Inspection & Measuring Equipment
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Putting the “Feed” in Zero-Defect Through-Feed Grinding
An automated grinding, inspection and packaging cell churns out two fragile automotive parts per second with zero defects.
Part-Probing Possibilities for EDM
Probing options for electrical discharge machining equipment range from simple to sophisticated. Here are options for wire, sinker and hole-drilling EDM.
Active Scanning Collects Complete Bore ID Form Data
Complete form measurement data on complex bore interiors helps this specialist in precision tubular components hollow out an even more competitive niche.
When a Turn-Mill Doesn’t Turn
LeanWerks uses innovative probing, tooling and workholding strategies to enable its turn-mill to machine castings complete, in effect turning it into a five-axis machining center.
The Benefits of a Bigger CMM
The elimination of backlogs, increased throughput, and the ability to quote larger, more complex parts are just a few of the benefits this company has realized by upgrading its inspection technology.
Maximizing Metrology’s Flexibility
Simplified and more direct measuring and inspection functions speed time to market while handling a wider range of parts and surfaces.
Seven Tips to Ensure Accurate Probing
When used correctly, probing can have significant cost, efficiency and quality benefits.
CT Scanning Moves from Lab to Production Line
In addition to raw computing power, new microfocus source designs and intuitive software make this technology ready for the production line.
On-Machine Verification Keeps Process Chain Intact
Measuring on machining centers is no substitute for this mold manufacturer's CMM. Rather, the goal of on-machine probing is to minimize downtime at individual workstations and to maximize overall throughput.
“Pay As You Go” Probing
This part- and tool-setting probing system minimizes upfront costs by using a “pay as you go” model, whereby users purchase a six-month credit token that enables unlimited use of the system during that period.