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  • Renishaw probing simplifies set-up of complex mould tools for BK Tooling

    Primo Radio 3D Tool Setter BK Tooling 2 Toolmaking has always been the preserve of craftsmen; even with the arrival of complex CNC machine tools the skill of the toolmaker is still required. However, innovative technology such as Renishaw’s Primo™ probing system is a proventimesaver for even the most experienced toolmakers.

  • Munjal Castings increases OEE by 50%, after using Renishaw TRS2 – tool breakage detection and tool setting probe

    TRS2 For any manufacturing company to be a market leader and become more competitive, it is vital to reduce costs, maintain quality, and provide timely delivery. Munjal Castings, based in Ludhiana, India, adopted this philosophy for its growth.

  • Renishaw probing pays dividends for Quality Engineered Products

    Manual alignment of parts and inspection on a CMM has been replaced by Renishaw RMP60 and RMP600 probing systems, saving valuable time Having built its reputation in high-volume precision pressing, Quality Engineered Products took the decision eight years ago to move into the competitive world of sub-contract precision machining. The company, based in Cinderford (UK), started out with vertical machining centres and CNC lathes. Then, in 2015, a major investment in state-of-the-art machine tools provided the opportunity to fully exploit technology and make significant gains.

  • Primo™ system helps SuMax Enterprises to reduce part set-up time by 90%

    SuMax case study: Pump body casting being probed for wall thickness variation with the Primo system Maintaining the wall thickness of pump bodies and reducing the part setting time for manufacturing steering worm shafts is an important task for SuMax Enterprises Pvt Ltd, situated in Pune, India. It was made easy following installation of a Renishaw Primo™ system with Primo Radio Part Setter and Primo Radio 3D Tool Setter which has helped the company reduce part set-up time by 90% and eliminate scrap (previously 12%) caused by machining.

  • Using machine tool probes for precision metrology in the manufacturing of forged wheel and car chassis

    Dr Henry Shih, CEO of SAI The automotive industry is fiercely competitive. Tier-one car manufacturers are constantly looking for breakthroughs in areas such as performance, safety and innovative design, all of which places ever stricter requirements on the processing of metal components. SuperAlloy Industrial Company Ltd. (SAI) is a supplier of high-quality lightweight forged metal products.

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