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Industry 4.0 Summitt

Manchester Central (M2 3GX)

28/02/2018 - 01/03/2018

Industry 4.0, the 4th industrial revolution, smart manufacturing, digital factories…these are (more)

Drives & Controls 2018

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

10/04/2018 - 12/04/2018

Drives & Controls exhibition is recognised as the UK’s leading show for Automation, Power (more)

UKIVA Machine Vision Conference

Arena MK(MK1 1ST)

16/05/2018

Following a successful launch in 2017, UKIVA Machine Vision Conference returns to Arena MK, Milton Keynes, (more)

Renishaw

Renishaw is a global company with core skills in measurement, motion control, spectroscopy and precision machining. We develop innovative products that significantly advance our customers’ operational performance - from improving manufacturing efficiencies and raising product quality, to maximising research capabilities and improving the efficacy of medical procedures.

Our products are used for applications as diverse as machine tool automation, co-ordinate measurement, additive manufacturing, gauging, Raman spectroscopy, machine calibration, position feedback, CAD/CAM dentistry, stereotactic neurosurgery and medical diagnostics. In all of these areas we aim to be a long-term partner, offering superior products that meet our customer needs both today and into the future, backed up by responsive, expert technical and commercial support.

Renishaw’s precision position measurement systems include RESOLUTE™, a ground-breaking true absolute encoder system, available in linear and rotary formats; the TONiC™ RESM rotary and linear ultra-compact non-contact encoder systems, and a range of magnetic encoders from Renishaw’s associate company: RLS d.o.o., which produce robust magnetic linear, ring and rotary encoders, including RoLin™ and AksIM™.

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News from Renishaw

Enhanced control for Land Rover BAR’s America’s Cup raceEnhanced control for Land Rover BAR’s America’s Cup race

When Olympic hero Sir Ben Ainslie took the helm of Britain’s hope to bring the America’s Cup home for the first time in 166 years, he realised that his Land Rover BAR team needed the very best in British manufacturing, design and innovation. Since 2013, the AC72 and ACC class wing-sail (more...)

Additive manufacture revives Hawker TyphoonAdditive manufacture revives Hawker Typhoon

For almost two decades, the Jet Age Museum in Gloucester, UK, has been working on bringing a Hawker Typhoon aircraft back to the city that originally manufactured it. Struggling to find engineering companies capable of recreating the complete brackets from the original 1938 drawings, which were (more...)

Renishaw 3D printing technology increases Land Rover BAR’s performanceRenishaw 3D printing technology increases Land Rover BAR’s performance

Like many other cutting edge technologies – artificial intelligence, big data analytics – additive manufacturing (3D printing) has been incorporated into daily use at Land Rover BAR with the help of the team’s Technical Innovation Group (TIG). In this case, TIG partner Renishaw, a (more...)

Renishaw additive manufacturing expertise revives Hawker TyphoonRenishaw additive manufacturing expertise revives Hawker Typhoon

Renishaw worked with the Jet Age Museum to additively manufacture (3D print) four sets of unusual cockpit brackets for a Hawker Typhoon aircraft, built almost exclusively in the UK city during the 1940s. Using original drawings from 1938, Renishaw’s engineers modelled each bracket from (more...)

Renishaw collaboration receives health and wellbeing award shortlistRenishaw collaboration receives health and wellbeing award shortlist

Additive-manufacture for Design-led Efficient Patient Treatment (ADEPT) has been shortlisted for a Collaborate to Innovate award, in the Health and Wellbeing category. The collaborative project aims to revolutionise maxillofacial implants through design and laser melting by drawing on expertise from (more...)

3D printing builds success for Renishaw sponsored Moto2 bike3D printing builds success for Renishaw sponsored Moto2 bike

French Moto2 team TransFIORmers won its first race at the CEV Repsol European Championship in Barcelona in June 2016. The team used a revolutionary front suspension system including an additively manufactured (3D printed) titanium wishbone produced using Renishaw’s AM250 manufacturing system. (more...)

Renishaw launches next generation encoderRenishaw launches next generation encoder

Renishaw is adding to its extensive optical encoder range with the launch of the VIONiC series, a new family of ultra-high accuracy, super-compact all-in-one digital incremental encoders. Designed for the world’s most demanding motion control applications, this development brings together (more...)

Bringing the America’s Cup homeBringing the America’s Cup home

Renishaw has joined Land Rover BAR’s Technical Innovation Group (TIG) as an official supplier – joining the quest to bring the America’s Cup home to Britain. The company is contributing its expertise in metal 3D printing and position feedback encoding. The America’s Cup is (more...)

Symétrie chooses Renishaw encoders

Symétrie is one of the world’s leading providers of hexapod solutions for positioning and motion applications, and Renishaw’s Resolute series of absolute encoders now supports Symétrie’s Ground Integration and Calibration Support (GICS) and Zonda hexapods, designed (more...)

Renishaw's inVia used to study the Terracotta Warriors and Horses of the Qin DynastyRenishaw's inVia used to study the Terracotta Warriors and Horses of the Qin Dynasty

Known as the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World', the Terracotta Warriors and Horses site was discovered in 1974. It consists of three figure pits covering an area over 20,000 square metres and forms part of Emperor Qin Shihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum, the largest imperial tomb in China. The pits (more...)

Renishaw brings 3D printing expertise to Land Rover BAR Technical Innovation GroupRenishaw brings 3D printing expertise to Land Rover BAR Technical Innovation Group

Renishaw is proud to announce that the company has joined Land Rover BAR's Technical Innovation Group (TIG) as an official supplier – joining the quest to bring the America's Cup home to Britain. The company will contribute its expertise in metal 3D printing and position feedback encoding. (more...)

The 3D printing predicamentThe 3D printing predicament

Robin Weston of Renishaw explains the real potential of 3D printing for manufacturing and why the adoption of new technologies should always be informed by a thorough evaluation. In an industry report published in 2014, Price Waterhouse Coopers surveyed 100 industrial manufacturers of all sizes to (more...)

Additive manufacturing productsAdditive manufacturing products

Southern Manufacturing exhibitor Renishaw has developed a new industrial metal additive manufacturing system. Fully designed and engineered in-house to be used for serialised production, the RenAM 500M builds complex metal components directly from CAD using metal powder fusion technology. (more...)

Renishaw 3D prints gift for HRH The Princess RoyalRenishaw 3D prints gift for HRH The Princess Royal

Global engineering technology firm Renishaw has 3D printed a special gift fit for royalty. The company additively manufactured a replica of its nineteenth century Mill headquarters building and gave the unique piece to Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, when she officially opened Renishaw's new (more...)

Renishaw opens new Slovenian research facility at the University of Ljubljana Renishaw opens new Slovenian research facility at the University of Ljubljana

Renishaw has announced the creation of Renishaw Tehni_ni In_eniring, a new research and development organisation which is located within the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. The new facility was formally opened on June 16th by Sir David McMurtry, Renishaw's (more...)

Renishaw wins a Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2015Renishaw wins a Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2015

A Queen's Award for Enterprise 2015 in the Innovation category has been granted to Renishaw for the development and manufacture of its Resolute family of non-contact, optical position feedback devices. Resolute enables a step change in the performance of motion control systems used in manufacturing (more...)

Renishaw's new pioneering encoder boldly goes into spaceRenishaw's new pioneering encoder boldly goes into space

Renishaw has deployed its products in space for the first time. The European Space Agency's Sentinel-1A satellite was launched from the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, with Renishaw's new space-encoder technology installed on the advanced Optical Communications Payload (OCP) of the (more...)

Renishaw's EVO Project - additive manufacturing for industrial useRenishaw's EVO Project - additive manufacturing for industrial use

Renishaw is pleased to unveil the machine that it is developing specifically for production manufacturing. Provisionally named EVO Project, it is the first additive manufacturing system designed and engineered in-house at Renishaw and reflects the company's 40 years of experience in supplying high (more...)

Renishaw engineer shortlisted for Young Woman Engineer of the Year AwardsRenishaw engineer shortlisted for Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards

A female engineer who joined Renishaw as an apprentice aged just 16 has been shortlisted for a prestigious engineering industry award, which aims to banish outdated engineering stereotypes and help change the perception that engineering is only a career for men.Lucy Ackland (26), a project manager (more...)

UK engineering company highlights 3D printing capabilityUK engineering company highlights 3D printing capability

Engineering and additive manufacturing specialist Renishaw has manufactured a topologically optimised bottle opener to illustrate the intricate and efficient building capabilities of additive manufacturing. The resultant application is a complex shape, stripped of all unnecessary material, leaving a (more...)

Renishaw to highlight additive manufacturing system upgrade at TCT 2014Renishaw to highlight additive manufacturing system upgrade at TCT 2014

Renishaw, the UK's only manufacturer of a metal based additive manufacturing (metal 3D printing) machine will be exhibiting at TCT 2014 from 30 September - 2 October. On show at stand F22 will be a range of products, including the new PlusPac upgrade for its AM250 additive manufacturing machine, (more...)

Optimising aero engine fuel economyOptimising aero engine fuel economy

How fuel efficient is a commercial airliner? A Boeing 747 burns approximately 5 gallons of fuel per mile or a total of 30,000 gallons (98 tonnes) on a flight between London and Hong Kong - a significant cost for an airline. The honeycomb seal-ring is an extensively used component, which has been (more...)

Renishaw takes home three Apprenticeship AwardsRenishaw takes home three Apprenticeship Awards

Renishaw enjoyed a highly successful night at this year's Gloucestershire Apprenticeship Awards ceremony held at Hatherley Manor, Gloucester on the 12th of June. After Renishaw won the Outstanding Contribution to Apprenticeships in Gloucestershire award, Eva Lily Fielding (pictured), an (more...)

Renishaw completes laser measurement acquisition

Renishaw has taken full ownership of Measurement Devices following the purchase of the remaining 34% shareholding for a cash payment of £4.5 million. The acquisition of the shares concludes an agreement reached in 2010, at which time Renishaw purchased an initial 29% stake in MDL, a UK-based (more...)

Absolute encoders boost process reliabilityAbsolute encoders boost process reliability

Reliable positioning without a reference run is improving process reliability, reducing unproductive time and preventing expensive crashes on precision micro-electronics assembly lines.Process reliability is one of the principal factors governing the economic operation of high-value micro assembly (more...)

Encoders feature DRIVE-CLiQ outputEncoders feature DRIVE-CLiQ output

New from Renishaw are RESOLUTE true-absolute linear and rotary (angle) encoders with new compatibility for Siemens DRIVE-CLiQ - the innovative, powerful communications interface to connect encoder and direct measurement systems with SINUMERIK and SINAMICS drive components. Allowing machine builders (more...)

Renishaw shortlisted for top manufacturing award

Renishaw has been nominated by Cranfield School of Management for the Best Factory Awards 2012 which celebrate manufacturing excellence in the UK. Renishaw's Woodchester facility in Gloucestershire has been nominated for the Best Factory Award, where the company designs, develops and assembles (more...)

Precision position feedback

Visitors to the Renishaw stand will be able to see the RESOLUTE true absolute optical encoder, which is capable of 27-bit resolution at 36,000 rpm. It provides high accuracy scales, outstanding motion control, excellent dirt immunity and wide set-up tolerances. The fine-pitch system delivers a (more...)

Renishaw to focus on position feedback at Sensors and Systems 2011Renishaw to focus on position feedback at Sensors and Systems 2011

Renishaw, a world leading engineering technologies company, will be exhibiting the latest additions to its range of position feedback encoders at the Sensors and Systems exhibition, being held in Farnborough from 14-15 September. Visitors to stand B17 will see a new component level magnetic encoder, (more...)
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