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Williams Racing - ZEISS METROTOM 1500

Formula One World Championship

ZEISS and Williams Racing are proud to work in partnership in a multi-year association with ZEISS being an Official Supplier of the team.

The partnership sees ZEISS provide a range of equipment benefiting departments throughout the business including Wind Tunnel, Quality & Inspection and Prototype & Test.

The installation of a new ZEISS METROTOM 1500 industrial computed tomography system at the team’s campus in Grove UK will expand the team’s in-house capabilities and deliver greater insights into the quality and integrity of components, ensuring a precise, accurate and robust quality control process.

How Williams Racing succeeds with ZEISS Solutions:


Advanced CT technology for fast scans of large parts
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GOM Volume Inspect Pro

With GOM Volume Inspect Pro, you can visualize volumes and sections in 2D and 3D for a complete evaluation and reporting.
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  • Reduce the risk of stoppages on track
  • Improved collaboration of design, manufacturing, QA teams and suppliers
  • Shortened lead time of produced parts

Teamwork, Innovation and Technology

Matthew Parker Inspection Manager, Williams Racing

Before we had ZEISS METROTOM there were features on components that we physically could not measure, having this is a real Game Changer for us.

Clare Sibley Head of Quality and Manufacturing, Williams Racing

Support from ZEISS has been really beneficial. They are on call at all times, ensuring that we are fully optimizing our equipment.

Williams Racing’s core competency is the design, manufacture and development of racing cars to compete in the FIA Formula 1 World Championship. Innovation, precision and manufacturing excellence are the cornerstones of success for a racing team competing at the pinnacle of global motorsport. With a strategic ambition to be Climate Positive by 2030, Williams Racing is one of the leading teams in Formula 1 to state its ambitions to drive positive, sustainable change throughout the industry.

As a sport, Formula 1 is a pioneer in its development of fully sustainable e-fuels for introduction in Formula 1 hybrid engines in 2026.

"Formula 1 is a torture test of precision and quality," says Dr. Jochen Peter, member of the ZEISS Group Executive Board responsible for the Industrial Quality & Research segment. "Therefore, the highest standards of precision and quality are required. Many new technologies and developments start here and then find their way into automobile production. We are proud to support the Williams Racing team with our experience and know-how and our extraordinary dedication to precision and quality."

About Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited

Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited's core competencies are the design and development of racing cars to compete in the Formula One World Championship. As one of the world's leading Formula One teams, the company has secured 16 FIA Formula One World Championship titles since its foundation in 1977. Nine of these titles have been won in the Constructors' Championship in association with Cosworth, Honda and Renault. The remaining seven titles were won in the Drivers' Championship with Alan Jones, Keke Rosberg, Nelson Piquet, Nigel Mansell, Alain Prost, Damon Hill and Jacques Villeneuve.

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