Nikon Metrology

Nikon Metrology partners with Measurement Supply Company at Performance Racing Industry Show 2010

  Measurement Supply Company will be featuring a Nikon Metrology CMM portable scanning arm at the show this year in Orlando, Florida.   Visit Measurement Supply Company at Booth #5991.       Visit www.nikonmetrology.com to learn more about the portable scanning arm.     Visit http://www.performanceracing.com/tradeshow/ for more details. Don’t miss the three biggest business days in motorsports when the worldwide racing industry Read more...

Examination and Measurement of Medical Devices and Components

Nikon Metrology offers a complete range of examination and measurement services for the inspection of medical devices and components. These include microscopy, manual metrology, automated non-contact video measuring, non-contact geometry inspection, X-ray radiography and computed tomography. Accurate inspection of small medical components With medical devices, failure is not an option. Reproducible examination and measurement of key components Read more...

Precision Engineering Company Invests Shrewdly, Competes Globally

LK CMM with REVO

Top-line equipment lures high-end customers Reprinted from Quality Digest Manufacturing is getting easier in many ways, at least as far as the technology is concerned. For example, machine tools are simpler to program and operate, rapid prototyping means that product development is faster and cheaper than ever, and user-friendly CAD software may even negate the need for physical prototypes entirely. All of this assumes that what you are actually making, or trying to make, is relatively uncomplicated. It’s a different matter, however, if you are Read more...

X-ray Irons Out Electronic Flaws at Process Sciences Inc.

Process Sciences Inc. (PSI) runs X-ray inspection to trace connectivity issues in electronic circuitry that otherwise remain hidden for the eye. Using intuitive real-time X-ray imaging, PSI collaborates with OEMs and contract assemblers nationwide to reveal and resolve weak points in their PCB manufacturing processes. Literally looking into electronic boards and devices Hidden electronic defects that remain undetected at first are often the Read more...

Nikon Metrology features MCA II Portable Scanning CMM Arm at the International Motorsports Industry Show

  Full flexibility – Portable productivity The MCA II, Manual Coordinate measuring Arm, is a precise, reliable and comfortable portable measuring system available in a 6- or 7-axis version. It feels perfectly at home in the metrology lab as well as on the shop floor. The  MCA II  can  be  equipped  with  a  wide  range of  probing systems  for laser scanning, touch  trigger measurements and  continuous scanning. Its Read more...

Canada’s Minister of State Gary Goodyear meets with Nikon Metrology Canada

“The cutting-edge technology developed at Virtek Vision International and Nikon Metrology Canada are contributing to cost savings and increased efficiency on the F-35,” said Minister of State Goodyear. Philip Walker/Record staff While on a tour of Virtek Vision in Waterloo on Monday, Gary Goodyear (center), minister of state for science and technology, speaks with Jarrad Morden (left), general manager of Nikon Metrology (Canada) Read more...

Nikon Metrology Exhibits at DMC 2010 in Las Vegas

Nikon Metrology at Booth #1002, will be featuring the new Laser Radar for large volume metrology. The Laser Radar offers non-contact inspection with automated operation. It incorporates patented laser reflection technology for direct surface and feature measurement at high data rates. As a result, Laser Radar eliminates the tedious use of photogrammetry targets, SMRs or handheld probes, slashing inspection time and operator overhead. Read more...

Nikon Metrology introduces ShuttlePix, a digital microscope with the ease-of-use and portability of a digital camera

Nikon Metrology recently introduced the new ShuttlePix P-400R digital microscope, made for observation, inspection, basic measurement and recording of high-resolution images. For on-site analysis of samples, it serves as a handheld microscope that shoots high resolution images as easy and quick as taking pictures with a digital camera. For laboratory or table-top analyses, the ShuttlePix microscope interfaces seamlessly with a motorized stand. Read more...

Nikon Small World Winners for 2010 Announced

The Nikon International Small World Photomicrography Competition recently announced its list of winners for 2010. The competition began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Peering into the small worlds of animal, plants and minerals using many techniques and different instruments, this year’s entries brought us images of crystalline formations, fluorescent Read more...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Granted, this is not your typical Thanksgiving photo.  But it does, in fact, represent a very traditional Thanksgiving symbol. Can you guess what it is? ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ It’s a photograph of a corn leaf, taken through a confocal microscope at 10x magnification. For more fascinating micrographic images, check back tomorrow. In the meantime, have a Read more...