Checking Your Machine Tools For Wear With a Laser Alignment System

Lathes, milling machines, jig borers, grinding machines, and other machine tools all have moving slides or tables that experience wear.  Power failures, programming errors, and failing parts can result in machine tool failures and excessive damage to slides and ways when parts of the machine collide.  Checking your machine tools for excessive wear and damage […] Read more ›

Are You Confused About Measurement Terminology?

You do not have to be. There are a few key terms and once you understand these you are ready to talk about a wide variety of measuring devices. The important terms include; range, sensitivity, resolution, precision, repeatability, accuracy and reliability. These terms and definitions apply to measuring temperature, distance, pressure, magnetic fields, weight – […] Read more ›