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Inspection & Measuring Equipment
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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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QVI Zone3 CAD-based metrology software

Software Offers 3D CAD-Based Measurement

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
Optical Gaging Products, a division of Quality Vision International, offers QVI Zone3 CAD-based metrology software for use with its SmartScope family of multisensor dimensional measurement systems.

KurtSmart Probe

Pencil Probe Provides LDVT Measurement with High Accuracy

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
The KurtSmart Probe from the Kurt Industrial Products Division combines the advantages of a linear variable differential transducer (LDVT) with the accuracy of a linear scale in a more affordable package, according to the company.

Hexagon Leica T-Scan 5 device

Handheld Scanner Enables More Efficient Data Capture

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
According to Hexagon Metrology, the Leica T-Scan 5 is more than 15 times faster than the previous model and nearly doubles the standoff distance for more efficient data capture in difficult-to-reach areas.

Zeiss Contura CMM

CMM Provides Range of Measuring Volumes, Sensors

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
Zeiss offers the next generation of its Contura coordinate measuring machine featuring a variety of optical sensors and eight different sizes for measuring volumes ranging from 700 × 700 × 600 mm to 1,200 × 2,400 × 1,000 mm.

Zoller 3dCheck five-axis CNC measurement machine

3D Measurement Machine Eliminates Need for Reference Points, Backdrops

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
Zoller’s 3dCheck five-axis CNC measurement machine enables fully automatic measurement and evaluation of current standard geometries of round tools.


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