How AM is Changing Inspection in Smart Factories

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By Phil Hewitt

In the manufacturing industry, the importance of metrology, or the science of measurement, is often underestimated. However, inspection is critical for ensuring products work and operate safely.

Inspection ensures companies find and fix problems with a product before they reach the end-user, and the measurement and understanding of processes can be used to make those processes more efficient. However, inspection—even for conventionally manufactured products—is complicated. You must consider the accuracy, reliability, cost, speed and

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