Renishaw's Equator™ gauging systems are flexible gauges, designed to provide speed, repeatability and ease of use for manual or automated applications. These systems are a high speed comparative gauge for inspection of medium to high volume manufactured parts.
CAM Software Aids NASA's Mission that Uncovered 1st World with Two Stars Ramco Machine, LLC (Rowley, MA U.S.A) is helping to impact the future of space exploration by using hyperMILL® CAM software and 5-axis machining to make parts for an advanced NASA satellite mission. The mission, named Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), is credited for discovering its first circumbinary planet -- a world orbiting two stars. Full Article
3D Optical Metrology: Best Solution for In-Process Measuring of Complex Parts? When looking at metrology, discussion often revolves around the merits of contact or non-contact measurement solutions. There is now a drive across nearly all industries for smaller and more complex components (which are often prone to contamination or damage by even the slightest contact with a probe). According to Zygo Corporation product manager Eric Felkel, for these exacting applications, non-contact optical metrology solutions are typically the best fit with its extreme precision and measurement repeatability. Full Article
Suhner offers this low-cost, high output automated drilling unit for putting holes into light metal, composite, thermoplastic, even wood substrates at high speed with excellent accuracy. Features low power and air consumption. Adjustable stroke to 4" and weighs only 45 lbs. Lots of options for OEM or end user application. Call Lee Coleman for details -- 706-235-8046.