Modern Machine Shop

OCT 2017

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mmsonline.com October 2017 MMS 157 MODERN EQUIPMENT REVIEW Spotlight: Measurement & Inspection stable setup due to the scanner's temperature compensation and thermal stability. Users only need to connect to a PC via a USB cable and power on to start scanning. Real-time feedback is displayed by the bound- aries of the measurement area on the measured part, ensuring the user is scanning at the optimal position. An integrated locking mechanism is said to provide a simple, user-friendly and repeat- able connection to the MCA x arm, enabling the scanner to be used on MCA x arms of different sizes and specif ications without moving the whole arm assembly. The combination of the H120 scanner and the MCAx arm enables mea- s u re m e nt of f re efo r m a n d g e o m etr i c p a r ts, hard-to-reach features, highly textured or trans- parent materials, and easily deformed materials such as foams or textiles. Users can tailor the solution for their needs through integrations with different software tools for scanning, probing, processing and dimensional analysis of measurement data. Nikon Metrology, call 810-220-4360 or visit nikonmetrology.com. CMM MANUFACTURER ALSO MAKES CUSTOM AIR, ELECTRONIC GAGES Having acquired CMI Technologies in 2016, AIMS's new AIMS CMI Technologies division not only h e l p s t h e c o o r d i n a t e m e a s u r i n g m a c h i n e (CMM) manufacturer control quality and delivery

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