Informational Metrology Articles

Browse our informational metrology articles ranging from metrology terminology to how to get management to fund your metrology training. 

Helping Companies Navigate the New Normal Post COVID-19

As the effects of the pandemic evolve, companies are identifying response efforts to implement the changes necessary to stabilize within the new normal.

Reverse Engineering for the 3D Printing Market

With the ever-increasing popularity of 3D printing/additive manufacturing comes an increased need for the creation of accurate and detailed CAD models.

The Value of Virtual Gauging in Today’s Manufacturing Environment

As many likely know, ship propellers can be very complex with a massive amount of data points to take into consideration.

What is the difference between Laser Radar and LIDAR technology?

The acronyms are RADAR, which stands for RAdio Detection And Ranging; and LIDAR which stands for LIght Detection And Ranging.

Why Choose Onsite Calibration Services

Our in-house ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation extends beyond our laboratory and covers most onsite measuring instrument calibrations.

Automate Your Measurement Process

ECM will provide a thorough process evaluation by integrating your existing measurement systems into an automated application.

How to Get Management to Fund Metrology Training

Offering Metrology Training and Certification for all users. How to get management investing in your metrology training and certification today.

Machine Tool Calibration - Verifying CNC Accuracy

CNC machine calibrations are commonly used to diagnose and correct errors that may deviate over time from the OEM's original specs.

Best Practices in BIM

Best Practices in BIM. You need to first have your process in place before you engage in a large BIM project. Let ECM lead the way.

Quality Starts with Annual Measuring Instrument Calibrations

Eliminating factors that may provide inaccurate data plays a very important role in any quality control department.

Applying 3D Scanning Technology to Geospatial Applications

The potential and on-going uses of large volume laser scanning are being taken advantage of in your industry.

Outsourcing Your Metrology Services

Whether you are a manufacturer, a supplier, or small job shop, quality control standards are continuing to increase within factory walls.

Top 10 Things to Look for in a GOOD Metrology Service Provider

You’ve decided to outsource your metrology needs, now you need to find the right metrology service provider. You've come to right place.

Using Metrology Terminology

When it comes to Metrology, there is an incredible disconnect in the specific terminology used by our customers.