4D Technology event at Rolls-Royce Technology Hub, Derby University

12th October 2023 • General News

Seminar: 3D micro-surface measurements of precision components, Wednesday 8th November 2023, 8.30am - 12.15pm • Read article »

4D Technology event at Glyndwr University, 16 March 2023

23rd January 2023 • General News

4D Technology in conjunction with Quantum Design are hosting a workshop ‘Inteferometry for Metrology’ at the OpTIC Technology Centre, Glyndwr University, St Asaph on 16 March 2023. • Read article »

Alignment and Level in the Nuclear Industry

13th September 2022 • Industry News

Taylor Hobson measurement products have been used for many years in the nuclear industry for checking, measuring and monitoring alignment and level. Camera systems and motorised focus accessories allow the telescope to be operated remotely from the telescope. • Read article »

A fresh approach to dimensional metrology from the comfort of your desk

8th July 2021 • General News

An easy way to view the full dimensional metrology range in one virtual showroom: • Read article »

peen marking / engraving - micro features

7th September 2020 • Product News

Peen marking/engraving for parts identification is a critical element in industries such as aviation, defence and medical • Read article »

Taylor Hobson Alignment Telescopes help shipbuilding industry meet their green credentials

23rd April 2020 • Industry News

Shipbuilders around the world are currently facing the challenge of reducing their environmental impact. The alignment telescope is used for accurate alignment of engines, propeller shafting and stern tubes - reducing vibration and wear which cause fuel inefficiencies. • Read article »

Groundbreaking fast 3D measurement of chamfer and edge break

16th April 2020 • Product News

Watch our short video to see how this handheld gauge and 3D analysis software measures chamfer, edge rounding and edge break at high speed. • Read article »

Introducing 3D micro defect inspection at the MRO Europe Aviation Week

8th August 2019 • Press Release

Spectrum Metrology is pleased to introduce a ground-breaking handheld gauging system to the MRO Europe exhibition for rapid micro-defect/corrosion analysis directly on the shopfloor. The 4D INSPEC ® inspection gauge is a completely new method of reliably measuring micro-defects in 3D such as scratches nicks, pits, protrusions, radius of curvature of grooves, spheres and shafts – even rivet geometry. • Read article »

A Metrology Open Day hosted by Spectrum Metrology, 26th June 2019

12th March 2019 • Press Release

Explore New Dimensions at the National Space Centre: Spectrum Metrology will be hosting an Open Day this June in conjunction with Taylor Hobson and FARO. Register now ... • Read article »

4D Inspec XL micro-defect measurement system wins 2019 Prism award

20th February 2019 • Industry News

We are pleased to announce that the 4D InSpec XL surface defect gauge has won the 2019 Prism award in Test and Measurement. The award was presented to 4D Technology during the Photonics West 2019 expo by SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics. • Read article »

Autocollimator used to test innovative Scanner System to monitor pollution

18th October 2018 • Industry News

Autocollimators were used to align the optical components when the University of Leicester built the pioneering CompAQS scanner in collaboration with Surrey Satellite Technology and DL Optics Ltd • Read article »

Digital Projectors and Video Measurement Microscopes in sharp focus at MACH

6th March 2018 • Press Release

Spectrum Metrology invites visitors to the MACH exhibition to witness the optical clarity and precision of their latest digital projectors and video microscopes, manufactured by German designers Dr Schneider Messtechnik. • Read article »

Alignment Telescopes used by Cammell Laird on the RRS Sir David Attenborough

26th January 2018 • Press Release

Shipbuilders and marine engineers Cammell Laird are using the Micro Alignment Telescope to assist with precise alignment of the ships propeller shafts to the marine engine during build of the Sir David Attenborough polar research vessel • Read article »

New Automatic prism and polygon checker launched at Photonics West

15th January 2018 • Product News

Taylor Hobson will launch its automatic prism/polygon measurement system at the forthcoming Photonics West exhibition in San Francisco this month. • Read article »

Rapid micro-defect and gap/flush gauges at EPMC

12th October 2017 • Press Release

Spectrum Metrology will be showcasing a range of ground-breaking handheld gauging technology for rapid micro-defect and gap/flush analysis at the EPMC show this November (Ricoh Arena, 14-15 November).  • Read article »

A new Laser Tracker field test solution for all your trackers

7th September 2017 • Product News

Following NIST guidelines, the Brunson KinAiry is a comprehensive field test for all models of laser tracker, allowing fast, regular health checks of your laser tracker in the field. • Read article »

GTMA Manufacturing Solutions event at Mazak, 12 September 2017

17th August 2017 • General News

Spectrum Metrology is pleased to be part of the Manufacturing Solutions Event at Yamazaki Mazak on 12th September, which will focus on manufacturing technologies and engineering solutions for the Automotive & Rail Sectors. • Read article »

GTMA Manufacturing Solutions 2017 exhibition, 24 May 2017, Limerick

7th February 2017 • General News

We will have a range of metrology instruments at the show, including the Surtronic workshop surface roughness testers ideal for a range of surface finish measurement requirements. • Read article »

How often should I have my metrology instruments calibrated?

27th October 2016 • General News

We are often asked how frequently metrology instruments need to calibrated - here are a few guidelines to help you decide ... • Read article »

GTMA Manufacturing and Measurement 2016 show, 13th October at the Concord Centre in Sheffield

15th September 2016 • General News

Demonstrating a range of surface finish, dimensional and flatness measurement systems including the latest Talyvel precision level for flatness calibration of surface tables • Read article »

Static Alignment of ships weapon systems using precision electronic tilt measurement system

7th June 2016 • Product News

Using the CETAMS Electronic Tilt Measurement System allows precise measurement of tilt with no restrictions on movement of personnel or equipment, providing high accuracy measurement at a fraction of the cost of other methods. • Read article »

Metrology solutions at MENE exhibition Newcastle in July

10th May 2016 • General News

Spectrum Metrology is pleased to be exhibiting for the first time at the MENE show in Newcastle this July with a range of innovative measurement solutions on show (stand E8) … • Read article »

New Measurement Technology at MACH, 11-15 April 2016

3rd February 2016 • General News

Spectrum Metrology looks forward to meeting you at the MACH exhibition this April where we will have a range of innovative measurement solutions to show you (stand 4392) … • Read article »

Saphir QD – Intelligent software for Rapid 2D geometry measurements

9th December 2015 • Product News

VideoCAD Rapid dimension measuring system with intelligent Saphir software is ideal for multiple components such as stamped components, pressed metal parts, gaskets, gears & cams. • Read article »

The NEW SURTRONIC DUO-9 Workshop Surface Finish Tester

23rd November 2015 • Product News

The new Surtronic Duo-9 offers multiple roughness parameters and graphical display at the touch of a button • Read article »

Workshop Surface Finish Measurement range at Make Measurement Matter 2015

28th August 2015 • Product News

See the full Taylor Hobson workshop surface finish measurement range at the Make Measurement Matter road show, 15 October 2015 (Kettering) • Read article »

Free Analysis Software with Talyvel electronic levels (expiry 31 July 2015)

30th June 2015 • Product News

Used for measuring straightness, flatness or absolute level, Talyvel 6 electronic level combines exceptional accuracy, stability and repeatability. For a limited period the new Electro Optics Analysis software is available free of charge with all new Talyvel 6 orders (until 31 July 2015). • Read article »

New Software makes smooth work of machine tool slideway straightness measurements

5th June 2015 • Product News

With it’s touch screen operation and icon driven menus, the new Electro Optics Analysis software from Taylor Hobson is making life easier for users of the Ultra Autocollimator for a range of machine tool measurement applications. • Read article »

Come and see us at the GTMA Manufacturing UK Roadshow, Mazak Worcs 23 April 2015

5th March 2015 • Press Release

A full range of Taylor Hobson metrology equipment will be at the open day for measurement of roundness, form and surface finish. We will also be showing the Taylor Hobson Alignment, Angle and Level range. • Read article »

See the new Talyvel 6 wireless electronic level at Mach and Control

12th March 2014 • Press Release

The new Talyvel 6 electronic level for precision angle and level measurement will be on the Taylor Hobson stands at Mach, Birmingham (stand 5956) and Control, Stuttgart (stand 1302) this Spring. The newly designed Talyvel 6 interfaces directly to a touch screen computer and can be used in wireless mode for complete flexibility. • Read article »

Blade Section Viewer for checking edge profiles

25th July 2013 • Product News

Our Blade Section Viewer gives clear profiles images of the edge profiles of workpieces such as turbine blades at a magnification of x50 for fast, visual, comparative inspection • Read article »

Witness the revolutionary new dimension measuring system VideoCAD Rapid: 15-18 July 2013, Leicester

5th July 2013 • General News

Accurate and precise dimensional measurement in a matter of seconds. We would like to invite you to witness this revolutionary new dimension measuring system VideoCAD Rapid between 15-18 July 2013 at our premises in Leicester: • Read article »

New Laser Tracker Accessories: EasyConnect™ your Laser Tracker from its instrument stand

1st July 2013 • Product News

Introducing a fast and easy way to connect and disconnect your Laser Tracker from a standard 3.5in-8 mount ... • Read article »

New Product Release: ULTRA Autocollimator from Taylor Hobson

11th September 2012 • Product News

Using the latest CCD technology & touch screen software, the new Dual Axis Autocollimator has a wide range combined with high accuracy for precise measurement of straightness, flatness, parallelism, squareness and angle. • Read article »

Precision Optical and Multi-Sensor Measurement Systems at Make Measurement Matter

15th August 2012 • Press Release

Spectrum Metrology will be showcasing its new non-contact three-dimensional measurement system, the Conoscan 4000, at Make Measurement Matter this Autumn • Read article »