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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.

Published: 11/19/2018

Buying a Coordinate Measuring Machine: Sorting through Standards and Probes
What’s the difference between the ASME B89.4.1 and ISO 10360 calibration standards for CMMs?

Published: 10/30/2018

Buying a Coordinate Measuring Machine: CMMs Past and Future
While there has been much speculation that CMMs are becoming obsolete, the opposite is true. 

Published: 10/30/2018

Mitutoyo Celebrates Re-Opening of Cincinnati Solutions Center
The company held a ceremony at the remodeled M3 Solutions center, which was also expanded to make more space for its Custom Solutions division.

Published: 10/10/2018

October 2018 Product Spotlight: Measurement and Inspection
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on various inspection and measuring machines and equipment, much of it on display at IMTS 2018.