This touch technology introduces smart phone productivity into the operation of coordinate measuring machines, portable arms and laser trackers.
By linking CAM software into an advanced tool presetting system, this airline manufacturing unit efficiently manages a large tooling database and machining simulation on highly complex aircraft parts to quickly respond to market changes.
By retrofitting a manual CMM to run Verisurf software, a shop adds additional functionality and productivity features that are quickly becoming requirements of manufacturing and quality engineers.
Every shop should develop a high-level understanding of their existing quality resources so they can begin creating flow charts for each quality process that, in turn, will help them understand not only a breakdown of what takes place within a specific process, but also the resources allocated to each step along with any potential gaps that may exist.
Cannon Boiler Works
until they moved into advanced metrology from FARO
that completes inspection in the desired detail and generates other benefits as well.
The assurance of accurately placed features on complex units did not exist for
Hexagon expands their footprint in automotive sheet metal applications by combining their CAM and metrology systems with the CAE technology of FTI.
Absolute expands their ISO-certified Preventive Maintenance Program through ServiceMax cloud-based software that offers shops real-time maintenance service any time via an iPad or Windows-based PC app.
David Kennard is their new sales manager and Travis Nipper is their new marketing manager.
The scalable TubeShaper software system from Hexagon can interface directly with one or more CNC tube benders to calculate and apply correctional data within the production cycle to streamline operations and almost completely eliminate scrap.
Here are some of the advances in tube and pipe fabrication equipment and accessories that are now available to help shops make money while meeting demands for more complex geometries, tougher materials, faster speed and higher quality.
Synergy 1000 Cloud from Zontec includes enhancements that further the accessibility to real-time data collection, charting, monitoring, analysis, communication and reporting.