Nikon Metrology

WATCH: Nikon Auto MeasureEyes – Easy, automated video measurement

Auto MeasureEyes

Auto MeasureEyes is the latest imaging software available for iNEXIV VMA CNC Video Measuring Systems. It enables easy operation for anyone and measurement programs can be created with just a few clicks. Watch the new video below…     Benefits & features of Auto MeasureEyes: Stitching Stitching is the bonding of multiple images. Entire images of large samples can be displayed by a stitching process, which can then be used for measurement. One-click Measurement Users can acquire highly precise results by clicking on measurement areas. Read more...

New Scientist magazine shares the history of X-ray tubes

A recent article in the New Scientist magazine takes a look at the CT scans of X-ray tubes, created by Herminso Villarraga-Gomez. Read below to find out what inspired Herminso to create these images and how they were taken.       This is an X-ray image of a rotating anode X-ray tube from modern times (1960s-to-today). The rotating anode tube is an improvement of the Coolidge tube, which helps with the dissipation of heat at the focal spot. A considerable quantity of heat is generated at the anode by incidence of electrons when X-rays are Read more...

WATCH: NM3D Iberica introduces its Excellence Service Center

NM3D Iberica Excellence Service Center

NM3D IBERICA is a dimensional metrology global solutions provider, focused on the distribution of NIKON METROLOGY measuring solutions. Watch the video here as the Excellence Service Center is unveiled.         The company strategy at NM3D Iberica is to develop its sales team and the technical support to the clients, both hardware and software. So that this support is effective, the company has created an Excellence Service Center, where the clients may come to test the equipment, and technicians may provide dimensional metrology Read more...

Nikon Metrology & Roush Yates engines announce tech partnership

MOORESVILLE, NC, February 22, 2018 – Roush Yates Engines and Nikon Metrology (Brighton, MI) announced a multi-year partnership program, demonstrating Roush Yates Engines’ commitment to partnering with the best-in-class companies. With over a 100 years of experience Nikon provides world-class precision equipment and metrology solutions to the manufacturing, aerospace, automotive and medical fields.     “We are proud to have Nikon as our new partner,” said Doug Yates, President & CEO, Roush Yates Engines. “We are always looking Read more...

Register now for our Automated Solutions Open Day (Mar 14-15, Alzenau, Germany)

You are kindly invited to our demonstration facility in Alzenau, Germany, to show you the latest developments in optical inspection. Robotic measurement solution demonstration on automotive sub assembly System design and setup for inline/near line/offline solutions Presentations and open discussion focused on measurement strategies We will organize 2 days: Wednesday, March 14th  – 9:00 – 15:30 (German spoken) – Register now Thursday, March 15th – 9:00 – 15:30 (English spoken) – Register now   Lunch and refreshments Read more...

Automotive supplier identifies mystery error using Nikon laser scanner

Stoneridge in Tallinn, Estonia, recently installed the Nikon ALTERA CMM with LC15Dx laser scanner in its test laboratory to take inspection of automotive components to the next level. The laser scanner provides many advantages including complete visualisation of parts, non-contact measurement for delicate components and repeatable measurements.       Stoneridge is a global designer and manufacturer of highly engineered electrical components and systems for commercial vehicles, automotive, off-highway and agricultural vehicle markets. Read more...

The world’s smallest fidget spinner – measured by a NEXIV video measuring system

Using the world’s smallest commercially available steel ball bearing, MinebeaMitsumi Inc. has built the world’s smallest fidgetsSpinner. In measuring just 5.09 mm (0.20 in) long, a system capable of measuring the device accurately is required. This is where the NEXIV VMR-3020 comes in. The high precision system is designed for superior edge detection, even in transparent materials. This is crucial for accurately measuring such small items with tight tolerances. In the video below, watch the NEXIV VMR-3020 measure the world’s smallest Read more...

WEBINAR: CLEMEX image analysis on NIKON microscopes | Feb 8th 2018 – 16:00 CET | 10:00 EST

Automated Steel Inclusion Rating systems for ISO 4967 and ASTM E45 test methods, using CLEMEX image analysis on NIKON microscopes!        Thursday, February 8th 2018 – 16:00 CET | 10:00 EST – Register now for this free webinar, here. Or discover more about Nikon microscopes.     When it comes to materials quality, laboratories and steel mills need to meet industry specifications for inclusion rating. A challenge today for laboratories is to improve their productivity to inspect a high number of samples with the Read more...

Metalworking News magazine: the Nikon Metrology story

In Metalworking News magazine, Nikon Metrology takes centre stage as the cover story for its first issue of the year (January 2018).       Read the Metalworking News magazine here. (Or skip to the Nikon Metrology article.)       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. The “Nikon Metrology” division today offers the broadest Read more...

Insight into the inside: X-ray inspection of solder quality

Nikon Metrology XT V 160 checks power semiconductor devices in production line. IXYS UK Westcode (www.westcode.com), part of the global power semiconductor manufacturer, IXYS Corporation, is investing in its Chippenham, UK factory to manufacture a new range of power semiconductor devices, which will be marketed alongside the company’s long-established Press-Pack Capsules. Nikon Metrology (www.nikonmetrology.com) was chosen to supply the all-important X-ray equipment for checking the quality of the reflow soldering process during Read more...