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Published: 3/15/2019

Measurement for True Surface Analysis
Optical metrology is providing more information, faster, about surfaces that were once impossible to measure and understand.

Published: 3/14/2019

Manufacturing News of Note: March 2019
Orbex contains largest single-piece rocket engine to be made with additive manufacturing, Absolute Machine Tools is owned by the employees, and other industry news. 

Published: 2/25/2019

Why QC Inspectors Should Consider Gaging Fixture Spring Rates
All fixtures for part gaging will have some amount of deflection or spring rate that can affect measurement accuracy. A better understanding of spring rate can enable quality control inspectors to detect and eliminate this possible error source.&nbs...

Published: 1/22/2019

Setting a Roughness Goal and Meeting It
Subjective surface finishes have no place in today’s high-precision manufacturing environment.

Published: 1/21/2019

Industry News of Note: January 2019
MachineMetrics raises $11.3 million in financing, Vero Software rebranded under Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence and other industry news.  

Published: 1/14/2019

January 2019 Product Spotlight: Measurement and Inspection
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on equipment used for measuring and inspection, including gaging and tool setting. 

Published: 12/31/2018

Dial vs. Test Indicators
Dial and test indicators are close cousins. They are both mechanical magnifying devices used for dimensional comparison.

Published: 12/13/2018

Quality Inspection Software Platform Improves Departmental Efficiency
B&B Airparts needed to provide quality control for all four of its manufacturing departments without a bottleneck forming at the end. Verisurf Software, with its Universal CMM software solution, has improved departmental efficiency by 30 pe...

Published: 11/27/2018

What Do Manufacturers Really Know About the Surfaces of the Parts They Are Producing?
Knowing only the average roughness may not be enough. Other surface parameters can affect product quality.

Published: 11/26/2018

Buying a Coordinate Measuring Machine: Technology Advances and Industry 4.0
CMMs are becoming more flexible with multi-sensor technology, which combines 3D non-contact laser scanners, five-axis scanning with a touch probe, optical systems and surface-finish measurement.