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5 Tools of Metrology in Your Daily Life

5 Tools of Metrology in Your Daily Life

For such a high-level field of study that is applied to the production and assembly of some of the most delicate and important manufacturing projects, Metrology is actually a very simple concept (although some might say deceptively so). Metrology is the science of...
3 Terms to Know When Determining Accuracy

3 Terms to Know When Determining Accuracy

The end goal of Metrology, as it is in Manufacturing and many other industries, is Accuracy. Measurement equipment cannot be depended on unless it is returning accurate numbers, and machined parts must be accurate to the model they were designed from. Yet, when we...
Micron Explained

Micron Explained

What is a Micron? Microns are used by manufacturers, OEMs, and MSPs to discuss tolerances and capabilities. But how long have we been using the term, and how small are they actually?  The term micron is everywhere in modern metrology. Manufacturers face tolerance...
How Do SMRs Work?

How Do SMRs Work?

So much emphasis has been placed on tracker accuracies, and the capabilities of the probes and scanners that pair with them. There is an often-overlooked component of tracker operation and measurement: Spherically Mounted Retroreflectors...