Nikon Metrology

Nikon Mexico Opens New Metrology Showroom

Nikon Mexico Opens New Metrology Showroom Brighton, MI – December 22, 2015 – As a result of increased business in Latin America, Nikon Mexico will be opening a new metrology showroom located in Queretaro, Mexico. To celebrate their grand opening they will be hosting an open house on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. The open house is free to the public and will showcase their new state of the art metrology showroom. In addition to tours of the new office, application engineers will be available to provide customers with interactive Read more...

Nikon microscope enables more efficient rock sample categorisation

CASP researchers choose “brilliant” stereomicroscope for geological research CASP is a non-profit, charitable trust carrying out field- literature-, and analysis-based geological research in prospective hydrocarbon basins. Funding comes entirely from subscriptions by the oil and gas industry. CASP members of staff publish the results of their research in internationally renowned peer-reviewed scientific journals after a suitable delay. Fieldwork forms the core of CASP’s work. This not only involves field descriptions and photographs of rock Read more...

New Case Story: Open University establishes world lead in weld testing for safety-critical applications

Nikon Metrology photomicrography equipment supports high precision stress-strain analysis at elevated temperatures and under vacuum To assist research into optimal procedures for welding aero engine fan blades, nuclear pressure vessels and other safety-critical fabrications, a new material testing capability has been developed at the Open University in Milton Keynes, UK. The digital image correlation-based technique uses digital images to measure spatially resolved deformation of test samples at elevated temperatures under vacuum. This method allows Read more...

Computed Tomography depicts the evolution of electric light bulbs

This stunning X-ray image depicts the evolution of electric light bulbs. From left to right: an Edison-style incandescent light bulb, a fluorescent light bulb and a light-emitting-diode (LED) bulb. This picture recently was awarded with the 3rd place in the “2015 After Image photo contest organized by OSA’s Optics & Photonics News”. The Nikon Metrology XT H 225 Computed Tomography (CT) system used boasts a wide range of applications from quality control and failure analysis to material research. The powerful micro-focus X-ray source Read more...

Nikon Metrology announces new benchtop JCM-6000Plus NeoScope™

The new benchtop scanning electron microscope, JCM-6000Plus NeoScope™, is designed to fulfill the diversifying needs of customers. The JCM-6000Plus is the third generation of the popular NeoScope benchtop SEM designed for convenience and ease of use. Nikon and JEOL have established a firm partnership in 2008 and this combination of experience and technology helps customers to obtain better insight in their products and finally increasing the daily productivity. The JCM-6000Plus is equipped with the high-sensitivity semiconductor detectors found in Read more...

Heroes of science talk about the latest technologies

Nikon’s Tech Heroes campaign on CNN looks at the work of some of the world’s leading researchers and innovators who push the boundaries of our technology.  Their breakthrough ideas help to forge a brighter future for us all. Additionally, there is a big contribution of advanced and innovative technology for those Tech Heroes. Discover their inspirational stories and how they are helping to shape the future in a diverse range of fields. Let’s discover a new world. Click here to view the full campaign on CNN.com   Click to share on Read more...

Faster inspection and reporting with 3D laser scanning

Automotive and aerospace pressings specialist invests in bridge-type and portable arm CMMs for freeform surface data acquisition A significant increase in orders for the supply of prototype pressings and bracketry, notably to Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), has prompted Birmingham Prototypes (www.birminghamprototypes.co.uk) to install two multi-sensor co-ordinate measuring machines (CMMs) from Nikon Metrology. The goal was not only to measure the sheet metal parts more quickly but more importantly to speed subsequent report generation. The investment has Read more...

Rugby Worldcup trophy within the eye of a needle

At the occasion of the 2015 Rugby World cup in England, the microscopy artist Willard Wigan from Birmingham (UK) created a hand-sculpted trophy that fits inside the eye of a needle. This remarkable micro-sculpture is submillimetre in size.  To closely watch his micro-scale movements while working, the artist uses a Nikon SMZ 18 stereo microscope. Willard Wigan, Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) began sculpting at the age of five, and has since been on a quest to make ever more minute artworks, now only visible through a Read more...

New Nikon Metrology corporate video

Get a quick overview of Nikon Metrology latest products and applications by watching our latest overview movie covering Multi-sensor metrology  (Laser scanning, CMMs), X-ray & Computed Tomography, Large volume automated inspection, Video measurements and Industrial microscopes.   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...

Webinar “CMM-Manager on iNEXIV”: Expand the possibilities of your video measuring system

Expand your 3D tactile and video measuring capabilities with CMM-Manager, now available on Nikon iNexiv* video measurement systems.  CMM-Manager is task-oriented, highly intuitive and offers powerful measuring and reporting capabilities. This webinars introduces the main features for NEXIV video measuring systems such as collision-free CAD-based path definition, virtual path simulation and accurate feature measurement for both tactile and vision probing. There are 2 sessions scheduled: Thu, Oct 8, 2015 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CEST/ 6:00 PM – Read more...