Archive > 1997 > September/October 1997 > Thermal Effects on CMMs

Thermal Effects on CMMs

The article "Thermal Effects on CMMs" appeared in the September/October 1997 issue of Gear Technology.

The trend toward moving coordinate measuring machines to the shop floor to become an integral part of the manufacturing operations brings real time process control within the reach of many companies. Putting measuring machines on the shop floor, however, subjects them to harsh environmental conditions. Like any measuring system, CMMs are sensitive to any ambient condition that deviates from the "perfect" conditions of the metrology lab.

CMM, inspection, measurement, coordinate measuring machines, temperature

The article "Thermal Effects on CMMs" should appear in the box below, but if you do not see it, you can download it here.

It appears you don't have a PDF plugin for this browser. No biggie... you can click here to download the PDF file.