What is Metrology Part 22 – 3D Translation and Rotation

This is a quick article on rotation and translation within 3D environments. It leads to interesting thought processes in terms of measuring the real world and the digital world.

What is Metrology Part 2: CMM

This is an article that outlines CMM technology and how it is the basis of metrology. You will learn about some of the interesting physics involved within this field as well.

What is Metrology?

3D Metrology  What is 3D metrology? Metrology is the science of measurement. It establishes a common understanding of units, crucial in linking and understanding human activities. When we apply metrology…

Interview with Mei Ogata of JTL America on Testing for 3D Printing

As we move from prototyping to production, testing is becoming more and more important. Crucial in qualifying parts and materials, but also in establishing QA or developing new materials, testing…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 20, 2018

For today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, which falls on the first day of spring (though it doesn’t feel like it here), we’ve got lots of software and material…

Renishaw Introduces New SFP2 Surface Finish Measurement Probe

A coordinate measuring machine, or CMM, is a piece of equipment that measures the geometry of objects by sensing points on the object’s surface with a probe. Renishaw is a leader…


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