INSPECTION & MEASUREMENT

From CAM, Cutters and Cooling to Corrosion, Cleaning and Control

A review of the year’s top tips on technologies and strategies to improve moldmaking operations from design to first shot.
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Zeiss Receives ACEC Award for Wixom Quality Excellence Center

The new facility features a customer proof-of-capability demonstration area, access to comprehensive training, support and metrology services and more, with a grand opening set for summer/fall of 2021.

Monitoring Kit Evaluates X-Ray Detector Performance

Nikon Metrology’s Detector Evaluation Package offers automated analysis of image data with performance trend analysis.
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Versatile Large Format Multi-Sensor Vision System for Accurate, Fast Measurements

The L.S. Starrett AVX550 Multi-Sensor Vision System is a powerful, easy-to-use multi-sensor measurement system which streamlines and optimizes the QC process. 
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December Technology Roundup: Inspection/Measurement

MMT highlights products/services from Zeiss, High QA, Marposs, Shining 3D, L.S. Starrett, Renishaw and more. Find them here or in the December print issue.
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Testing and Acceptance Service Offers Real-Time, Remote Manufacturing Capabilities

Customers can participate in live testing, review and acceptance of their machines/gauges/applications without having to travel, thanks this latest Marposs service.

3D Scanning Platform Offers Comprehensive Hub for Manufacturers

3D metrology company GOM GmbH’s HandsOnMetrology.com is a digital hub for companies that want to integrate the benefits of optical 3D metrology. 

Predictive Maintenance Monitoring System Contributes Real-Time Diagnostics

The Artis GEMVM system from Marposs features predictive maintenance to monitor vibration, gravity and temperature values to detect machining anomalies.

Inspection Manager Software Enhances Collaboration and Automation

High QA’s updated Inspection Manager (IM) software features next level Quality 4.0 standards, increased automation and enhanced workflows.

Tool Monitoring Solution Detects Machine Tool Process Anomalies

Marposs launches its Artis GEMGP stand-alone tool monitoring solution for detecting process anomalies during metal cutting in machine tools.

VIDEOS

Leadtime Leader Q&A: X-Cell Tool and Mold on Quality Assurance

The current Leadtime Leader shares an update on its continually advancing in-house quality processes and equipment.

A 'Quality Without Compromise' Mindset and A Diverse Customer Base Gives Delta Mold More Peaks Than Valleys in Business

Quality-driven processes and focus on diversity in the markets served are key to Delta Mold’s continued success.

Innovation Abounds at NPE2018

Here is a review of some notable moldmaking innovations and advancements on display at NPE2018.

CT Scanner Achieves Precise, Multi-Part Inspections

Exact Metrology showcases the capability of its GOM computed tomography (CT) multi-part scanner.
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Electronic Micrometer Tool Guarantees Precise Measurements

The L.S. Starrett Company introduces more than 100 electronic digital micrometers with new features for improved ergonomics, functionality and productivity. 

Portable Color 3D Scanners Reliably Digitizes Data

Shining 3D adds a new line of handheld color 3D scanners, the EinScan H and HX, to its EinScan series portfolio. Both scanner lines integrate an additional light source for a broader range of applications and scanning requirements.
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Correlation-Free Measuring Cell Enables Real-Time Process Monitoring

Zeiss Industrial Quality Solutions introduces its Zeiss AICell trace, a dual, 7-axis robotic system that can be utilized in near-line, at-line or in-line applications.

Integrated Set and Inspect Software for CNC Machines Adds Inspection Probing Sophistication

Takumi USA now offers Renishaw’s Set and Inspect software for the Fanuc control, enabling customers to add inspection probing to their machining process. 

Automated 3D Optical CNC Measuring Machine Targets High Precision and Challenging Applications

The Walter Helideck 3D is United Grindings’ latest non-contact 4-axis machine that generates 3D models of tools and production parts for the most demanding of industries.