Measurement & Fluids

Inspection & Measuring Equipment

Inspection and Measuring Equipment includes all of the tools and devices that are used to verify that a part’s dimensions all conform to the tolerances required by the part’s design. Included are various hand-held gages such as calipers and micrometers, as well as more simple gage blocks or plug gages. However, inspection and measurement in most shops also goes beyond hand-held gages to include coordinate measuring machines (CMMs), the measurement machine tools able to execute programmed measurement routines. Also included in this category are devices such as profilometers that measure the finish of machined surfaces.

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Dillon Jaw Force Gages Measure Productivity and Safe Grip on Workpieces

By: Lori Beckman
With a force range from 0-30,000 lbs, simple to install and easy to use Jaw Force Gages are especially useful for chucks from 6" to 18" (other chucks to maximum 25,000 lbs. rated force per jaw), the company says.

Koma Precision’s Tool Presetters at an Economical Price

By: Lori Beckman
The models feature an increased measuring range up to 600 mm on the Z axis, a 22” HD touchscreen display along with optical autofocus and new electronic control.

Glebar CAM.2 microgrinding machine

Meeting Microgrinding Challenges

By: Derek Korn
A technology for microgrinding reminiscent of Swiss-type machines' sliding headstocks can handle higher length-to-diameter ratios in the grinding of medical guidewires and other long, skinny parts.

Quest 800 Large Volume System Measures a lot of Small Parts

By: Lori Beckman
With its 790 × 815 × 250 mm XYZ measurement volume and available 300- or 400-mm extended Z axis, the Quest 800 measures large parts or large arrays of smaller fixtured parts.

Perceptron AutoScan Collaborative RoboGauge

Automated Metrology Cell Operates In or Near Line

By: Jedd Cole
Perceptron’s AutoScan Collaborative RoboGauge extends its family of next-generation industrial gaging products to include fully-automated robotic 3D scanning for dimensional measurement and gaging applications on the manufacturing floor.

Marposs - Metrology equipment for improving productivity and reducing cost in manufacturing.
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