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Metrology in Formula One
In the exciting and speed-focused world of motorsports, you wouldn’t instantly appreciate the important role of metrology in Formula One. While the attention is on the races and the drivers, there is a team of engineers working behind the scenes. Before a tyre touches the track, the slow and precise […]

The Important Role of Metrology in Formula One


5 Must Know Facts About Calibration
We all know that calibrating equipment is essential in the process industries for optimum efficiency and assurance that it’s measuring correctly. But what happens if we skip these calibrations for whatever reasons that exist?  1. Wear and Tear This inevitably happens over time, but other aspects such as environmental conditions […]

5 Must Know Facts Why Calibration Should Be A Regular ...


Stem Toys - Wingspan
With so much our time spent in front of screens, scientists and toy developers have been working on alternative ways for us to play. Our modern busy lives can be stressful. It’s, therefore, more important than ever to spend time having fun. From small children to adults, we will all […]

The Top 5 STEM Toys to Make Learning Fun



What is Metrology
Metrology is typically not a word you come across unless you happen to work in an industry which relies on it. It certainly doesn’t come up in day to day conversation, and most people wouldn’t have a clue what it refers to. As we talk about it so much on […]

What is Metrology – Why is it Needed?



The Importance of Measurement Standards
Measurement devices of all kinds are used in countless industries. Be that measuring the parts produced on a production line for consistency, the temperature in a pipe, the strength of an electrical charge of the internal specifications of a jet engine. Every one of these tasks requires a specialist piece […]

The Importance of Measurement Standards



If you’re reading this blog, it’s probably fair to say that you have at least an interest in UK manufacturing. If that’s the case, it’s highly likely that you agree with the belief that manufacturing is one of the cornerstones of the country’s economic growth. A report released by the […]

What Does the Future Hold for UK Manufacturing


Metrology and the Need for Industrial Inspection
To determine if an item is fit for use, humans have always used inspection. Before the era of mass production and industrial inspection, the same craftsman would have been both produced and assembled the products they were creating. If during assembly, parts did not fit correctly, the craftsman could make […]

Metrology and the Need for Industrial Inspection


How to Take Measurements with a Height Gauge
Last month, we looked at height gauges, from their origins, through to the different types of mechanical and digital height gauges now available. In this post, we are going to discuss how you take measurements with a height gauge. As last months blog showed, there are a number of different […]

How to Take Measurements with a Height Gauge



The Best Product in the Metrology Field Height gauges are an indispensable instrument for quality control in many industries but not all Height Gauges offer unique features like the VMS Vertex, that is designed and manufactured in the heart of Derbyshire UK. We highlight the key features and the  exceptional […]

VMS Vertex – Not Your Run of the Mill Measuring ...