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Thickness is a measure of coatings or films, such as the thickness of paint on metal, or the distance between the closest opposing surfaces of an object, such as the thickness of plywood.
In my last column I outlined the process for preparing a shipment of plug gages that are being sent to an outside laboratory for calibration.
Integrated innovations through a customer-centered perspective describe the newest features in Coordinating Measuring Machines (CMMs). A CMM is a measuring device tabulating the physical and geometrical traits of an object, typically a part. Manufactures of these machines are studying customers’ needs and how they use these machines.
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.
Frost & Sullivan: Adoption of Large-scale CMMs and Laser Trackers to Drive Demand from the Aerospace Industry
Each year NCSL International has the opportunity to recognize an individual for outstanding contributions to the field of calibration, metrology, and leadership to NCSLI by presenting the William A. Wildhack Award.Read More
On April 30 and May 1, 2014, Don Cohen, PhD, an expert in surface roughness and its effects, will lead a two-day short course on surface finish, friction, wear and texture in Livonia, Michigan. Cohen is the founder of Michigan Metrology.Read More
The conference theme for 2014 is: “Instrumentation and Measurement for Sustainable Development”Read More
Where else can you meet the minds that are moving manufacturing forward? Nowhere but IMTS 2014.Read More