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Article Type: Web sites From: Sensor Review, Volume 30, Issue 2
Carl Zeiss 3D metrology serviceswww.zeiss.de/C12571BF003EF551?Opendatabase
Carl Zeiss is one of the world’s leading optics companies in the fields of microscopy and industrial metrology, high-performance lenses for microchip fabrication, surgical microscopes and instruments for ophthalmic diagnosis and therapy.
The Carl Zeiss 3D metrology services GmbH web site contains detailed information on the company’s projects, services, training, software and accessories. The web site also features a search key and product finder.
European Association of National Metrology Institutes (EURAMET)www.euramet.org/
EURAMET is a Regional Metrology Organisation of Europe that serves the promotion of science and research and European co-operation in the field of metrology and measurement standards.
EURAMET’s homepage features latest news, a PDF link to its newsletter, a PDF with brief information on the organisation and its contacts, a search key, a restricted login area, and a link to the European Metrology Research Programme, a long-term programme executed by EURAMET, for high-quality joint R&D amongst the metrology community in Europe.
Other webpages provide further information on the EURAMET organisation: profile, contacts, general assembly, board of directors, technical committees, projects and documents.
Exact metrology, based in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, offers a complete line of portable scanning and measurement technologies as well as contract measurement services for 3D scanning, reverse engineering, non-contact inspection, 3D digitizing and training.
The web site has comprehensive information on exact metrology’s services, which consist of applications, technologies; outputs and deliverables, industries, and training; their diverse range of products for the manufacturing sector; information that includes videos, downloads of work samples, case studies, testimonials, and educational terms and processes; and company information that includes news as well as an online request for quote form.
Surface Metrology Laboratory, Department Of Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)www.me.wpi.edu/research/SurfMet/index.html
WPI’s Surface Metrology Laboratory is the only academic laboratory in the USA dedicated to advancing the understanding of the formation, behaviour, measurement and analysis of surface roughness.
The Surface Metrology Lab’s web site describes how to become a lab partner; provides information on the lab and its personnel; lists its equipment and software used; its publications and presentations, seven of the lab’s research projects; pictures; seminars and provides additional industry links.
This excellent web site could benefit from the addition of videos.
Metris, headquarted in Michigan, USA, designs, develops and markets a unique range of 3D hardware and software inspection systems servicing design and manufacturing industries, with a specialization in the automotive and aerospace industries.
This state-of-the-art web site provides a wealth of information on its company, products, industries, case studies, news and events, and support, and also offers multimedia downloads that include free software viewers.
The homepage also offers links to a subscription to Metris’ e-newsletter, a listing of used equipment, and job opportunities.