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Without Comparison


Renishaw's new Equator is a comparator unlike any other. It adopts what is still novel construction and is targeting the bespoke hard gauging market globally. Andrew Allcock was at its launch (video)

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MEDTEC 2011 - exhibition preview


Machinery is an official media partner of the forthcoming MEDTEC UK 2011 exhibition from 6-7 April at the Birmingham NEC. Steed Webzell previews the main attractions

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Southern Manufacturing


<a href"" target="new">Southern Manufacturing 2011</a> takes place from 16-17 February 2011, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm at the Farnborough International Venue and Events (FIVE), Hants. Some 400+ suppliers ...

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Seeing the bigger picture


Machinery reveals how the National Physical Laboratory's FreeForm Centre for industrial non-contact measurement is informing Jaguar Land Rover's manufacturing processes

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Measured benefits


White light scanning has provided Kevin Wheatcroft, owner of Donington Park racetrack, with the solution to the manufacture of spares for elderly vehicles. Elsewhere, a large CMM has been key

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Full speed ahead


If there is one factor sure to help competitive gain, it's rapid manufacturing. In light of the forthcoming TCT 2010 exhibition, Steed Webzell reviews the latest developments

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Thankful for small blessings


MM Live 2010, taking place at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry from 19-20 October, promises much for the micro-manufacturing fraternity. Steed Webzell previews this much anticipated event

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Enlightened approach


Subcontractor Dawson Precision Components, Oldham, Lancs, has invested in training its workforce and upgrading its quality credentials before, during and after the recession. Andrew Allcock caught up with the company at ...

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The worth of Werth


Mantech Sales last year won the contract to distribute Werth Messtechnik's dimensional measurement machines in the UK. Machinery reviews the Werth range, which boasts a number of novelties [video]

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Scanning the horizon


A few years ago, computed tomography (CT) scanning was cited as emerging technology with huge industrial potential. Machinery reviews its progress [video]

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Positive and productive


Andrew Allcock spent five days at MACH 2010 (7-11 June) and delivers this positive verdict on a show that was held at a difficult time but which delivered above many's expectations [extended version of magazine article]

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Toolmaking tales


An Austrian toolmaker is applying Blum's on-machine measurement software, FormControl V3; standardised workholding pays off for an in-house toolroom; VISI software cuts delivery times by half

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Trigger for innovation


With a history of innovation, Renishaw will not disappoint at MACH, unveiling a new touch-trigger probe head that incorporates two axes, drawing on REVO, its scanning head. Andrew Allcock explains [Includes video ...