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Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance

Cell Demonstrates Role of Measurement Data in Labor-Saving Production

After-the-fact inspection often comes too late to keep an automated production process in control. In Booth E-5509, metrology and precision technology company Renishaw (Hoffman Estates, Illinois) demonstrates the role of measurement data connectivity in realizing efficient low-labor machining. Continue Reading

Playing with Physics, Mitutoyo Focuses on Recent Acquisition

Physics geeks and metrology technicians alike may be interested in how Booth E-5215 reflects (or better, refracts) Aurora, Illinois-based Mitutoyo America Corp.’s recent acquisition of a controlling share in TAG Optics Inc. (Princeton, New Jersey). As a result, the inspection and measurement company is highlighting the startup’s tunable acoustic gradient (TAG) optics technology, which is said to eliminate the need for microscopes to repeatedly adjust the lens along the Z axis to look at different part heights. Continue Reading

More Productivity through Reduced Scrap

The market for precision parts in the supply chain for automobile, aerospace and other sectors is mainly characterized by medium- and large-sized batches. Continue Reading

Mahr Federal Booth Features Well-Known Experts, Expanded Space

Mahr Federal (Providence, Rhode Island) has added a second-floor conference space to Booth E-5614 to make room for discussions of the new technologies it’s introducing at IMTS. Continue Reading

Cell Demonstrates Role of Measurement Data in Production

Metrology technology and data connectedness illustrate consistent, controlled production and point-of-manufacturing quality assurance.

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