renishaw cmmvidClick image to enlargeRenishaw demonstrates some of the fundamentals of coordinate measuring machine (CMM) technology. Check out the video below:

 

Inside the Space Factory

Airbus is putting advanced technologies to work in its satellite manufacturing operations.

How to build a jumbo jet engine

A BBC documentary explores the complex world of manufacturing of a Rolls Royce jumbo jet engine.

Metrology: Hand and Eye

by Andrew Brooks

3D quality inspection benefits from optical and contact metrology

Earthquake testing metal buildings

See all the action as industry and university researchers team up to find the limits of innovative metal building designs as they are subjected to some of the most extreme earthquake shaking ever recorded.

Not your Grandfather’s Surface Plate

by Bill Reilly

Why are many metrology labs still in the stone age given massive technological advancements?

Energizing a business

by Tim Wilson

The Problem: Build long term capabilities to serve Alberta's energy sector

The Solution: Cross-train a skilled workforce on advanced machinery

Alberta manufacturer looks to position itself for the future

Eyes wide open

Estimating has to be quick and accurate in today's competitive manufacturing environment

Equator: Filling a measurement gap

Renishaw's innovative gauging system, the Equator, launched last year, fills a measurement gap between complex CMMs and fixed or dedicated gauges.

Machining a cube in a cube...in a cube, on a lathe

Watch as this machininst produces a three-level cube using only a lathe.

Honda shows off its ASIMO robot

Watch as Honda's ASIMO, billed as "the world's most advanced humanoid robot," shows off at the Tokyo National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation.

This machine acts like a whole shop

The PUMA SMX2600ST 5 axis mill-turn centre acts like a high-end machine shop all on its own.

Improved parting and grooving

Insight into Sandvik Coromant's new CoroCut QD parting off and grooving tool.

Video: 3D printing locking wheel nuts for Ford

Ford has partnered with 3D printing developer EOS to 3D print serial production versions of customized, individual locking wheel nuts that prevent tire theft.

The rebuilding of a military tank

Watch how M1 Abrams tanks are rebuilt to work and look like new. This video is courtesty of Ulitmate Factories and is Part 2 of a two-part series on the rebuilding of these tanks.

Bearing Witness

This short video from Wilson tool explains what a witness mark is and why it’s important in achieving a quality punch form.

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