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Vision Engineering Celebrates 60 years with Clear Focus on the Future

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Vision Engineering reaches a milestone this month, celebrating 60 years of manufacturing inspection and non-contact measurement systems. The privately held company was founded in the UK in 1958 by Rob…
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Vision Luxo industrial bench magnifier range

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Vision Engineering's collaboration with Luxo Corporation, provides a range of illuminated industrial bench magnifiers offering outstanding performance for a range of manufacturing, assembly and inspection tasks. These quality bench magnifiers…
Camβ (CamBeta) - a new digital inspection magnifier for portable inspection and documentation

Camβ (CamBeta) – digital handheld magnifier

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Camβ (CamBeta) - a new digital inspection magnifier for portable inspection and documentation. This new handheld inspection device is suitable for a wide range of applications and provides magnification up…
360 degree rotating viewer for Lynx EVO and EVO Cam II microscopes

360° rotating viewer for Lynx EVO and EVO Cam II microscopes

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360° rotating viewer for Lynx EVO stereo microscopes and EVO Cam II digital microscopes. Find hidden details and features in many applications. The ultimate microscope inspection accessory permits a 360°…
Introducing Swift PRO non-contact measuring systems

Introducing Swift PRO non-contact measuring systems

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A simple 2 minute introduction to Swift PRO non-contact measuring systems in action. Swift PRO is the only measuring system that combines video edge detection with an ergonomic measuring microscope…
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New TVM instant FOV measurement system launched at Control, Stuttgart

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A new fast and flexible field of view measurement for quality assurance Vision Engineering will showcase its new TVM Field of View (FOV) video measurement systems at Control, Stuttgart Exhibition…
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EVO Cam II, next generation of high definition digital microscope

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The next generation of the extremely popular EVO Cam digital microscope has been launched. Excellent image quality, intuitive operation and a host of new features are available at your fingertips…

SMLE 18 Thank you

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Thank you for your interest in Vision Engineering's Lynx EVO summer promotion. We will contact you shortly. Vision Engineering has over 120 stock holding distributors around the World to be sure you…
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Inspect where you want with new Camβ digital magnifier

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Introducing Camβ (CamBeta) - a new digital inspection magnifier for portable inspection and documentation. The new magnifier is a handheld inspection device, suitable for a wide range of applications. Camβ…

Bearing up… the importance of optical inspection of air bearings

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Air Bearings Ltd (ABL), one of the world’s leading suppliers of air bearing solutions, utilises Vision Engineering’s Lynx eyepieceless stereo zoom microscope for the critical inspection of machined component parts.…

Advanced Falcon System gives Butser Rubber a ‘Vision’ of Quality

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Given their deformable nature, precise rubber components raise a variety of gauging challenges. As conventional physical measuring techniques are liable to distort rubber components’ geometry and have an adverse effect…

Closing the Gap on Stem Cell Research

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The Institute of Stem Cells in the Treatment and Study of Monogenic Diseases (ISCMD), a Genopole® International Research Laboratory, in Evry near Paris, is utilising Vision Engineering’s Lynx stereo zoom…

Dental Technicians Raise the Quality of Dental Restoration and Operator Comfort

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Anthony Laurie of DentAL Excellence Ltd operates a technical dental laboratory in the heart of London and bases his business around the delivery of exceptional dental restorations to his demanding…

Accurate 3-Dimensional Measurement of Electron Beam Welding Minimises Waste

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GE Druck (a division of GE Sensing) is utilising Vision Engineering’s range of optical measurement and inspection systems to maximise the quality standards in their aerospace sensing equipment. GE Druck,…

Rapid Measurement of Plastic Automotive Components

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Vision Engineering has developed Hawk®, a unique non-contact measurement system that is the first to offer both a true optical image display combined with fully automatic video edge detection. Both…

GE Druck Invest in a Non-contact Measuring System to Measure Joints on their Sensing Instrumentation

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GE Druck (a division of GE Sensing) is utilising Vision Engineering’s range of optical measurement and inspection systems to maximise the quality standards in their sensing equipment. GE Druck is…

Inspecting Connectors is a Cinch…

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Cinch Connectors Ltd has invested in four Lynx Stereo Zoom Microscopes to inspect their wide range of connectors, from their Goods-In department through to their Quality Department, the microscopes are…

Comfort Enhances Paper Examination

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By switching to the revolutionary Lynx microscope, one of the world's largest paper producers has eliminated the fatigue and strain of using traditional microscopes for sample inspection, dramatically enhancing productivity.…

Renishaw gets the perfect dental fit

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Renishaw plc employs the use of Vision Engineering’s Mantis® stereo viewer to inspect dental frameworks for finished quality, precision and fit. Renishaw has been manufacturing innovative measuring solutions for over…

Watching Like a Hawk

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It goes without saying that Aerospace components must be manufactured to the strictest tolerances and quality regimes. When a company holds over 10,000 different component types, it needs flexible measuring…

Falcon CNC – a “Gem” for Mastertech Diamond Products

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Mastertech specialises in the production of diamond tooling for cutting aluminium alloys and other non-ferrous materials. Based in Mentor, Ohio, the Mastertech Diamond Products Company designs, manufactures and distributes a…

Driving Up the Quality of Automotive Components

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Manufacturer of automotive, injection moulded components Thermoplastic Systems Engineering Limited (TSE) can prove their insert moulded components are being produced within exacting tolerance specifications. Feature rich components are hard to…

Queen Mary’s investigate termites inside and out

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Queen Mary’s investigate termites inside and out Termites produce as much as 4% of the world’s CO2. A group of micro-organisms, known as protists, living within the intestines of termites…

As Clear as Glass through the Lens of an Ergonomic Stereo Viewer

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Moores Glassworks are using a Mantis and a Lynx optical inspection system to inspect a wide range of specialised glassware and injection moulded plastic items forming intrinsic components for a…

An easy graft for hair transplant surgery

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The Physicians Hair Institute explains the hair transplant surgery process and the decisions made in choosing the right equipment for dissecting donor grafts by hair transplant technicians. For centuries, scientists…

Botanic Seed Bank saved many wild plants from extinction

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Great Britain's Royal Botanic Kew Gardens Millennium Seed Bank saved many wild plants from extinction by conserving their seed in deep freeze. To effectively monitor and perform research into seed…

ATL’s Kestrel Measuring Microscope is a ‘Vision’ of Quality

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ATL, was established in 1951 as a small, family owned printer in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, USA. Originally starting out on the production of labels for the industrial and direct mail…

Lynx aids counting of Tiger Mosquito eggs

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The Regional Agency of Environmental prevention in Emilia-Romagna, University of Ferrara (Biology department) and the Museum of Natural History in Parma have invested in 5 Lynx stereo zoom microscopes, to…

Surface Control Slip Guardian

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Development of the Slip Guardian opto-mechnical instrument for measuring slip coefficients of floors. Vision Engineering was approached by Surface Control Limited, a company that was spun off from the Trevor Baylis…

Integration of ergonomic stereo microscopes for inspection results in fast growth for Laritech Inc.

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Bill Larrick, explains how the Lynx EVO has aided the inspection process for rigid/flex PCBAs used in medical devices as well as meeting exacting IPC standards. When it comes to…

Integration of an ergonomic microscope into LaserStar Technologies’ range of laser welders

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Vision Engineering’s manufacturing services give many customers the opportunity to develop and exploit the potential of their ideas through areas such as concepts, prototyping, manufacturing, certification and distributor recruitment. LaserStar…

Forevermark diamond viewer

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Forevermark commissioned Vision Engineering's Manufacturing Services to design and manufacture a Diamond Viewer for retailers. Forevermark is part of the De Beers Group of Companies. Forevermark commissioned Vision Engineering’s Manufacturing…

Rega amplify their quality control

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Rega Research Limited, manufacturers of high-end audio equipment invest in Vision Engineering’s inspection and measurement solutions to ensure their equipment continues to project its acclaimed acoustic excellence. Rega Research Limited manufactures…

Mantis Elite-Cam stereo microscope aids the success of NEUDose satellite project…

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Mantis Elite-Cam will primarily be used to inspect the PCBs and other small components of the satellite and the TEPC, a device that measures the amount of harmful radiation for…

Custom Optical Components from Vision Engineering at this year’s Optatec

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At the show Custom Optics from Vision Engineering showcases a wide range of products and solutions aimed for industrial applications. On the 7-9th of June 2016, Vision Engineering (www.visioneng.com, tel. +44 (0)…

Falcon CNC video measuring system – 2 minute introduction

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Request Demo Demonstration of Vision Engineering's Falcon CNC video measuring system taking accurate measurements of a component, complete with motorized CNC measuring stage and QC-5000 metrology software.
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Unveiling new EVOTIS system at Productronica 2017

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We will be attending this year’s Productronica between 14th to 17th November in Munich, Germany. You can find us in Hall A2, Booth 181. At the show we will be unveiling a brand new advanced inspection workstation…

EVO Cam digital microscope to power your productivity

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EVO Cam is a full-HD (1080p / 60fps) high performance digital microscope optimised for quality control, testing, inspection and documentation, simplifying precision magnification tasks allowing you to focus on the details. Full…

Vision Engineering launches Special Autumn Promotions as part of global ergonomic awareness campaign

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The objective of the promotional campaign is to highlight the benefits to users’ health and productivity from using ergonomically designed systems and the Dynascope technology. Vision Engineering, a global supplier…
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Custom Optics Division at this year’s Photonex Europe Live!

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On the 11-12th of October 2017, we attend the Photonex Europe Live, Ricoh Arena, Coventry – an international trade fair show for optical and visual technologies, components and systems. You…
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Vision’s new non-contact (visual) measuring systems at EMO

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New non-contact (visual) measuring systems at EMO trade show in Hannover We will be attending this year’s EMO Show between 18th to 23rd September in Hannover, Germany. You can find us in Hall 6,…

Vision Engineering displays new non-contact visual measuring systems at EMO trade show in Hannover

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The new Swift PRO range of non-contact visual measuring systems combining the latest optical and video measurement technologies. 13th September 2017 - Vision Engineering Ltd., an award-winning manufacturer of ergonomic microscopes and…
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Vision Engineering saddened by loss of founder Rob Freeman, MBE

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Vision Engineering Ltd is saddened by the loss of founder Rob Freeman, MBE, who passed away on 19th August, aged 84. Rob Freeman, born in 1933 in Singapore, grew up in Woking, Surrey…

Obituary: Rob Freeman, MBE, founder of Vision Engineering Ltd

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Rob Freeman, MBE, company founder and innovator of ergonomic microscopes and measurement systems, sadly passed away on 19th August, aged 84. Send, Woking,  21st August 2017: Vision Engineering Ltd, a manufacturer of…
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Grand opening of Vision Engineering headquarters for pioneering stereo microscope manufacturer

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Rob Freeman MBE, the Mayor of Guildford and the Lord Lieutenant of Surrey opened the Freeman Building, the new Vision Engineering’s HQ, design & innovation hub. Send, Woking, June 2017:…
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Vision Engineering and Luxo partnership brings magnified collaboration

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The comprehensive range of co-branded professional bench magnifiers expands Vision Engineering’s current product portfolio and gives customers a greater choice of quality inspection solutions. Vision Engineering, the leading-edge manufacturer of…
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Control fair to showcase new Vision Engineering metrology systems

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Enabling new capabilities At this years Control show in Stuttgart, Germany, Vision Engineering will be showcasing their latest range of metrology systems - Swift PRO (Duo, Cam and Elite). Swift…

New Vision Engineering optical & video measuring systems at this year’s Control Show

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Vision Engineering showcases a wide range of new metrology products and solutions aimed for industrial & quality assurance applications Between 9th and 12th of May 2017, Vision Engineering exhibits at Control -…
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Cutting edge visual inspection & new non-contact measuring systems and contract manufacturing services at Southern Manufacturing 2017

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Vision Engineering, a global supplier of ergonomically designed visual inspection & non-contact measuring systems and contract manufacturing service, are attending this year’s Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show. The show is…

Vision Engineering brings optical and manufacturing services capabilities to Photonics West Show

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Vision Engineering is showcasing its tailor-made optical components and manufacturing capabilities at the 2017 Photonics West Show in San Francisco. The expo is being held between 31st January and 2nd…