Full-Function Digital Measuring Machine for 2D Parts
Ram Optical Instrumentation, a division of Quality Vision International (QVI), offers a full-function benchtop digital measuring machine, the QVI Snap. The machine id designed for ease of use and can measure virtually any 2D part that is placed within its field of view. A large-depth-of-field telocentric lens system, megapixel camera with digital zoom, and powerful Measure-X 2D metrology software enhance capability.
Just because dial indicators have been around since the early 1900s, don't expect them to fade away with the last century. This tool's long-term popularity is well earned.
A laser scanning system helps this shop capture the free-form surfaces on a hand-sculpted original. The resulting digitized models are the basis for CAM applications such as programming a CNC machining center.
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.