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International Manufacturing Technology Show

Welcome to our IMTS 2018 media hub where you can access our latest news releases, imagery, video and more.

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IMTS 2018 runs from September 10-15 in Chicago, USA. You can see our Industrial Metrology solutions in the Quality Assurance pavilion on Stand 135509, East Building, Level 3.

You can also see our latest AM systems and software on Stand 431607, West Building, Level 3 in the 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing pavilion.

New at IMTS 2018

Smart factory illustration

Future factory benefits, today

At IMTS 2018, Renishaw is demonstrating its range of smart factory process control solutions, which are proven to help machine shops across many industries transform their production capabilities.

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Rotary axis calibration with CARTO software

Easier rotary axis calibration

For the first time with CARTO 3.0 the Renishaw XM-60 multi-axis calibrator can be used with the XR20-W rotary axis calibrator, providing one easy to use and intuitive software solution for all Renishaw laser calibration products.

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Inspection Plus with SupaTouch

Faster and repeatable feedrates

SupaTouch technology intelligently determines the fastest feedrates a machine tool can achieve whilst ensuring repeatable measurement. Its smart in cycle decision making technology implements the quickest probing strategy (either one touch or two touch) for each measurement.

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New Equator™ 500 - Updating using IPC alongside Equator™ 300

Gauge larger parts

The new larger Equator 500™ system now enables the gauging of larger parts, with a working volume of 500 mm in diameter and up to 400 mm in height.

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Fixtures modular set up

Metrology fixtures

Using high quality metrology fixtures can improve throughput, reproducibility and accuracy of inspection processes with quick repeatable fixturing set-ups.

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Ultra-compact strain gauge probe

Designed for small 5-axis machine tools, this ultra-compact strain gauge probe provides a reliable and precise touch-trigger solution for part setting, feature measurement and machine performance checking.

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Powder handling solution

Additive manufacturing

On our dedicated additive manufacturing booth, we will be showcasing our latest additive manufacturing systems and software along with our new powder handling solution in collaboration with LPW Technology.

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XM-600 multi-axis calibrator

Faster and easier CMM error mapping

Renishaw's newly launched XM-600 laser measurement system offers enhanced capability to connect directly with Renishaw's range of UCC CMM controllers.

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Marc Saunders - Director of AM Applications

Hear all about AM

Marc Saunders, Director of Global Solutions Centres at Renishaw is giving a talk on the next phase of market growth in additive manufacturing (AM) during IMTS. The session will take place on September 12th, 2018 from 10:45 to 11:00am at McCormick Place, West Hall.

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AM Disc stylus

AM styli

Renishaw is introducing additively manufactured styli to its comprehensive styli range. Produced in-house by Renishaw, AM styli can access features of parts that other styli cannot reach, providing a flexible, high-performance solution to complex inspection challenges.

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Obtain data using Renishaw machine tool probes

The Grand Challenge

Renishaw is working with the MTConnect Institute (an ANSI Standards Developer) as part of its Standards Committee, helping to add support for workpiece quality data to the MTConnect open communications standard for future applications.

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Gear profile measurement using the OSP60 scanning probe with SPRINT™ technology

Renishaw scanning aids Yamazaki Mazak

At IMTS 2018, Yamazaki Mazak is showcasing its new Integrex AG series of machine tools which utilise Renishaw SPRINT™ technology to deliver a rapid and flexible solution for gear manufacturing.

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Students discuss Renishaw additively manufactured components

Education outreach

Renishaw will exhibit to young people, parents and teachers from a dedicated education booth as well as hosting Learning Labs on an adjacent booth. The education programme forms part of Renishaw's larger presence at IMTS 2018, which focusses on automated process control and additive manufacturing.

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SupaScan OSP60 SPRINT probe scanning application

Supreme speed with SupaScan QuickPoint cycles

Exclusive to SupaScan – Renishaw's ultra-fast on-machine probing solution for workpiece set-up – the QuickPoint macro cycle delivers market leading speed of measurement.

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