January 2019 Product Spotlight: Measurement and Inspection
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on equipment used for measuring and inspection, including gaging and tool setting.
The image gallery above, based on Modern Machine Shop magazine’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight, features various gages, optical systems and tools for inspecting equipment and setting tools. This is only a selection of the products we publish related to measurement and inspection. Find more in the product page of our Inspection & Measuring Zone.
Swipe through the gallery above for details on each product, and follow the caption links for more information.
Products featured in this month’s spotlight comes from the following companies:
Guidelines used to standardize the measuring process can provide a good basis for making gage decisions.
Functional gear testing, also known as total radial composite deviation, is a method of looking at the total effect of gear errors. This test method simulates the conditions under which a set of gears is likely to operate as a result of the gears meshing together.
The irregularity of a machined surface is the result of the machining process, including the choice of tool; feed and speed of the tool; machine geometry; and environmental conditions. This irregularity consists of high and low spots machined into a surface by the tool bit or a grinding wheel.