In the area of metrology equipment, one of the key interfaces that NIST has identified the interface between the metrology hardware, the coordinate measuring machine
, for example, and the control system for that hardware.
The K Series optical coordinate measuring machine
uses advanced triangulation technology to gather accurate dimensional data quickly and efficiently.
The 3000i, an advanced portable coordinate measuring machine
, is accurate to 0.0008 in.
For the first time, the Molecular Measuring Machine
([M.sup.3]) probe has successfully resolved the periodicity of a crystal lattice.
The answer could be one of the four models within the DEA GLOBAL eXtra coordinate measuring machine
lineup from Brown & Sharpe (North Kingstown, RI).
The Flatscope, a 2-dimensional video coordinate measuring machine
, follows a copier-like format.
A quick yardstick for objectively measuring machine
capability is Hunkar's Class Factor system, a nine-level scale in which Class 1 indicates the tightest and Class 9 the loosest degree of control.
The camera is mounted on a coordinate measuring machine
, which can be positioned reliably with an uncertainty of 0.05 [micro]m.
Romer has introduced its ultra-precision 3000i portable coordinate measuring machine
for inspection or reverse engineering of pieces that are impractical to move to a stationary CMM.