Removing the “Programming” from Part Inspection Programs

Production bottlenecks happen. Picture a funnel filled with small pebbles. When the pebbles enter the neck of the funnel, they jam together and very few escape. Just like the pebbles in a funnel, when one production station produces more than a subsequent station,...

3D Printed vs Machined Fixtures and ZeroTouch®

The popular narrative surrounding 3D printing generally focuses on rapid prototyping and manufacturing end-use products, but these stories overshadow one of this technology’s greatest benefits in the world of metrology: Creating inspection fixtures. 3D-printed...