Tag Archive for Coordinate-measuring machine

Quality Assurance of Turbine Blades


With its multisensor concept, the Optiv Performance 663/664 Dual Z coordinate measuring machine from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence integrates multiple measurement processes in a single machine and, thanks to the optional Optiv Dual Z and Optiv Dual Rotary options, features innovative technologies that ensure accessibility to a variety of different features in the overall measurement volume and their measurement in a single clamping.

Aberlink CMM Passes ‘Xtreme’ Test


The recent launch of Aberlink’s ground-breaking, robust Coordinate Measuring Machine, the Xtreme, caused quite a stir at MACH 2016. As the Xtreme has a unique configuration, unlike that of any other CMM, the innovative new machine attracted many curious visitors to Aberlink’s exhibition stand.

Aberlink CMM Enhances Leemark’s Quality Department


Established nearly 50 years ago, Middlesex based Leemark Engineering, remains a family run subcontract Precision Engineering business. The AS9100 approved company supplies high-quality machined components to a variety of demanding sectors, primarily the aerospace industry, but also the pharmaceutical, satellite communications and motor sport sectors.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Supplies PTB with Leitz PMM-G


Germany’s national institute for metrology, the Federal Physical-Technical Institute (PTB), is equipping its new metrological expertise centre for wind energy systems in Braunschweig with a Leitz PMM-G gantry coordinate measuring machine (CMM) from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence.

New developments in understanding rotary axes performance

The new software for the highly successful XR20-W now allows it to be used to measure the rotary positioning accuracy of an axis on many configurations of five axis machine tools, where the XR20-W often cannot be mounted on the centre of rotation.  Together with Renishaw’s existing AxiSet™ Check-Up system, which provides machine users with…

Renishaw’s game-changing contact scanning system opens up completely new process control opportunities for high-value CNC machine tools

SPRINT blade application

The SPRINT system incorporates a new generation of on-machine scanning technology that will deliver a step-change in the benefits of process control, enabling fast and accurate form and profile data capture from both prismatic and complex 3D components. Drawing on Renishaw’s partnerships with major businesses in key industrial sectors, the SPRINT machine tool scanning system…