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December 2009
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Advanced 3D inspection software coupled with optical scanning technology is helping Italy-based Scuderia Toro Rosso improve the performance and reliability of its Formula 1 racing cars.

Gehl reduces skid/track steer loaders inspection time by 50% with Nikon Metrology K Series Optical CMM.

Virtually uninterrupted measurement, even in large volumes, is the promise of new laser tracker technology from Leica Geosystems

A hand-held laser scanner ensures the accuracy of crash dummies, crucial in evaluating the performance of side curtain airbags in a rollover.

Lean manufacturing is the key to linking operational efficiency to bottom line benefit

After the retrofit of Renishaw TRS2 tool recognition systems in four Mazak FMS cells, Lamborghini saves euro150K a year on tool breakages

Displacement and temperature sensors improve performance of all-electric motorcycle at Isle Of Man TTX GP

Highly precise production equipment helps to ensure that dental prosthetics fit properly.

Monster technology truck will help UK manufacturing remain world class  by introduce companies and schools  to the latest production engineering technology and techniques from AMRC

The condition monitoring partnership between CNES and Schaeffler UK has enabled plant engineers at the beam mill in Lackenby, Teesside to oversee an internal redesign to the hot saws gearbox, which has ultimately saved the company more than £100,000.

Evidence suggests that the uptake of multi-probe systems is growing. Multi-probe without compromise:is  the next step change in measurement technology.  By Andy Fulton, OGP UK.

Loma’s advanced X4 X-ray inspection system guarantees the quality of Germany’s Brinkchen bread rolls.

Hardeness testers have allowed GKN Driveline in India to test components imediately they leave the heat treatment furnace

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