Metrology

Matthew Martin
For more than 50 years, the benchmark for accuracy in measuring solid objects, whether machined, molded, die-cast, welded, or forged, was the coordinate measuring machine (CMM). Typically using a...
    As technology rapidly advances, its uses are benefitting nearly every industry, and the world of art is no exception. Brad McConnell, a mechanical design instructor at John T. Blong Technology Center in Davenport, Iowa (Eastern Iowa Community College), wanted to expand the types of projects...
    The light-controlled factory (LCF) is a UK development project running for five years, from July 2013 to July 2018. It is directed by the University of Bath and supported by University College London (UCL) and Loughborough University. This ambitious project aims to demonstrate a “ubiquitous...
    Paving the way for transforming the world’s measurement system, an international task force has determined updated values for four fundamental constants of nature. The updated values comprise the last scientific piece of the puzzle for redefining the modern metric system, known as the...
    It starts with passion. Each year, my company, ECM Global Measurement Solutions, is invited to participate in an ever-increasing number of events, which introduces students and our future workforce to opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). These range...

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