Alignment of Coordinate Measurement Machine

Alignment is most important factor when we are doing inspection of any part on the CMM. To understand the alignment first we need to understand few terminologies of Coordinate Systems. There are two types of coordinate system in measurement process generally we used. 1. PCS ? Part Coordinate System 2. …

Key Factors to do First Article Inspection by Coordinate Measuring Machine

First article inspection is very important part of the manufacturing process. CMM is the widely used Inspection machine for first article inspection because of programming of one part and rest of the part can be measured without adding human and measurement errors. Secondly it is relatively fast and accurate. With …

How to Decide Best Coordinate Measuring Machine for Dimensional Inspection

Buying a CMM is big decision for any company because of it financial investment and its use. It is must before buying any CMM user should be sure about it purpose and its results. These days there are so many brands in the market about the CMM with different technology …

Advantages of CMM

There are many advantage of CMM. It can do very precise and accurate measurement. There are few advantage given below: Less Setup Time If we are doing inspection on surface plate then it is very time consuming activity. Where CMM can align a part in three axes in one go. …

Coordinate Measuring Machine Part 2

Types of Coordinate measurement machine Fixed Coordinate measurement machine Portable coordinate measurement machine Fixed Coordinate measurement machine Important features of the CMMs are To provide maximum rigidity to machines without excessive weight, all the moving parts, bed, Z-axis carriage, and Z-column are made of hollow box construction. ?To compensate systematic …

Clay modeling

? Clay modeling (or clay model making) was started by Harley earl (who was head of GM Styling studio) in 1930s. This design studio was earlier known as Art and color section, then name of this section was changed as design and styling department.   Today all cars born with …