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The VET centre offers testing for a range of propulsion systems, including alternative fuel, electric hybrid, fully electric and hydrogen fuel cell

Allison Transmission starts vehicle testing at Indianapolis facility

2020-09-01T14:28:00+01:00By Nick Holt

The company has opened its new Vehicle Environmental Test (VET) centre to conduct year-round testing, replicating vehicle environments and duty cycles

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EV motors – measurement & testing

2020-07-20T11:26:00+01:00By Nick Holt

Improving the efficiency of the electric powertrains will require suitable test processes. To provide some insight into the requirements and challenges we spoke to Randy Beattie, president at SAKOR technologies


Measuring success with ABB’s 3D robot inspection technology

2020-06-23T09:21:00+01:00By ABB, sponsor partner

The latest quality inspection system scans manufactured products 10 times faster than traditional measuring machines, while also offering more information for accurate analysis

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Do or die: quality and precision begins with the toolmaking

2020-01-28T14:44:00+00:00By Steed Webzell

Mould and die manufacturers reveal the latest solutions deployed to ensure quality control remains paramount

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Measure for measure: as vehicle tech advances, so do the test methods

2020-01-28T11:44:00+00:00By Mike Farish

To improve vehicle and component quality, and reduce time to market for new models, testing technologies need to be smarter and faster

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Measuring cost

2020-01-08T11:22:00+00:00By Simufact, sponsor partner

As pressure mounts for OEMs to reduce costs, Simufact explains why the design and development stages are crucial in making significant savings for complex assemblies

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Measuring success

2019-10-01T14:44:00+01:00By Renishaw, sponsor partner

Challenges lie ahead as electric vehicle development accelerates. Renishaw is supporting its global customers with fast, flexible and future-proof solutions

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Latest edition of measurement software

2019-03-20T08:30:00+00:00By AMS

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence (HMI) division says it has launched PC-DMIS 2018 R2, the latest edition of its measurement software, and the second of two major releases scheduled for PC-DMIS in 2018. The company says this latest edition introduces a new reporting workflow, making it possible to create customised reports with ...

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Combination sensor for thickness measurement

2019-03-18T17:19:00+00:00By AMS

A new sensor system that combines an eddy current sensor with a capacitive displacement sensor in a single housing has been launched by Micro-Epsilon. The company claims this sensor concept enables high precision one-sided thickness measurements of plastic film or coatings applied on metal objects, plates or sheets.


Assembly line automation

2019-03-13T17:40:00+00:00By AMS

Nextsense says its Calipri systems can be used to monitor the process of car assembly from body-in-white to end-of-line final assembly. The company claims its fully automatic C12 cobot systems allows human workers and robots to work side by side in a continuous production line – without separation, mechanical barriers ...

Siemens digital machining

At the leading edge

2019-03-04T12:18:00+00:00By Steed Webzell

Steed Webzell looks at edge computing and the hardware requirements for those looking to digitally monitor, measure or control their machining operations


Access to accuracy

2019-01-08T11:14:00+00:00By Perceptron


The need for speed

2019-01-04T11:47:00+00:00By GOM

Faster measurement times and precise data quality are the result of GOM’s new generation of 3D scanners


Optical 3D metrology in the automotive body shop

2018-12-18T13:01:00+00:00By Natasha Warne

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Passing the test

2018-12-03T10:23:00+00:00By Mike Farish

As modern vehicles become more sophisticated, production testing technologies and processes need to keep up. Mike Farish looks at developments with both carmakers and tier suppliers

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Centred countersink measurement

2018-11-20T16:29:46+00:00By AMS

A new countersink measurement solution for its GapGun range can calculate the dimensions of a countersink hole to accurately predict the flushness of fasteners once fitted, claims Third Dimension.

Micro-Epsilon colour recognition sensors

Compact true colour sensor

2018-11-20T16:15:50+00:00By AMS

Micro-Epsilon says it has launched a new range of colour recognition sensors designed for high precision true colour measurement in industrial applications. The new colorSENSOR CFO100 and CFO200 true colour sensors are suitable for a range of industrial applications, claims the company, including colour inspection of interior parts in the ...

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Quality 4.0 in car body inspection

2018-11-20T12:57:00+00:00By Nikon Metrology

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The full measure

2018-11-19T10:56:00+00:00By Perceptron

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Extended reach

2018-11-19T10:12:00+00:00By FARO