Quality Plant Management
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.
August 27, 2012
by Tim Wilson
The $7.1 billion medical device manufacturing industry is not as large as the automotive or aerospace manufacturing industries in Canada, but for those companies considering this market or expanding their presence in it, it holds much promise.
August 19, 2012
Heidenhain Corp.'s IMTS exhibit "promises to give visitors insight into significant motion control issues" under its show theme them of "The Inside Story."
August 6, 2012
Today’s surface measurement market demands greater measurement and analysis functionality than ever before and to meet these needs, the SJ-310 series (successor to the SJ-301 series) from Mitutoyo has all the basic features of a portable surface roughness tester, but with better performance.