Composites and Metrology: past, present and future

Force measurement testing for composite materials According to modern archaeology, one of the earliest examples of a composite material was the carefully soaked layers of linen and plaster used for the Egyptian practice of mummification. Composites are certainly not a new concept,…

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May182017



Software solutions for composite testing

Software solutions for composite testing According to modern archaeology, one of the earliest examples of a composite material was the carefully soaked layers of linen and plaster used for the Egyptian practice of mummification.   Here, John Cove, Marketing Manager of test and…

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May182017



Accuracy for aerospace

Accuracy in aerospace The importance of force measurement in aerospace manufacturing In 1899, brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright began experimenting with the concept of air travel. After years of research, observing the angle of birds’ wings and the engineering of bicycles…

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Mar162017



Force measurement on the move

Force measurement on the move Starrett to introduce portable and hand held force measurement at Control 2017, Stuttgart Metrology and measurement specialist , Starrett, is attending Control 2017 at the Stuttgart Exhibition Centre, Stuttgart, from May 9 – 12. The company will be…

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Feb272017



Everyday ergonomics

Metrology for the modern market If you ever stay at the Grand Hyatt hotel in San Francisco, don’t be alarmed to receive a note from the staff advising you that the 35-story skyscraper may creak and sway in the wind. Even Dubai’s mountainous Burj Khalifa, weighing half a million tonnes, can…

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Jan232017