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MAR 2017

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mmsonline.com March 2017 MMS 133 MODERN EQUIPMENT REVIEW Spotlight: Measurement & Inspection collect complete electronic documentation and device history for SPC and quality-compliance purposes. The system also enables users to compare a par t to its CAD data in real time, a u to m a t i c a l l y. V i s i o n G a u g e d i g i t a l o p t i c a l comparators are available in vertical and hori- zontal configurations. Methods Machine Tools Inc., call 877-668-4262 or visit methodsmachine.com. MULTI-A XIS CALIBRATOR CAPTURES ANGULAR, LINEAR, STRAIGHTNESS ERRORS Re nishaw's X M- 6 0 multi-a x is c alibrator c an measure six degrees of freedom from a single setup and in any orientation for linear axes. The calibrator offers significant improvement in sim- plicity and time savings over conventional laser measurement techniques, the company says. The XM-60 has been designed to measure machine errors directly, reducing the inaccura- cies that can result from complex mathematics used in some alternative measurement techniques. It is capable of capturing angular, linear and stra ightne s s e r ror s in a single setup. D ire ct measurement makes comparison before and after machine adjustments a quick and simple task with existing part programs for XL-80 mea- surement, the company says. The system uses the XC-80 environmental compensator to correct for environmental conditions. The multi-a xis calibrator provides a highly accurate laser system that incorporates an opti- cal roll measurement and fiber optic launch system. The compact launch unit is remote from the laser unit, reducing heat effects at the point of measure- ment. It can be mounted directly to the machine WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTION PROUDLY MADE IN U.S.A. THE MOST FAMOUS NAME IN GUNDRILLING! 336 Boston Post Road, Milford, Connecticut 06460 USA Ready For SAME DAY Shipment! 800-658-8855 www.dmetool.com Ranging from 0.0394" (1.0 mm) x 5" to 0.3125" (7.935 mm) x 12" Over 75 Sizes & Lengths In-Stock SOLID CARBIDE 10 % OFF

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