Digital Thread Boosts Data-Driven Manufacturing
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is initiating a project to demonstrate how a standardized 3D model of a product can integrate and streamline production from initial design through final inspection in a continuous, coherent data-driven process.
Caliper Line Designed for Harsh Conditions
Mitutoyo America’s AOS Absolute Digimatic calipers are equipped with the company’s advanced onsite sensor (AOS) technology, said to improve measurement dependability by increasing resistance to harsh workshop conditions.
Hardness Testing Machines Enhance Productivity
Mitutoyo America’s HM-200 series micro Vickers hardness testing machines feature productivity-enhancing technologies such as optical systems for measuring indentation dimensions and an electromagnetic test-force loading device.
Mitutoyo Opens New Regional Support Center
Metrology equipment supplier Mitutoyo America (Aurora, Illinois) has opened an M3 Solution Center in Birmingham, Alabama, the first facility of its type in south-central United States. According to the company, the 4,800-square-foot showroom is said to provide a convenient location for area customers, many of whom are affiliated with a growing automotive industry, to schedule appointments for product demonstrations and assistance with metrology application challenges. A grand opening celebration scheduled for Tuesday, May 22 and Wednesday, May 23 will include facility tours, refreshments, raffles and live demonstrations.