The new IOS 12 is out, and Apple has added a few new features. One of the newest features is an AR Measurement App that allows you to measure things with your phone. We tested it immediately and compiled a list of what would be the best and least applicable uses of the new App.
There are tons of benefits to inspecting your manufactured products with a CMM, but I want to talk about what it is that will affect your company the most. Quality and Waste Reduction.
What is a CMM?
It stands for Coordinate Measuring Machine, and its purpose is to scan your part or product and give you an […]
NEW ANAB ACCREDITED ISO/IEC 17025 SCOPE & CERT
Through continuous improvement, we have added industry-leading calibration equipment to our scope, which is over 30 pages. Notice our improvements in pressure, […]
JM Instrument & Service, Inc. Has Closed
It is always a scramble when a company you regularly use decides to close its doors. As a customer your calibration needs don’t magically go away just because your current calibration lab closed. Here at American Calibration, Inc. we have been offering high quality service for over 25 years […]
We are happy to announce we have just added the Ranger 7 to our Lab Equipment! Load Cell Simulation and the testing of digital weight indicators is more accurate than ever! More information Below:
Two ranges; one is equal to the sum of the 0.05 mV/V switch and the 0 mV/V-0.5 mV/V switch. The other is the sum […]
With heavy hearts we impart that Daniel Hans has passed away. On February 18, 2018 he lost his battle with cancer. He was a happy fellow who got along with everyone he met, and a dear friend to those who knew him well, and an integral part of the American Calibration Family. Whenever he was on-site customers […]
With the 480 Legend® Series, you have the power to interface with batching controls, PLCs, legacy devices and much more! Dual, independent serial ports (RS-232 and 20 mA) and available relay outputs, Ethernet TCP/IP and USB provide unrivaled connectivity options. No other indicator in its class can match the 480’s combination of communication and power.
We are proud to announce that we have increased our measurement capabilities to better serve our customers.
With our new Setra MicroCal System, we can accurately calibrate on-site differential manometers, pressure, and Magnahelic gages from -0.25 inH2O to +0.25 inH2O, with an expanded uncertainty of about ±0.07% of reading.
At the extreme other end of the pressure scale, we can now […]
Effective 09/14/2017, our scope of accreditation has been updated and improved.
Some of the highlights of our latest capabilities:
- Pressure Measurement increased from 10,000 PSI up to 100,000 PSI
- AC/DC Current Measurement now up to 10 Amps
- AC/DC Clamp Meter Measurement now up to 1,000 Amps
- Increased Resistance Sourcing up to 200 GigOhm
- Lower Uncertainties for Anemometer Calibration with our Open […]
Greetings Everyone from the MD&M East Conference in New York! We are so excited to see all of you here and to meet so many new faces. If you wish to join us at the conference its not too late! See our MD&M East Conference announcement post for an invitation to the Show. We are offering a One Hundred dollar […]
MD& M is back, June 13-15, with thousands of industry professionals returning to New York for three days of sourcing, networking, and education. Now’s your chance to join them.
Join us at the expo and discover actionable insights from suppliers, like-minded peers, and expert-led presentations. Or get your conference pass and access three days of leading education, including […]
Alpha Checkweighers specializes in the design and manufacturing of a comprehensive range of online, in production weighing and weight control equipment. Versatility is Alpha’s strength, our checkweighers can be adapted to handle virtually every package, bag, carton, box and bottle. Standard models are available for the quickest deliveries in the industry. Alpha never turns away an opportunity to install our […]
With over 50 years in business, United Calibration Corporation has become one of the world’s premier manufacturers of state-of-the-art material testing systems. United offers universal testing machines for compression and tensile testing, hardness testers, material test fixturing, accessories and software and related calibration services throughout the U.S. and internationally through a network of factory authorized representatives.
United customers have come to appreciate […]
They manufacture high quality state of the art Magnetic Particle Inspection Equipment, Accessories and Supplies. They are constantly developing new technology in the field of Magnetic Particle Inspection.
Check out their products section for information on Demagnetizers, Gaussmeters, Black Lights, Field Indicators and an array of other NDT, MPI, MT and PT testing equipment and supplies.
They remanufacture and repair Magnaflux, Gould-Bass, […]
Magnaflux® Magnetic Particle Inspection Equipment
Whether you are testing a small bolt, a large turbine rotor or anything in between, Magnaflux offers a complete selection of high-quality magnetic particle inspection (MPI) equipment for every application.
Value-engineered and manufactured to meet government and industry specifications, Magnaflux MPI equipment offers many advantages:
- Simple, fast and reliable operation
- Versatility to locate both surface and near-surface […]
Industry-Leading Testing and Sensing Solutions
Researchers, product developers and manufacturers worldwide rely on MTS Systems Corporation to provide industry-leading testing and sensing solutions.
Their products, services and unrivaled expertise allow customers to develop higher-quality products faster and more efficiently, optimizing the performance and reliability of everything from automobiles and aircraft to bridges and buildings to construction equipment and more.
Working closely with innovators […]
Founded in 1972, Bahnson Environmental Specialties (BES) design, manufactures, installs and services a diverse line of controlled environmental chambers that maintain precise conditions for a wide array of research, development, and manufacturing activities.
All chambers are designed to satisfy the most stringent field performance tests. Their single-source turnkey solution includes pre-sales support; architectural, mechanical, and electric/controls design; project management, field installation, […]
Your 5-Axis CMM Experts
They are your one stop shop for any and all of your metrology needs. From styli and CMM’s to retrofits and full scale servicing, they have you covered!
Their knowledgeable and professional staff come from across the spectrum of CMM suppliers like Nikon and Hexagon, to bring you a vast collection of metrology knowledge for the benefit of […]
Vermont Precision Tools, Inc. (VPT) was founded in 1968. VPT manufactures knock-out pins, ejector pins, perforators, special punches and virtually any precision round and ground pins used by the cold heading, powder metal industries as well as the tool and die shops that service them.
Vermont Gage was formed in 1980. The Gage division manufactures a wide range of gage pins […]
First in Torque for Over 75 Years
In 1940 Paul Sturtevant incorporated his torque tool company. Frank Livermont also incorporated Richmont that same year. Those two companies drove the development of the error proofing and torque tool industry. By the time the companies merged they had produced the bulk of the important firsts in torque application.
From torque wrenches to torque screwdrivers, […]
Vaisala is a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement. Building on 80 years of experience, Vaisala provides observations for a better world. We are a reliable partner for customers around the world, offering a comprehensive range of innovative observation and measurement products and services.
Vaisala’s core business is environmental measurement, especially weather measurement and chosen industrial measurements. Business is conducted […]
Suburban Tool, Inc. has 50+ years experience in manufacturing the highest quality workholding products and inspection equipment. A significant part of Suburban’s quality is due to their experienced craftsmen adhering to precision standards. Suburban’s products are manufactured by using exacting procedures. These products are intended for use by knowledgeable and experienced people.
Learn more at subtool.com
Starrett tools are made to the highest standard of quality and workmanship. They want every tool in the hands of their customers to be accurate and satisfactory. If any tool is found not to be of Starrett quality, please contact their customer service department to arrange a return of that tool. Any tool proved to be defective in material […]
Shimpo Instruments manufactures speed, force and torque testing and inspection instrumentation for laboratory research, quality control and process control applications in a wide range of industries including printing, medical, pharmaceutical, textile, automation and countless more.
Shimpo Instruments is recognized worldwide for their exceptional value, superior quality and sophisticated engineering.
Learn more at nidec-shimpo.com
Renishaw is one of the world’s leading engineering and scientific technology companies, with expertise in precision measurement and healthcare. The company supplies products and services used in applications as diverse as jet engine and wind turbine manufacture, through to dentistry and brain surgery. It is also a world leader in the field of additive manufacturing (also […]
Phase II is a leading manufacturer of Machine Tool Accessories, Material Testing Instrumentation, Precision Measuring Tools, Cutting Tools and Shop Supplies.
Founded in 1981 with emphasis on providing the highest quality products, Phase II has established a world-class reputation for quality and service. They take pride in offering more than just a product. They have “In House” Application Specialists who can […]
Established in 1974, Precision Digital Corporation is a manufacturer of a comprehensive line of digital display and control instrumentation utilized primarily in industrial processes worldwide. Their corporate office is located in Hopkinton, MA where they design and manufacture products to exacting standards.
Precision Digital’s motto is “Simplified information where and how you want it”. Their products include: line- & loop-powered indicators […]
Their global leadership in the weighing industry is attributed to four principles that guide the way they conduct business – the OHAUS Advantage. These four principles lead us to fulfill their commitment to meeting their customer’s expectations and achieve excellence in every aspect of their business.
Heritage & History
They first opened their doors in Newark, New Jersey, in 1907 as a […]
The Nikon Story – Industrial measuring systems
Today Nikon is a world-renowned brand, firmly established as a market leader in optical instrumentation and the only microscope company to manufacture its own glass, ensuring the very finest quality assurance throughout production. With over 90 years expertise in the field, Nikon has always been at the forefront of optical and technological innovation, promoting […]
Mitutoyo America Corporation is a sales, marketing, and most importantly a service organization that was established in the United States by Mitutoyo Corporation in 1963. Since day one of operations, supporting customers has been the first priority. Initially we provided replacement parts and repair services. As our customer base grew, so did customer service demands. In response they built one […]
Founded in 1960 by Albert Meyer, the Meyer Gage Company was the first to commercially introduce Class ZZ gage pins sets. Al Meyer knew from the start that reliable accuracy is essential. At Meyer, their reliability and success is based on dedication to one field – fixed limit gaging, with continuous investments in grinding and inspection equipment, their quality assurance […]
Mahr is a worldwide operating, medium-sized family-run business who name is traditionally connected with the terms production metrology, quality and innovation. In addition to high-quality measuring units to test workpiece geometry, also high-precision gear and metering pumps and high-precision rotary stroke bearings as a universal element for mechanical constructions are essential components of the product program.
As an application specialist in […]
Rice Lake Weighing Systems provide unmatched service for their customers, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. they have the largest industry inventory with more than 40,000 items in stock and available for same day shipping, plus the ability to design custom equipment and integrated systems. Above all else, their mission is to be the […]