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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 […]

Manchester Metrology to sponsor Pride of Tameside Business Awards 2019

After shortlisting in 2018, Manchester Metrology are proud to announce that we will be sponsoring the Pride of Tameside Business Awards 2019 to become more involved in such an impressive awards ceremony. Alongside Bromley Solicitors, Active Tameside, Brother, Bennett Staff Bureau and many others we will be celebrating the spectacular work of business from various […]

Greater flexibility in Measuring Equipment

Manchester Metrology is happy to announce it has added two new products to its already illustrious range. Creaform HandySCAN 3D™ Introducing the Creaform HandySCAN, your best ally in product development process and also in all stages of your product life cycle management such as: concept, design, manufacturing and servicing. Applications include: 3D scan to CAD Rapid […]

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 […]

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 […]

Manchester Metrology to return as co-host at Measure Everything event.

After 2 successful Metrology Networking Day events, Manchester Metrology have decided to co-host a third event for 2019 alongside many leading Metrology companies. FARO, Manchester Metrology, Optimax, Alicona, Aberlink, Heidenhain and NPL have joined together to provide you with the Metrology networking event of the year. This event will be located in the North, held […]

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 […]