In-Process Tool Measurement in Machine Tools
The LC50-DIGILOG laser measuring system from Blum-Novotest shortens tool measurement and testing times up to 60 percent using an optimized beam shape and 30 percent smaller focus diameter for better absolute accuracy.
In-Line Measurement of Mid-To-Large Sized Parts
The versatile 360 deg FMC-Tracker flexible measurement cell from Hexagon delivers a new level of automated measurement productivity that can easily scale to the appropriate size for any workpiece and measure multiple parts in production.
Radio Transmission Scanning Probe for Real-Time On-Machine Part Measurement
The WRSP60 high accuracy scanning probe from Marposs checks part profiles, misalignment, surface deformation, runout and more directly on machining centers and milling machines in real-time without any handling to improve the process and optimize cycle time.
Compact Precision Laser Measurement Sensor for Real-World Targets
For precise part inspection, assembly and accuracy checks, dimensional control, product position control, correct product placement, thickness measurement and more, the LM Series laser measurement sensor from Banner Engineering works best in conditions that can cause measurement error.
Compact, Highly Repeatable Radio Probe for Small 5-Axis Machine Tools
The ultra-compact RMP400 strain gauge probe from Renishaw delivers reliable, precise touch-trigger part setting, feature measurement and machine performance checking.
Remote Monitoring of All Open Arc Welding Processes
The rugged XVC-1000e weld camera from Xiris monitors MIG/MAG, TIG, plasma, laser or Stick welding in exceptional detail from up to 100 m away.
Visual Inspection of Root Pass Weld Bead Inside a Welded Pipe
Serimax uses Xiris visual inspection and laser measurement technology in the orbital welding of offshore oil and gas pipes.
Amid Challenges, Majority of Metalformers Predict Little Change in Economic Activity
U.S and Canadian incoming orders expected to remain steady, according to the latest barometer reading from the Precision Metalforming Association.
U.S. Manufacturing Grows in September –– PMI Dips 0.6% to 55.4
The Institute for Supply Management reports that among the six biggest industries, food, beverage & tobacco remains the best-performing sector, with fabricated metal and chemical products growing strongly.