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Why is resolution important on a gage?

November 6, 2017
Resolution can be defined broadly as the act of determining. In the field of precision measurement, resolution refers to the degree of clarity on the measurement scale you are using. In essence, this means that the resolution on a measurement tool is what helps...

Calipers: 4 Ways to Measure

October 23, 2017
Calipers are amazing little precision measurement tools. They provide four distinct ways to measure, each with incredible utility—inside diameter, outside diameter, depth, and step. Any and all calipers are capable of each of these measurements, whether an electronic, dial, or Vernier caliper. We will...

Why you should know the IP rating of a gage when purchasing it

October 9, 2017
To cut to the chase, you should always know the IP rating of a gage you are purchasing because it will directly impact how and when you use the gage and ensure you are making the correct purchase. But let’s take a step back—what is an IP...

How often should a gage be calibrated?

September 25, 2017
To calibrate or not to calibrate? That is the question. Many metrologists struggle with this very issue. Whether you are managing a large measurement facility or simple own one or two gages yourself, at some point you will need to decide how often you need to recalibrate your precision measurement...

The Advantages of Using a Ruby Ball Probe

August 28, 2017
When using a ball probe on a stylus, the choice of material for the stylus and ball you are using has everything to do with the amount of measurement precision you will achieve. Depending on the job at hand, you will want to utilize a specific stylus...

Fowler Mobile Tech Center

August 14, 2017
Fowler High Precision was originally founded in 1946. One of the top suppliers of inspection, leveling, control and calibration equipment, Fowler is dedicated to making and distributing the highest quality tools while promoting innovation and progress. At Fowler High Precision, the consumer is at the heart ...
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