Nikon Metrology

A need for speed – fast production facilitates faster track performances

Roush Yates Engines achieves rapid and accurate non-contact inspection of NASCAR engine components. With minimal need for fixtures and reliable non-contact inspection, iNEXIV VMA-4540 and CMM-Manager ticks all the boxes.     Since its inception in 2003, Roush Yates Engines has dominated NASCAR particularly, with many historic moments. With a commitment to partnering with the best-in-class companies, in 2018 Nikon Metrology and Roush Yates Engines announced a new partnership program. Roush Yates Engines utilises a whole range of Nikon Metrology Read more...

WATCH: CMM-Manager with MM-800 and iNEXIV on Quality Digest Live

Nate Frost demonstrates CMM-Manager on Quality Digest Live.

Nate Frost – Product Manager Application Software at Nikon Metrology – recently appeared in the TechCorner on Quality Digest Live. On the show, Nate demonstrates the MM-800 and iNEXIV VMA both running the CMM-Manager software. Watch the video below to find out more:       CMM-Manager now has a dedicated LinkedIn page for people to dicsuss applications and follow the latest news. Follow the page here.     CMM-Manager offers full 3D CAD environment for visualization during initial and repeat measurements. Easily Read more...

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...

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...

Focus 2019 further expands laser scanning capability

Nikon Metrology announces the release of Focus 2019. This latest version of Focus laser scanning software introduces new and improved features. These features include improved alignment workflow, advanced 3D graphics engine and extended GD&T functions, such as “Surface profile per unit” tolerance to identify local imperfections on surfaces and “Runout” tolerance, typically used on cylindrical features.   Improved alignment workflow Performing the alignment of the measured data to the CAD model or part coordinate system, is one of the Read more...

Multi-sensor inspection with video and laser scanning

CMM-Manager for NEXIV expands the capabilities of multi-sensor measurement.  CMM-Manager is task-oriented, highly intuitive and offers powerful measuring and reporting capabilities. Main features are collision-free CAD-based path definition, virtual path simulation and accurate feature measurement for both tactile and vision probing.   Multi-sensor 3D CAD collision-free measurement CMM-Manager integrates vision measuring, auto-focus laser scanning, touch probing and rotary indexing to provide a true 3D multi-sensor system for Read more...

NEXIV reseller application session October 2018

The NEXIV reseller application session was held at the Nikon Metrology facility in Leuven, Belgium. The briefing covered topics including AutoMeasure, AutoMeasure Eyes and CMM-Manager 3.8 software updates, as well as VMA and VMZ-R automation, new application examples and various other measuring demonstrations.     At Nikon Metrology Belgium, October 10th – 11th 2018, resellers and application engineers explored the latest system updates for Nikon’s NEXIV range of video measuring systems. Topics from customer applications, automation Read more...

4D CT enabled by Nikon’s software versatility

A unique feature of Nikon Metrology’s Inspect-X software is that, along with its easy-to-use user interface, it also has a programmable interface. This provides the flexibility to develop bespoke CT solutions integrating third party analysis software and controlling external hardware. Researchers at the Henry Moseley X-ray Imaging Facility at the University of Manchester have used this feature to implement 4D CT for laboratory experiments. Could this open new doors for industrial environments?     Parmesh Gajjar is a Research Associate at Read more...

NEW: CMM-Manager 3.8 for CMM, portable measuring and iNEXIV video systems

Nikon Metrology, market leader in optical measurement systems, releases CMM-Manager version 3.8. This latest release includes support for Nikon NEXIV VMZ-R, new Microsoft VBScript engine, several vision measurement enhancements, continued I++ enhancements including support for latest Renishaw UCC Server, new Alignment operations, and 64-bit build of CMM-Manager application.     Nikon Nexiv VMZ-R Supports Nikon NEXIV VMZ-R video measuring systems in addition to iNEXIV VMA Unified CAD capable software for CMMs, portable arms, and Nikon video Read more...

Cycle times cut by 50% with Nikon Metrology laser scanner

Czech based company, Lukov Plast, producer of plastic automotive components and sub-assemblies, reports considerably faster measurement cycles and feature measurements following installation of a Nikon Metrology LC15Dx laser scanner.     Lukov Plast is a leading Czech producer of plastic parts and sub-assemblies. With many years of experience, this dynamic company specialises in the development and manufacture of plastic electronic components for the automotive industry. The core business activity is producing plastic parts, components and Read more...