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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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By: Mark Albert
One of the toughest challenges in five-axis machining of large parts is maintaining accuracy throughout the entire work zone. Grob Systems has developed a method of checking and compensating for possible distortions to a machine’s structure caused by the weight of a massive workpiece when machined in five axes.

INO System

Spline Gages Ensure Part Interchangeability

By: Edited by Julianne Mobilian
The Euro-Tech Corporation company offers the INO System Spline Gages from Frenco, which are designed to provide a quick method of inspecting involute splines, serration splines and straight-sided splines to ensure interchangeability of parts even between different manufacturers.

George Products Company Oasis

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By: Edited by Jedd Cole
George Products Company offers a thread measurement add-on to its Oasis inspection system, which instantly and simultaneously measures external dimensions on profile views of parts.

Exsys Eppinger Trifix System

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By: Edited by Jedd Cole
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Hexagon Metrology 7.10.7 SF CMM

Shopfloor CMM Offers Fixturing Flexibility

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
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