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Software: Articles

Automated Measurement & Inspection

Here are some of the latest advances in automated measurement that can help improve the productivity and capability of your inspection processes.

Cutting Through Surface Noise: Easy Cylinder Head Inspection

This high-intensity, multidirectional lighting camera technology makes easy imaging of challenging part features on machined heads to provide a clear advantage for this automotive supplier.

All-Touch CMM Software

This touch technology introduces smart phone productivity into the operation of coordinate measuring machines, portable arms and laser trackers.

Taking Off Safely

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.

Breathe New Life Into New and Existing CMMs

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.

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Software: Industry News

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Partners with Wichita State

They are collaborating on automated scanning systems for aerospace applications, hosting technology workshops and training events.

Hexagon to Acquire MSC Software

This deal moves them another step further in offering smart connected factory applications for automotive and aerospace manufacturing.

Automated Inspection of F-135 Engine Parts

Demand for faster throughput of conforming parts at reduced cost is growing the need for fast, automated inspection of jet engine components at the point of manufacture.


Software: Products

Complete 3D Analysis of Tools and Parts

Walter HELICHECK 3D non-contact CNC measuring machine from United Grinding combines a transmitted light camera and laser sensor to scan, then digitize cutting tools and production parts. It then creates 3D models of those tools and/or parts that users can save, process, analyze and measure.

Modular, Scalable Platform Tube and Pipe Inspection

The Total Vu HMI software platform from LaserLinc hosts laser micrometers and ultrasonic devices. For specific measurement applications, combine any set of standard features and optional plug-in modules to create the perfect measurement solution.

Optimized Bending Production

The BendingStudio software platform from AICON 3D Systems interconnects work at different workstations to make measurement even more efficient. Users can store their data on a central server and still use them for measurements.