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Upcoming events

15-11-2017 - 16-11-2017

Precision Fair, Veldhoven, the Netherlands
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06-12-2017 - 07-12-2017

Machining Innovations Conference, Hannover, Germany
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Latest news

05-10-2017

Improving your machines performance: Precision Metrology - Spindles and tables
Tutorial will be delivered at UNCC in Charlotte, NC, USA on Monday october 30th 2017. Read more »

21-08-2017

IBS becomes Siemens Product Partner with Rotary Inspector
IBS Precision Engineering is pleased to announce that they are now a Siemens Product Partner with regard to their 5-axis machine tool qualification tool, the IBS Rotary Inspector. Read more »

NEWS

2017

05-10-2017

Improving your machines performance: Precision Metrology - Spindles and tables


Tutorial will be delivered at UNCC in Charlotte, NC, USA on Monday october 30th 2017. Five axis machining has become the industry standard for the manufacture of complex parts for the aviation, semicon and medical markets....

21-08-2017

IBS becomes Siemens Product Partner with Rotary Inspector


IBS Precision Engineering is pleased to announce that they are now a Siemens Product Partner with regard to their 5-axis machine tool qualification tool, the IBS Rotary Inspector. The Siemens Product Partner programme identifies...

28-07-2017

Mayor Jorritsma of Eindhoven visits IBS


In September of last year, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between IBS and the Taiwanese Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI). The MOU provided an agreement for further collaboration and R&D using IBS’s...

30-05-2017

IBS to present keynote at 17th International euspen Conference


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19-04-2017

Interview with IBS Managing Director in Link Magazine


IBS Managing Director Henny Spaan has been interviewed by Norma Director, René Vlaskamp, for Link Magazine. "De Estafette" is a segment of Link Magazine in which one entrepreneur interviews another on topics...

06-03-2017

Keynote on Air Bearings beyond traditional precision applications


Keynote presentation by IBS' Managing Director Dr Spaan during the Gas Bearing Workshop in Düsseldorf, Germany on March 27th. When precision motion or positioning is required, porous media air bearings...

2016

25-11-2016

IBS presents paper at Machining Innovations Conference (MIC) in Germany


IBS has presented a paper on assessing the accuracy of five axis machines during the MIC Conference in Hannover that took place on 23-24 November 2016. The paper focusses on assessment by comparing machine measurement data with test work...

24-11-2016

IBS Precision Engineering receives ISO 9001:2015 certification


After completing a comprehensive external quality review, IBS Precision Engineering is proud to announce that it has received ISO 9001:2015 certification. The ISO 9001:2015 standard is based on a number of quality management...

25-09-2016

IBS receives Taiwanese trade mission and signs contract with Taiwanese Institute ITRI


A delegation, consisting of Mayor Lin of Taichung, Taiwanese ambassador Tom Chou and 60 visitors from local government, institutes and several Taichung companies, visited IBS Precision Engineering and KMWE on Sunday,...

09-08-2016

First Automatic Detector Assembly Machine, ALICIA, Delivered to CERN


As part of the upgrade of the ALICE detector at CERN, IBS Precision Engineering is realizing a series of machines for automated assembly of sensor modules. The first machine, named ALICIA, has been delivered to CERN and has successfully...

23-06-2016

IBS Precision Engineering acknowledged as SME Innovation Leader for Disruptive Measurement Technology Serving Factories of the Future.


.As an H2020 SME Instrument Champion, IBS Precision Engineering has been selected to present the disruptive innovation behind its product ARINNA – an Areal Interferometer for Nanoscale Surfaces- to more than 1000 delegates at...

20-04-2016

High performance embedded position- and displacement measurement


New position- and displacement measuring systems for OEM applications. Lion Precision capacitive position- and displacement measuring systems are renowned for their outstanding performance in non-contact displacement...

24-02-2016

5-Axis machine tool intelligence made simple


IBS Precision is proud to launch a new pioneering technology, the Rotary Inspector, at METAV 2016; the international showcase for metalworking technologies.  IBS has been working with KMWE Group on this industry 4.0...

2015

18-12-2015

Kees Kooij award for IBS Managing Director Henny Spaan


Henny Spaan, Managing Director of IBS Precision Engineering, has been awarded the Kees Kooij award at the Mikrocentrum end of year meeting that took place on December 16, 2015. Dr Spaan has been awarded because of his exceptional...

06-05-2015

IBS is awarded major contract by CERN for ALICE Detector Upgrade


IBS Precision Engineering has been awarded a major contract from the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) as part of the ALICE detector upgrade project. This is the largest contract of its kind to be placed in the Netherlands...

19-03-2015

Contactless transport and contactless cleaning technologies explained


In collaboration with the Technical University of Denmark, IBS Precision Engineering has issued two educational videos providing an overview of contactless transport and contactless cleaning technologies developed under the...

12-02-2015

Highest performing label sensor for clear and paper labels released


The new LRD6300 label sensor has been launched: the highest performing clear label sensor currently on the market. Its registration accuracy, speed, versatility (including clear labels), and easy to understand graphic setup...

2014

10-11-2014

Newsletter November 2014


Read our November 2014 newsletter with articles on spindle accuracy, 3D optical metrology and contactless web handling. Click here to read this newsletter....

03-11-2014

Spindle accuracy inspection - New robust precision solution


Paper on the Spindle Inspector, including comparison with the classical method of measuring spindle accuracy. Spindles represent a key part of any machine tool. Periodic performance assessment is essential to maintain...

25-09-2014

5-axis machine tool metrology - Workshop success


In a joint effort Teclab and IBS organized a workshop that took place on September 24th on 5-axis machine tool accuracy and compensation, ISO standards & CAD CAM software. The day had an international character with participants from...

23-04-2014

Ultra-high precision metrology of 3D surfaces - Two technologies compared.


Wavelength Scanning Interferometer accuracy assessed with 3D coordinate measuring machine. By designing and developing an interferometer with integrated environmental compensation, IBS Precision Engineering and the...

17-04-2014

Lectures by IBS PE on contactless web handling at several European conferences in May


IBS Precision Engineering engineers will be giving lectures on contactless web handling in roll2roll applications at conferences in Portugal and Germany in May 2014. Earlier, IBS Precision Engineering released two technotes...

26-03-2014

System for the serial connection of solar cells helps pave the way to affordable green energy


A consortium consisting of IBS Precision Engineering, CCM, Smit Ovens, SPGPrints, TNO and ECN has produced a prototype process station for the production of solar cells. The process station for the serial connection of...

17-03-2014

Groundbreaking measuring accuracy & speed with our new 2nd generation capacitive measuring systems


After three years of development Lion Precision has launched the latest capacitive measuring technology delivering resolutions down to 50 picometer and a bandwidth up to 50 kHz. Engineers, designers, and researchers needing...

08-03-2014

Development of defect detection tool for thin film barriers


As part of the NanoMend project, IBS Precision Engineering is working together with the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) and the University of Huddersfield to design and manufacture a state-of-the-art Wavelength...

07-03-2014

IBS Precision Engineering starts a new project to achieve wireless sensing in closed loop control for high precision contactless maglev stages


Eindhoven (NL) based companies MI-Partners and IBS Precision Engineering have started the joint project “Wireless sensing in closed loop control for high precision contactless maglev stages”. The goal of this...

2013

19-12-2013

Contactless handling of thin films using air bearings explained


In current solar and flat panel industry, flexible substrates are used in inline roll to roll (R2R) processes; IBS PE investigated the behaviour of these flexible substrates on a (New Way) porous air bearing conveyor. Due to the...

03-12-2013

IBS Managing Director Henny Spaan receives Rien Koster award


On December 3rd, 2013 IBS Precision Engineering's Managing Director Henny Spaan received the Rien Koster Award for the significant contribution he made (and still makes) to the field of mechatronics and precision technology in...

25-11-2013

Large Pendulum Wave - The poetry of math on air


In November the city center of Eindhoven, the Netherlands, was turned into a forum of inventions, installations, performances and events based on the phenomena of artificial light during the GLOW event. GLOW provides a platform for...

21-10-2013

IBS sales director Hans Ott successfully completes Kenya Classic fundraising cycling event


From October 5th - 12th this year a total of 88 participants cycled nearly 400 kilometers on Kenyan soil to raise funds for AMREF Flying Doctors and their struggle for a sustainable, healthier Africa. IBS Precision...

08-10-2013

CompactRIO eddy-current displacement measuring system now available with increased measurement range


ECD140 eddy-current displacement measuring systems from Lion Precision now offer measurement ranges up to 15 mm. Previously, 3,5 mm was the largest measurement range. “We’ve added several new probe sizes with...

28-08-2013

New: Wireless eddy-current displacement measuring system


Together with IBS Precision Engineering, Lion Precision has launched its first wireless eddy-current displacement measuring system with a resolution down to 100 nm. Both IBS Precision Engineering and Lion Precision answer the...

13-08-2013

5-axis machine accuracy training in the US in October


Our US based partner IQL is organizing a three-day course on 5-axis machine tool metrology applications. IBS Precision Engineering's managing director Dr. ir. Henny Spaan will be one of the speakers during this course. The...

02-07-2013

Developing the Wavelength Scanning Interferometer (WSI) for Nanomend


Within the NANOMEND project, funded by the EU FP7 program, IBS Precision Engineering and the University of Huddersfield are collaborating in the development of a new optical interferometry system for fast areal surface...

01-07-2013

Successful machine tool metrology workshop at KTH Stockholm


After being invited by the Swedish forum for users of machine tools (FAV) IBS Precision Engineering gave a lecture and demonstration during a FAV workshop that took place in June at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm....

16-05-2013

New wireless probe system for machine tool axis inspection and analysis


New to the IBS Precision Engineering inspection & analysis series is the Trinity probe offering a wireless solution to the measurement of machine tool linear and rotary axes. Measurements with the Trinity probe are...

25-04-2013

IBS Precision Engineering launches new product for Spindle Inspection


Our unique spindle inspector delivers a simple but highly accurate system which may be integrated seamlessly into production systems. Automated measurement at a range of user defined speeds reduces spindle...

25-03-2013

IBS Precision Engineering celebrates 20th anniversary


On Friday March 22nd 2013 IBS Precision Engineering has celebrated it's 20th anniversary. In the afternoon we had the honour of receiving almost 200 guests representing 70 companies at our headquarters in Eindhoven, the...

03-01-2013

IBS Precision Engineering’s 20th Anniversary Celebration


22nd March 2013 will be a special day for IBS Precision Engineering as it celebrates its 20th Anniversary with a celebration program including a presentation by Dutch physician and ESA astronaut André Kuipers. Prior to...

2012

29-11-2012

New vacancy: System architect


We currently have an open position for a system architect at our headquarters in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Click here for the details (in Dutch - vacancy will be handled by YER)...

26-11-2012

Contactless web handling demonstration by IBS at Precision Fair 2012


Please visit us on November 28th and 29th in booth 130! Roll2roll processes for solar applications and printed electronics on flexible substrates are demanding completely new precision motion systems. Air bearings are providing a...

21-11-2012

Viscous shear in air bearing gaps for precise web tension


New Way air bearings R&D department published a paper on viscous shear in air bearing gaps for precise web tension and temperature control. This paper is now available to open / download by clicking the PDF document...

20-11-2012

Newsletter November 2012


Our November 2012 newsletter is now available. Please read it at this location....

02-10-2012

Machine tool rotary axis compensation - Demo on how it is done!


IBS Precision Engineering recently performed an R-Test demonstration at a Northern UK machine tool company in the offshore industry, resulting in a clear improvement of the machine accuracy. The demonstration, which was performed...

26-09-2012

NASA selects Lion Precision sensors for X-Ray telescope assembly


NASA is developing the next generation of X-Ray optics which could be used in an orbiting X-Ray observatory using high-performance capacitive displacement sensors from Lion Precision during the assembly procedure. The...

15-08-2012

Custom probes


Besides standard capacitive and eddy-current probes (sensors) IBS Precision Engineering also offers custom measuring probes for specific applications. In fact, many of our capacitive and eddy-current probe orders are modified...

06-07-2012

Micro machining - Find out your limits!


Commercial Micro Manufacturing magazine’s July issue featured an article on spindle error analysis and its importance to the micro-manufacturing industry.  It shows how important spindle measurement is to produce...

02-07-2012

Determining the 5-axes machine tool contouring performance


Current state-of-the-art methods use a tactile probe in combination with a masterball to calibrate 5-axes machine tools. However, they cannot measure dynamically and are unable to detect or capture the observed dynamic machine...

28-06-2012

New ultra-precision touch probe


IBS Precision Engineering has released a 3rd ultra-precision touch probe (or contact probe) within the Triskelion probe series. This probe system is suitable for point measurements as well as scanning. Its excellent measuring...

20-06-2012

TMC inhouse day held at IBS Precision Engineering


At Thursday June 14th TMC, a company that employs and develops professionals educated in the exact sciences, visited IBS Precision Engineering (IBS PE) to learn more about the capabilities and facilities available at IBS PE. After a...

31-05-2012

Isara 400 demo movie


A demo movie of our Isara 400 coordinate measuring machine has been made available to get a better insight in this unique machine.  You can view this movie below of on the Isara 400 webpage.   Isara 400 demo...

16-05-2012

Clean4Yield officially launched!


The EU-funded Clean4Yield project that targets contamination and defect control in roll-to-roll organic electronics production has been officially launched. Coordinated by Holst Centre/TNO, the three-year project brings...

06-04-2012

March/April newsletter


Our March/April newsletter is now available. Click here to read it....

26-03-2012

Asphere Metrology on Joint Investigations


On March 6th and 7th the High Level Expert Meeting (HLEM) 2012 was organized by the UPOB competence center in Braunschweig, Germany. This year’s meeting was themed “Asphere Metrology on Joint Investigations”....

26-03-2012

Non-contact film handling using air bearings


Air bearings are providing breakthrough enabling technology by acting directly on substrates. Flexible films flow over non-turning “air turns” rather than contact rollers and enables non-contact handling of...

13-01-2012

Evaluate micro-machining performance with new machine tool analyzer


For over ten-years, the industry standard Spindle Error Analyzer (SEA) from Lion Precision has been measuring machine-tool spindle thermal growth and error motions in multiple axes. It has now been adapted for micro-machining. The...

12-01-2012

New capacitive displacement probes


To accommodate small spaces and larger measurement ranges & resolutions, Lion Precision has expanded their capacitive probe selection. New probes are available in diameters of 3 mm, 18 mm and 25 mm. In addition to new sizes,...

2011

08-12-2011

Monitoring Solar-Cell Production


For the ProDuZo (Production of Thin Film Solar Cells), a new production process of Thin Film Solar Cells is investigated. IBS Precision Engineering is going to monitor the production process by use of Machine Vision and already gave a...

09-11-2011

IBS Precision Engineering delivers first Isara 400 CMM


After an extensive phase of research & development IBS Precision Engineering (headquarters in Eindhoven, the Netherlands) delivered its first Isara 400 ultra precise coordinate measuring machine to IOM Leibniz, a research...

07-07-2011

New: New Way spherical air bearings


Example applications include Zero-G satellite testing, multi-directional control, flight simulators, laser deflection, scanners, precision spindles, etc. These non-contact air bearings provide for infinite...

06-07-2011

Exceptional measuring resolution with custom calibrations


In the field of non-contact measurement you probably have already heard of Lion Precision's capacitive and inductive measuring systems offered by IBS Precision Engineering. What you probably didn't know is that when...

02-05-2011

IBS Precision Engineering introduces new Triskelion 70 ultra-precision touch probe


IBS Precision Engineering developed an ultra-precision touch probe system, the Triskelion probe, which is suitable for point measurements as well as scanning. Its excellent measuring uncertainty and full 3D measurement...

02-05-2011

IBS Precision Engineering introduces new LION capacitive system


The Process Monitor (CPA100) is the new capacitive system from LION Precision. The output from this system is repeatable but not linear. It is used in servo "zero-seeking" systems where the capacitive sensor outputs are...

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