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INDEX Launches iXacademy Online Training Platform

January 21, 2022
INDEX has announced the launch of iXacademy, a new online platform designed to provide manufacturers with training on a wide variety of topics in a flexible and convenient format.
By INDEX Corp. Press Release
Computer Aided Inspection is provided by Verisurf Software. Being model-based and  built on top of the Mastercam platform, Verisurf allows the team at Five-Axis Industries to open and work with any CAD file, including intelligent models with associative GD&T, to support the development and execution of automated inspection plans.

Five-Axis Industries Drives Quality With Inspection

January 21, 2022
To raise the bar on the status quo in unlimited hydroplanes, Ellstrom Racing started Five-Axis Industries, which in the beginning was essentially a hobby shop specializing in five-axis machining to make difficult-to-manufacture parts from hard metals, including titanium and stainless alloys.
By Verisurf Software
Most manually operated machines can be fitted with a DRO. These machines feature Acu-Rite DROs.

Digital Readouts Continue to Aid Industry

January 20, 2022
While it seems a relic of the 20th century, today’s DRO provides much more than position readout.
By Larry Bellisario-Adams Contributing Editor
Bruce Morey
By Bruce Morey Senior Technical Editor, SME Media
Haimer Microset machines have a release-by-touch function that lets machinists move the optical carrier with one hand, without having to hold down a button.

Implementing and Expanding Use of Presetters

January 19, 2022
Presetters can make life easier on the factory floor. When is the time to step up their use?
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media
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Open X Announces New Verisurf Metrology Training Course

January 18, 2022
Open X Education, an interactive learning platform, in collaboration with Verisurf Software, Inc., announces the latest metrology learning program designed for those seeking a career in the fast-growing manufacturing and metrology industry.
By Verisurf Software Press Release
Since 2014, new Rosenboom employees are incentivized to take on-line learning modules offered through Tooling U-SME. In 2007, Rosenboom made significant changes to its onboarding process, insisting that new employees complete learning assignments as part of their introduction to the company.

Custom Products, Standard Training

January 18, 2022
Tooling U-SME proves the most helpful training to Iowa’s Rosenboom because employees learn things online that are immediately applicable.
By Tooling U-SME
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