Hexagon Metrology to Cohost “HxGN LIVE on Location” Workshop with the National Institute for Aviation Research

Workshop to Cover Measurement Solutions for Common Aerospace Challenges 

 Hexagon Metrology today announced it will cohost a HxGN LIVE on Location Workshop with the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR). The workshop titled Metrology Solutions for Aerospace Applications will focus on the use of metrology to address typical challenges in the aerospace industry. The event will be held on February 19, 9am to 4pm, at the National Center for Aviation Training (NCAT) in Wichita, KS. The keynote speaker will be Jim Arness of Lockheed Martin, winner of the company’s NOVA award. Topics to be covered include seam validation, fastener flushness, reverse engineering, in-process management, eliminating line of sight inspection issues, setting details with ease, and the use of model based definition for rapidly completing FAIs. For more information or to register for this free event, visit HexMet.us/NIAR.

NIAR partnered with Hexagon Metrology in an effort to become the most capable university-based aviation research center in the United States. Their goal is to train the workforce of tomorrow on cutting edge technology from Hexagon Metrology to reverse engineer outdated tools, validate inspection processes and methods, and develop techniques which benefit low volume production environments.

Brian Brown, associate director of NIAR’s CAD/CAM Lab says, “We are extremely pleased with our relationship with Hexagon Metrology and the benefits derived from this strategic partnership. This workshop will not only feature the capabilities of Hexagon Metrology’s precision measurement solutions for a broad array of applications, but highlight NIAR’s expertise as the premier educational resource for the aerospace industry.”

The mission of NIAR, a department of Wichita State University, is to conduct research, transfer technology and enhance education for the purpose of advancing the nation’s aviation industry. They also assist non-aviation industries that may benefit from aviation-related technologies and provide research, design, testing and certification to the aviation manufacturing industry, government agencies, educational entities and other clients such as Boeing, Bombardier Learjet, Cessna, Beechcraft and Spirit Aerosystems. The research facility operates more than 320,000 square feet of laboratory and office space.

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About Hexagon Metrology

Hexagon Metrology offers a comprehensive range of products and services for all industrial metrology applications in sectors such as automotive, aerospace, energy and medical. We support our customers with actionable measurement information along the complete life cycle of a product – from development and design to production, assembly and final inspection.

With more than 20 production facilities and 70 Precision Centers for service and demonstrations, and a network of over 100 distribution partners on five continents, we empower our customers to fully control their manufacturing processes, enhancing the quality of products and increasing efficiency in manufacturing plants around the world. For more information, visit www.hexagonmetrology.com.

Hexagon Metrology is part of Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B; www.hexagon.com). Hexagon is a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualization technologies that enable customers to design, measure and position objects, and process and present data. [Learn more at www.hexagon.com.]

Hexagon Press Contact: Belinda Jones, HiTech Marketing LLC, (860) 399-1147, Email Contact

Hexagon Marketing Contact: Bill Fetter, Hexagon Metrology, Inc., (847) 214-5234, Email Contact



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