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Machine tool optical measurement
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apr

The market for machine tools is booming. Which means the question of accurate measurement is more important than ever.

In a great many ways modern industry relies on machine tools. They’re the backbone of most of the efficiency and productivity gains that the world has experienced since the industrial revolution. So perhaps it should be no surprise that presently the market for machine tools is booming, with companies across vertical industries searching for innovative...
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09
apr

Delivering the best service for our customers with Andreas

Experience in the real-world, under factory conditions really matters – and drives continuous improvement programs to ensure our tools deliver. Andreas plays a key role in ensuring that we stay ahead of customer requirements and provide usability to match our accuracy. Andreas Dahl has been with us ever since graduating from HiST with a degree...
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27
mar

Why is Measurement so important? You need only to look at the consequences of errors to find out

Without even having to think about it, most (if not all) of us accept that accuracy in measurement is desirable. After all, if you’re not going to produce accurate results, why measure something in the first place? In industrial and commercial as opposed to domestic or everyday settings, the importance of the quest for accuracy...
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14
mar

Enhancing our software architecture for new optical measurements like waviness with Erik

At Conoptica, our team has a total focus on quality. Read how Erik Åldstedt Sund is leading the way, as we add new measurement techniques for capturing waviness to our solutions – and integrate with other manufacturing processes to deliver the digital workplace. Erik Åldstedt Sund is one of the longest serving members of our...
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05
mar

Watch out for measurement systems!

There are a few industrial domains where mention of the final product is so immediately synonymous with our having a clear picture of what’s involved in our heads. Hear the words “watchmaking” and chances are, what instantly comes to your mind will be things like “detail” or “accuracy”. The component parts (particularly those within the...
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29
feb

Meet one of the newest members of our team – Fee Lee

Growing our team is essential to sustain our success, so we’re thrilled to welcome Fee Lee to Conoptica. With rich industry experience, she also brings multilingual skills and a deep understanding of local culture, based on her Southeast Asian education and background – and an impressively positive vibe! She’s already making an impact as we...
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21
feb

Getting to know milling machines

Over the next two blogs, the goal is to familiarize ourselves with milling machines, ultimately leading to an understanding of why the issue of measurement is so important to both their upkeep and their operational performance. Starting at the beginning, let’s consider exactly what they are. Milling machines are a specific type of machine tool...
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15
feb

Wire and cable in the defense industry -quantity and quality without qualification

Across multiple applications and with a variety of purposes, wires and cables play vital roles in the defense industry. And this is an industry where procurement consistently involves following strictly regulated processes (often requiring the monitoring of suppliers’ performance and ensuring that all goods delivered meet standards and comply with any relevant protocols), so the...
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08
feb

Traceability in action

Let’s start with a brief definition of traceability.  Traceability is a term used in the world of measurement and broadly, it’s what ensures that the result of a measurement is reliable, accurate, and consistent with international standards. Think of it this way: when you take a measurement, how do you know it’s accurate? In a...
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23
jan

Tire cords- placing demands on wire and cable manufacturers

In a recent blog, we looked at the automotive industry from the perspective of machine tools. It takes little imagination to understand why these instruments are critical components of the car-manufacturing process, given that shaped or molded material is essential for many components of the vehicle. But there is another, equally integral component shared by...
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