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mmsonline.com September 2017 MMS 195 EMO 2017 September 18 - 23 We sold one of our $800.00 Ball Bar Kits to a young man who was having problems with his C.M.M. One week later, he called to discuss the results. His C.M.M. had just been serviced and certified by the machines manufacturer at a cost of $700.00. The Ball Bar found that the "Z" axis of his C.M.M. was out of square with the "X" axis 0.009" (0.2286mm). The "Z" to "Y" and the "X" to "Y" Axii were perfectly square. After adjust- ing, to correct the "Z"-"X" error the entire machine was within 0.0003" (0.0076mm). He wondered if we had any suggestions on how he might improve this 0.0003 error. As this was an older, manual machine, we told him that we thought this might be an acceptable accuracy. A Ball Bar-Dumbell system provides certification to ANSI B 89.4.1 or VIM-VAR. BALL BAR-DUMBELL BAL-TEC DIVISION Micro Surface Engr., Inc. 1550 E. Slauson Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90011 323-582-7348 • www.precisionballs.com TECHNOLOGY CORP Levil Technology Corp. 407-542-3971 www.Levil.com LMV-F400 Horizontal Tabletop Mill Distributors Wanted If interested, contact us at Sales@Levil.com Small machines, with big machine power! machining cell concept, which has the ability to monitor key process inputs and analyze data to improve manufacturing processes and facilitate increased productivity and higher accuracy. In addition, Renishaw will have a booth in th e Ad d i ti ve M a n u f a c tu r i n g Zo n e i n h a l l 27, stand A72, where it will demonstrate its build f i l e p r e p a r a t i o n s o f t w a r e , Q u a n t A M 2 017, which was designed for Renishaw's metal AM systems, RenAM 500M and AM 400. Renishaw Inc., call 847-286-9953 or visit renishaw.com. CARBIDE APPLICATION EQUIPMENT COATS LARGE PARTS QUICKLY ROCKLIN MANUFACTURING CO., BOOTH A36 R o c k l i n M a n u f a c t u r i n g C o. w i l l e x h i b i t i t s

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