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Resec Systems, Inc. offers a new machine that automatically sorts small parts, making a full 360 deg scan of each piece, checking as many as 30 critical dimensions on each, and sorting them into PASS or FAIL chutes.
ADCOLE Corporation offers a new crankshaft gage that accommodates the larger crankshafts of heavy-duty generator sets, off-road construction equipment, and big compressors
Renishaw offers the TRS2 broken tool detection system, making precise laser checking affordable and practical for all kinds of machine tools.
Renishaw offers its QuickView? software that gives engineers continuous “streaming” data on machine dynamics, viewable on a live oscilloscope-type display.
Pepperl+Fuchs offers their 2008-2009 North American Sensor Catalog and Selection Guide.
PCB Piezotronics (PCB®) offers the Model 410B01 ICP® force sensor signal conditioner, designed for monitoring forces experienced during manufacturing, assembly, on-line processes, quality assurance, and end-of-the-line product testing.
Ophir-Spiricon offers the II-VI-CO2-58 Industrial Laser Beam Analyzer.
Mahr Federal offers a new surface finish gage, custom designed to index and measure multiple small parts, such as gears, fuel injector components, or inner and outer bearing components.
Metris offers the Metris Focus Inspection 9.0, today’s reference for point cloud inspection.
Marposs Corp. offers software to enhance the versatility and functionality of its innovative Merlin compact gauge computer.
Mahr Federal offers the MarCator 1081 Digital Indicator. With a measuring range of 0.5 in (12.5 mm) and resolution to 0.00005 in (0.001 mm), the gage features a high contrast LCD display with 10 mm high digits, and provides IP51 class protection against dust and falling water according to IEC 529.
CMMs designed with a granite base construction give some old-school manufacturers the confidence and the accuracy they require.
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.