Williams has now revealed that optics and optoelectronics company Zeiss has become an official supplier.
Zeiss will have its logo on the mirrors of the FW43B from the season-opening race in Bahrain as well as on the sponsor stacks in the garage and motorhome.
Williams claims the partnership will see Zeiss "provide a range of equipment benefiting departments throughout the business including windtunnel, quality & inspection and prototype & test".
In particular, there will be "the installation of a new, class-leading Metrotom 1500 industrial computed tomography system at the factory in Grove that 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"
Williams head of technical partnerships and innovation Al Peasland said: "Their passion for excellence, and presence as a global leader, will bring new metrology capabilities into the Williams team.
"The competitive world of Formula One racing demands a continuous drive towards ever greater precision and quality. We’re excited to have Zeiss join us on this journey of transformation as we enter a new era for Williams Racing.”
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