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Measurement Software Adopts Multi-Touch Interface
This interface shows how multi-touch technology creates an enhanced experience for users of metrology software on the shop floor.
Lasers Offer Viable, Noncontact Alternative to Touch Probes
Specialized optics and automatic, real-time calibration make Nextec’s laser systems a viable alternative to mechanical touch probes for high-volume inspection applications involving complex geometry and tight tolerances.
Probe Enables Finish Measurement on CMMs
The SFP1 probe uses technology incorporated in Renishaw’s five-axis Revo measuring head to facilitate surface finish measurement on CMMs.
Modular Gaging for Short-Run Production
Gaging systems that consist of reconfigurable modules promise flexibility for high-precision inspection of short-run shaft production.
A Tidy Turning Cell
This compact cell offers automated turning and inspection for extended periods of unattended operation.
Advances in Laser-Scanning Technology
Learn how the latest laser scanning devices and software offer a number of advantages for inspection and reverse engineering.
Applying New Laser-Scanning Technology
Here’s why many of today’s manufacturers are considering retrofitting CMMs and articulated measuring arms with laser scanners.
Dimensional Inspection in the Digital Age
Advanced digital technology has had a significant role in helping shops keep pace with ever increasing customer demands for quality.
A Third Class of Touch-Trigger Probes
Fully digital probes are especially effective at accurate digitizing routines using a long stylus.
Multiple Tool Setting and Inspection Probing
A fine line often exists in the decision of when to invest in additional capital equipment and/or personnel to handle overloaded machines or a backlog of customer requests.