Western Gage’s Micro IIi Air Gage Readouts Provide 5-Microinch Resolution
Westec: Western’s Micro IIi Air Gage Readouts provide fast and accurate measurements of internal and external diameters.
Virtually every machine tool builder lists, as part of a machine's specification, accuracy and repeatability figures. What's generally not given is the method used to arrive at the figures. Though these methods are defined in linear positioning standards, not all builders use the same standards.
Simple "roughness" measurements remain useful in the increasingly stringent world of surface finish specifications. Here's a look at why surface measurement is important and how to use sophisticated portable gages to perform inspections on the shop floor.
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