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CMMs support complex parts production

March 29, 2017

AIMS Metrology offers the Revolution series LM coordinate measuring machine, designed to help companies tackle the challenges associated with digitized shop floors and higher accuracy and reliability standards for complex parts, big data, and automation.The CMM, which can be equipped for touch or...

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Hexagon Mfg. Intelligence, Amrikart to host technology open house March 28-30

March 15, 2017

Hexagon Mfg. Intelligence, North Kingstown, R.I., has announced it will join metrology integrator Amrikart to host HxGN LOCAL Montreal, a technology open house, March 28-30, 2017, at Amrikart headquarters in Brossard, Que. The event, which will begin at 8:00 a.m. with registration and morning...

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Mitutoyo America announces organizational changes

March 13, 2017

Mitutoyo America Corp. (MAC), a provider of measurement and inspection systems in Aurora, Ill., has promoted Matt Dye to president and Doug Adkins to executive vice president. Shigeyuki Sasaki, who over the past 10 years has served as vice president, executive vice president, and most recently...

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Ametek Coining completes A2LA accreditation

March 7, 2017

Ametek Coining, Montvale, N.J., has announced it has completed A2LA accreditation and now offers analytical laboratory and failure analysis services.The company has operated an in-house analytical laboratory for many years, supporting the manufacture of solder and braze preforms, as well as stamped...

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Gas analyzer measures trace oxygen levels

March 3, 2017

Witt has unveiled the PA 7.0 gas analyzer, which uses an optional zirconium cell for measuring trace oxygen levels in the parts per million range. The accuracy of the measurements is +/- 5 percent relative to the measured value, states the company.All measured values are stored and can be...

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X-ray system inspects welds in pipeline segments

March 1, 2017

VisiConsult X-ray Systems & Solutions GmbH has developed a new system for pipeline weld inspection that incorporates new, high-tech materials for digital flat panels. Instead of using a massive steel boom, it employs a carbon fiber tube that weighs less than 220 lbs. and uses a cooling system on...

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Laboratory Testing names director of operations

March 1, 2017

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), Hatfield, Pa., has named Brandon McVaugh to the newly created position of director of operations, overseeing destructive testing, NDT, and metrology for the aerospace, defense, power generation, and medical industries. The grandson of the company founder, McVaugh...

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Scanner measures objects with challenging surfaces

February 28, 2017

Hexagon Mfg. Intelligence has introduced new laser scanning technology for the portable Romer Absolute Arm SI series CMM. The RS4 scanner offers new optics and electronics with a scan rate nearly 60 percent faster than the previous model. The fully integrated scanner is optimized for measuring...

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Four-gas monitor offers two-year run-time

February 23, 2017

Honeywell has introduced the BW Clip4, a four-gas, portable monitor that can operate continuously for two years without the need to change sensors or charge batteries, the company states. Suitable for oil and gas, wastewater, heavy manufacturing, and confined-space applications, the unit stays on...

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Portable and Handheld Metal Analysis: Selecting the right spectrometric instrument

Thursday, April 20, 2017 1:00 PM (CST)

By: SPECTRO Analytical / AMETEK Material Analysis Division

New metal alloys enter the marketplace routinely. Some are easy to analyze with a good handheld analyzer others require alternative technologies and instruments. If you are unsure about whether you are satisfying your metal analysis requirements or confused about which technology is best suited for your application, this webinar is for you.

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Coordinate Metrology Society conference issues call for papers

February 22, 2017

The Coordinate Metrology Society, Weatherford, Texas, has issued a call for papers for the 33rd annual Coordinate Metrology Society Conference, July 17-21, 2017, in Snowbird, Utah. The society is seeking original, expert-level contributions from portable metrology practitioners on such topics as...

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Measurement software offers optimized application performance

February 17, 2017

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence has introduced PC-DMIS 2017 R1 measurement software. According to the manufacturer, application performance has been optimized for speeding up everyday tasks like opening and executing measurement routines, copy and paste, and file importing. The release previews...

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CMS unveils new website for measurement professionals

February 15, 2017

The Coordinate Metrology Society (CMS), Weatherford, Texas, has unveiled a new website at www.cmsc.org. The website, which serves as a hub for organizational and industry information, can be accessed from any device. CMS is embracing emerging trends and technologies such as reverse engineering,...

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CMS to host PrecisionPath Consortium for Large-Scale Manufacturing in March

February 15, 2017

The Coordinate Metrology Society, Weatherford, Texas, in collaboration with UNC Charlotte, has announced that the fifth working meeting of the PrecisionPath Consortium for Large-Scale Manufacturing will be held March 23, 2017, in Dallas. The consortium works to determine and prioritize the...

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Arc/spark OES metals analyzer designed for portability

January 24, 2017

Spectro Analytical Instruments Inc. has introduced the Spectroport portable arc/spark optical emission spectrometry (OES) metals analyzer. The lightweight unit features point-and-shoot performance for minimal standardization efforts. The machine works as quickly as a hand-held XRF, with many...

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