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Understanding Types and Uses Collets

Many people, if approached on the street and asked for a definition of a collet, would likely develop a blank stare. Collets are integral parts of machining, and yet so many don’t know what they are or misrepresent them as chucks. What is a Collet? A collet is a form of chuck, but it is […]

What is a CMM machine? What are the different CMM types?

What is a CMM machine? A coordinate measuring machine, also known as a CMM, is a piece of equipment that measures the geometries of physical objects. CMMs using a probing system to detect discreet points on the surfaces of objects. The very first CMM made its appearance in the early 60s. Originally developed by Ferranti […]

How to Read and Use a Micrometer

Have you ever needed to make an extremely precise measurement? If you work in an industry that works with small parts or fittings, you more than likely have. There are many industries in which the measurement of a tool, pipe, valve or fitting must be near exact to avoid potentially dangerous problems. For these types […]

New subscription model offered with FARO CAM2 software

Latest release provides performance enhancements and new features including an updated statistical process control tool Lake Mary, Fla, March, 5, 2020 – FARO® Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO) – FARO, a global leader in 3D measurement and imaging solutions, announces today the latest iteration of its CAM2® 2020 Software. The release includes a variety of performance […]

Development and Sales of SEC-WaveMill™ WEZ Series for Multi-tasking Machines

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (Head office: Chuo-ku, Osaka, President: Osamu Inoue, hereafter referred to as “our company”) has developed and launched a versatile, high-precision shoulder milling cutter SEC-WaveMill™ WEZ series for multi-tasking machines, from July 2020. In recent years, the stringency of the dimensional tolerance and machining quality required in the machining sector has increased, […]

Mitutoyo Launches Sales of High Accuracy CNC Coordinate Measuring Machine CRYSTA-Apex V Series suited to Smart Factories

Mitutoyo Corporation (headquarters: Takatsu Ward, Kawasaki City, Japan; President: Yoshiaki Numata) has developed the CRYSTA-Apex V 500/700/900 series for smart factories as its new line-up of CRYSTA-Apex series CNC coordinate measuring machines, and launched sales within Japan in August. CRYSTA-Apex V 574 CRYSTA-Apex V 776 CRYSTA-Apex V 9106 The scope for application of precision measurement […]

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