Tips for establishing and maintaining a regular gage calibration program.
Director of Precision Gages, Mahr Inc.
Dedicated handheld gages can assist the operator in making critical checks.
Dial indicators provide good value for their resolution. With a glance, one can quickly determine if the part is larger or smaller than the master setting and by a degree of how much.
Electronics today allow for matching the linear variable differential transformer performance and digital indicator size into a new digital comparator that provides even more value than traditional bench amplifiers.
George Schuetz, Mahr Inc.’s Director of Precision Gages, offers these techniques for measuring roundness on the shop floor.
Borrowing from cell phone touchscreen technology, user interfaces on industrial gages are increasingly sensitive — and strong.
Measurement results for surface finishing parameters can vary depending on the filter parameter (Lc), also known as the cutoff.