Monthly Archives: March 2016

Blade Micrometer

The Mitutoyo Blade Micrometer’s anvil and the spindle have a blade for measuring the groove diameter of shafts, keyways, and other hard-to-reach areas.

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Neck Caliper

The Mitutoyo 573 series digital neck caliper uses Mitutoyo’s ABSOLUTE linear encoder technology and has flat type jaws for outside dimension (OD) measurements of grooves and recesses. This caliper has accessible function control buttons, and uses both inch and metric measuring systems. The LCD helps increase readability.

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Point Micrometer

Mitutoyo Point Calipers feature a pointed spindle and anvil for measuring the web thickness of drills, small grooves, keyways, and other hard-to-reach dimensions.

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Knife Edge Caliper

Mitutoyo Knife Edge calipers are specially designed for inside measurements in hard-to-reach places.

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Mitutoyo Gage Blocks

This video is a quick introduction to precision gage blocks which are the primary standards vital to dimensional quality control in the manufacture of parts.
Topics include:
What Are Gage Blocks?
How To Use Gage Blocks
Building Up A Stack
Perfect Wringing of Gage Blocks
Advantages of Ceramic Gage Blocks

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Autocraft Finds a Precision Solution

Investment quickly pays off for engine remanufacturer. Autocraft_1Autocraft Drivetrain Solutions, operating from a 56,000 square-meter site near Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, is the largest independent engine remanufacturer in Europe, supplying such well-known OE manufacturers as Ford, Jaguar Land Rover, Volvo, Aston Martin, JCB and Chrysler. Engines are not the only drivetrain components processed – the company also handles transmissions and precision-machined components such as cylinder heads and blocks, plus sub-assembly of automotive parts. A new opportunity – and a challenge In common with similar engineering concerns, Autocraft absolutely depends on fast and accurate production machinery backed by an efficient inspection resource to grow the business. This reality was highlighted recently when the company was presented with a commercial prospect involving inspection of various complex components, all manufactured to a high level...

V-Anvil micrometers

This video shows how to use digital micrometers provided with a V-shaped anvil to enable measurement of 3-flute cutting tools, such as taps and reamers.

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Offset calipers

This video shows how to use a caliper equipped with special offset-style jaws.

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