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Manufacturers are strengthening their facilities in Asia-Pacific to meet demand for inexpensive measurement gages.
Nothing makes life easier than having a ‘master’ for the dimension(s) you have to measure. But a simple request for one with a dimension attached to it, for example, is not enough information to get something that will do what you want it to.
A lot of people play fast and loose with the frequency of calibration on their gages, masters and instruments.
My lab does a lot of fixed limit gage calibration and I sometimes wonder how the folks who deal with it on a day-to-day basis cope with it all.
There’s an old rule of thumb among suppliers of precision gages that tighter tolerances mean higher prices. This is understandable considering the extra effort involved working within such boundaries. But not all gage users understand this.
Gage blocks are the most used physical representation of length available to companies requiring the highest order of precision for their work.
Pratt & Whitney Measurement Systems will showcase the LabMaster Universal Model 1000A, their largest capacity and most automated measuring system with a 40 in. direct reading range and 80 in. capacity.
The new Nemo ultra-compact gage computer, which is designed for use on the shop floor, has intuitive features that enable quick and simple programming of measurement applications.
MicroForm™ gages are the most accurate and easy-to-use form measurement gages made with “Pride in Precision” in the USA.
The latest release of GAGEpack from PQ Systems features a redesigned add-on module called GAGEmail that serves as an automated email gage alert system.