Nikon Metrology

NEW: Nikon Metrology releases CMM-Manager version 3.9

Nikon Metrology, market leader in optical measurement systems, releases CMM-Manager 3.9. This latest version allows CAD import up to 20 times faster, improves 3D scene and CAD display, and ISO GD&T in addition to existing ASME GD&T evaluations. There are numerous vision improvements for NEVIX and iNEXIV video measurement systems, and CAD import and rendering is improved by the use of multi-thread processing and GPU rendering.   Improved Large 3D CAD Performance Multi-Threading for 20x faster CAD import Faster Auto-Normal, Best-Fitting Read more...

Estimating the true cost of metrology in automotive BIW laser radar as part of quality 4.0

This upcoming Laser Radar webinar is scheduled for Tuesday 18th June 2019 – 15:00 CEST | 14:00 BST | 08:00 CDT | 09:00 EDT. Register here.     Quality 4.0 is a new vision for quality following the lead of the Industry 4.0 concept. Automotive production relies on quality to upkeep an automaker’s brand image within its customer base. In the production process, sub-optimal dimensional quality can lengthen lead times and cause cost overruns related to the reworking of non-compliant parts or forced downstream production Read more...

Thank you for attending Control 2019

At Control 2019, Nikon introduced the theme ‘Rethink shop floor processes with Quality 4.0’. On the booth, Nikon exhibited the full portfolio of shop floor inspection solutions, including the Laser Radar and Large Envelope CT systems.     This year Nikon’s booth switched from black to a white, light design with welcoming open spaces for visitors to easily access. The main design element was a large screen that could be seen from afar with a vast Nikon logo and a video demonstration of Nikon’s lineup. The main Read more...

Measurement room of the future

Nikon Metrology is proud to support the BMW Group’s body shop at Dingolfing. As Industry 4.0 introduces a new era of digitalisation, BMW has developed a new and innovative, fully automated inline measurement cell for quality control. Featuring the Laser Radar, the multiple measurement cell combines a whole range of industry leading measuring solutions for full geometric inspection of vehicle body parts.     In the past, body-in-white measurements have been performed in two phases. Firstly on the production line with low accuracy sensors to Read more...

Frost & Sullivan forecasts Laser Radar to revolutionize automotive body-in-white inspection

Following extensive primary research, key industry analyst Frost & Sullivan anticipates great opportunities for shop floor body-in-white inspection in Industry 4.0 The latest thought-leadership paper from Frost & Sullivan, ‘Quality 4.0: A Paradigm Shift of In-line Inspection in Body-in-White’ addresses the changing landscape of the automotive industry. Based on automotive industry trends and primary research, this paper presents insights and analysis from leading automotive players, body-in-white experts, and dimensional metrology solution Read more...

Rethink shop floor processes with Quality 4.0

Nikon Industrial Metrology offers manufacturers a new vision for efficient, productive and intelligent manufacturing. The goal is to enable manufacturers to produce better products at a lower cost, speed up the response to changes in demand, and shorten time to market, everything together resulting in greater competitiveness. At Control 2019, Nikon Metrology presents its portfolio of digital, automated and connected shop floor solutions to meet the new and varied demands of Industry 4.0.     By rethinking shop floor processes, Nikon Metrology Read more...

WEBINAR – CT in Industry 4.0 – Bringing quality inspection to the next digital level

Are you aware that Computed Tomography isn’t just a tool for lab based inspections? Due to the short scanning and reconstruction times of modern CT hardware, along with powerful automation capabilities within cutting edge software packages, this high quality inspection method can be integrated directly into production processes.     Find out how Nikon Metrology X-ray and CT solutions, together with Volume Graphics VGStudioMAX analysis and automation software, can revolutionize quality within the production process. This webinar will take Read more...

In the spotlight | Industrie Lyon, Open House Alzenau & ToScA North America

Over the coming months, Nikon Metrology is present at many events around the world. Find out more below, about some of these events – Industrie Lyon, Open House Alzenau & ToScA North America.   Industrie – 5th – 8th March – Lyon, France. Nikon Metrology drives Quality 4.0 at Industrie Lyon – Visit stand 1A21 As the growth of Industry 4.0 accelerates, quality control must keep pace. Digital, automated and connected inspection allows complete control of the process, from design to manufacturing – defined by the term Read more...

Nikon Metrology – Upcoming events – March & April

Over the next few months, Nikon Metrology is hosting and attending many events around the world. If you would like to experience the Nikon Metrology solutions with an interactive demonstration or discuss your applications, find your nearest location below and come along to meet the team.     Over the coming months, Nikon Metrology will exhibit at the tradeshows and events below. Come and meet the team, discuss your applications and experience product demonstrations to find out more about what Nikon Metrology has to Read more...

High voltage microfocus CT for inspection of dense & complex parts

CT is accurate and reliable for measuring internal and external dimensions simultaneously, without destroying the part. The insight it provides through the additional fourth dimension of material density makes it the must-have tool for quality and production departments. High voltage microfocus CT offers the same capabilities for measuring large parts and penetrating dense materials. It opens new CT applications for turbine blades, aluminium castings and many other sizable parts.     CT offers a solution that is easy-to-use, fast and provides Read more...