Metrology http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/7722/more en Metrology software http://machinedesign.com/news/metrology-software <div class="node-body article-body">IK5000 2.96.2 is the latest version of Quadra-Chek metrology software providing for inspection-measurement machines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/metrology-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/metrology-software#comments 2013-01-17 Metrology News Products & Reviews Engineering Essentials Products News Archive Wed, 16 Jan 2013 07:01:32 +0000 18686 at http://machinedesign.com Scanning for Ideas: Edge CMM arm makes it easy to take accurate measurements http://machinedesign.com/technologies/scanning-ideas-edge-cmm-arm-makes-it-easy-take-accurate-measurements <div class="field-byline"> Stephen J. Mraz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Edge CMM arm makes it easy to take accurate measurements</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/technologies/scanning-ideas-edge-cmm-arm-makes-it-easy-take-accurate-measurements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/technologies/scanning-ideas-edge-cmm-arm-makes-it-easy-take-accurate-measurements#comments 2011-07-07 Mechanical Metrology Scanning the Field Engineering Essentials Technologies What's Inside? Archive Fri, 08 Jul 2011 04:38:02 +0000 11315 at http://machinedesign.com The changing face of part inspection http://machinedesign.com/archive/changing-face-part-inspection <div class="field-byline"> Leslie Gordon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Inspection software helps 3D CAD, 3D GD&amp;T, and measuring devices work together to ensure design intent.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/changing-face-part-inspection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/changing-face-part-inspection#comments 2010-10-21 Features Mechanical Metrology Engineering Essentials Technologies Archive Fri, 22 Oct 2010 03:50:02 +0000 10817 at http://machinedesign.com Scanning for Ideas: Adding sensors to gearboxes http://machinedesign.com/news/scanning-ideas-adding-sensors-gearboxes <div class="field-deck"> <p>Engineers at alpha gear drives Inc., Bartlett, Ill. (<a href="http://alphagear.com" target="_blank">alphagear.com</a>), have applied an old principle, feedback control, to a traditional piece of hardware, the gearbox, to come up with the alphaIQ gearbox.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers at alpha gear drives Inc., Bartlett, Ill. (<a href="http://alphagear.com" target="_blank">alphagear.com</a>), have applied an old principle, feedback control, to a traditional piece of hardware, the gearbox, to come up with the alphaIQ gearbox.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/scanning-ideas-adding-sensors-gearboxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/scanning-ideas-adding-sensors-gearboxes#comments 2008-05-08 Gears Mechanical Metrology News Power Transmission Sensors Engineering Essentials Technologies Mechanical Drives Sensors News Archive Thu, 08 May 2008 16:30:00 +0000 4522 at http://machinedesign.com Scanning for ideas: Dynamic gear tester http://machinedesign.com/archive/scanning-ideas-dynamic-gear-tester <div class="field-byline"> MD Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>A new gear tester from Promess Inc., Brighton, Mich. (promessinc.com), measures tooth-to-tooth contact variations in both directions at each degree of rotation, and can take 10,000 samples/sec.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new gear tester from Promess Inc., Brighton, Mich. (promessinc.com), measures tooth-to-tooth contact variations in both directions at each degree of rotation, and can take 10,000 samples/sec.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/scanning-ideas-dynamic-gear-tester" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/scanning-ideas-dynamic-gear-tester#comments 2007-11-21 Features Mechanical Metrology Power Transmission Engineering Essentials Technologies Mechanical Drives Archive Wed, 21 Nov 2007 18:30:00 +0000 5457 at http://machinedesign.com Intrinsically Safe Weighing Modules http://machinedesign.com/archive/intrinsically-safe-weighing-modules <div class="field-deck"> <p>Joining the Modulo WM weighing module line is the intrinsically safe WM-Ex for use in hazardous environments.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Joining the Modulo WM weighing module line is the intrinsically safe WM-Ex for use in hazardous environments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/intrinsically-safe-weighing-modules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/intrinsically-safe-weighing-modules#comments 2007-09-27 Mechanical Metrology New Products Engineering Essentials Technologies Archive Thu, 27 Sep 2007 16:30:00 +0000 15668 at http://machinedesign.com Vibes scope machine health http://machinedesign.com/archive/vibes-scope-machine-health <div class="field-byline"> Lawrence Kren </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Short of a complete tear down, vibration analysis is one of the best ways for assessing the condition of rotating machinery.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Short of a complete tear down, vibration analysis is one of the best ways for assessing the condition of rotating machinery.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/vibes-scope-machine-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/vibes-scope-machine-health#comments 2007-08-23 Features Mechanical Metrology Suspension Engineering Essentials Technologies Mechanical Drives Archive Thu, 23 Aug 2007 16:30:00 +0000 5522 at http://machinedesign.com Machinery Alignment Kit http://machinedesign.com/archive/machinery-alignment-kit <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>The Laser Microgage dual-axis alignment kit includes a laser-squaring attachment called the 90-Line for checking machine beds, vertical cutting machinery, and roll parallelism, for squaring slides and gantries, and measuring geometric parameters.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Laser Microgage dual-axis alignment kit includes a laser-squaring attachment called the 90-Line for checking machine beds, vertical cutting machinery, and roll parallelism, for squaring slides and gantries, and measuring geometric parameters.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/machinery-alignment-kit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/machinery-alignment-kit#comments 2007-05-24 Machining & Manufacturing Mechanical Metrology New Products Engineering Essentials Technologies Manufacturing Equipment Archive Thu, 24 May 2007 16:30:00 +0000 12620 at http://machinedesign.com ASTM Posts Large Library Online http://machinedesign.com/archive/astm-posts-large-library-online <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>ASTM International now has a digital version of its library of technical publications.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">ASTM International now has a digital version of its library of technical publications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/astm-posts-large-library-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/astm-posts-large-library-online#comments 2007-05-24 Mechanical Metrology New Products Engineering Essentials Technologies Archive Thu, 24 May 2007 16:30:00 +0000 13731 at http://machinedesign.com What goes wrong when inertias aren't right http://machinedesign.com/archive/what-goes-wrong-when-inertias-arent-right <div class="field-byline"> MD Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Q: I've been told that motor and load inertias should match as closely as possible.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Q: I've been told that motor and load inertias should match as closely as possible.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/what-goes-wrong-when-inertias-arent-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/what-goes-wrong-when-inertias-arent-right#comments 2007-05-24 Features Mechanical Metrology Engineering Essentials Technologies Archive Thu, 24 May 2007 16:30:00 +0000 7428 at http://machinedesign.com