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Published: 9/1/2017

AUKOM Is Coming to the United States
The AUKOM coordinate metrology training standard originated in Germany, but it could become the de facto, global training method for future production metrologists.

Published: 5/1/2017

Shops Cite Their One Big Technology Addition
Here are three technologies that participants in our Top Shops benchmarking survey say have been particularly impactful on their machining businesses.

Published: 8/1/2016

Retelling the Story of Manufacturing
"In manufacturing, the single source of truth is metrology."

Published: 7/1/2015

Metrology Data in the Loop
Where will metrology fit in as the manufacturing industry moves quickly toward an environment that is driven by data and connected across the entire supply chain by a single “digital thread?” A good answer emerged at the recent HxGN Live...

Published: 2/26/2015

Embracing Engineering
Investing in systemization is not just for large or dedicated manufacturers. Trends a metrology company is seeing apply to manufacturing in general as well.

Published: 3/7/2014

Machine Tool Scanning System
Designed to provide process control opportunities for high-value CNC machine tools, this system incorporates a new generation of on-machine analog scanning technology to allow fast and accurate form and profile data capture from both prismatic and c...

Published: 4/22/2013

Calibrating the Rotary Axis
Renishaw's wireless XR20-W and new off-axis rotary software work with laser interferometers to test the accuracy of lathes, multi-axis machine tools, mill-turn machines, trunnion tables and spindles.

Published: 6/19/2012

Lasers Go Beyond Making Their Mark
Today the laser plays a vital role in many areas, including research, communication, industry, medicine, environmental care and, of course, manufacturing.

Published: 4/14/2011

Is the Time Right for a Shopfloor CMM?
You’ve integrated more effective, efficient machining equipment to improve throughput. Perhaps now it’s time to take a closer look at how part inspection impacts your overall process.

Published: 4/13/2011

Value-Added Inspection
Few in a production turning environment would argue the fact that, generally speaking, the need for better accuracies has steadily risen right along side increased workpiece complexity. But verifying these accuracies is still often a tough pill to s...