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  • “Since using Equator we have not made a single bad part and have reduced part production cost by 27%”

    The quality of the products a company produces, and their assurance of that quality, can mean all the difference to successfully acquiring contracts. Maintaining that quality also significantly increases the chances of repeat business. High-Tech Engineering, a precision engineering company based in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, UK, has always focused on the quality of the parts it produces.

  • Flexible gauging just got faster

    Shop floor process control with Equator now includes NEW ultra-fast touch trigger probing, easy-to-use feature-based offsetting and updated EZ-IO automation software. Manufacturers using the Renishaw Equator™ flexible gauge now have even more options for inspecting parts right where they are being made – on the shop floor, in the toughest of conditions. With the new TP20 touch trigger probe kit, Feature Compare and updated EZ-IO software, flexible gauging is now ultra-fast, simpler to setup

  • Equator™ gauge: "As Quality Manager, it has quickly become the best investment we’ve made."

    David Powell, Quality Manager at UK-based Euromould Ltd, has been using Renishaw’s Equator flexible gauge to increase inspection capacity and portability, achieving an 85% reduction in the inspection time of injection moulded parts.

  • Equator™ programmable gauges help create the ultimate automation cell for bearing machining and parts sorting

    Conroe, Texas, USA – Conroe Machine is doing what most machine shops only dream of – hard turning a family of parts around the clock in an unmanned cell that operates a ‘self controlled’ process.

  • New process monitoring software for the Equator gauge

    A new process monitoring window has been added to the shop-floor user interface for Renishaw’s Equator™ gauging system. This instantly displays measurement results of inspected features to the operator on a bar-graph display. It also shows the history of measurement on each feature so that process trends can be seen.

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