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WEBINAR: X-ray inspection of PCBs – Dec 6th & 13th 2017

WEBINAR: X-ray inspection of PCBs – Dec 6th & 13th 2017
17-11-2017

In collaboration with SMTA, Nikon Metrology contributes to a series of upcoming webinars concerning X-ray inspection for printed circuit boards. Kamran Iqbal of Nikon Metrology, an expert on the subject will discuss with X-ray researcher, Bob Wetterman of BEST Inc., a contract rework and repair facility in Chicago.

 

NEW: CMM-Manager 3.7 for CMM, portable measuring and iNEXIV video systems

NEW: CMM-Manager 3.7 for CMM, portable measuring and iNEXIV video systems
07-11-2017

This latest release of CMM-Manager 3D Metrology software adds support for Renishaw SP25 on Mitutoyo CMM, improved support for Renishaw UCC Server, an updated Gear Module, reporting and vision enhancements, and improved CAD graphics display.

 

Don’t let manufacturing faults come back to haunt you, use Nikon CT

Don’t let manufacturing faults come back to haunt you, use Nikon CT
31-10-2017

As the nights get darker and the days get colder, Halloween approaches… but don’t let hidden defects creep up on you. Computed Tomography pulls the mask off of those frightful errors by revealing internal and external structure, geometry and surface flaws.

 

New 3D metrology demonstration facility in Yokohama, Japan.

New 3D metrology demonstration facility in Yokohama, Japan.
18-10-2017

New 3D demonstration facility in Yokohama City, Japan focuses on non-destructive and non-contact inspection applicationsNew 3D demonstration facility in Yokohama City, Japan focuses on non-destructive and non-contact inspection applications.

 

Improving quality of treatment for patients

Improving quality of treatment for patients
19-07-2017

For the quality assurance of 3D-printed medical implants, Baltic Orthoservice uses the LC15Dx laser scanner on an ALTERA CMM. The goal is to guarantee the absolute best quality of product for its patients and to make patient specific implants more readily available.

 

Ultra-fast scanning & uncompromising detail with the ModelMaker H120

Ultra-fast scanning & uncompromising detail with the ModelMaker H120
12-05-2017

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 and accurate data in a fraction of the time of competing technologies.

 

Patient-specific implants made affordable

Patient-specific implants made affordable
12-04-2017

Ortho Baltic, a manufacturer of patient-specific medical implants recently invested in additive manufacturing and CT inspection technology. It is vital for such components to be of outstanding quality, therefore an assured quality control system is integral to the company’s success.

 

Universal, flexible, profitable: measuring technology for sub-contract inspection

Universal, flexible, profitable: measuring technology for sub-contract inspection
06-04-2017

Measuring prototypes and initial samples on commission is a field of work which requires high-precision measuring technology that can be deployed flexibly and universally for a wide range of measuring tasks. For DIMESS in Winnenden, laser scanners and coordinate measuring machines made by Nikon have proven to be perfect for the job.

 

Precision meets productivity for aerospace component inspection.

Precision meets productivity for aerospace component inspection.
22-03-2017

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.

 

Nikon CMM assures IP class rating for thermal cameras

Nikon CMM assures IP class rating for thermal cameras
21-03-2017

FLIR manufactures thermal imaging tools for use in various harsh conditions. The Technical department uses the ALTO CMM with CMM-Manager to check the quality of incoming components to guarantee they are as specified. The quality of the magnesium and plastic moulded components from sub-contractors is vital for use in the marine industry as the equipment FLIR produces must adhere to a stringent IP67 class rating, to approve its protection from water and dust.

 

Team Penske and Nikon Metrology announce technical alliance

Team Penske and Nikon Metrology announce technical alliance
10-01-2017

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 10, 2017) – Team Penske announced today that it has formed a technical alliance with Nikon Metrology, a market leader in metrology instrumentation and technological innovation.  The announcement expands upon an already existing relationship between the two companies.

 

DTU Energy uses industrial CT to research the development of green energy solutions.

DTU Energy uses industrial CT to research the development of green energy solutions.
17-11-2016

DTU uses a high flux Nikon Metrology CT system to non-destructively investigate energy materials such as batteries and fuel cells. The high energy 225 kV microfocus source penetrates dense battery, electrolysis cell and fuel cell samples in the search for suitable materials to develop sustainable, green energy systems.

 

Pressings subcontractor replaces two CMMs with one Nikon VMA-4540

Pressings subcontractor replaces two CMMs with one Nikon VMA-4540
08-11-2016

Second-tier supplier of light pressings and small assemblies to the automotive industry, Berck Limited, has invested in a iNEXIV VMA-4540 CNC video measuring machine fitted with tactile probing capability. Installed at the subcontractor’s factory in West Bromwich, UK, the multi-sensor machine has greatly speeded the inspection of 2D and 3D sheet metal components, improved measuring accuracy, and facilitated the production of detailed quality reports for customers. It also allows manufacturing processes to be optimised by providing detailed historical measurement data to be compared with current inspection results.

 

Mindarika adopts microfocus CT to inspect automotive components

Mindarika adopts microfocus CT to inspect automotive components
04-11-2016

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 customer satisfaction and high levels of quality.