Quality Plant Management
June 16, 2013
by Kip Hanson
Automated vision machines measure parts quickly and accurately
If you have a handful of parts to check, you'll probably pick up a micrometer. If you're going to measure a truckload of them, only an automated solution will do. But measurement systems come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and offer more options than a new car. Deciding
May 26, 2013
Magnetic filtration solves fine grinding swarf issue at Linamar plant
When driveline and engine component manufacturer Traxle, Guelph, ON, part of Linamar Industries, started to experience surface finish problems during a final valve sealing ring grinding operation, it turned to a magnetic filtration system, the Micromag MM5 supplied by Eclipse Tools North America, Stoney Creek, ON.
December 3, 2012
The new VAST XTR gold probe from Carl Zeiss enables flexible and highly accurate measurements in industrial measuring, increasing productivity and flexibility for operators. Thanks to the integrated rotary axis, the VAST XTR gold turns the stylus system in the direction of the feature being measured and adjusts effortlessly to complex workpieces, enabling it to reach virtually any position.