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Larger Equipment Helps Expand Vision

The largest vertical-capacity Carl Zeiss CMM in the Western hemisphere and four large boring mills from MAG Giddings & Lewis prove critical to machining massive wind turbine components at Three-M Tool and Machine.


Wireless Ballbar Speeds Medical Machine Testing

The QC20-W wireless ballbar from Renishaw enables this precision-machined medical device manufacturer to perform faster, more convenient CNC machine capability tests and produce a representative measurement of volumetric positioning accuracy.


Software Speeds Inspection Documentation

InspectionXpert software from Extensible CAD Technologies has standardized and automated this manufacturer’s process for ballooning drawings and generating inspection reports.


CMM Outperforms Expectations

For this precision manufacturer, keeping inspections cost-effective required a system that could provide both high accuracy and reduced measuring times. The Prismo navigator CMM from Zeiss delivered both, along with additional, unexpected benefits.


Manufacturer 'Softens' Hard Gage Costs with Software-Driven Gage

A software-driven comparative gage is starting to soften the cost for numerous hard gages at aero-engine component maker Meyer Tool Inc.


EDM, Metrology System Pairing Opens New Doors

Seeking a solution for producing and measuring smaller, more intricate parts, this shop combined a ram EDM unit and optical 3D metrology system. Each provided significant benefits on its own, but the pairing of the two technologies enabled the compa...


Precision Metrology Supplier Relies on HMC Accuracy

Global metrology supplier Quality Vision International produces critical measurement equipment components in-house to control quality and accuracy. HMCs from Makino enabled the company to not only achieve the precision required for components of one...


Probe Has Right Touch for Five-Axis Aerospace Parts

On-machine measurement is critical at this aerospace manufacturer, which needs to ensure that features of already high-value parts are within specification before performing additional operations. With the RMP600 strain-gage probe from Renishaw, the...


Presetting Process Cuts Scrap, Rework

Aerospace manufacturer Fokker Aerospace Group relies on Speroni’s STP46 tool measuring and presetting machine to ensure that step drills used to cut and chamfer holes on aircraft flap skins are within tolerance and set to the proper length. This mac...


Fast Inspection Adds Dollars to the Bottom Line

Putting out good products and being profitable are what it’s all about in the machining business.


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