Today, manufacturers are practical, creative, open to opportunities, and ready to work with the technologies available now. This special report looks at advanced manufacturing technology as it is now, and where it is leading today's manufacturers.
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Hirschmann Engineering U.S.A. Inc. has redesigned its H4265 Slid-Able counter support for wire EDMs so that workpieces have two levels on which they can be placed and clamped. The support bottom has a removable 6-mm-thick base and is the same...
In addition, if a product's patterns or textures change, the PC Eyebot stores
its previous "training" and learns the new patterns for inspections and outputs
the differences to PLCs and enunciators for physical responses.
polygonal mirrors and high-speed motors make it possible for Mitutoyo America
Corp. LSM-544 Series laser-scan micrometers to operate up to 1,600 scans per
second. This is ideal for measuring vibrating workpieces or items moving on