Metrology fixtures news
Renishaw's latest metrology fixturing news, case stories and technical articles, allowing manufacturing industry to increase inspection throughput and achieve substantial cost savings
- New QuickLoad™ rail system improves speed, throughput and accuracy during part inspection
Imperial and metric high quality metrology fixtures
Global engineering technologies company Renishaw is introducing a ¼ 20 imperial thread size to its existing metrology fixtures product range. Customers globally will benefit from all fixturing components being available in M4, M6, M8 and ¼ 20 thread sizes.
“With fit-for-purpose CMM fixturing we save 50% of the inspection time”
Yeovil Precision Castings (YPC) Limited has invested in a comprehensive Renishaw modular metrology fixturing system, to increase repeatability of part inspection and to reduce the time taken in its quality control activities. As a result, YPC claims to take up to 50% less time to check batch samples than it did previously. CMM fixturing is no longer the ‘weak link' that it once was.
Renishaw has launched FixtureBuilder 3D-modelling software to create fixturing set-ups, and assist with documentation and off-line programming
Renishaw is presenting FixtureBuilder at EMO Hannover 2017 taking place in Germany from 18th to 23rd September. FixtureBuilder is a 3D-modelling software package designed to allow the off-line creation and documentation of fixturing set-ups.