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Manufacturing News of Note: January 2017
Okuma showcases IIoT-enabled technologies, a large welding machine is getting developed for lightweighting R&D, and other industry news.
Leveling Up for Machine Installation and Beyond
A digital level cut machine installation time for one builder, but its usefulness extends beyond initial setup.
Why the Tool Presetter Is an Important Hub for Data-Driven Manufacturing
The presetter/tool measurement machine plays a key role in data-driven manufacturing by serving as single point of contact for the two-way flow of information about cutting tools.
Mobile Measurement Pays Dividends
In addition to easing quality control on large parts, the ability to perform precision measurements virtually anywhere can boost overall manufacturing efficiency and provide critical data where none existed before.
Cell Demonstrates Role of Measurement Data in Labor-Saving Production
Metrology technology and data connectedness illustrate consistent, controlled production and point-of-manufacturing quality assurance.
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.