Precision Blog

Read about the latest product developments. industry news, software tips and tricks and more

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See the next-generation HandySCAN 3D series

Innovation Takes Form: Creaform Elevates Portable 3D Scanning Capabilities with Enhanced Handyscan 3D

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NEW PRODUCT:  Sylvac-SCAN S145 with 3D probe

New application with 3D probe: the addition of the Renishaw SP25M probe offers a multi- sensor solution for characteristics not visible with optics.

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Creaform introduces the MetraSCAN BLACK+ and MetraSCAN BLACK+|Elite: Elevating Quality Control User Experience

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EMEX May 28 - May 30 2024

Come and see us on stand 2050 at this years EMEX in Auckland at the Showgrounds May 28-30, 2024

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Save 10% on Bowers Digital Gauges until 30th June 2024

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New SmartScan VR800

Hexagon’s industry-first zoom-enabled optical 3D scanner provides unparalleled flexibility for inspecting complex parts

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The Leitz & QUINDOS Solution

Why High-Precision CMMs and Gear Inspection Software solutions are essential for Gear Manufacturing Industry

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AMW Sydney - April 17-19 2024

Come and see us on stand MT510 at this years Australian Manufacturing Week at ICC Sydney April 17-19, 2024

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NEW HandySCAN 3D MAX Series

Creaform Launches the New Truly Portable Metrology-Grade 3D Scanner for Large Parts HandySCAN 3D|MAX Series

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Peel 3 Q4 Promotion

For a limited time, buy a complete Reverse Engineer solution for a fraction of the price


Alfex Manufacturing Expo - Nov 14-16

Come and see us in Wacol where the Alfex Manufacturing Expo promises to showcase cutting-edge technologies and solutions

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Learn how Bowers has helped businesses across the world to tackle even the most problematic of precision measurements with its range of custom and off-the-shelf measurement

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InnovMetric Releases PolyWorks® 2023

3D Metrology Digital Ecosystem for Manufacturing Organizations: Reduces the cost of measuring in 3D by improving your global dimensional management process.

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Save 10% on Bowers Digital Gauges until 30th June 2023

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Hexagon releases PC-DMIS 2023.1 SP1

PC-DMIS 2023.1 SP1 has been released with new features and improvements!

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AMW - May 9-12 2023

Come and see us on stand MT490 at this years Australian Manufacturing Week in Melbourne at the MCEC May 7-12, 2023

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NEW HandySCAN BLACK|Elite Limited

Optimized manufacturing and calibration processes enable Creaform’s flagship metrology-grade 3D scanners to deliver 12 microns accuracy, setting a new industry standard for handheld devices.

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VXintegrity Software Platform

Empowering NDT service companies to provide high-value services and industrial assets owners to make the best maintenance decisions, Creaform is launching a brand-new complete NDT software

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Welcome to a new era in 3D scanning

Say hello to the new generation of professional-grade 3D scanners: peel 3 and peel 3.CAD.

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New ultra-long-range laser tracker AT500

New ultra-long-range laser tracker platform with wireless handheld probe from Hexagon

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EMEX May 31 - June 2 2022

Come and see us on stand 4035 at this years EMEX in Auckland at the Showgrounds May 31 - June 2, 2022

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Save 10% on Bowers Digital Gauges until 30th June 2022

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InnovMetric Releases PolyWorks® 2022

PolyWorks delivers the premiere open digital enterprise infrastructure for managing 3D measurement data and related processes.


Solving Productivity Issues

Join us on April 26th at 1pm AEST for a webinar where you will learn about the difference of handheld and automated 3D scanning.

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AMW - June 7-10 2022

Come and see us on stand MT43 at this years Australian Manufacturing Week in Sydney at the ICC June 7-10, 2022

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World's first IP54-rated measuring arm

Absolute Arm range update makes it the most robust measurement arm ever produced along with delivering real-time asset management capabilities

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Heavy industries and mining usually mean difficult conditions, and oversized equipment. Hi-Tech Metrology’s skilled personnel along with Creaform’s technologies can quickly resolve the issues faced by

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Tutorial: How to best position a Sylvac dongle

A few basic rules that, when implemented, can significantly improve the transmission distance and the stability of your Bluetooth connection.


Accelerating the QC Process in Metal AM

In this last "Ask an expert" webinar of the year, Creaform will discuss how to address the challenges of measuring large and complex parts in additive

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Save 10% on Bowers Digital Gauges until 24th December 2021

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Q-DAS Statistical Software Webinar

Q-DAS Web will change the way you think about data analysis

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Accuracy & Versatility in the Energy Sector

In this “Ask an Expert” webinar, our experts will discuss the many applications of 3D scanning technologies in all stages of product lifecycle management

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PC-DMIS Webinar Series

Learn about the evolution of PC-DMIS measurement workflows, new features and enhancements for PC-DMIS 2021.1



In this live “Ask an Expert” webinar, Creaform's Product Manager will discuss the challenges of shop-floor measurements and how optical CMMs can address those challenges.

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InnovMetric Releases PolyWorks® MS 2021

PolyWorks MS 2021 delivers powerful curved surface analysis tools, transforms the measurement operator experience, and more.



In this live “Ask an Expert” webinar, Creaform's Product Manager will discuss reverse engineering automotive aftermarket parts and ways to acquire quality data.

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WHAT'S NEW IN PC-DMIS 2021 | Webinar

Hi-Tech Metrology is proud to present the latest release of Hexagon’s world-leading dimensional measurement software package, PC-DMIS 2021.

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The addition of the SILVER series to the renowned line of handheld 3D scanners will enable professionals and small businesses to improve product development, shorten time-to-market,

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Save 10% on Bowers Digital Gauges until 31st May 2021

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The NEW Sylvac Scan S25T

Discover the ultimate measurement solution for cylindrical parts up to Ø26mm and L 200mm

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PC-DMIS 2020 R2 brings integration with Hexagon’s cloud-based asset management software, compliance to the latest ASME standards, and a host of other features to improve workflow

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Hexagon releases QUINDOS 2020.2

Hexagon releases QUINDOS 2020.2 Latest version of measurement software introduces streamlined digital gear data exchange and compact ISO 5459 integration

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WHAT'S NEW IN PC-DMIS 2020 | Webinar

Hi-Tech Metrology is proud to present the latest in the world's leading metrology software for Coordinate Measurement Machines, PC-DMIS.


COVID-19 Response

Here at Hi-Tech Metrology we are taking every precaution to keep our employees, customers and the wider community safe during stage 4 restrictions in Victoria

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Driving an Autonomous Future

You're invited to Hexagon's first ever virtual product launch

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The Brand New MetraSCAN BLACK™

Creaform Announces the Release of the Brand New MetraSCAN BLACK™

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Absolute Arm 10th Anniversary

Celebrating 10 years of the Absolute Arm with a 10% discount

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InnovMetric Releases PolyWorks® MS 2020

Delivers multipiece editing capabilities for inspection project setup and analysis, extends the universality of its digitizing hub, and enhances the performance of its data capture solution.


Hi-Tech Metrology's COVID-19 response

Hi-Tech Metrology are taking every precaution to keep our employees, customers and the wider community safe

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Hexagon Releases PC-DMIS 2020 R1

PC-DMIS 2020 R1 delivers new features, capabilities and greater usability for portable measuring arm users

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Free PC-DMIS Offline software offer

Helping businesses to work smarter

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Creaform's HandySCAN AEROPACK is a simple, fast, and accurate solution for MRO companies



Are you ready to take your teaching or research to a whole new level?

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Hi-Tech Metrology is proud to present the latest in the world's leading metrology software for Coordinate Measurement Machines, PC-DMIS.

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Hexagon releases PC-DMIS 2019 R2

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division recently launched PC-DMIS 2019 R2, the latest edition of the world’s most popular measurement software.


NEW RS6 Laser Scanner

The latest generation RS6 Laser Scanner features an increased scan line, blue laser technology and powerful algorithms - making high-quality measurement easier than ever.

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NEW Online Store Launch

Announcing the launch of our new Online Store

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New handyscan 3D Black and Go!scan Spark

Discover the NEW HandySCAN 3D Black and Go!SCAN Spark from Creaform


Austech 2019 - 14th-17th May

Australia’s premier Advanced Manufacturing and Machine Tool Exhibition

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Hexagon Releases PC-DMIS 2019 R1

PC-DMIS 2019 R1 offers workflow, performance and user experience improvements

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Sylvac Launch 2nd Generation Bluetooth

Sylvac, a pioneer of connected metrology, is proud to launch the 2nd generation Bluetooth® Technology

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New Flagship Absolute Arm

The Absolute Arm Range of Portable Measuring Arms Undergoes Its Biggest Modernisation in a Decade


Software Maintenance

For a Coordinate Measuring Machine to drive productivity, up-to-date software is essential

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Continual Training

Employee training and professional development provides numerous benefits to both the employee and the business.

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GLOBAL S measuring solution from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence - the first in an Enhanced Productivity Series (EPS)

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PC-DMIS 2018 R1 release

PC-DMIS 2018 R1 Makes Tool Improvements and Adds the User Community’s Most Requested Enhancements

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Bowers XT3 now includes bluetooth

From now until the end of June 2018 Hi-Tech Metrology in conjunction with Bowers are including Bluetooth with all XT3 Digital Bore Gauges

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Education & Research Creaform Packages

We all recognise the importance of our education and research sectors

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3D Scanning Technology on display at INNO3D

Attend INNO3D and see first hand the very latest in 3D scanning hardware with all the latest SOLIDWORKS 2018 enhancements

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Hexagon Portable Products Meeting

Hi-Tech Metrology recently participated in the Hexagon APAC meeting held in Bangkok

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PolyWorks 2017

See what's new in PolyWorks 2017


Bluetooth Instruments

Discover our new range of Sylvac instruments with built-in Bluetooth®

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PC-DMIS 2017 R2

PC-DMIS 2017 R2 Continues Progress Towards a More Focused User Experience and Improved Workflows


Free GD&T Guide

In geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T), a unique set of GD&T symbols are used to define the relationships between part features and measurement references.

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Carbon Composite Inspection

The New Face of High-Speed Carbon-Fibre Component Analysis



Join us at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre for Australia's premier manufacturing exhibition