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MEASURING WITH LASERS


Author(s)/Editor(s): Farnum Gregory


Product ID:
ME86ART27

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Description

A LOOK AT THE STRENGTHS, WEAKNESSES AND BASIC PRINCIPLE OF LASER-BASED METROLOGY AND INSPECTION SYSTEMS. LASERS ARE MAKING THEIR MARK ON INDUSTRY AS FACTORY-READY SYSTEMS USING LOW-POWER LASERS INCREASE THE SPEED AND ACCURACY OF NONCONTACT MEASUREMENT AND INSPECTION. LASERS ARE INCREASINGLY BEING LINKED WITH A VARIETY OF TECHNIQUES AND EQUIPMENT, BOTH OLD AND NEW, IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE ALTERNATIVES TO TRADITIONAL METHODS OF GAGING, PART INSPECTION AND ANALYSIS, AND MACHINE TOOL CALIBRATION AND ALIGNMENT. INSPECTION AND ALIGNMENT LASER SYSTEM MANUFACTURERS ARE LISTED.