Due to their high level of precision, measurements performed with coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) will be a key part of the Smart Factory. At the Control trade fair in Stuttgart from 9-12 May 2017, ZEISS will show visitors how the measuring lab can be networked intelligently in the future.
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence has extended the accessory range for the Optiv Performance 663 and Optiv Performance 664 coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) by adding two new computer numeric control (CNC) rotary tables and the Optiv Dual Rotary CNC stacked rotary tables as options, substantially widening the application potential of the multisensor machines.
SCOTT Sports’ approach to product design can be summed up in a sentence: there are “no shortcuts” for doing things the right way, for the right reasons. It is with this mindset that Swiss manufacturer of bicycle, winter equipment, motorsports gear and sportswear designed its helmet, the Symbol 2 freeski helmet.
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.
The REVO multi-sensor system is one of Renishaw’s flagship products and enables CMM users to perform 5-axis measurement on a 3-axis co-ordinate measuring machine (CMM). It measures 1000s of points/sec and operates at speeds up to 500 mm/s. As the head is much lighter and more dynamic than the CMM, it is able to quickly follow changes in the part geometry without introducing harmful dynamic errors.
Comprehensive quality monitoring is becoming increasingly important for many OEMs and automotive suppliers. This especially true for heat treatment processes, as they have a major influence on the stability of important parts within the automobile. With this in mind, the induction specialists at eldec are intensifying their commitment to the quality monitoring of induction hardening machines: “eldec Quality Control” is proof of that and includes an entire package of new modules designed to optimize process reliability. The components build on and complement one another, and together, they guarantee customers an extensively monitored hardening process.