Inspection & Measuring Equipment
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Retelling the Story of Manufacturing
"In manufacturing, the single source of truth is metrology."
Metrology Data in the Loop
Where will metrology fit in as the manufacturing industry moves quickly toward an environment that is driven by data and connected across the entire supply chain by a single “digital thread?” A good answer emerged at the recent HxGN Live...
Investing in systemization is not just for large or dedicated manufacturers. Trends a metrology company is seeing apply to manufacturing in general as well.
Machine Tool Scanning System
Designed to provide process control opportunities for high-value CNC machine tools, this system incorporates a new generation of on-machine analog scanning technology to allow fast and accurate form and profile data capture from both prismatic and c...
Calibrating the Rotary Axis
Renishaw's wireless XR20-W and new off-axis rotary software work with laser interferometers to test the accuracy of lathes, multi-axis machine tools, mill-turn machines, trunnion tables and spindles.
Lasers Go Beyond Making Their Mark
Today the laser plays a vital role in many areas, including research, communication, industry, medicine, environmental care and, of course, manufacturing.
Is the Time Right for a Shopfloor CMM?
You’ve integrated more effective, efficient machining equipment to improve throughput. Perhaps now it’s time to take a closer look at how part inspection impacts your overall process.
Few in a production turning environment would argue the fact that, generally speaking, the need for better accuracies has steadily risen right along side increased workpiece complexity. But verifying these accuracies is still often a tough pill to s...
Small Parts Have Big Impact
Advanced micromachining capabilities have had a monumental effect on the way parts are produced. But as parts continue to get smaller, complexities increase, as do corresponding tolerance requirements.
The number of different laser applications is surprising, yet it continues to grow. Here's a look at a few.