How to measure quick and easy with WM | Quartis – Part 1

WENZEL Software part 1- How to measure quick and easy with WM | Quartis This is part 1 of WENZEL software solutions to learn about the basics of the WM | Quartis. Stay tune in our series #allaboutblades and you can learn more in the following weeks about the details of blade measuring within WM […]
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I need to buy a CMM… (Part 1)

Congratulations depending upon the reason you need to buy a CMM, I am going to try to review some items you should consider when thinking about buying a CMM for the first time. Some of these may be good checks, even if you are already a CMM owner. First a quick checklist for you to […]
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Jet Turbines and superalloys

In our first blog breakthroughs and jet makers took us on a journey through history when jet development took off and changed the world forever. The development of jet engine technology continued as the unlimited potential of the jet engine was evident. Today we will look at the development of the alloy or better yet the superalloy.  Alloys pale in significance compared to […]
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Are CMMs still the gold standard?

For decades Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMMs) have been seen as the gold standard in metrology. However, in recent years, a wide range of new metrology equipment and measuring techniques have been released. So are CMMs still the gold standard in metrology? Let’s start by having a brief look at the history of CMMs. The CMM […]
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All About Blades Part 2: TYPES OF TURBINES

What is a Turbine Last week in All About Blades Part 1 we looked at the history of turbine blades in particular to breakthroughs and history makers. This week we will focus on what is a turbine, how they work, and what differentiates them.  A Turbine is a machine that produces continuous power in which a wheel or […]
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