National Physical Laboratory

Freeform equipment and software at NPL


  • Access to independent consultancy providing evaluation of different techniques and the facilities for applying and verifying different scanning and non-contacting technologies for measurement applications.
  • Wide range of capabilities from different OEMs; including CMMs with tactile and non-contact probes, laser scanners, articulated arms, fringe projection systems, and point cloud processing software.
  • Provision of bespoke reference standards and comparator artefacts for verifying measurement processes.
  • On or off site contract measurement (tactile, scanning and non-contacting) of components.


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If you require further information on the measurement capabilities provided by Freeform Measurement at NPL, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Customer Service tel: +44 20 8943 8631

Last Updated: 31 Jul 2017
Created: 13 Sep 2010


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