Any article on dimensional measurement will usually get around to micrometers in one form or another. This series on bore measurement is no exception even though I am only offering a brief look at the application.
Work holding fixtures for inspection devices have evolved over time and now have become, in some cases, as complex as the parts they are designed to hold. There was a day when some 1-2-3 blocks, knee blocks, double-sided tape and hot glue were all you needed to fixture parts for measurement on a coordinate measuring machine (CMM).
If you recognize Praveen Gupta’s name, perhaps it’s because you read one of his more than 200 articles or 14 books. Or maybe you attended a conference in Chicago, Kuala Lumpur, or Zagreb and heard him speak. Perhaps you work at one of the more than 100 companies he’s worked with during his long career.
Whether its in-line, off-line, in-process, or post-process, manufacturers are constantly searching for the best available measurement technology, and today’s metrology companies are stepping up to the plate to deliver.