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Boom Breaks the Barrier on Enterprise Measurement Solution

It improves quality, increases speed to market, and reduces cost.Read this story in Quality Magazine HERE:Get a PDF version of this story HERE:Boom Supersonic has its sights firmly set on the return of supersonic civilian air travel with the development of Overture, its 55-75 passenger, Mach 2.2 commercial airliner. As a run-up to the production model, the company has been making steady progress towards its scheduled 2020 flight testing of the 1/3 scale proof of concept called XB-1. The objectives behind the development of the XB-1 are more than just real-world flight testing of this highly sophisticated aircraft, involving the latest materials and technologies. The ...

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Digital Thread In Manufacturing

Along the path from design to manufacture, a lot of information gets passed from computer to computer and machine to machine. Figuring out how a product’s design and manufacturing information can be authored, exchanged and processed without errors is critical. NIST is playing a key role in this “digitization” of manufacturing with its Digital Thread for Smart Manufacturing project, which would help businesses of all sizes make the most of the revolution. ...

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Quality Inspection Software Platform Improves Departmental Efficiency

B&B Airparts, a Wichita, KS manufacturer offering multiple (horizontal) manufacturing services wanted to grow its business by improving competitiveness against more efficient vertical job shops. After conducting an in-depth needs analysis, they selected Verisurf with Universal CMM as the common software platform that would support both their existing and future inspection hardware systems. The results: a steady 35% annual growth rate. Read the whole B&B Airparts’ case study in the Jan, 2019 issue of Modern Machine Shop here:B&B Airparts Case Study: Modern Machine Shop Magazine Jan '19 Issue ...

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Quality Case Study: Perfection is Important

With its racing debut in 2016, Haas F1 Team is the first American Formula One team to hit the circuit since 1986. Founded by Gene Haas, the team is based in Kannapolis, NC. Haas is the founder of Haas Automation, the largest CNC machine tool builder in North America, and he is the chairman of Haas F1 Team. “Haas F1 Team gives new meaning to the term rapid development, especially when you consider the fact that the effort is truly global. Machined parts, mold layups and assemblies are done in the U.S., engine development and wind tunnel testing come out of Italy, and team logistics are handled in England,” Haas said. “Car development in Formula One t...

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EMS Selects Verisurf to Streamline Inspection

Consistency Builds ReputationEngineered Machining Solutions (EMS) Applies Same Approach to MetrologyGet the video version of this story here: Consistency tells a lot about a company; who they are, what they are good at, and what they stand for. As a job shop in today’s highly competitive manufacturing industry, you need to stand for something customers can relate to, whether that’s good quality, great quality, low price, fast turnaround, or a myriad of other attributes. Customers need to know they will receive a consistent deliverable, based on their own profile of your company’s capabilities.  From humble beginnings in 2011, EMS founders Balazs Orm...

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