The ongoing digital transformation of the aerospace sector is impacting the metrology and quality inspection functions of companies, as OEMs strive to realise increased efficiencies in processes throughout the supply chain.
The roundtable gathered experts and industry leaders to discuss how metrology is adapting to the challenges of the digital age and what engineers must do to continue providing reliable and accurate data. Discussion focused on the latest industry initiatives, standards and policies that can help engineers adapt to the challenges and realize the benefits of Industry 4.0. Topics covered included the latest tools and equipment, calibration, remote accreditation and the skills and knowledge required in the future.
Panel members discussed in detail the latest advances in specific technologies such as x-ray CT and optical CMM machines and how they can be used for different materials and processes.
Attendees learnt how:
– Metrology can continue to meet the needs of the aerospace sector
– Measurement processes are being shaped by new trends, such as additive manufacturing, robotics and machine learning?
– To ensure optimal measurement and verification in practices
– Measurement technologies are changing in the latest systems on the shop floor
R&D Director – Bruker Alicona
Product Sales Manager X-Ray, ZEISS
Benedikt Krist joined the CT Department within ZEISS in 2016 in a focus project on accuracy specifications of different CT scanning modes. Since then he is an X-Ray Evangelist, because of the unique insights this technology can bring to your R&D and quality assurance. Benedikt Krist was deepening his knowledge in X-Ray CT through his masters in mechanical engineering and additional 2,5 years in CT applications, focusing especially on Aero projects. Now he is the responsible Product Sales Manager for X-Ray solutions at ZEISS within the EMEA region.