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How tariffs are affecting our industry?

July 22, 2019
Today’s political climate has led to a number of changes in international business. Each day we see or hear comments and updates regarding different legislation on TV, social media, newspapers, or just from friends and family. But what do all of these changes mean for the average...

What is a Co-Ax Indicator?

July 8, 2019
A coaxial indicator may be an overlooked tool. This comparatively cheap variety of an indicator is extremely useful, well worth the cost, and a simple and accurate way to take precision measurements. Coaxial indicators are used to find the exact center of bores or shafts. The design...

What are sine bars and sine plates used for?

June 24, 2019
When it comes to measuring angles for parts or for taking measurements of angled parts, the sine bar and the sine plate are incredibly important. But what are a sine bar and a sine plate? What do they do exactly? In order to accurately measure the angle or straightness of...

Laser Scan Micrometer Overview: Commonly used for?

June 10, 2019
We have all heard of the good old fashioned micrometer. Furthermore, many of us have probably heard of the latest version of the micrometer, the laser scan micrometer. But what exactly is the laser scan micrometer? How does it function and what is...

V-blocks: What are they and why are they so popular?

May 28, 2019
Welcome to the world of v-blocks! These precision measurement tools are ever so popular these days, but what are they? What makes v-blocks such an important commodity for a measurement workplace? We are going to provide you with an overview of v-blocks, what they...

What are micrometer heads used for?

May 13, 2019
A micrometer head is a precision measurement tool that is built to be mounted on other measurement instruments or precision fixtures. Micrometer heads are used for a range of reasons including measurement, positioning, and adjustment and used in conjunction with a variety of tools...
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