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November 30, 2016
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3 Surprising Facts about Dimensional Inspection

When you think about your daily life the topic of dimensional inspection will likely never come up. In fact, many people could go through their lives not understanding how dimensional inspection works, let alone how it fits into almost every aspect of their daily lives through the products they use.
November 4, 2016

Nano Measurements: 3 Basic Factors For Determining The Value Of Your Measurement Data

With the rapid development of technology comes the greater need for the increased accuracy in measurement capabilities that are able to keep up with the pace of products being manufactured at the nano level. For precise accuracy up to the micrometer, such as 3D measurement data of a needle tip or surface roughness measured to extreme accuracy, nano measurement is the logical solution for these intricate measurements. But how do you know if it is worth your time to invest in this specific measurement solution for your application?
October 28, 2016

Qualify Your Additive Manufacturing With CT Scanning.

The emergence of additive manufacturing has excited many engineers; one of its many benefits is the freedom to go where traditional manufacturing simply could not. Much of the buzz around additive manufacturing right now is due to a dramatic decrease in production times even as the demand for customized products accelerates.
August 12, 2016

IIA Case Study: Extreme Components, LP’s Surface Finish Analysis of DAT Mold Interlocks

With advances in the manufacturing of smaller and smaller components, there is a need for measurements at that scale to ensure that best accuracy is maintained. If you require measurement at the nano scale, or one billionth of a meter, then choosing the right technology will be high on your priority list. You want to make the most informed decision when choosing the equipment for measurements that are this important.
July 13, 2016

Nano Measurements: Contact-Based vs Optical-Based, Which Should You Choose?

With advances in the manufacturing of smaller and smaller components, there is a need for measurements at that scale to ensure that best accuracy is maintained. If you require measurement at the nano scale, or one billionth of a meter, then choosing the right technology will be high on your priority list. You want to make the most informed decision when choosing the equipment for measurements that are this important.