The Ultimate Guide to DROs


The Ultimate Guide to DROs

They may be relatively simple in the day and age of automation, robots and multi-axis machining, but digital readouts (DROs) still add a lot of value in shops and educational environments alike. For one, DROs are easy to learn, but they can also unlock lost productivity of lesser-used or older machines. 

ACU-RITE has been making DROs in America for decades. This free guide taps into that deep expertise, taking you from the DRO basics to simple formulas that can be used to make the financial case for purchasing DROs or retrofitting a machine. Topics include:

  • How DROs work
  • Typical DRO applications
  • How machine tool errors happen
  • How DROs can address machine tool errors
  • How to make the economic argument for retrofits
  • Installing DROs on legacy machines
  • Terminology