Materials and Treatments, Metrology — 3 May 2013 at 8:00 am
3D printing is an additive manufacturing process: contrary to traditional manufacturing processes, which give shape to a component by removing material from a block of raw material, 3D printing produces components by laying down successive layers of polyamide following a predefined 3D design. Since the launching of the first 3D printer, in 1984 by Charles Hull, this technology has been in constant evolution...
In the article The Ennemies of Checking Fixtures, we indicated first this factor for its importance and influence on the...
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In our video on YouTube CAPTOR-S: Data collection with a dial indicator gauge we explained how easy data collection and...
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Some time ago, we published an article about the importance of writing technical specifications when requesting for a quotation...
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3D printing is an additive manufacturing process: contrary to traditional manufacturing processes, which give shape to a...
3 May 2013 8:00
3D printing is an additive manufacturing process: contrary to traditional manufacturing processes, which give shape to a component by removing material from a block of raw material, 3D printing produces components by laying down successive layers of polyamide following a predefined 3D design. Since...3 May 2013 | Materials and Treatments, Metrology | Read More
Solutions applicable ever closer to production lines, affordable alternatives for SMEs and technology shared across various sectors… Metrology is advancing at a phenomenal rate, as some of the sector’s leading exponents explain to AutoRevista in this article. Metrology specialists are involved...23 April 2013 | Uncategorized | Read More
X4 i-Remote is a new mobile app that gives you the freedom to measure away from your computer. Metrolog X4, the universal 3D Metrology software is now available with X4 i-Remote, a new remote control application for Apple devices (iPod touch and iPhone). You can remotely take control of your X4...28 January 2013 | Metrology, News, Software & blogging | Read More
Our blog is 6 years-old! And we are getting more and more important on Internet: over the past 6 years, we have received 525,135 visits, 46% more than the previous year(!!!), and more than 886,000 displayed pages. our readers come from 193 different countries worldwide! from the 525,135 visits our...22 October 2012 | News about this blog | Read More
In our video on YouTube CAPTOR-S: Data collection with a dial indicator gauge we explained how easy data collection and measurement with CAPTOR-S is. Today we would like to explain how to use practical functionalities of this system. We produced some videos for new users as well as for potential clients...14 September 2012 | CAPTOR, Examples | Read More
In the article The Ennemies of Checking Fixtures, we indicated first this factor for its importance and influence on the other factors. It is by far the main pitfall we are hit by, because all the chain in the automotive sector is very sensitive to the final cost and its reduced margin. This is how...22 June 2012 | Checking Fixtures Design, Checking Fixtures Enemies, Uncategorized | Read More
Tecnomatrix has published its new website that replaces the former one and www.captorsystem.com. The main improvements done in this website are: Includes many product sheets with information about different checking fixtures we have produced for automotive parts. The sheets are grouped by vehicle...17 April 2012 | CAPTOR, News about this blog | Read More
This video explains very clearly the importance of the repeatability and reproducibility study for checking fixtures (R&R), and how to use the data on a R&R study sheet. When measuring a part on a checking fixture, three variation factors affect the measurement: 1. The checking fixture in...30 March 2012 | GD&T | Read More
The Super Bowl event 2012 was a good day for Detroit. Or at least for their carmakers. For the second year in a row, Chrysler made viewers fall silent with a gritty gut-level ad celebrating Detroit – and built around an icon not known for shilling for products. The rap star Eminem was it last year....21 February 2012 | Loud Thinking, Uncategorized | Read More
We are proud to inform you of the launching of CAPTOR-C system, recently patented by Tecnomatrix. CAPTOR-C aims at detecting the correct positioning of the dial indicator on each control point (SC) of your checking fixture, as well as the identification of the point being measured. This system, an extension...1 December 2011 | Examples, News | Read More
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