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Measure 3D Parts Without Losing Time

This high-speed metrology and inspection system is said to process complex geometries faster than traditional inspection methods.

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Entries for Production Machining’s 2021 Emerging Leaders are now open. Nominations are due by June 1st, 2021, and will be announced in the September edition of Production Machining.      


Starrett Micrometers Designed to Withstand Harsh Elements

More than 100 electronic digital micrometers feature improved ergonomics, functionality and productivity.

Single & Multi-Spindles

IMTS spark Session: Production Matters — Why a CNC Multi-Spindle Makes Sense for MetalQuest

Live discussion on Dec. 18 focuses on MetalQuest’s decision to diversify by adding its first CNC multi-spindle machine for greatly reduced cycle times on an existing high-volume job.


Mitutoyo MiScan Vision System Measures Array of Workpiece Sizes

Multiple sensor microscopic-form measurement system uses combined coordinate measuring machine and vision measurement system technology, and features a microform scanning probe.


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.



To Scan or Not to Scan

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


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.


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.


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.