Optical Gaging Products (OGP®), a world-leading manufacturer of optical and precision multisensor metrology systems for industrial quality control, announces the addition of the new TurnCheck Series-14 to its family of TurnCheck Shaft Measurement Systems – increasing the range of TurnCheck systems to handle parts up to 140 mm in diameter and 1000 mm in length.
TurnCheck systems are precision optical instruments that measure shafts, cylinders, and other turned, ground, or extruded parts in the most demanding shop floor environments. The fully telecentric large field of view optics combined with highly collimated light at a constant wavelength results in a crisp, uniformly magnified image with no edge effects or exclusion zones. TurnCheck systems scan and measure all points and features automatically, handling the full range of dimensions and tolerances found on shafts and cylinders.
Alex Garvey, OGP Senior Applications Engineer, remarks, “TurnCheck systems offer advantages in speed, operator ease of use, and high accuracy edge detection. Any operator can quickly load a part into the tailstock with just one hand. Automatic scans offer data that can be reviewed in an instant. The advanced optics and rugged construction make TurnCheck a key element of shop-floor process control.”
TurnCheck systems are available in three models to handle a wide variety of part sizes.
Related Glossary Terms
Science of measurement; the principles on which precision machining, quality control and inspection are based. See precision machining, measurement.
- process control
Method of monitoring a process. Relates to electronic hardware and instrumentation used in automated process control. See in-process gaging, inspection; SPC, statistical process control.
- quality assurance ( quality control)
quality assurance ( quality control)
Terms denoting a formal program for monitoring product quality. The denotations are the same, but QC typically connotes a more traditional postmachining inspection system, while QA implies a more comprehensive approach, with emphasis on “total quality,” broad quality principles, statistical process control and other statistical methods.