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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 »

Metrology solutions at MENE exhibition Newcastle in July

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) …

  • The Surtronic Duo roughness checkerSurtronic Duo roughness checker Ra Rz
    The NEW SURTRONIC DUO-9 Workshop Surface Finish Tester
    (9 surface parameter options) uses reliable Bluetooth communication between the measurement head and its remote control.  The robust, rechargeable Surtronic Duo has an intuitive 3-button menu and a crisp colour LCD screen with graphical display. 

  • VideoCAD Rapid precision geometry measurement station combines high quality optics with intuitive Saphir software to recognise groups of components in various orientations and combinations for instant measurements; invaluable for large and varied batches of small components such as stampings and pressed metal parts.

  • The Taylor Hobson Form Talysurf Intra Touch (for surface finish, form and optional contour analysis)Form Talysurf Intra
    Form Talysurf Intra roughness, waviness and contour options
    incorporates the user-friendly Talyprofile software on a touchscreen tablet PC, and even allows measurement on interrupted surfaces, making it ideal for both shop  floor and measurement room.

  • Talyvel 6 precision level interfaces directly to a touchscreen PC and can be used in wireless mode for complete flexibility, making light work of flatness checks on surface tables.

  • Surtronic-R Roundness range offers a high speed, high precision roundness system ideal for workshop or inspection room measurement of components such as bearings and automotive components.

The exhibition also includes a comprehensive conference and workshop programme with speakers from Nissan, Hitachi Rail, University Of Sheffield AMRC and many more.

For further details and free registration please visit the exhibition website