CNC Machine Tool Builder Okuma America Corporation Announces Renishaw Gaging System Installed at Okuma Tech Center in Houston

Okuma America Corporation announces the installation of the new Renishaw Gaging System at the Okuma Tech Center in Houston.

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Renishaw Equator™

The Equator™ is a groundbreaking alternative to traditional dedicated gaging. The patented, affordable design delivers high-speed comparative gauging for inspection of high-volume manufactured parts.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (PRWEB) October 03, 2012

Okuma America Corporation, a world leader in CNC machine tools, is pleased to announce that Renishaw’s Equator™ gaging system is on display at the Okuma Tech Center in Houston. This is an exclusive on the Houston market.

The Equator™ is a groundbreaking alternative to traditional dedicated gaging. The patented, affordable design delivers high-speed comparative gaging for inspection of high-volume manufactured parts. This innovative technology has been developed and proven on the shop-floor with industry-leading companies in the automotive, aerospace and medical industries.

Benefits of the Equator include:

  •     Faster with more repeatability, resulting in a more accurate gaging process
  •     Easy operation and easy programming
  •     Thermal stability
  •     Traceable to calibrated CMMs
  •     Equator controller providing a secure and robust environment
  •     Low-cost fixturing
  •     Integrated stylus changing
  •     Automated options
  •     Versatile gaging

When connected to Okuma’s exclusive THINC®-OSP CNC control, this flexible gage enables users to measure a part’s dimensional features. Once measured, specific software compiles the measured data and translates it through Caron Engineering software, ensuring more productive operations

About Okuma America Corporation:
Okuma America Corporation is the U.S.-based sales and service affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in CNC (computer numeric control) machine tools, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. The company is the industry’s only single-source provider, with the CNC machine, drive, motors, encoders, spindle and CNC control all manufactured by Okuma. Okuma’s innovative and reliable technology, paired with comprehensive, localized service protection, allows users to run continuously with confidence – maximizing profitability. Along with its industry-leading distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC®, Okuma facilitates quality, productivity and efficiency, empowering the customer and enabling competitive advantage in today’s demanding manufacturing environment. For more information, visit http://www.okuma.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @OkumaAmerica.

About Partners in THINC:
Partners in THINC is a collaboration network of more than 40 industry leaders who come together to solve problems and explore new productivity ideas for real-world manufacturers. With the open architecture, PC-based THINC®-OSP control as its nucleus, Partners in THINC brings specialized equipment, expertise and a commitment to provide the best possible integrated solutions to the end-user. For more information, visit http://www.okuma.com/partners-in-thinc.

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