reflectors range in size from 1 to 13 m. To meet performance requirements, the surface Read more...

CMSC “Call for Papers” for 2011 Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference

The Coordinate Metrology Society, the eminent membership association for measurement professionals, today announced their “Call for Papers” in anticipation of their 2011 Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference (CMSC). Their 27th annual event will be held in Phoenix, Arizona from July 25-29, 2011. Metrology professionals from leading manufacturers, science laboratories, and academia are invited to submit abstracts for presentations Read more...

High-Quality Inspection with the ShuttlePix Portable Microscope

Reprinted from Quality Magazine The ShuttlePix P-400R Digital Microscope from Nikon Metrology is a portable digital microscope that has a sleek, compact design well suited for onsite use. This new concept in digital microscopy allows for much simpler remote inspection of large samples that previously had been too challenging. Operators can use the ShuttlePix for inspection, observation, simple measurement and recording of high-resolution Read more...

Stay out of the Doghouse this Holiday

Hey guys, I just came across this video on Circuitmart.com, and thought it was perfect for this time of year. If any of you are going shopping for your wives or girlfriends this weekend, you’ll want to watch this first. Take a look.  I think you’ll enjoy it. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new Read more...