Free Metrology Workshop


This workshop is organised by Alicona UK and is kindly being hosted by Professor Stefan Dimov at the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre at Birmingham University.

The purpose of the workshop is to present the opportunities offered by optical non-contact measurement systems in different industrial areas.

The lectures will cover Micro Manufacturing, Cutting Tools and Closed Loop Manufacturing and will be of interest to companies and research establishments in the engineering sector.

The workshop is free, however, registration is required before March 26th, 2014:

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. You can register via the e-mail address shown below.





Lecture Theatre G34

School of Mechanical Engineering

University of Birmingham



B15 2TT



9:30 am–10:00 am
Registration and coffee

10:00 am–10:35 am
InfiniteFocus Technology –
A Valuable Data Acquisition Tool for Micro Manufacturing
Prof. Stefan Dimov, Dipl. Eng., PhD, DSc, CEng, FIMechE University of Birmingham

10:40 am–11:15 am

Advanced Metrology for Round Tools Aiden Lockwood, M. Eng., PhD Sandvik Coromant

11:20 am–11:40 am
Coffee and tea break

11:40 am–12:15 am
Closed-Loop Manufacturing –
Pushing the Limits with Inline Metrology
Stefan Scherer, PhD Alicona Imaging

12:20 am–1:00 pm
Tribological Study on Cutting Tool with Alicona 3D Metrology
GKN Aerospace

1:00 pm–2:00 pm

2:00 pm–4:00 pm

Hands-on & Demos in the Lab
» Demonstrations
» Live measurements