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October 2017

Researchers at the Oak Ridge National Lab and the Georgia Institute of Technology have recently published their studies on the natural olfaction structure of male moth antennas. Read more

micro manufacturing

Even first-time users can produce superior images and reliable measurements. Read more

metrology

Widely recognised as the world leader in the design and manufacture of transmission and drive train technology, Xtrac has built its business and reputation on a passion for innovation, precision and quality. Read more

metrology

The CrazyMill Cool products have been developed by the Swiss tool manufacturer Mikron Tool for milling in small dimensions with highest performance and quality. Just in time for the EMO 2017 in Hanover a new “family member” has been added. Read more

moulding & tooling

When selecting an in-process system for measuring the thickness of film, plate or sheet materials, a number of important factors need to be considered, including the effect of combined real world errors, says Chris Jones of Micro-Epsilon. Read more

metrology

The semiconductor packaging industry faces numerous manufacturing challenges in the production of next generation designs for advanced, miniaturised, microelectronic devices. Read more

lasers

Successful commissioning of sensor module assembly machines for ALICE detector upgrade. Read more

electronics

When faced with a new potential project or application, laser micro processing and machining system integrators and OEMs can often provide a proof of concept demonstration on a ‘demo machine’ with relatively little time and effort. Read more

lasers

Inspired by the recent successful mission of NASA’s Cassini-Huygens spacecraft, I am reminded of the importance placed on the reliability of systems technologies. Read more

articles

Established in Eschert, Switzerland in 1964, family-owned G&Y Leuenberger SA came under new management in 2014 with family member Boris Leuenberger, a young and enthusiastic engineer taking the reins. Read more

machining

Nanotechnology might seem cutting edge, but humans have actually been experimenting with nanomaterials for hundreds of years – albeit accidentally. Read more

metrology

Believe it or not, this article is about innovation.  However, before talking about innovation, allow me a diversion. Read more

articles