measuring machine

measuring machine

[′mezh·ə·riŋ mə‚shēn]
(engineering)
A device in which an astronomical photographic plate is viewed through a fixed low-power microscope with cross-hairs and which is mounted on a carriage that is moved by micrometer screws equipped with scales, in order to measure the relative positions of images on the plate.
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Contract notice for Delivery and commissioning of multisensor measuring machine for splast sp.
So in 1833, he set up his own tool-making business in Manchester, and within two years had produced a measuring machine that was designed to measure a yard (0.
Christian Young and his multinational team raced against the clock at the 2015 euspen Challenge in Sweden, to design and build a fully-functioning optical measuring machine and give a detailed presentation to the panel of judges.
NASDAQ: PRCP) has completed the acquisition of the coordinate measuring machine business of Italy-based Coord3 Industries s.
Specific topics include a comparison of double flank roll testers for worm and worm gear, using virtual circles gauge for a quick verification of portable measuring arms, estimating uncertainty in the optical system of optical measuring machines, using carbon dioxide emissions as a maintenance ratio in manufacturing processes, a first approach to developing a control system of a real/virtual hybrid flexible manufacturing system, and modeling a horizontal coordinate measuring machine.
Repeatable positioning of the part in the measuring machine volume allows the measuring machine to reliably execute an automatic inspection sequence for dimensional process control on the shop floor.
The vision measuring machine rebounded strongly in 2010 caused by the revival of the manufacturing and automotive sectors in North America and Europe and continued strong in 2011 with unit sales of 8,000 to 10,000.
The topics include the international standard of length, operating a coordinate measuring machine, multi-sensor coordinate metrology, the error compensation of coordinate measuring machines, application considerations, non-Cartesian coordinate measuring systems, measurement integration, and financial evaluations.
India, May 18 -- Carl Zeiss International has launched a new horizontal-arm measuring machine, Carmet II, developed for suppliers and manufacturers in the automotive industry.
Because of an increase in orders from the aerospace sector, Attwater has also invested in a Tessa Microhite coordinate measuring machine.
A hi-tech, super-accurate measuring machine is the latest piece of kit to be installed at Burdon Engineering, at Stokesley.
Castings and machining can be verified with a coordinated measuring machine, comparing the measured data to the CAD file.