The flawless surfaces required in mold making demand large cutting volumes during the roughing sequence, but a perfectly finished surface at the end. This analysis from Heidenhain examines how, along with high quality machine tool mechanics and control performance, the optimal milling result necessary to do this depends heavily on the measuring technology.
Surface Roughness/Finish: Articles
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Surface Roughness/Finish: Industry News
The double-sized center includes broader range of metrology equipment to enhance application development and customer interaction.
Frederick G. Parsons was honored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers with the Patrick Higgins Medal for outstanding service.
Surface Roughness/Finish: Products
The SR160 Surface Roughness Tester from Starrett is tough, shock tested, and capable of withstanding the demands of a shop environment.
Here are some of the latest advances in surface measurement work that show the newest capabilities and innovations in metrology for the shop floor.
Renishaw's SFP1 probe is a fully integrated option for the REVO 5-axis measurement system.