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Inspection System Helps Company Meet Short Lead Times

A digital video inspection system from Starrett is increasing this company’s inspection throughput and helping it get parts to its customer on time.

Parts Cleaning Conference: Bringing Cleaning To Machining

Learn from cleaning industry companies about how to clean and protect metal parts safely and provide solutions and support to your shop.


Gaging’s Value for Effective Unattended CNC Machining

Process control is a bigger deal for high-volume CNC machining operations to eliminate scads of scrap/rework because a problem was not identified early on.


Starrett Large Multisensor Vision System Optimizes QC Process

System has dual optical systems and touch-probe capability to measure parts with a diverse range of feature sizes and geometries.


Mahr Offers Easy-to-Use Mobile Surface Measurement System

Mahr’s MarSurf M 310 mobile surface measurement system offers high-precision measurements to test surface roughness on small and large workpieces. 


Renishaw FixtureBuilder 8.0 Simplifies Inspection Fixture Modeling

Renishaw FixtureBuilder 8.0 3D-modelling software offers measurement advances.


Fast Fixturing for Inspection and Laser Marking

The versatility of the Inspection Arsenal and Laser Arsenal modular fixture plate systems enables fixturing to be built on the individual grid plates. The plates can be easily removed from the magnetic docking rail when not needed.


Exact Metrology 3D Scanner Designed for Small Mechanical Parts

Artec Micro is an automated, metrology-grade desktop 3D scanner used for scanning tiny mechanical parts (such as engine valves or connectors) for inspection and reverse engineering, as well as other small objects for heritage preservation, dentistry and medical industries.


Kenova V3 Presetter Offers Intuitive, Flexible Operation

Kelch’s Kenova V3 tool presetter designed so turning tools can be precisely preset quickly and easily.


Marposs Offers Auto Die Match in Form/Thread Rolling

Brankamp X5 option continuously monitors the rolling process.


Caron’s TMAC System Offers Real-Time Tool Monitoring

Monitoring system accurately monitors tapping cycles.



To Scan or Not to Scan

Industrial metrology professionals are constantly tasked with finding the best methodology to inspect parts.

Automation & Robots

Programmable Gages Help Create Automation Cell

Conroe Machine (Conroe, Texas) is doing what most machine shops only dream of: hard turning a family of parts around the clock in an unmanned cell that operates a “self-controlled” process.


The Coolest Thing You'll See Today

While this video does not really relate to manufacturing, it certainly does demonstrate precision.


Mitutoyo’s Profile Projector Enables Easier 2D Measurements

The M2 2D processor updates the PH-3515 profile projector with a new touchscreen tablet and easier 2D processing for measuring dimensions.


Non-Contact Tread Measurement Speeds Pipe Inspection

Pipe/coupling thread measurement system designed to reduce tool costs and downtimes.


Company Expands Horizontal Travel on Optical Comparator

L.S. Starrett expands horizontal X-axis travel on the HB400 benchtop optical comparator from 12" to 16" to measure large parts on its workstage.


MiSTAR 555 Shopfloor CNC Coordinate Measuring Machine without Compressed Air

It features an open structure design with a single support moving bridge, enabling users to mount workpieces from the front, rear and right for installation and a walk up inspection station.


Mitutoyo America Corp.'s HR-600 Hardness Tester Expands Range of Measurements

The hardness tester combines functionality for Rockwell hardness testing and for Light Force Brinell testing in one machine, expanding the range of available measurements


Effective Technical Process Through Metrology

As manufacturing processes and the resulting parts become more complex, shops must invest the time and resources to allow their inspection methods to keep pace.