Nikon Metrology

Extended ALTERA CMM range offers improved performance and larger sizes

ALTERA CMMs

Nikon Metrology has extended its ceramic bridge CMM range with high accuracy ALTERA+ and larger size ALTERA models. Thanks to the use of advanced materials and optimized designs, ALTERA provides high performance and superior accuracy across a host of metrology applications, including harsh shop floor environments. Probing support is extended with REVO 5-axis scanning technology to dramatically improve CMM productivity for complex tactile inspection applications. Uniquely in this market, ALTERA is delivered with a manufacturer’s 10 year accuracy Read more...

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...

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...

Nisan Engineering installs new ALTERA CMM and retrofits Mitutoyo machine with CMM-Manager software

Dinesh Prajapati, a director of Leicester-based subcontract machinists, Nisan Engineering (www.nisanengineering.co.uk), takes the view that there is no point machining a component if you cannot check that it is within tolerance. The problem was that parts were becoming increasingly difficult to inspect after the company, which traditionally used 3-axis CNC machining centres, installed a 4-axis horizontal-spindle model in 2013 and a 5-axis vertical machining centre in August last year. Much more complicated components were being produced on these Read more...

Nikon Metrology Newsmagazine Volume 8 is available!

Nikon Metrology Newsmagazine

The new issue of the Nikon Metrology Newsmagazine (Volume 8) is online available on the Nikon Metrology website. The “free” Newsmagazine is packed with application cases and new product features on CMMs, laser scanning, X-ray and CT, microscopes and many more. Summary Glass moulds produced faster and less expensively using modern multi-sensor metrology Automated Nikon photo-microscope supports world-leading rock analysis University of Leuven applies metrology CT to research geometrical accuracy of inner  and outer features of industrial Read more...

CAMIO8 in the picture!

Learn in a few minutes how multi-sensor metrology software CAMIO8 offers users greater measurement flexibility and a better insight in product conformance. Watch youtube video 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...

CAMIO8 Multi-sensor CMM software provides better inisights and more productivity

Checking a fixture

CAMIO offers true multi-sensor capability, allowing best-practice selection of sensor technology for each task. By combining touch trigger, analog scanning and 3D laser scanning sensors within the same inspection program,  the right inspection results are obtained in the fastest way. Nikon Metrology multi-sensor solutions provide manufacturers with greater measurement flexibility and a better insight of product conformance while increasing CMM throughput. Intuitive multi-sensor programming CAMIO provides a rich programming environment, with  intuitive Read more...

Laser scanning opens new business opportunities at diecasting company

LC15Dx inspection

At PMS Diecasting in Rotherham, UK, products are inspected by non-contact, 3D laser scanning to an accuracy of 2.5 microns, mirroring the precision of touch probing. It has been made possible by the deployment of an LC15Dx laser scanner on an LK ceramic bridge co-ordinate measuring machine supplied by Nikon Metrology. The combination has proved to be the answer to the challenge PMS was facing to bring its products to market faster and reduce development costs. Widely regarded as one of Europe’s leading and best equipped manufacturers of zinc Read more...

Nikon Metrology takes non-contact multi-sensor 3D metrology to the next level

Nikon Metrology takes non-contact multi-sensor 3D metrology to the next level, realizing faster investigation and serial inspection by capturing full-part geometry with a single system. By: Rob Snoeijs As components get smaller and more complex, and the demand for high precision rises, manufacturing companies are challenged to produce high-quality products in a shorter time. Relying solely on tactile inspection requires excess overhead in terms Read more...