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17th August 2017

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Autocollimator used to test innovative Scanner System to monitor pollution

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

18th October 2018 • Read »

Digital Projectors and Video Measurement Microscopes in sharp focus at MACH

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.

6th March 2018 • Read »

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

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

26th January 2018 • Read »

New Automatic prism and polygon checker launched at Photonics West

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

15th January 2018 • Read »

Rapid micro-defect and gap/flush gauges at EPMC

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). 

12th October 2017 • Read »

GTMA Manufacturing Solutions event at Mazak, 12 September 2017

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.

Spectrum Metrology will have a range of metrology systems at the event, including the latest Taylor Hobson Form Talysurf Intra Touch System - this new instrument also supports both high resolution and wide range inductive gauge options and both these are capable of measuring roughness and contour in a single trace.  

Form Talysurf Intra contour
Form Talysurf Intra Touch can measure roughness and contour in a single trace

Also on display will be the Taylor Hobson Ultra autocollimator and Talyvel electronic levels, widely used across the machine tool industry for applications such as machine tool slide straightness, flatness and parallelism, with the latest user-friendly, icon driven software.

Additionally, a comprehensive programme of leading industrial keynote speakers from Automotive & Rail will also be an integral part of the event, including speakers from Jaguar Land Rover, Bombardier Rail and the Rail Alliance.

For further information and to register for the show, visit:

http://www.gtma.co.uk/communications/events/manufacturing-solutions-uk-12th-september/