Nikon Metrology

WATCH: ModelMaker H120 provides fast & accurate 3D inspection

In this new Nikon Metrology ModelMaker H120 application video, take a look at how the ultra-high accuracy laser scanner deals with complex surfaces and features, flush & gap, changes in colour, as well as visualising the papillary ridges of a fingerprint.         More than two decades since the inception of the ModelMaker product line, the cutting-edge ModelMaker H120 firmly pushes the ever-exacting boundaries of handheld laser scanning. Incorporating blue laser technology, ultra-fast frame rate, specially developed Nikon Read more...

WATCH: Ultra-fast 3D scanning with the ModelMaker H120

The ModelMaker H120 makes no compromises in addressing the market needs by efficiently delivering the most detailed and accurate data in a fraction of the time of competing technologies. Watch the ModelMaker H120 portable laser scanner in action here, and find more information below…     The ModelMaker H120 guarantees fast data collection over a large area without compromising on small details. Users benefit from high productivity and detailed measurements with a single sensor. This offers great flexibility, even when cycle time is Read more...

NEW RELEASE: CMM-Manager 3.6

CMM-Manager 3.6 screenshot

Nikon Metrology announces the release of version 3.6 of CMM-manager, the task-oriented, highly intuitive metrology software for manual, CNC, portable CMMs and video multi-sensor systems.   A range of new features and functions makes CMM-Manager 3.6 highly intuitive and easy-to-use: Excel 2016 report output CAD synchronization indicator in status bar Left hand helix gear support Multi-copy option added to Transform New datum alignment report output Path planning enhancements iNexiv integration Specialized functionality for ease-of-use This release 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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...