Nikon Metrology News

New case story: Precision meets productivity for aerospace component inspection.

February 21, 2017

Already using a LK bridge CMM for measurement and geometric aerospace component inspection, LPO invests in a second Nikon CMM system to cope with the additional business due to the increase in production capacity....


New case story: Nikon CMM assures IP class rating for thermal cameras

February 7, 2017

FLIR manufactures thermal imaging tools for use in various harsh conditions. The plant in Estonia is now producing eq...


Team Penske and Nikon Metrology announce technical alliance

January 10, 2017

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 10, 2017) – Team Penske announced today that it has formed a technical alliance with Nikon...


New case story: DTU Energy uses industrial CT to research the development of green energy solutions.

November 17, 2016

DTU uses a high flux Nikon Metrology CT system to non-destructively investigate energy materials such as batteries an...


New case story: Pressings subcontractor replaces two CMMs with one Nikon VMA-4540

November 8, 2016

Optical inspection time halved and touch probing cycles cut 15-foldSecond-tier supplier of light pressings and small assemblies to the automotive industry, Berck Limited, has invested in a Nikon Metrology iNEXIV VMA-4540 CNC video measuring machine fitted with tactile probing capability. Installed at the subcontractor’s...


New case story: Mindarika adopts microfocus CT to inspect automotive components

November 4, 2016

Industry leader Mindarika based in India, designs, develops and manufactures all kinds of electrical switches and safety devices for automotive OEMs. Requiring a non-destructive inspection method, Mindarika install the Nikon Metrology XT H 225 ST to introduce non-destructive testing for an increased insight to maintain c...


NEW: Nikon DS-Fi3 and DS-L4 microscope camera & control unit

October 20, 2016

Nikon Metrology announces the release of the DS-Fi3 microscope camera and the DS-L4 camera control unit in the Digita...


New case story: Flexible and high precision 3D measurement

October 11, 2016

Christian Vidic – owner of ITM ITM in Gleisdorf (Austria) needs top-class 3D m...


New case story: Accelerated inspection cycles help Quality Needles recover investment cost within one year

October 3, 2016

The Indian based worldwide needle exporter, Quality Needles is using the fast, high accuracy Nikon Metrology LC15Dx CMM laser scanner for inspection of in-house manufactured production tools. With the advanced inspection equipment, Quality Needles recover costs from the initial out lay within one year....


New case story: A hit in Hyderabad: Fine Forge accelerates turbine blade inspection with Nikon LC15Dx

September 30, 2016

Industry leader in the forgings of turbine blades, Fine Forge has installed a multi-sensor Nikon Metrology CMM with LC15Dx at its Hyderabad facility. The laser scanning acquisition system, used for QA and reverse engineering has helped to increase productivity and to support the expansion of its product portfolio....


Sep 2, 2016 New case story: ALTERA CMM critical in manufacturing of of fuel-efficient power generators
Aug 26, 2016 New case story: Novel method for measuring the length of free-form springs
Aug 22, 2016 Higher resolution & faster: X.Tend your CT scanning capability
May 23, 2016 New Case Story: Equipped to double inspection capacity
May 20, 2016 New Case Story: Driving Breakthroughs in Mexican Manufacturing with Micro CT
Apr 21, 2016 The HN-C3030 delivers high-speed, high-precision, non-contact gear inspection
Apr 5, 2016 New Laser Radar offers faster measurement, better data quality and improved usability for automated, non-contact, large scale metrology
Mar 24, 2016 Nikon Metrology extends its ceramic bridge CMM range with high accuracy ALTERA+ and larger size ALTERA models
Feb 4, 2016 Nikon Mexico opens new metrology showroom
Jan 26, 2016 Inspect-X 5.0 enables higher resolution scans for an improved insight into defects
Jan 14, 2016 New Case Story: New knowledge from ancient specimens using X-Ray computed tomography (CT)
Dec 14, 2015 New Case Story: Nikon microscope enables more efficient rock sample categorisation
Dec 7, 2015 New Case Story: Open University establishes world lead in weld testing for safety-critical applications
Nov 30, 2015 Nikon Metrology announces new benchtop SEM JCM-6000Plus NeoScope™
Oct 19, 2015 New Case Story: Faster inspection and reporting with 3D laser scanning
Oct 7, 2015 New Case Story: Rugby Worldcup trophy within the eye of a needle
Sep 23, 2015 Groundbreaking CMM-Manager 3.5 software now available for Nikon Metrology iNexiv Vision Measuring Equipment
Aug 26, 2015 New Case Story: Nikon metrology addresses the challenges of inspecting graphene
Aug 20, 2015 New Case Story: Studio takes photomicrographs of minerals to produce stunning art
Jul 9, 2015 New Case Story: Subcontractor upgrades metrology department and offers service to other manufacturers
Jun 5, 2015 Nikon Metrology Laser Radar, the next-generation CMM for shop floor automotive BIW inspection
May 29, 2015 ALTO CMM provides unequalled price/ performance for a wide range of inspection tasks
May 7, 2015 Nikon InSight L100, the ultimate CMM laser scanner combining productivity and accuracy
Apr 22, 2015 New Case Story: Nikon’s VMA System Speeds Inspection by a Factor of 60
Jan 21, 2015 New Case Story: Nikon’s VMZ-R System Ensures Diamond Quality for Waterjets
Jan 20, 2015 New Case Story: Foam gaskets seals in the line of fire
Dec 15, 2014 New Case Story: Spring S.r.l. uses laser scanner for quality control of additively manufactured products
Nov 28, 2014 New Case Story: Prototype parts in the focus of Quality Assurance
Nov 11, 2014 X.Tract provides deeper insight in multi-layer PCB assemblies and complex electronic components
Nov 7, 2014 New Case Story: Printed circuit board manufacturer embraces X-ray inspection for next-generation devices
Sep 25, 2014 New Case Story: X-ray inspection shifts a gear higher at SGC - SwitchGear Company
Sep 18, 2014 Inspect-X 4.1 provides ultra-sharp images and advanced BGA analysis
Sep 11, 2014 Measuretec becomes Benelux sales and service partner for Video Measuring systems and measuring microscopes
Aug 13, 2014 Nikon BW-Series White Light Interferometric Microscope System
Jun 20, 2014 New Case Story: First teaching laboratory in Denmark with scanning electron microscopes
Jun 12, 2014 New Case Story: High voltage CT system advances inspection of automotive turbochargers
Jun 4, 2014 New Case Story: Laser scanners replace tactile probing for body-in-white inspection at FIAT-TOFAS
May 28, 2014 World's first 750kV microfocus X-ray source for NDT inspection and measurement of high density parts
May 22, 2014 DS-Ri2 and DS-Qi2, microscopy digital cameras equipped with a Nikon digital SLR camera FX-format CMOS sensor optimized for microscopy
May 20, 2014 Unique high voltage 450 kV microfocus CT system for inspection of dense or large parts
May 16, 2014 New Case Story: Laser Radar for automated inline inspection
May 4, 2014 Nikon Metrology presents NanoFocus X-ray inspection system for the most demanding electronics applications
Apr 22, 2014 New stereo microscopes SMZ1270/SMZ1270i and SMZ800N feature enhanced optical performance and operation
Apr 15, 2014 New Case Story: High resolution CT scanning to shed new light on human evolution
Apr 3, 2014 New Case Story: High accuracy horizontal arm CMM inspects next-generation automotive fixtures
Mar 21, 2014 New Case Story: X-Ray Computed Tomography expands horizons of anthropology at Duke university
Mar 10, 2014 New iNEXIV VMA-4540 video measuring systems for precise inspection of larger samples
Jan 21, 2014 New case story: In-process X-ray inspection improves quality control of circuit boards - and cut costs
Nov 29, 2013 Leonardo 3D Metrology becomes exclusive reseller in Italy
Nov 29, 2013 University of Leuven applies metrology CT to research geometrical accuracy of inner and outer features of industrial components
Nov 11, 2013 New case story: Scanning electron microscope for world-class facility developing next-generation ceramics
Sep 25, 2013 Nikon introduces the “NEXIV VMZ-R3020” and “NEXIV VMZ-R6555”
Sep 10, 2013 CAMIO8 multi-sensor CMM software provides better insights and more productivity
Jul 15, 2013 New case story: Laser scanning opens new business opportunities at diecasting company
Jun 13, 2013 New case story: Automated nikon photo-microscope supports world-leading rock analysis
May 13, 2013 Nikon introduces new Research Stereo Microscopes SMZ25/SMZ18
May 13, 2013 Nikon Metrology introduces new ALTERA range of CMMs
May 13, 2013 Nikon Metrology announces high accuracy metrology CT system
May 13, 2013 Nikon Metrology present latest innovations at Control focusing on productivity improvement, better insight and higher accuracy
Apr 17, 2013 CAMIO7 extends probing support with high performance SP80 and enhances reporting tool
Mar 29, 2013 Nikon Metrology introduces the XT V 130C
Feb 22, 2013 New case story: 3D laser scanning advances tool creation for medical components
Dec 17, 2012 Nikon announces the "NEXIV VMZ-R4540"
Dec 17, 2012 New case story: Omco Group glass moulds produced faster and less expensively using Nikon Metrology's modern multi-sensor metrology
Dec 6, 2012 InnovMetric Software announces that it has developed a free plug-in for the Nikon Metrology Laser Radar MV224 and MV330/350 devices
Sep 27, 2012 Nikon introduces ECLIPSE LV-N Series industrial microscopes
Sep 25, 2012 Nikon introduces CFI60-2 Objective Series for industrial microscopes
Sep 10, 2012 Nikon Metrology introduces premium portable scanning solution featuring new MCAx articulated arm and ModelMaker MMDx/MMCx scanners
May 7, 2012 Nikon Metrology announces new metrology CT system
May 7, 2012 Nikon Metrology extends its multi-sensor support to include Renishaw's REVO probe
May 7, 2012 Nikon Metrology presents Metrology CT and other innovations in non-contact measurement technology at Control 2012
Feb 29, 2012 Nikon LC15Dx scanner closes the gap with tactile probe accuracy
Dec 15, 2011 Nikon Metrology Focus 10 brings CMM and handheld scanning experience to a higher level
Nov 22, 2011 New X-ray research centre at Southampton University equipped with Nikon Metrology Systems
Nov 10, 2011 Nikon ShuttlePix receives "iF design award 2012"
Sep 5, 2011 Necsa opens up South African research opportunities with microfocus Nikon Metrology X-ray and CT system
Jun 7, 2011 Geomagic and Nikon Metrology Partner to Offer Integrated Scanning Solution for 3D Reverse Engineering and Inspection
Apr 29, 2011 Nikon Metrology demonstrates complete laser scanner portfolio at Control 2011
Apr 28, 2011 CMM inspection is faster and easier with Nikon Metrology CAMIO7
Apr 28, 2011 CMM inspection is faster and easier with Nikon Metrology CAMIO7
Apr 12, 2011 HN-6060 True multi-sensor 3D metrology system sets new standards for non-contact inspection of complex shapes
Apr 12, 2011 iSpace for archeology turns your excavation area into a metrology lab
Feb 3, 2011 Nikon Metrology and Deva integrate Focus Scan with Deva CMM controller
Jan 26, 2011 CMM-Manager 3.0 features new Windows 7 style user interface
Jan 24, 2011 Nikon introduces new stereoscopic microscope SMZ745
Jan 12, 2011 Nikon Metrology incorporates Inspect-X and CT-Pro into XT software Suite v2.2
Nov 25, 2010 Nikon Metrology introduces ShuttlePix, a digital microscope with the ease-of-use and portability of a digital camera
Oct 14, 2010 Slashing inspection time with Laser Radar MV330/350
Sep 8, 2010 Rapidform to interface directly with Nikon Metrology handheld laser scanners
Aug 12, 2010 New Case Story: Precision Engineering Company Invests Shrewdly, Competes Globally
Jul 16, 2010 Nikon Confocal NEXIV VMZ-K6555 Provides New Measurement Possibilities for Demanding Applications
Jul 15, 2010 Nikon Metrology announces availability of Optelics H1200 Real Color Confocal Microscope
Jul 13, 2010 Nikon Metrology enhances observation performance and operation with introduction of Eclipse L300N/L300ND
Sep 8, 2009 Nikon launches specially designed cost-effective episcopic industrial microscope
Aug 26, 2009 Leading materials analysis manufacturer to supply Nikon microscopes
May 26, 2009 NeoScope Benchtop SEM voted European Best New Lab Product 2008
Apr 1, 2009 Nikon launches new economical yet accurate measuring microscope
Mar 2, 2009 NeoScope benchtop SEM featured on UK stand for first time at MedTec/MTEC UK
Jan 4, 2008 Multi-sensor measurement system exhibited at MedTec UK for the first time
Nov 28, 2007 Nikon LV-100 microscope helps uncover the secrets of our solar system

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