Nikon Metrology

Understanding the metrology language for X-ray computed tomography

When compared to CMMs, CT as a technique applied for industrial dimensional metrology is relatively new. In a recent article for Quality Magazine’s NDT special section, Herminso Villarraga-Gomez from Nikon Metrology looks to define the language and teminology used.   Interest is growing across many industries in the use of X-ray computed tomography (CT) for dimensional metrology in the pursuit of improved quality control. Currently, however, there exists a lack of agreement among governing bodies in metrology, research institutions, Read more...

Webinar – Introducing the ModelMaker H120 – 19th Oct 2017 – 16:00 CEST | 15:00 BST | 10:00 EDT | 07:00 PDT

Fast and accurate 3D scanning: Introducing the new Nikon ModelMaker H120 handheld scanner – Thursday 19th October, 2017 – 16:00 CEST | 15:00 BST | 10:00 EDT | 07:00 PDT – REGISTER HERE…     22 years 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 optics and the ability to measure the most challenging materials, this represents Read more...

WEBINAR – Nikon CMM Laser Scanners – now PolyWorks compatible (September 26th)

Register now for the upcoming webinar! The Nikon CMM Laser Scanners  – now PolyWorks compatible webinar on Tuesday 26th September | 15:30 CEST | 14:30 BST | 9:30 EDT.       With 3D laser scanning now well established within automotive inspection applications, the challenge for OEMs and suppliers is to reduce costs and deliver high quality products. Universal metrology software for CMMs, portable arms or handheld devices furthers this desire from product engineering to production. This webinar will describe Nikon’s laser scanning Read more...

Automated in-line CT – Ready for production

Automated CT - Nikon Metrology introduces production ready, in-line, CT.

Production-ready industrial CT ensures the fastest insight into product quality, watch the video below…     In-line CT inspection 100% part inspection The in-line CT inspection system is a solution for fully automated production environments where critical parts with complex internal geometries or material structures need to be inspected. As such, this is the ideal inspection solution for companies that implement “Industry 4.0” methodology on the shop floor. The complete CT inspection process is automated and requires no 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...

115th anniversary of the Antikythera mechanism discovery

This week marks the 115th anniversary of the Antikythera mechanism’s discovery and it is celebrated as the Google doodle for 17/05/2017. On 17th May 1902, the Antikythera mechanism was retrieved from the wreckage of a cargo ship in the Aegean sea. The highly sophisticated, geared, astronomical calculating device is often regarded as the world’s first computer.     The Antikythera mechanism is an astounding landmark in the history of science and technology—one of the true wonders of the ancient world. Understanding how it worked has been Read more...

ModelMaker H120 | Portable productivity

Ultra-fast scanning & uncompromising detail with the ModelMaker H120 22 years 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 optics and the ability to measure the most challenging materials this represents the next generation of portable laser scanning. The H120 makes no compromises in addressing the market needs by efficiently delivering the most detailed Read more...

Newsmagazine – Volume 12: AVAILABLE NOW!

The latest version of the Nikon Metrology Newsmagazine – Volume 12 – is now available and can be downloaded here. In Newsmagazine Volume 12, find the best of the customer application stories about how the Nikon Metrology solutions have been applied in various applications around the world. In this latest issue, read how CT inspection has been used for bespoke medical implants, how the iNEXIV VMA-4540 has replaced two CMMs for a supplier to the automotive industry and how the HN-C3030 has contributed to Toyota’s environment and Read more...

Nikon celebrates its 100th anniversary

Nikon 100th anniversary

2017: Nikon’s centennial anniversary. For 100 years, Nikon has pursued the possibilities of light. Since its founding in 1917, Nikon has harnessed the power of lenses to contribute to the advancement of imaging culture and sciences, as well as the development of industry, creating breakthrough technologies and products in the process. Filled with appreciation for the previous 100 years, we move forward to the next 100 where our role will be in creating new values for a brighter future. Nikon’s challenge is already in motion. Click the image Read more...

Feel Nikon | Watch the new Nikon company profile video

How does Nikon support people’s everyday lives, by developing cutting-edge technologies, expanding future possibilities? As Nikon’s 100th anniversary approaches, find out here how Nikon will continue to expand as it moves into its second century in the latest company profile video. Click on the image below to go to the Nikon Movie Theatre. To celebrate its fast approaching 100th anniversary, Nikon has released a new company profile video to demonstrate just how far it has come and what can be expected in the future. Nikon has been helping society Read more...