Product Spotlight: Measurement and Inspection
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on technologies for part measurement, tool setting and machine inspection.
The image gallery above, based on Modern Machine Shop magazine’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight, features a selection of the product releases we have recently published pertaining to technologies for part measurement, tool setting and machine inspection. More product releases can be found in our Zone dedicated to measurement and inspection.
Swipe through the gallery for details about each product, and follow the caption links for more information. Products featured in this month’s spotlight come from the following companies:
Few manufacturing companies rely on ballbar testing to maintain machine tool accuracy as thoroughly as Silfex. Now, advanced training and a move to a Renishaw QC20-W wireless system have enabled the company to take the benefits of ballbar testing to a higher level.
Guidelines used to standardize the measuring process can provide a good basis for making gage decisions.
The uses of working gage blocks are as varied as the number of gage blocks in a large set. The working blocks have an intermediate grade and are often used in the inspection or calibration lab, but they may also be found on the shop floor.