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January 2010
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RWTH WZL, a German manufacturing research centre, investigates how manufacturing quality can be maximized using iGPS enabled industrial robots

By utilizing modular tooling fixtures and portable CMMs, manufacturers can eliminate the need for many or all check fixtures in their factories

Composite materials have gained popularity in high-performance products that need to be lightweight and strong

GE Oil and Gas Florence, Italy, has transformed the performance of a DEA Global CMM with a retrofit system generating high data collection rates and for form analysis of impeller parts.

Loughborough University  push the boundaries of non-contact measurement to new levels with a video measurement system.

A manufacturer of thin-film solar power modules is using non-contact sensors to measure thickness and flatness of solar glass panels

A properly designed user interface is critical for the successful implementation of a machine vision system for complex inspection tasks. By Earl Yardley, director – Industrial Vision Systems

How running ERP in a lean manufacturing environment can improve the bottom line. By Jean Thilmany, SearchManufacturingERP.com contributor

Respiratory face masks at hospitals and in primary care across Hertfordshire have been checked by advanced Fit Tester instrumentation

New European regulations will require manufacturers of construction products to undertake chemical emissions testing. Dr Gavin Davies, Markes International, discusses the implications for manufacturing industry

Wind turbine load testing has recently seen a significant rise in demand for standard and custom-designed bolt-on load cells.

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