Almost all multisensor measurement systems today are equipped with cameras and tactile probes. Beyond these, operators choose from a range of additional sensors. Right now, white light probes are surpassing lasers as the most frequently selected add-on to many multisensor systems.
A manufacturer of gas turbine and aerospace components found that is was time to replace its coordinate measuring machine (CMM) with a larger machine having a higher degree of accuracy and better software.
After seeing first-hand how the Leica Geosystems ScanStation 2 can be deployed to quickly measure and model extensive indoor and outdoor mass casualty mock crime scenes, the California Department of Justice’s Bureau of Forensic Services (BFS) purchased two of the high-speed, high-definition 3-D laser scanning systems.
Walter Shewhart was a giant among giants in the quality movement during the first half of the 20th century. His mentoring of other engineers at Western Electric and his groundbreaking work with control charts arguably led a quality revolution and launched the quality profession.
A custom design and fabrication firm that specializes in building unique parts and accessories for motorcycles improves its processes with a new computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) solution.
The Romer articulating arm was introduced more than 35 years ago. In the mid-1970s, a California technology company called Eaton Leonard Corp. designed an arm-shaped instrument for tube inspection that could capture the shape of a 3-D object such as an exhaust pipe.