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PJ-Plus Profile Projector and 2D Processor Packages

May 19, 2021
Good morning fans of the profile projector! We have exciting news about the new PJ-Plus Profile Projector product and all that comes with it. For those who may not already be familiar with the profile projector, sometimes called an optical comparator, it is a precisions measurement tool...

Gage Blocks: Steel vs. Ceramics

February 8, 2021
Gage block, gage blocks, gage blocks. You know them, you love them, you cannot live without them. But how do you decide between steel and ceramic gage blocks? How do you tell which material is best suited to the metrology work you do? Today we will try...

What are the differences between the main hardness scales?

January 6, 2021
In metrology, people tend to have a hardness scale that they prefer. Perhaps it is due to the field they work in, or maybe it comes down to personal preference.However, having an understanding of all the different hardness scales that are out there is important for anyone working in metrology....

What is a V-Anvil Micrometer?

December 2, 2020
We have certainly discussed anvil micrometers on the Higher Precision blog. But what about the slightly more obscure v-anvil micrometer? Well, it is time for the v-anvil micrometer to get a bit of the spotlight. This specialty tool provides precision in measurements when other tools just will...

What are the advantages of using a disk micrometer?

November 2, 2020
Just when you thought that micrometers could not provide more interesting material to the field of metrology to talk about, out comes the disk micrometer. Disk micrometers might be the lesser known cousin to the standard micrometer we all know and love, but disk micrometers come with...

What are durometers and what do they measure?

September 28, 2020
Hardness of a material may be something taken for granted by the average person. The difference between your comfortable bike seat and your sturdy nightstand may not mean much to your daily life. However, those in the measurement world understand the nuance that exists between different hardness...
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