May 3, 2020
CMM Coordinate Measuring Machine

Choosing the Right Service: Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Inspection or Laser Scanning

A CMM Inspection defines part features through direct contact with the part using industry standard methodology to define features of the part. It’s a highly accurate system but can be more costly to use for a large quantity of parts.
April 30, 2020

Why use an ISO 17025 Accredited Dimensional Measurement & Inspection Laboratory?

Many clients want to know the differences between an accredited lab and one that is not, and why they should consider an ISO 17025 accredited dimensional measurement and inspection laboratory in the first place. This is a very important and valid question. In the simplest of terms, the answer would be “accountability”.
February 22, 2020
purchasing a cmm

Understanding the Cost of Buying & Maintaining a CMM In-House vs. Outsourcing CMM Inspection

Purchasing a CMM represents a substantial investment for many companies, and understanding the many factors involved can be daunting. To make a truly educated decision takes advanced expertise in dimensional metrology and years of experience in quality inspection at a high level.
January 15, 2020

Selecting the Right Nano Measurement Technology

As new advancements in technology are continually developed, there is an increasing demand in the dimensional inspection industry to measure objects at the nanoscale. For example, equipment with the ability to inspect an object and deliver results in nanometers is necessary to monitor quality for products requiring micro manufacturing such as silicon photonic devices, orthodontic brackets, tapered variable helical root canal files, stents, or jeweled bearings.
December 10, 2019

Addressing the Need for Precise, Non-Contact, Measurement, and Control Solutions in Microns

IIA regularly strives to improve on the need for precise, non-contact, measurement, and quality control solutions. We have found the LaserLinc TLAser103 meets the need for this unique measurement capability of measuring small outside diameters with an extremely high degree of accuracy.