• Metrology Center Grows With Help From Partners

    by admin on 2022-05-30 09:01:14

    In a few short years, the Center for Manufacturing and Metrology at the University of Hartford has become a leading national provider of education, training and research in measuring technology for manufacturing. One of the ways it has grown is through partnerships with leading metrology suppl

  • 3D Printering: Is Hassle-Free Bed Leveling Finally Here? | Hackaday

    by admin on 2022-05-30 09:01:09

    3D printers have come a long way over the past several years, but the process of bed leveling remains a pain point. Let’s take a look at the different ways the problem has been tackled, and whether recent developments have succeeded in automating away the hassle.

    Bed leveling and f

  • DIY CNC Touch Probe |Hackaday

    by admin on 2022-05-30 09:01:05

    [Dennis] recently invested some money in the Tormach Tooling System for his CNC’d Sieg SX3 mill in order to make his tool changes easier. While the kit allows him to easily account for height offsets while changing tools, he has no quick, reliable means of locating the spindle in relation to

  • 3D Printer Bed Probing Using A Tact Switch And Coin Cell | Hackaday

    by admin on 2022-05-30 09:00:37

    Inspired by his CNC’s leveling system, [Chuck] built a small PCB to help level his 3D printer and he shares the details in the video you can see below. The idea is simple, the nozzle pushes down on the PCB which has a tact switch underneath. When the switch closes, an LED lights.


  • HEIDENHAIN’s Newest Touch Probe Offers Extraordinary 3-D

    by admin on 2022-05-30 09:00:33


    Schaumburg, IL, Dec. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To meet the needs

  • A Simple Touch Probe Made With Basic Tools | Hackaday

    by admin on 2022-05-30 09:00:31

    LinuxCNC contributor and machining enthusiast [Andy Pugh] is certainly not afraid to try making specialised tools to see how well they work out, and this time he’s been busy making a touch probe (video, embedded below) for checking the accuracy of machining operations and general measuri

  • Quality Magazine logo

    by admin on 2022-05-30 09:00:08

    Mitutoyo America Corporation announced the release of the MiSTAR 555 CMM with the PH20 5-axis probe system. The best Mitutoyo shop floor CMM just got better with enhanced measuring capability, increased feature access, and a threefold improvement of throughput.

    Combined with the MiSTAR