Product Applications

  • Tru-Vac Advanced Air Chuck Solution from Starrett Tru-Stone

    Sep 27, 2011
    Improved processing and material technologies have led to an increasing number of applications where it is necessary to move very thin or flexible substrates into place and secure (or chuck) them. Other parts are too small to effectively move without damaging, or they need to be moved into a precision location and then chucked with repeatable accuracy.
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  • Special Purpose Hole Saws

    Sep 20, 2011
    Over the past couple of years, several innovative special purpose hole saw lines have been introduced to create an even broader Starrett line. Three of these newer special purpose products are profiled here.
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  • Optical Comparators in Medical Device Manufacturing

    Sep 20, 2011
    New England Precision Grinding (NEPG) of Holliston, MA produces micro-ground wire from 304 stainless steel and super-elastic nitinol to meet the precise demands of medical devices. Read this article to see how they use Starrett Optical Comparators in their inspection process.
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  • Starrett Galileo Vision System Increases QC Productivity at UltraSource Inc

    Sep 20, 2011
    The benefit of using the Galileo system is that statistical data collection became possible on all devices inspected on the system. Cpk studies took hours to do manually. With Galileo, they could collect and study the data in minutes. Also, measured data could be instantly downloaded to an Excel spreadsheet to quickly see how, and if, process improvements were made.
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  • Starrett 505 Miter Saw Protractor Reduces Woodworking Miter Cut Errors

    Sep 20, 2011
    The popular Starrett ProSite® Miter Saw Protractor utilizes direct reading miter scales to take error-prone calculations out of the process of miter cuts in woodworking projects.
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  • Reverse Engineering & Multi-Sensor Measuring Systems

    Sep 15, 2011
    “In the past,” says Michael Knicker, President of Q-PLUS Labs Inc., “(reverse engineering) has required several measurement instruments. Now, measurements can be performed automatically on a single multi-sensor measuring system that includes noncontact vision, touch probe, and metrology-class laser.”
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