Inspection of geometric features of different components - Metrology & Quality Control

Q.  Which among the following machines can inspect geometric features of different components?
- Published on 07 Aug 15

a. Co-ordinate measuring machines
b. Universal measuring machines
c. Both a. and b.
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Universal measuring machines
 

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  • Sravanthi   -Posted on 27 Oct 15
    Universal measuring machines

    - It is a machine designed to measure features in tapered, plane and threaded workpieces.

    - This machine measures linear dimensions, location and roundness of holes, pitch and diameter of threads, flatness, perpendicularity of surfaces, etc

    - It is a combination of tool maker's microscope and contact type optical measuring machine.


    Co-ordinate measuring machines

    - Co-ordinate measuring machines are used for layout and inspection of complex components. They are also used as an integral part of FMS system. They are 3-D marking and measuring systems used for accurate measurement.

    - Different types of controls used in computer controlled co-ordinate measuring machines are:

    1) Direct computer control

    2) Motorized computer control

    3) Computer assisted manual control

    4) Manual control

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