With the largest selection of portable and bench hardness testers currently available within the UK, Bowers Group has evolved into an all-inclusive materials testing quality instrument supplier, with cost effective solutions to coating thickness, surface finish and many other disciplines now available.
Bowers Group is proud to announce its new partnership with Accretech GmbH, adding high-end roundness, roughness and form measurement to the Group’s UK product range.
Baty, a member of Bowers Group will be exhibiting at the Advanced Manufacturing Show 2015 on June 2-4 at the NEC, Birmingham.
Control 2015, the International Trade Fair for Quality Assurance will be once again playing host to the Bowers Group on our largest stand ever between the 5th and 8th of May.
The Trimos range of measuring instruments from Bowers is proud to offer a large range of solutions to cater for a wide range of dimensional measurement needs. Each instrument has its own specific application and is precisely engineered to fulfil its function.
Southern Manufacturing 2015 will see Bowers Group, a global leader in the design and manufacture of precision measuring solutions, launch the latest model in its successful and popular XT range of bore gauges: the new XT3-BT.
Bowers Group, a global leader in the design and manufacture of precision measuring solutions, is proud to announce the launch of its new website: www.bowersgroup.co.uk.
Bowers UK has launched the NEXUS 610 series of cost effective Rockwell / Brinell hardness testers.
UK agent for the Trimos range of measuring instruments, Bowers Group has announced the launch of the advanced new V4 digital height gauge range, from the renowned Swiss company.
Bowers Group, a global leader in the design and manufacture of precision measuring solutions, today announced the expansion of its successful and popular XT range of bore gauges with the launch of its new XT3 model.
Bowers Group, the UK agent for the renowned Swiss Metrology manufacturer Sylvac, has launched a range of advanced, ‘shop floor proof’ Sylvac digital indicators that are water and coolant resistant. Available in a generous measuring capacity of 50mm, the tough but accurate S_Dial Pro indicators have a resolution of 0.0001 mm and an impressive repeatability specification of 0.0002mm.
Bowers Group members, Bowers UK and Baty International will be demonstrating a wide range of precision measuring solutions and distributing copies of the companies’ new product catalogues on stand A50 at Interplas 2014.
Bowers Group has announced the launch of a new range of Heavy Duty, Universal Hardness Testers with 6 position turrets. The flexible NEXUS 8000 Series can be used for all Rockwell, Superficial Rockwell, Brinell, Vickers and Knoop hardness procedures. In addition, the bench-mounted testers are able to perform ball and indentation hardness testing on materials such as thermoplastics, and can also undertake Vickers depth (HVT) and Brinell depth (HBT) procedures.
To accommodate the company’s rapidly expanding product range, Bowers Group has launched its 2014/15 ‘Essential Metrology Catalogue’. With advanced new products in every section, Bowers’ new 260 page catalogue is claimed to be the company’s most all-inclusive product directory yet.
The Bowers Group has announced the launch of the advanced Nexus 3200 Brinell Hardness Tester. Designed for use within the harshest of industrial environments, the cost effective Nexus 3200 is ideal for use on flat and cylindrical work pieces such as castings and forgings. In addition to use in heavy foundries and workshops, the tester is ideal for sample or quality control testing across a range of applications within the automotive and aerospace industries.
Fresh from its triumph at the recent MTA’s Manufacturing Industry Awards, Bowers Group will be demonstrating a wide range of precision measuring solutions and distributing copies of the company’s new Product Catalogue on stand No 5928 at MACH 2014. Bowers’ display will include the ingenious MicroGauge 2-point bore gauging system. Designed for the accurate measurement of bores from 1.0 - 6.0 mm, the extremely compact gauge features a completely new integral digital readout.Fresh from its triumph at the recent MTA’s Manufacturing Industry Awards, Bowers Group will be demonstrating a wide range of precision measuring solutions and distributing copies of the company’s new Product Catalogue on stand No 5928 at MACH 2014. Bowers’ display will include the ingenious MicroGauge 2-point bore gauging system. Designed for the accurate measurement of bores from 1.0 - 6.0 mm, the extremely compact gauge features a completely new integral digital readout.
Bowers Group has announced the launch of an updated version of the popular D300s digital readout unit. Manufactured by renowned Swiss Metrology manufacturer Sylvac SA, the advanced new digital readout unit is able to display the absolute displacement position of Sylvac’s extremely accurate transducer probes to a resolution of 0.1um.
Bowers Group is delighted to announce that it has won the coveted Best Supplier Partnership award at the Manufacturing Technologies Association’s (MTA’s) 2014 Annual Dinner & Awards held on 6th February.
Bowers Group has announced the launch of the Falcon 500 series of multi-functional hardness testing machines. Capable of delivering precise automatic and manual results in Micro Vickers, Vickers, Knoop and Micro Brinell scales, the advanced new testers represent a new generation of instruments that are designed to improve conventional hardness testing methods and eliminate user influence on test results.
Bowers Group will be demonstrating a wide range of Bore Gauges on stand No N102 at Southern Manufacturing 2014, including the recently launched ingenious MicroGauge, 2-point bore gauging system. Designed for the accurate measurement of bores from 1.0 - 6.0 mm, the extremely compact gauge features a completely new integral digital readout.
Held at the company’s new Demonstration Suite in Camberley, Surrey, the recent Measurement Open Days hosted by Bowers Group were described as “an outstanding success” by Measurement Group MD, Geoff Jackson, “The Bowers ‘brand’ is synonymous with the world’s best bore gauging systems. Maintaining our market lead in this sector will always be our focus but here in the UK, Bowers Group has a complete range of metrology solutions to offer.
UK agent for the renowned Swiss Metrology manufacturer Sylvac, Bowers Group has launched a range of advanced Sylvac digital indicators that have the added advantage of highly visible analogue scales, the S_Dial Work Analogue range.
To help further improve the usability of the company’s popular profile projectors and advanced vision measuring systems, Baty International has launched the ingenious Touch screen Digital Readout (DRO) with built in encoder interface. The user friendly new unit is now available across Baty’s entire range of optical profile projectors and as a retrofit / upgrade for existing systems.
As the world’s leading manufacturer of Bore Gauges, Bowers Metrology will be exhibiting the company’s recently launched Bowers Ultima, MicroGauge and SmartPlug ranges at the forthcoming Make Measurement Matter 2013 roadshow. The class-leading, sub-micron capable Ultima range is able to accurately gauge bore sizes from 1 – 300 mm, with a choice of measuring resolutions of up to 0.0001 mm. Bowers’ ingenious MicroGauge is a 2-point bore gauging system designed specifically for the accurate measurement of bores from 1.0 - 6.0 mm and features a completely new integral digital readout.
UK agent for the innovative Sylvac company, Bowers Metrology has launched the ground-breaking D300s Bluetooth Smart, digital readout unit from the renowned Swiss Metrology manufacturer. Sylvac’s advanced new digital readout unit benefits from the latest wireless transmission technique - Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), allowing rapid wireless data exchange across a radius of approximately 12 metres.
The Bowers Group will be exhibiting a wide range of Oil Industry related measuring devices at SPE Offshore Europe. As the sole U.K. and Ireland distributor for the well-known American Gagemaker range of Oil Industry measuring instruments, Bowers will be demonstrating how the high-quality, rugged gauges are able to help manufacturers achieve accurate measurement in all measuring disciplines associated with the Oil Industry.
Baty International has announced the launch of the Semi- Automatic variant of the company’s popular Venture Vision Measuring System. Prompted by global demand, the advanced new system combines the advantages of manually operated X and Y axes with an automatic motorised Z axis and zoom lens. The result is a fast, accurate arrangement that allows the operator to measure batches of parts by following simple directions on the graphically displayed ‘part-view’.
Baty International has announced the launch of the advanced VuMaster, 2D vision measuring system. Described by the company as a cost effective solution for fast, accurate 2D measurement, VuMaster can be operated manually, or inspection routines can be recorded and stored. When recalled, the simple ‘teach and repeat’ part programming feature guides the operator through a pre-defined inspection procedure, recreating the same lighting conditions and using ‘Video Edge Detection’ to automatically ’capture’ feature data. If required, configurable reports can also be generated, featuring tabulated results and fully dimensioned drawing of the measured part.
UK agent for the renowned Swiss Metrology manufacturer Sylvac, Bowers Metrology has launched a range of Sylvac digital indicators with advanced wireless communication capability: S_Dial Work Nano Bluetooth Smart.
The Bowers Group, leader in the field of precision measuring solutions, has announced the appointment of Geoff Jackson to the position of Group Managing Director, with overall responsibility for the Bowers, Baty, Moore & Wright and CV Instruments brands.
UK agent for the renowned Swiss level manufacturer Wyler, Bowers Metrology has announced the launch of the advanced BlueLEVEL-2D. Underlining Wyler’s world leading position within the field of precise inclination measurement, the new BlueLEVEL-2D combines for the first time two high-precision inclination sensors in a compact housing, together with an integrated graphical display.
A welcome ‘bi-product’ of the impressive, extended travel capability of the measuring anvils incorporated into Bowers’ highly accurate XT Xtreme Bore Gauges, is their ability to be adapted to a wide range of non-standard bore measurement applications.
As a global leader within the field of Bore Gauging, Bowers will be exhibiting the company’s comprehensive ranges of high-quality analogue and digital bore gauges at Control, including the recently launched MicroGauge. The ingenious, 2-point MicroGauge bore-gauging system features a completely new, integral digital readout and has been designed specifically for the accurate measurement of bores from 1.0 - 6.0 mm.
Bowers Metrology has announced the launch of the advanced Nexus 3001XLM-IMP Fully Automated Hardness Tester. Designed for use within the harshest of industrial environments or within the most demanding of academic or research areas, Bowers’ new large capacity tester is able to deliver precise Brinell results and simultaneous conversions to Rockwell, Vickers, Brinell and Leeb rebound hardness.
January 21st 2013 - Bowers Metrology, the world’s foremost bore gauge manufacturer and leader in the field of precision measuring solutions, has today announced the appointment of Guven Turemen to the position of Export Sales Manager.
Prompted by demand for larger versions of the company’s high quality S_Mike Pro micrometers, Bowers Metrology has further extended the popular range with the launch of two new models with capacities of 100 mm - 136 mm and 125 mm – 161 mm.
Bowers Metrology will be giving a Southern Manufacturing debut to the ingenious MicroGauge, 2-point bore gauging system. Designed for the accurate measurement of bores from 1.0 - 6.0 mm, the extremely compact gauge features a completely new integral digital readout. Also on display will be cost effective new instruments from Sylvac. The D300S is an advanced digital readout unit that is able to display the absolute displacement position of Sylvac’s extremely accurate transducer probes to a resolution of 0.1um.
Bowers Metrology has announced the launch of the Hi_Gage ONE range of digital, shop floor proof height gauges from Sylvac. Available in 400 mm and 600 mm capacities, the robust new gauges are water and coolant resistant and were designed to provide high levels of accuracy and repeatability throughout extended shop floor use.
Bowers Metrology has announced the launch of the S_Cal PRO μ, micron reading digital caliper. Through the use of Sylvac’s state-of-the-art electronic operating system, a cutting-edge, hardened and ground stainless steel frame and jaws with an enhanced parallelism specification, the advanced new gauge is able to achieve an impressive repeatability figure of 3 μm.
Mindful of the difficulties involved in transporting large components to static hardness testing devices, and the need to speed-up accurate shop floor testing procedures, Bowers Metrology has launched the W-INMR/01, Portable Rockwell Hardness Tester.
Bowers Metrology has launched an advanced range of Micro-Vickers Hardness Testers. Further expanding the company’s impressive material testing range, the cost effective Nexus 410 Series bench-mounted testers boast motorised turrets, easy to use integrated hardness calculators and, dependant on model purchased, analogue or digital measuring microscopes.
As the world’s leading Bore Gauge manufacturer, Bowers Metrology has earned a reputation second to none for the quality, accuracy and robustness of its famous internal measuring devices. Over recent years Bowers has translated this ethos into a now extremely comprehensive range of general shop-floor gauges providing global industry with a ‘one-stop-shop’ for all metrology needs.
Further extending the company’s comprehensive range of material testing devices, Bowers Metrology has launched an advanced range of regular and superficial Rockwell Hardness Testers. Bowers claims that its manual W-600BDL, motorised W-600MBDL and W-600MBDL/S testers offer outstanding accuracy, reliability and durability at a very affordable price.
UK agent for renowned Swiss company Sylvac, Bowers Metrology UK has announced the launch of a range of precision digital scales/sensors from the famous metrology manufacturer. Featuring a scale pitch of 1.000 mm and a scale maximum error specification of L/150 – L/300 (dependent on model), plus a sensor Maximum error specifications of 3um – 5um (dependent on model), the new Sylvac S_System LIN range is ideal for both incorporating into new developments and retro-fitting to existing applications. The easy to integrate system has a maximum length of 1140 mm and has the important advantages of a relatively small profile and overall dimensions.
Now in its 80th anniversary year Bowers Group member, Baty International is able to reflect on its proud history and look to the future with great confidence. Currently experiencing record levels of business, the well known company now offers its most comprehensive range of products to date. From an all-inclusive range of Metrology Instruments and Hand Tools, to its renowned Vision Measuring Systems, Baty claim to provide solutions for almost every measurement application within modern manufacturing.
Prompted by industry’s need for a convenient means of accurately measuring large internal and external diameters and lengths, Bowers Metrology’s busy R&D Department has developed a new modular, Carbon Fibre Comparator Beam Gauge. Suitable for precisely measuring critical diameters and lengths of more than 4000mm, the use of Carbon Fibre enables Bowers’ advanced new gauge to overcome many of the drawbacks previously encountered when using traditional metal beam gauges. Even at a span of 4 meters, Bowers’ new comparator is light enough for operators to handle with ease. Moreover, the inherent stiffness and excellent co-efficient of thermal expansion properties of the gauges’ material helps it to deliver outstanding levels of accuracy and repeatability.
The Bowers Metrology UK staff were kept busy demonstrating the recently launched Nemesis 9000 Hardness Tester Range, throughout the recent MACH 2012 Exhibition. Making a UK exhibition debut, the Nemesis 9000 Series of multi-purpose hardness testing instruments is based on the most up to date hardness testing technology. Featuring a modern design with excellent access for large components, Bowers’ advanced new product delivers high-precision combined with high-definition imaging, creating an almost unlimited field of application.
Prompted by industry’s growing demand for more flexible hardness testers, Bowers Metrology UK has launched the VERZUS 700 Series Universal hardness tester, designed to cover a wide range of test loads and test methods. The VERZUS 700 features an advanced closed loop system, based on precision load cell technology, and test forces ranging from 1 to 250kgf. The comprehensive VERZUS 700 Universal hardness tester guarantees unmatched levels of GR & R results that cannot be achieved by other Universal hardness testers.
Encouraged by the success of the popular Sylvac 213 Series Digital Indicators, Bowers Metrology has launched the S_Dial WORK; fully configurable versions of the tough yet accurate digital indicator. Claimed by Bowers to be ‘the first fully configurable dial gauge in the world’, easy to use, with configurable menus that allow the functions of Sylvac S_Dial WORK indicators to be precisely defined by the user.
Building on the success of the popular standard BlueCLINO, Bowers Metrology UK has announced the launch of the Wyler BlueCLINO High Precision ((HP). The advanced new electronic inclinometer has a measuring range of ±1° (corresponding to approx ±18mm/m) and is able to indicate the majority of angular units, in addition to an easy to read digital readout facility, Wyler’s advanced new HP inclinometers includes a range of coloured display options including bar graphs and spirit levels.
Further extending its range of digital readout units, UK agent for the innovative Sylvac Company, Bowers Metrology has launched the cost effective new D300S from the renowned Swiss Metrology manufacturer. Sylvac’s advanced new digital readout unit is able to display the absolute displacement position of Sylvac’s extremely accurate transducer probes, to a resolution of 0.1um.
Bowers Metrology has further improved its long-reach Bore Gauging system with the introduction of a choice of new Sylvac readout systems. Boasting the unique ability to accurately measure bores from 50 – 310 mm diameter, up to 15m deep, the pneumatically activated Deep-Hole System provides an accurate and repeatable solution to what was previously a near impossible measuring task.
Bowers Metrology UK has announced the launch of the advanced TT-270 portable coating thickness gauge with integrated printer. Designed to withstand shop-floor use, the robust new Bowers gauge can be used across a wide range of material substrates and coatings. The new instrument is capable of delivering accurate coating thickness readings through both Magnetic Induction (F) and Eddy Current (N) methods. When using an F Series probe, the flexible TT-270 gauge is able to measure non-magnetic coatings on ferro substrates, when an N Series probe is connected, the unit can measure non-conductive coatings on non-ferro substrates.
As a response to frequent requests from the company’s global customer base for a gauging system that could accurately measure small bores, Bowers Metrology has launched the ingenious 2-point MicroGauge bore gauging system. Designed specifically for the accurate measurement of bores from 1.0 - 6.0 mm, the extremely compact gauge features a completely new integral digital readout.
Bowers Metrology UK has further expanded its growing range of material testing instruments with the launch the 600 BDL Rockwell scale bench hardness tester. The company claims that the cost effective manual machine provides the user with high standards of accuracy, reliability and durability at an extremely affordable price.
Bowers Metrology UK has launched an advanced new ‘shop floor proof’ digital caliper. Manufactured by the renowned Swiss Metrology manufacturer Sylvac, the 150mm capacity S_Cal ONE employs Sylvac’s patented, inductive measuring system, giving the robust caliper an impressive accuracy specification whilst rendering it resistant to the ingress of water and coolant.
Bowers Metrology UK has recently announced the launch of the advanced Sylvac Hi_Cal XZ height gauge range. Benefiting from Sylvac's patented inductive measuring electronics, the new height gauges provide the user outstanding accuracy, excellent repeatability and ease of use. By the use of an imaginative dual probing arrangement, Hi_Cal XZ height gauges are able to perform very accurate, simultaneous measurement and display of both X and Y axis results. Available in two sizes, with maximum height measuring capacities of 135mm and 285mm, the innovative new Sylvac height gauges boast an independent X axis giving them the unique capability of measuring extremely large internal and external diameters.
The ShadoMASTER is a horizontal Camera Based Video Inspection System that is particularly suited to shaft measurement. The cast iron stage has tooling slots aligned with the optical path to facilitate the mounting of work holding fixtures such as vee-blocks and centres.
Due to a newly patented scale system, the VuMaster does not have a conventional stage or encoders, just a floating measuring camera that is able to move anywhere in the measuring range.