Product News: Test & Measuring Instruments

Camshaft Measuring Machine features Siemens motion control.

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March 20, 2014 - Designed for use on factory floor, Model 1000 Surface Finish Gauge enables users to press one button and have all surface measurements such as Ra, Rp, Tp, and Rsk performed in one sequence on main and rod journals and thrust faces. System is built on rugged platform of structural steel and granite, and uses 3 stylus tips which are capable of scanning 2,000 points/nm. Users can perform gauge repeatability and reproducibility tests, prove machine capability, and qualify production equipment.

Adcole

669 Forest St., Marlborough, MA, 01752-3067, USA

Original Press Release

Camshaft Measuring Machine Incorporates Updated Motion Control System

Press release date: March 18, 2014

An automatic camshaft and crankshaft surface finish gage for the factory floor which has been upgraded with a new Siemens motion control system in response to broader global acceptance is being introduced by ADCOLE Corporation of Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA.

The ADCOLE Model 1000 Surface Finish Gage provides automatic and repeatable surface measurements on the factory floor and has been upgraded with a Siemens Sinamics motion control system to assure optimum customer support. Featuring pushbutton control, an operator can load a part, press one button to start and have all surface measurements such as Ra, Rp, Tp, and Rsk performed in one sequence on main and rod journals and thrust faces.

Built on a rugged platform of structural steel and granite, the ADCOLE Model 1000 Surface Finish Gage uses three stylus tips which are capable of scanning 2,000 points per nm.  Users can perform gage repeatability and reproducibility (GR&B) tests, prove machine capability, and qualify produc-tion equipment such as automatic polishers.  Average cycle time is six minutes and statistical data is maintained using Q-DAS and qs-STAT.

The ADCOLE Model 1000 Surface Finish Gage is priced from (US) $190,000.00.
Price quotations are available upon request.

For more information contact:
ADCOLE Corporation
J. Brooks Reece, Vice President
669 Forest Street
Marlborough, MA 01752  U.S.A.
(508) 485-9100 
FAX (508) 481-6142
e-mail: breece@adcole.com
www.adcole.com
                                               

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