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New Corporate Video

Manchester Metrology has created a new corporate video. It shows the range of Inspection Services that we offer to a variety of industries. We offer scanning, reverse engineering, cmm inspection services and heavily invest in new technology. View the video to see our portable inspection equipment in action.

What impact is 3D printing having on our lives?

How do 3D printers work? Digital printers can turn a digital file into a real-life three-dimensional object. They do this by printing layer by layer, until the object is finished. So, what impact is 3D printing having on our lives? 3D printing technology can be used in almost every industry in the world. Because it […]

New brochure from Manchester Metrology

The team at Manchester Metrology would like to wish all our customers a very prosperous 2020. We have produced a new brochure listing all our sub-contract measurement services with a full list of accessories, equipment for sale and hire, the software and training we provide, our 3D Printing services and lots of other information which […]

How 3D technology can benefit the construction industry

The construction industry is often seen as a slow adopter of new technology, so firms that do adopt and invest in this are often doing better in the industry compared to their competition. Because of this, engineering firms and construction professionals are recognizing the benefits of advanced technologies like 3D laser scanning which can help […]

How state-of-the-art measurements are helping the Christmas tree valve market thrive

Installed in both onshore and offshore applications, Christmas trees perform a critical function in the production flow of oil and gas. The valves attached to a Christmas tree are one of three major components that make up its assembly. For many years, these valves were traditionally used in newly drilled oil and gas wells, where […]

3D scanning seen as the ideal solution for aftermarket industries

In today’s current climate, aftermarket industries are often faced with numerous challenges involving shifting competition, digitalisation and increasing quality and compliance requirements. As a result, aftermarket industries are constantly looking to identify new approaches to overcome these challenges, one of which has been 3D scanning. This article is going to discuss which aftermarket industries are […]

Will 3D body scanning be the future of the fashion industry?

Online clothes shopping can be a real headache at times, especially when it comes to finding the right size fit. In fact, research has shown the average British shopper returns almost half the clothes they buy online, often because they are the incorrect size. This of course results in many disgruntled customers and retailers out […]

The future is bright for 3D scanning

It may be in its infancy, but the 3D scanning market is growing at a tremendous rate and according to recent research, is expected to close in on a worth of $6 billion by the end of 2020. Much of this progression is the result of advancements in technology in manufacturing and quality assurance and the […]

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 […]

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 […]