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Fall Trade Show Line Up for Inspection Arsenal!

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Join us for demonstrations of Inspection Arsenal™ quick-swap fixture plates and work holding at any… or ALL of these fall trade shows! September 25-28 in Toronto, Canada We’ll be exhibiting in Booth #3507 with our friends from 1 Source Metrology, Canada and Wenzel America!  Register October 3-5, Milwaukee, WI Join Measurement Solutions in Booth #320 for a demonstration! Register October 4-5, Sudbury, MA Join us at Methods Machine Tools Sales state-of-the-art metrology lab! Open House! Register October 24-26, Rosemont, IL Join us in Booth #734 to meet the inventor for product demonstrations and to see new product. Register

By on September 19, 2017 in News Continue Reading

Modular Fixture Tower for Inspection

Modular Fixture Tower from Inspection Arsenal™

Phillips Precision, Inc. Products Division, Boylston, MA announces the latest in the uniquely designed, LEAN Inspection Arsenal™ product line – Modular Tower System for CMM inspection. Like other uniquely designed products of the Inspection Arsenal™, the newly offered modular fixture tower has features and benefits exceeding others on the market.  First in the line of towers is a 2” interlocking system that can be built both vertically and horizontally.  Cubes added horizontally, can be turned to any angle and locked securely. Building block design lets you determine the height YOU want! Staggered hole pattern adds flexibility for work holding. Adds even more versatility to Inspection Arsenal™ work holding systems. Able to build vertically and horizontally – horizontal cubes can be […]

By on September 19, 2017 in News Continue Reading

Inspection Arsenal™ Now A Complement to Wenzel America Solutions!

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December 19, 2016, Phillips Precision, Inc. of Boylston, Massachusetts – manufacturers of Inspection Arsenal™ Quick-Swap inspection fixture systems – is pleased to announce that Wenzel America, headquartered in Wixom, Michigan, now includes the product line as a complement to their customer-focused metrology solutions. The industry-changing solution that Phillips Precision offers through the LEAN design of Inspection Arsenal™ significantly improves the inspection process for small job shops to very large aerospace, automotive and medical manufacturers.   Phillips also supports customers by designing unique, custom fixtures.  In the same way, Wenzel America is an innovative and flexible solver of customer problems which serves to build strong partnerships in the industry. Both companies focus on solving problems and breaking inspection bottlenecks … all with […]

By on December 19, 2016 in News Continue Reading

UNIVERSAL Inspection Fixturing Like Never Before!

Small Payout Now = Big Payback in 2017! Now you can create a LEAN, standardized process across all inspection equipment with Loc-N-Load™ plates and work holding from Inspection Arsenal™. Join the many manufacturers benefiting from this technique. See immediate return on investment Inspect more parts per shift Increase number of employees who inspect Easily access granite surface Take advantage of CMM palletization features Work towards lights-out inspection Use as dedicated tooling – add to job box Order off-the-shelf product that can ship same day Whether you’re new to CMMs or have passed up inspection fixturing in the past, now there’s a simple, affordable, profit-increasing option. Visit www.fixture-up.com to see the full product line, watch videos, read case studies, and order. […]

By on November 10, 2016 in News Continue Reading

Phillips Precision receives Innovation Award by Mass Manufacturing Caucus

Phillips Precision received an innovation award last week from the Massachusetts Manufacturing Caucus. The company was recognized, in part, for Inspection Arsenal™ an manufacturing inspection industry game-changer! Central Mass. brewer, machinery maker and eight more awarded Ten Central Massachusetts manufacturers were honored for excellence in their industry at a formal awards ceremony at the Massachusetts State House last week. The 28 unique companies from across the state were nominated by their legislators in five categories, including job creation, education, sustainability, production, and innovation. One of the honorees was Worcester-based Kinefac Corporation, a maker of metal forming machinery, which was nominated by Moore. Kinefac was honored for its innovative and dynamic manufacturing processes, according to a press release from the office […]

By on November 2, 2016 in News Continue Reading

Hold Funky Surfaced Parts with the Help of New Adjustable Stand-offs!

September 1, 2016 – Phillips Precision, Inc. of Boylston, MA now offers an enhancement to their traditional stand-off fixture components with rotating height adjusters. New to the line of quick-action, non-marring Inspection Arsenal™ work holding is a set of adjustable and rotating stand-offs and knuckles.  The kit includes 2 each ½ and ¾” stand-offs, 2 each adjustable stand-offs in 1/2” and ¾” diameter, 2 non-marring plastic cones, 2 rotating knuckles, and 2 plastic adjusters with thumb screws. This set can be used to fixture those tricky surfaced parts and to enable holding in just the right location at just the right angle. The rotating knuckles in combination with the plastic cones can also be used as a horizontal non-marring locating […]

By on September 8, 2016 in News Continue Reading

Standardize Inspection Across all Equipment with Inspection Arsenal™

Universal CMM Inspection Fixtures

Inspection Arsenal™ Loc-N-Load™ quick-swap systems are now available for: Traditional CMMs Vision Systems Optical Comparators 3D Gage Arms Laser trackers and zCAT portable CMM Also available with Air-Glide™ features for heavy parts. Check out the full-line catalog. We look forward to helping your company create a LEAN inspection process… Inspections performed on any equipment, by anyone! Learn more and order at www.fixture-up.com. All product is in stock and can ship same day!    

By on August 29, 2016 in News Continue Reading

Now Inspection Arsenal™ Quick-swap Fixtures Enhance All Portable Shop Floor CMMs!

Media Contacts: Catherine Phillips Phillips Precision, Inc. (508) 869-0373 cphillips@fixture-up.com   Now Inspection Arsenal™ Quick-swap Fixtures Enhance All Portable Shop Floor CMMs!   July 1, 2016 – Phillips Precision, Inc. of Boylston, MA announced all new fixture systems for gage arms, laser trackers, and all portable 3D CMMs. Becoming ever more popular and sophisticated, manufacturers are turning to portable 3D measuring arms, laser trackers, and other DCC CMMs  for a LEANer more productive shop floor.  To further enhance the value and productivity, Inspection Arsenal™ now offers the quick-swap, highly repeatable fixturing designed for all portable devices. New for portable CMMs, is a universal Loc-N-Load™ base plate/dock designed with 4 locations to accept all sizes of interlocking quick-swap plates. The base […]

By on July 1, 2016 in News Continue Reading

Quick-swap Inspection Fixturing for Optical Comparators!

Loc-N-Load™ Inspection Fixture for Optical Comparator

Media Contacts: Catherine Phillips Phillips Precision, Inc. (508) 869-0373 cphillips@fixture-up.com   Speed Optical Comparator Inspections with Quick-swap Fixtures from Inspection Arsenal™ June 15, 2016 – Phillips Precision, Inc. of Boylston, MA offers fixture systems for optical comparators. Join companies like Schick-Energizer in using Inspection Arsenal™ Loc-N-Load™ quick-swap fixture system for faster optical comparator inspections.  The industry changing LEAN fixture concept speeds inspection on traditional CMMs and Vision systems, gage arms, laser trackers, and will now further enhance the value of your optical comparators.  Standardize across your quality department with plates that are interchangeable across all inspection equipment. New for comparator inspection is a simple bundled system consisting of a 6” docking rail, 2 6×12” Loc-N-Load™ plates and a work holding […]

By on June 17, 2016 in News Continue Reading

Phillips Precision uses quick turnaround, experimentation

Phillips Precision uses the equipment on its shop floor to not only serve clients' orders, but to come up with new products that can make manufacturing easier.

Phillips Precision in Boylston is a small manufacturer punching above its weight, not only delivering short-run production and specialized prototypes on tight schedules but creating its own products. The family-owned company started in 1997 is run by Cathy and Steve Phillips with Cathy bringing the business mind to Steve’s engineering brain. Between the two of them, they have built a 12-person machine shop. While the company started out and still does create for others, it also builds its own products designed to ease the process for manufacturers.  Read More…

By on March 30, 2016 in News Continue Reading