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Manchester Metrology Return from PolyWorks Conference

The PolyWorks Metrology Conference at the AMTC Centre in Coventry on May 14th marked another successful event for Manchester Metrology. The conference was well attended by leading industry companies from across the UK, with all benefiting from a number of presentations and independent speakers that provided valuable insights into the latest features and various applications […]

The use of 3D scanning in Industry

From prototyping to quality assurance, the use of 3D scanning has become an integral part of the manufacturing process. As models continue to become more advanced, the influence of 3D scanners on various industries is noticeably increasing as entire processes change to incorporate these extraordinary devices. This article is going to look at some examples […]

Manchester Metrology Go To Auction!

Manchester Metrology now has a wide range of used metrology equipment for sale via Apex Auctions. A total of 17 items are up for sale ranging from laser probes to FARO arms. All items will be available to view in person between 9:00am – 16:00pm on 3rd April by appointment only. This is a great […]

How do 3D laser scanners work?

3D laser scanning is a technique used to capture the shape of an object using a line of laser light. The non-contact, non-destructive technology of 3D laser scanning creates “point clouds” of data from the surface of an object. These pockets of data result in a 3D file that can be saved, edited or even […]

Manchester Metrology to exhibit at the PolyWorks Metrology Conference in May

Manchester Metrology will exhibit at the PolyWorks training and metrology conference on May 14th at the AMTC Centre in Coventry. The event will offer the chance to learn about the new features of PolyWorks and there will be case study presentations and independent speakers within the industry giving users an insight into the variety of […]

3D Scanning in the medical sector

The use of 3D scanning in the medical sector has only just become a widespread practice over the last few years yet its impact on patient care has been profound. These innovative devices deliver unrivalled capabilities in patient diagnosis and treatment by capturing accurate 3D measurements of the human body quickly and hassle-free. Due to […]

Track Santa This Christmas Eve!

The question that is always asked leading up to Christmas is how does Santa manage to deliver millions of presents all over the world in just one night? Well, thanks to the latest developments in technology it is now possible to track every single one of his deliveries as he and his reindeers fly from [...]

Metrology to Benefit from Change in Kilogram Measurement

Since 1889, the yardstick for measuring a ‘kilogram’ has been set by Le Grand K, a small cylinder of titanium alloy which is held in a triple locked vault.

Arm and Scanner Calibrations from Manchester Metrology

Instrument calibration is one of the primary processes used to maintain instrument accuracy. Calibration refers to the act of evaluating and adjusting the precision and accuracy of measurement equipment and is intended to eliminate or reduce bias in an instrument’s readings over a range for all continuous values.

Another successful exhibition for Manchester Metrology

Manchester Metrology has just returned from a really successful Advanced Engineering show, held at the NEC Birmingham. Celebrating its 10th year the event proved to be extremely well attended with industry OEMs and supply chain professionals.