Modern Machine Shop

MAR 2017

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134 MMS March 2017 MODERN EQUIPMENT REVIEW Spotlight: Measurement & Inspection on its side, upside down and even on its back, which is particularly beneficial in areas with dif- ficult machine access. The receiver is fully wireless and powered by rechargeable batteries, eliminat- ing trailing cables during machine moves that could cause inaccuracies or break the laser beam during measurement. Renishaw Inc., call 847-286-9953 or visit LINEAR MOTOR-DRIVEN CMM CUTS DOWNTIME AIMS Metrology offers its Revolution LM-series coordinate measuring machine (CMM), which it claims is the first linear motor-driven CMM with five-axis measurement capabilities. The CMM combines a robust frame with the Renishaw Revo scanning system to provide submicron accuracy suitable to applications in the automotive, aero- space and medical markets. The company says the CMM promotes less downtime and lower cost of ownership. Replac- ing conventional belts and pulleys, the LM's linear motors are said to make for a laboratory-grade CMM that requires virtually no maintenance and hence reduces downtime. With authorized distributors in place world-wide, good advice, technical information, and personal service are just a click away. Visit our website to request the name of a distributor near you. ISO 9001:2008 certified Your Next Stop for the Latest Abrasive Blasting Solutions Integrated robotic technology Programmable manipulation for multiple nozzles Pick & place and vision system capability Ideal for parts with complex geometries

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