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Touch Probe Calibration: Does Your Standard Shape up?

These two shops’ experiences reveal the value of choosing artifacts that match the geometry of the measured feature as closely as possible.


“Pay as You Go” Probing?

With this atypical concept, users purchase a six-month credit token that enables unlimited use of an on-machine probing system during that period.


Vision System Versus Optical Comparator

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence asserts that the choice must consider the need for quantitative data, adequate resolution, environmental influences, traceability and provisions for automation. This article states the case for preferring an advanc...


Measurement Products Provide Digital Connectivity

This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on equipment and software for measurement and inspection.


Have Condition Monitoring Kit, Will Travel

Scheduled monitoring of the condition of your machine tools can help ward off avoidable downtime and expensive repair costs.


Today’s Overkill May Be Tomorrow’s Competitive Edge

In the process of significantly advancing on-machine probing capabilities, this shop has set itself up to achieve future goals as well.


Retelling the Story of Manufacturing

Metrology holds a clue to how the story of manufacturing can be retold along bold new lines, says Ola Rollén, president and CEO of Hexagon. In his keynote address at the recent HxGN Live event, he made the point that, in manufacturing, dimensional m...


Video: CT Scanning in Minutes, Not Hours

In addition to raw computing power, new microfocus source designs and intuitive software make this technology ready for the production line.


New Inspection and Measurement Zone on PM’s Website

Check out Production Machining’s new Inspection and Measurement zone, which includes articles, new products, videos, and blog posts related to this important shopfloor equipment.


Video: Scannable Code Promotes Sharing of Cutting Tool Information in a Data-Driven Manufacturing Environment

Learn how a dot matrix code on the body of a toolholder enables critical information about the cutting tool to be captured, moved about the factory safely and updated promptly on a central database.


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