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Published: 5/1/2016

Don’t Sweat the Setup: Probing the Position of Complex Workpieces
This manufacturer uses a software tool to tailor the machining program to the location and orientation of each contoured part.

Published: 4/1/2016

Closed-Loop Gear Production
A familiar concept is now gaining serious traction, enabling manufacturers to develop closed-loop cells that automatically match the finished product to design concept goals.

Published: 1/15/2016

Industry 4.0 Through Metrology's Eyes
High precision 3D laser and CT scanning bring all the “big data” directly from shop floor to top floor.

Published: 1/1/2016

Meeting Microgrinding Challenges
A technology for microgrinding reminiscent of Swiss-type machines' sliding headstocks can handle higher length-to-diameter ratios in the grinding of medical guidewires and other long, skinny parts.

Published: 10/20/2015

Getting to the Point of Stylus for Measurement
Probe applications for machine tools and measurement systems come in many varieties.

Published: 10/13/2015

Can a CNC M-Code Accelerate Laser Calibration?
A metrology technology supplier describes a technique for significantly reducing the downtime to calibrate large machines.

Published: 6/23/2015

Project Puts Metrology Company on the 3D Map
High precision 3D mapping supports installation of a new beam transport line for scientific research.

Published: 6/8/2015

Automated Laser Scanning Using a Collaborative Robot
This device is said to be the first programmable laser scanning system to enable automated 3D scanning, dimensional measurement and dimensional gaging leveraging a collaborative robot platform.

Published: 4/24/2015

Working Toward Lights-Out Inspection
Contract shop PDQ is developing a process to enable its new CMM to inspect multiple parts unattended, thereby minimizing the impact that part measurement has on the company’s bottom line.

Published: 2/12/2015

How to Choose and Use Styli
The variety of probe applications on machine tools, CMMs, comparative gages and portable arms makes correct selection of styli usage essential for efficient, reliable and accurate measurement. Here are some key points that can be helpful in choosing...

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