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What types of special heads are available for the Fowler/Bowers bore gages?

March 17, 2020
What is bore measurement?Simply put, bore measurement is the measurement of holes. Bore measurement can be accomplished using a number of tools including micrometers, calipers, and gauges. There are a number of reasons you might need to take any number of measurements of a bore. Today, we...

What is an optical comparator?

February 11, 2020
An optical comparator is a precision measurement tool that projects a magnified identical image of small parts or objects in order to collect dimension measurements and complete inspection protocols. Also known as a profile projector, an optical comparator makes it possible to take precise and accurate ...

What is the anvil on a micrometer?

January 6, 2020
Today we are going to outline micrometer anvils with a specific focus on flat and spherical micrometer anvils. As a basic and changeable component of the micrometer, understanding shapes and corresponding uses of the anvil is important. The micrometer anvil is the part of the micrometer that...

What are the Sylvac scans?

December 9, 2019
Since 1969, the Sylvac metrology company has been producing incredible precision measurement tools and systems. Newer to the collection of digital measurement instruments, Sylvac now offers a range of optical scan machines. The family of scans designed and produced by Sylvac is made up of well-made machines...

Introducing the Mitutoyo U-Wave Fit

November 11, 2019
What is the Mitutoyo U-Wave Fit?Mitutoyo is a brand that we have known and loved for years. Always at the cutting edge of the field of metrology, Mitutoyo seems to put out fantastic product after fantastic product. Today we are going to highlight the Mitutoyo U-Wave Fit,...
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