GLOSARY

CNC, Computer Numerical Control

CV, Curriculum Vitae

DOF, Degrees of freedom.

FSW, Friction Stir Welding

DMS, Direct Measuring System

HSM, High Speed Machining

MES, Modular Element System

MSS, Modular Setup System

OEM, Original Equipment Manufacturer

PKM, Parallel Kinematics Machine

R&D, Research and Development

RPM, Revolutions Per Minute

SKM, Serial Kinematics Machines

T60X, TRICEPT 600 family (comprising 600, 605 & 606)

T80X, TRICEPT 800 family (comprising 805 & 806)

TAS, Technical Assistance Service

TCP, Tool Center Point

WMS, Wrist Measuring System