Quality

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Scanning the horizon

10/08/2010

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

09/07/2010

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

28/06/2010

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

31/05/2010

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 ...

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Quality measures

07/05/2010

Andrew Allcock takes a look at one of the first users of Renishaw's new ballbar system; large parts measurement using portable arms; and a challenging fuel injector measurement task

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The racing season is here!

06/05/2010

Steed Webzell reviews recent investment driven by the motorsport sector, an industry that remains among the UK's most alluring and lucrative

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Boosting productivity in the energy sector

05/02/2010

With energy demand greater than ever, machinists in this buoyant sector are finding that investment really does pay dividends. Steed Webzell reports. (This is an extended version of a feature first published in ...

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A common approach

07/01/2010

BSI's PAS 99 can help reduce the costs of maintaining several management systems, as John Hele, group product manager performance, BSI, explains

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Freeform best practice

06/01/2010

Steed Webzell joined more than 100 delegates at the launch of NPL's National Freeform Centre in Teddington, Middlesex, last month

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Pioneering partners

04/01/2010

Mori Seiki and Castle Precision have more in common than a shared name (Seiki is Japanese for precision) – they are both pushing technology boundaries, together and separately. Andrew Allcock reports

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Driving forward

04/01/2010

Following three months of consecutive growth in terms of sales, the automotive industry is, at last, revving up. Steed Webzell reveals how companies are improving their operations

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Multiple capabilities

23/12/2009

The patented Werth Tomoscope – the world's most accurate industrial computer tomography machine – will bring benefits to manufacturers in healthcare, automotive, aerospace and plastics. Machinery reports

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Making it better

29/10/2009

Machinery reviews three technology applications that are making a difference to companies in the aerospace sector. Toolholding, sliding-head turning and inspection come under the spotlight

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Professional image

29/10/2009

Machinery visited 50-man Higar Engineering and heard and saw how a world class precision sub-contractor operates. The establishment of robust processes at all levels is key, he found