To support a variety of applications, materials and workpiece sizes, measurement and inspection equipment suppliers are offering features such as automated measuring and multiple sensors.
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"Retrieve, store and analyze" summarizes the main steps a production monitoring system follows to provide actionable data: the information a shop can act on to make better decisions about manufacturing processes.
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