Test, Measurement, Quality & Control

Intelligent Sensor Automation

Hexagon Metrology has announced that the SENMATiQ universal sensor interface system for Leitz ultra high-accuracy coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) will be available to order from the end of this month. Premiered in May this year at Control 2015 in Stuttgart, Germany, the much-anticipated system enables the fully-automatic exchange of sensors within part programs.

IndySoft aids RM&C’s Efficiency

To ensure their accuracy and an unbroken chain of traceability back to national standards, measuring instruments must be regularly calibrated.

UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) accredited laboratories ensure conformity and compliance with standards by offering services such as inspection, calibration, testing and certification. 

Make Measurement Matter 2015 Will Highlight Metrology As A Business Tool

Being held for the ninth time this year the GTMA is set to once again host its popular Make Measurement Matter road show.

On Thursday, 15th October 2015, the event will be held at the Kettering Conference Centre, Northamptonshire. An excellent event venue with brand new facilities, it has free parking for over 600 vehicles and free Wi-Fi. Free refreshments will also be provided.

Blum Helps To ‘Measure at Speed’

Practically everyone has used a consumer product that has been manufactured with carbide inserts from Ceratizit at least once in their lives, 90% of all the balls in ballpoint pens come from this company.

For the measurement of carbide cutting inserts, Ceratizit Austria recently began using an automated measuring cell from Blum-Novotest. This system is special in that the measurements are precise down to the last few microns – and this even though each measurement takes less than four seconds.

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