Inspection & Measurement

New intelligent process control software for Renishaw’s Equator™ gauging system at MACH 2018

The Renishaw Equator™ flexible gauge is now offered with IPC (intelligent process control) software, providing the functionality to fully automate tool offset updates in CNC manufacturing processes. Improved capability in precision part machining, reduced setting and process adjustment time, and integration with automation systems are some of the benefits that users can now expect.

Mitutoyo America Corporation Introduces HR-530 Series Hardness Tester

AURORA, IL – Mitutoyo America Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the latest Rockwell Hardness Testers in its HR-530 Series, including the HR-530 (maximum specimen size height: 250 mm; depth: 150 mm) and the HR-530L (maximum specimen size height: 395 mm; depth 150 mm).

New FARO® DESIGN SCANARM® 2.0 improves product design workflow

FARO®, one of the world’s most trusted sources for 3D measurement and imaging solutions for factory metrology, product design, construction BIM/CIM, public safety forensics and 3D machine vision applications, introduces the next generation FARO Design ScanArmFARO 2.0, specifically designed to address the most demanding challenges and requirements faced by product design and product engineering professionals. It offers an exceptional combination of flexibility, reliability, value and performance through best in class accuracy, resolution and ergonomics.

Renishaw unveils the XM-60 multi-axis calibrator at MACH 2018

Renishaw, a world-leading metrology specialist, will be exhibiting its XM-60 multi-axis calibrator at MACH 2018 on stand H19-430. The XM-60 is capable of measuring all six degrees of freedom from a single set-up, in any orientation for linear axes. It offers significant improvement in simplicity and time saving over conventional laser measurement techniques.

Raman spectroscopy helps battery research

Power generation is shifting from traditional to less predictable renewable sources. Consumers are demanding faster charging and longer battery life for their products. Both trends require the development of better energy storage devices.