Technical Articles

Ametek Solartron Metrology has published these technical articles:

(Inspection Tools and Instruments)
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Because they are quick, accurate, and cost effective, the Solartron Miniature Probe is frequently utilized in these types of bearing checks. It is small enough to be mounted to a bore gauge, and its... (View Full Article)
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Retrofitting a gauge probe onto an insert tool to give true position feedback i has become commonplace in many high volume mechatronic assembly applications.... (View Full Article)
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Grading of bearing components is a demanding post process gauging application. Both Flexures and Block Gauges provide fast and reliable measurements in hard to reach places.... (View Full Article)
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Orbit® LTH is being used to check the aluminium sheet thickness as it comes off the roll, but before being cut into blanks and "drawn" into a cup shape. This has incurred thousands in savings, as... (View Full Article)
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Testing fixtures supplied for building materials such as the manufacture of concrete is important to ensure of the correct properties of the material and understand its capabilities. A fixture with a... (View Full Article)
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With measurements being taken at 3 points per journal and cradle, both Gauging Probes and Flexures were used to achieve optimum results, with the diameter and center point being calculated from these... (View Full Article)
(Displacement Sensing)
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Manufacturing companies undertaking the measurement of flatness of a surface need to take precise readings for the smallest degree of change. The Orbit® 3 Network is able to take synchronized... (View Full Article)
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Manufacturers producing mechanical testing instruments and welding machines must gather data in order to measure physical displacement. Solartron Metrology's products are suitable for this type of... (View Full Article)
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Specialists in the investment casting and machining of alloy metals, such as aluminium and titanium, which are primarily used for jet aircraft engines and airframes, have to measure the dimensions of... (View Full Article)
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Non Contact measuring systems, such as Laser, are commonly used for measuring moving material and they are often effective. However, they are not always practical, cost effective or even possible to... (View Full Article)
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Test instruments supplied to the civil engineering industry can be used to survey the mechanical properties of soil and rock conditions. Transducers can be used instead of traditional manual dial... (View Full Article)
(Displacement Sensing)
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Working alongside companies who supply accurate and reliable precision gauging probes to manufacturing companies, Solartron Metrology's display unit can improve the overall product offering, providing... (View Full Article)
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The Orbit® 3 Network can be used to correlate many physical quantities such as force, pressure and displacement. A combination of DP Series LVDT and an Analogue Input Module can be used to... (View Full Article)
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CMM's had been used by a large engine component manufacturer for the profile analysis of large turbine blades. The process was both accurate and reliable. However, when the volume of blades being... (View Full Article)
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The position and measurements of a zipper on a plastic bag needs to be taken in-process as the material is dispensed from a roll, prior to the cutting and heat sealing process. Measurements needed are... (View Full Article)
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Using one centralized WiGauge™ wireless solution for bore gauging on multi-machine cell projects, eliminates any redundancy that would occur by individually equipping each machine with its own... (View Full Article)
(Inspection Tools and Instruments)
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Gauge R&R (repeatability & reproducibility) is one of the most important aspects of a gauging fixture. Good repeatability is one of the most difficult functions to achieve when building a gauging... (View Full Article)