Under Contract: Automated CMM Operations
A manual inspection process using an arm is almost impossible to replicate, so shops hire Laser Scanning to run automated CMM programs for them that are highly repeatable.
Automated Optical CMM with Cobot
The optical µCMM from Bruker Alicona can measure extremely tight tolerances with high accuracy using a six-axis cobot arm to automatically pick, place, measure and sort (ok/not ok) parts in production.
Quality Management Software Moves Toward Quality 4.0
Inspection Manager from High QA automatically extracts GD&T requirements from 2D drawings and 3D models, digitizes prints with automatic ballooning, creates inspection plan reports and stores all the information and measurement tools in a centralized database.
Measurement Software for a Smarter Factory
PC-DMIS 2019 R2 measurement software from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence improves user convenience and productivity when intuitively creating measurement routines or executing them in the factory.
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.