Category: Gauging Tips

Optical 3D Surface Metrology Optical 3D Surface Metrology – The new confocal measuring systems MarSurf CM, CP and CL which were introduced at this year’s Control exhibition in Germany and have already convinced numerous customers. The user-friendly optical measuring systems are successfully used for 2D- and 3D-roughness measurement according to ISO for topography measurement. As well […]

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DIN OR AGD – WHAT’S RIGHT FOR ME?   Introduction Din or AGD – What’s right for me – A longtime friend of mine from Russia once told me that eventually the US/UK would be metric and that we would get there “one inch at a time.” While we are not a metric country yet, the […]

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STRIKING THE RIGHT CHORD FOR PARTIAL DIAMETERS Measuring the diameter of a hole is one of the most common measuring tasks in a production environment. In addition, given the kind and number of tolerances for diameters, there are many different gauging techniques available to do these checks. From calipers to air gauging and everything in […]

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CALIBRATING FOR QUALITY Just as you need to calibrate a gauge in order to make accurate measurements, so a complete and ongoing program of machine calibration is a prerequisite to any quality program. Machine tool calibration often seen as too complicated and too time consuming to be worth the bother.  In addition, many shop owners […]

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