There’s a long-lived adage in woodworking and carpentry—measure twice, cut once. As civilization grew and evolved from millions of years ago when primitive cutting tools were used to hunt and gather food, a need for more accurate cutting tools grew and evolved with it.
Machine vision is a key technology for highly automated and seamlessly networked processes in the context of Industry 4.0, a.k.a. the Industrial Internet of Things. The use of new artificial intelligence processes such as deep learning is gaining in importance. A great many benefits make the technology attractive, but it also has limitations.
The height gage has transformed. From its infancy to today, the height gage has been in the grittiest shop environments. In spite of that, height gages also have the ability to meet the quality measurement demands of any precision laboratory. Regardless of how they are used or where, height gages have stood the test of time and remain an essential tool in every workshop.
Heimatec, a world leader in live tools and angle heads, is excited to announce the availability of their Citizen tool program at IMTS 2018. This line includes both live and static tools for most Citizen lathes.
Simplicity and value. A MICRONITE guide to zero-defect quality covers the vital points of machining control. Two MICRONITE screens provide the unprecedented level of process recognition, visualization, and decision making.