New systems for end-of-line Gap & Flush measurement heralds revolution in vehicle quality control

Building on the recent successful launch by Nikon Metrology of the APDIS Laser Radar, which is helping to drive a paradigm shift in automotive bodyshop measurement and quality control, the company announces the launch of its APDIS Gap & Flush System. It introduces a unique, innovative, fully automated method to measure gap and flush on […]

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Nikon releases versatile large-volume X-ray CT system, the first in next generation of inspection solutions

The first of an innovative range of high-performance X-ray CT (computed tomography) systems offering enhanced levels of precision, resolution and scan speed has been introduced and is ready to order from the Industrial Metrology Business Unit (IMBU) of Nikon Corporation (https://industry.nikon.com). The large-volume VOXLS 40 C 450 is able to inspect items of diverse size […]

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Upgraded laser scanner has improved accuracy, resolution, versatility and efficiency

For more than a decade, the LC15Dx laser scanner manufactured by the Industrial Metrology Business Unit of Nikon Corporation (https://industry.nikon.com) has been a global benchmark for efficient measurement and inspection of manufactured components, especially those having complex freeform geometry such as turbine blades, orthopaedic implants and intricate plastic parts. Compatible for use with all industry-leading […]

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Laser Radar stations from Nikon Industrial Metrology offer powerful new alternative to traditional CMMs

Nikon Industrial Metrology presents an exciting new metrology system for manufacturers seeking to measure the geometry of medium-to-large parts – from a car door, casting or fabrication to a whole car chassis or airframe structure. APDIS Intelligent Quality (IQ) Stations offer a range of Laser Radar solutions as alternatives to traditional, slow, monolithic, inflexible panel […]

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Nikon strengthens its X-ray digital inspection solutions by purchasing Avonix Imaging

Nikon Americas Inc, the US subsidiary of Nikon Corporation (Nikon), has purchased the US company Avonix Imaging LLC* (Avonix), Maple Grove, Minnesota, which since 2015 has been a strategic X-ray CT (computed tomography) equipment manufacturing partner to Nikon Industrial Metrology Business Unit (IMBU). As a long-established imaging inspection services provider that uses systems from Nikon […]

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Video measuring software gains automated edge setting function

or more than 30 years, manufacturers using Nikon’s NEXIV series of video measuring machines have harnessed the power of AutoMeasure software, a highly effective platform with which it is easy to create programs for performing precise dimensional measurements. Now the Industrial Metrology Business Unit of Nikon Corporation (https://industry.nikon.com) has announced that the software’s operability has […]

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Wafer automatic measurement solution supports the measurement required for back-end process control

The Industrial Metrology Business Unit of Nikon Corporation has released the automatic wafer measurement system NEXIV VMZ-NWL 200 to solve the challenges of wafer metrology in the semiconductor back-end process, where more work is traditionally carried out manually than in front-end process control. The main target market for NEXIV VMZ-NWL 200 is therefore measurement centered […]

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Tilted CT improves X-ray inspection of components that are flat or contain high density areas

A pioneering X-ray computed laminography (CL) technique has been introduced by the Industrial Metrology Business Unit of Nikon Corporation (https://industry.nikon.com) for non-destructively inspecting challenging components using the computed tomography (CT) systems it manufactures. Called Tilted CT, available now, the new method greatly improves voxel resolution when examining flat, high aspect ratio components. It also enhances […]

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Launch of the Olympus Technologies Universal Robot Press Brake Tending Solution

We are pleased to reveal our Universal Robot press brake tending solution for automating the TRUMPF TruBend family of machines. Our custom designed pneumatic gripper, capable of 180-degree rotation, and individual cup control with feedback, allows for simple and efficient manipulation to give the fastest results with the widest range of parts. The modular gripper […]

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Getting to know about QCT Ltd

QCT have been in business for 31 years, starting as a service company for CMMs (coordinate measuring machine). We initially developed our own CMM operating software, and quickly realised we needed to develop our own CMM hardware interface for manual and CNC CMMs, which allowed us to retrofit or upgrade all makes of CMM. We […]

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