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 […]

> View article

DIGITAL INDICATORS – HAVING IT YOUR WAY Digital Indicators – In many applications, digital indicators are becoming so powerful that they are taking on the performance and features of bench amplifiers. It is common to find features such as dynamic measurements, multiple factors, unilateral tolerances, different output formats, and micro-inch resolutions in higher end digital […]

> View article

INDICATORS ARE ON EVERY GOOD TEAM’S BENCH Indicators are on every good Team’s Bench – Do and Don’t for keeping them in the Game Just because dial indicators have been around since the early 1900s, do not expect them to fade away with the last century.  This tool’s long-term popularity is well earned. Dial indicators offer […]

> View article

DIAL VERSUS DIGITAL INDICATORS – 30 Years Later Dial Versus Digital Indicators – When digital electronic indicators first introduced in the early 1980s, observers expected them to blow mechanical dial indicators out of the water; but despite the clear superiority of electronic indicators in terms of higher resolutions, better accuracy and usefulness in statistical process control […]

> View article