Get in Line: Machine all the parts you want, you still have to inspect them

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Much of today’s manufacturing environment calls for low volume orders of complex parts. Linear pallet systems and robotic part handling allow shops to set up dozens of jobs and run them after everyone’s gone home for the day. Unless your inspector likes to work nights, you’re sure to have a big pile of parts waiting […]

Look where you’re going: Automated vision machines measure parts quickly and accurately

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If you have a handful of parts to check, you’ll probably pick up a micrometer. If you’re going to measure a truckload of them, however, only an automated solution will do. But measurement systems come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and offer more options than a new car. Deciding which one is best […]