Inspection & Measuring Equipment
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Parts Cleaning Expo Coming to Columbus in April
Join us at PCx for sessions presented by leading parts cleaning experts from around the world on the latest parts cleaning technologies, chemistries, and equipment during PMTS this spring.
Job Shop’s Peg System Simplifies CMM Inspection
A work positioning device deals with job variety while still allowing less experienced employees to inspect parts on their own.
Appliance-Like Device Quickly Inspects 3D Parts on the Shop Floor
Various technologies combine to realize all-around laser measurement of a complex part in a single, quick, automatic cycle.
Real-World Precision Is an Active Pursuit
As with any choice of technologies, choosing between active and passive CMM scanning requires thinking beyond specification sheets and staying abreast of what’s on the market.
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.