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Retelling the Story of Manufacturing

Metrology holds a clue to how the story of manufacturing can be retold along bold new lines, says Ole 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.


Like Playing Air Hockey on Your CMM

But not really. A new air-assist fixturing capability helps CMM operators glide heavy workpieces into place for part inspection.


On-Machine Probing of My Kind of Workpieces

Leave it to the Germans to develop probing routines to turn a machining center into a beer bottle opener. Gotta love it.


High-Production CMM Inspection

This CMM inspection system resembles a pallet-pool HMC.


Features for More Flexible Measurement

To support a variety of applications, materials and workpiece sizes, measurement and inspection equipment suppliers are offering features such as automated measuring and multiple sensors.


Visiting Renishaw in the UK

The unveiling of Renishaw’s new 153,000-square-foot Innovation Center gave me a good opportunity to visit a company in the U.K. that I’ve known for years.


Dock in the House

Gear manufacturers can use this device in the measuring lab when it is docked, and also on the shop floor as a portable system when onboard inspection isn’t available.


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