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Ensuring Zero Defects in Internally Threaded Fasteners
New high-speed sorting technologies, including vision-based hole and thread detection, are making traditional methods obsolete.
Quality Gaging System Cuts Production Costs
With its latest addition of a Renishaw Equator gaging system, High-Tech Enginnering is reaching 100-percent part inspection and zero scrap, which has halved the operator requirements and has reduced part production costs by 27 percent.
Making the Move to Five-Axis
After the recession, Vineburg Machining Inc. started taking on challenging medical work, which meant taking up five-axis machining. Machinery from Haas helped cut scrap, reduce processing time and improve quality.
Measurement System Eliminates Shadow-Type Inspection
For Keystone Powdered Metal Co., tooling inspection was time-consuming and not highly repeatable. To solve this problem, the company used Jenoptik's T8000 RC automatic universal roughness and contour measurement system.
Machines Simplify Inspection of Multiple Parts
When multi-tool creator Leatherman Tool Group Inc. (Portland, Oregon) was looking for new technology to improve its measurement capabilities, company management was hoping to find a measurement system that offered easy programming and operation, eff...
Shopfloor CMM Reduces Production Bottlenecks
By adding a shopfloor CMM from Hexagon Metrology to its production process, Senga Engineering has increased quality and reduced production bottlenecks.
Tool Management System Pumps up Plant-Wide Communication
Zoller’s Tool Management System helped Bosch Rexroth streamline tool design, product manufacturing and tool quality. As a result, the plant has seen a reduction in quality issues and an increase in production efficiency.
Video Measuring System Ensures Diamond Quality for Waterjets
A CNC video measuring system from Nikon Metrology helps Diamond Technology Innovations produce a more accurate diamond waterjet orifice.
Measuring System Speeds Up and Simplifies Inspections
Fralsen, Timex’s entity in Besançon, France, realizes that in order to run an efficient process to the end, the time it takes to do these things without error is especially important, even during part inspection.
CMM Removes Bottleneck in Automated Cell
By adding a Brown & Sharpe One CMM from Hexagon Metrology, Strattec was able to eliminate a production bottleneck in its automated cell and improve efficiency in other departments throughout the facility.