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Test, Measurement, Quality & Control

‘Coordinating’ Quality

The quality, reliability and longevity of manufactured products is continuously improving, in addition to enhanced design techniques and developments in material science, this progress is largely due to  the use of advanced quality control methods and equipment and the application of tighter dimensional tolerances.

Koenigsegg Hits Top Speed With Creaform

The Swedish supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg Automotive AB is a brand defined by painstaking precision and hand-crafting that results in an end product that most of us can only ever dream of owning.

The entire business is built around enhancing vehicle performance and streamlining productivity, something that has undoubtedly been achieved considering the cars have a 0-100mph time that is shorter than most of us can pronounce Koenigsegg!

Subcontractor Replaces Two CMMs With One Video Measuring Machine

Second-tier supplier of light pressings and small assemblies to the automotive industry, Berck Limited, has invested in a Nikon Metrology iNEXIV VMA-4540 CNC video measuring machine fitted with tactile probing capability. Installed at the subcontractor’s factory in West Bromwich, UK.

Two-thirds of Berck’s output goes to the vehicle manufacturing industry in the UK and overseas, of which 40 per cent is bracketry for the engine compartment or wiring loom and the remainder comprises precision contacts for lights, windows, seats and other electrical equipment.

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