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In the history of machine tools, spindles have been very good relative to other bearings and structures on the machine. So quality professionals have developed a cache of toolsâ”-ball bars, grid encoders displacement lasers, etc.â”-to help them characterize and understand the geometry of the structural loop. But as machine tools have improved in their capability and precision, and the demands of part-geometry and surface finish have become more critical, errors in spindles have become a larger percentage of the total error.
Readers of our sister publication, Gear Technology, are perhaps more familiar with the American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) than our PTE audience. Now more than 90 years old, AGMA continues to thrive as a global, relevant go-to resource and service providerâ”from metrology to tribologyâ”for its more than 400 worldwide members. PTE put some questions regarding AGMAâ”now, and going forwardâ”to AGMA president Joe T. Franklin, Jr.
News Items About metrology
1 API Focuses on Smart Factory Metrology (February 1, 2019)
Automated Precision, Inc. has announced a global rebranding. The company name has been changed to API in recognition of its name abbrevia...
2 Klingelnberg Offers Latest Metrology Solutions (March 17, 2020)
For decades, users in a broad array of industries have relied on Klingelnberg’s proven measuring technology, which replaces up to s...
3 Heidenhain Metrology Unit Offers Reliable Basic Measurement of 1D Values (May 19, 2020)
With its rugged industrial design, Heidenhain’s new shop-floor hardened Gage-Chek 2000 evaluation electronics box is now available....