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Electric vehicle parts being inspected with a Renishaw Equator gaging system.

Gages Step Up the Tech

July 27, 2020
Sophisticated metrology equipment, like coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) and laser scanners, are increasingly seen outside quality labs. “Many companies have cut costs by moving inspection from the lab to the shop floor,” said Matteo Zoin, head of marketing and new market development for Marposs Corp., Auburn Hills, Mich.
Bruce Morey
By Bruce Morey Senior Technical Editor, SME Media
Christopher Mendicino Vice President of Product  High QA Inc.

QA Advances as Gage Management Improves

July 23, 2020
Any manufacturer operating under quality management system mandates, such as ISO9001, ISO13485, or AS9100, must at the very least maintain a measurement tool library database.
Christopher Mendicino Vice President of Product  High QA Inc.
By Christopher Mendicino Vice President of Product , High QA Inc.
Heidenhain’s new West Coast headquarters in San Jose, Calif.

Heidenhain Opens Expanded Western U.S. Headquarters

July 8, 2020
Heidenhain Corp. has opened its newly completed West Coast headquarters. This includes the expansion of its executive, sales and technical support offices, as well as demo facilities in San Jose, Calif. The company also maintains a Midwest headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.
By Heidenhain Corp. Press Release
Marposs’ ML75P Laser Special Edition laser tool setter and ML4USM software provides control of ultrasonic tool vibration and frequency.

Marposs Announces Special Edition Laser Tool Setter for Ultrasonic Machining

July 1, 2020
The ML75P collects thousands of data samples from the vibrating tool tip within milliseconds.
By Marposs Press Release
Marposs’ Aeroel Grindline Laser System for measuring the outer diameter and taper of ground parts.

Marposs Announces Aeroel Grindline Laser System

June 25, 2020
New device is for measuring diameters of ground parts.
By Marposs Press Release
The RS-SQUARED does not use reference markers in the traditional way because the Absolute Arm does the referencing for it, according to the manufacturer.

Friendlier, Faster Information Collection

June 25, 2020
Manufacturers are featuring some of the latest equipment and software for metrology, quality assurance, and collecting information for process control.
Bruce Morey
By Bruce Morey Senior Technical Editor, SME Media
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