Switch from Negative to Positive Tool Offsets
In this day and age, when the power of data and speed of automation is being realized in shops everywhere, you must adapt to stay competitive. This simple switch from negative to positive tool offsets makes life easier because it introduces more standardization to the shop floor, reduces the burden on operators, increases setup speed and dramatically reduces the chances of human error. All of which saves time and realizes return on investment – and each additional machine helps increase the rate of return.
In a recent Fabricating & Metalworking article, Patrick Cratty, assistant product manager of tool measuring systems, further explores the benefits of making the switch and provides some tips to get there.