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by Bill K
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: General Application Support
Topic: Exact Z height
Replies: 1
Views: 392

Exact Z height

I searched and searched, I'm afraid that my question is way too basic and old to be relevant anymore. If it ever was relevant. Exact Z height. Probe diameter .078". My origin is off the bottom face and I need to probe a diameter EXACTLY .123 from that face. In the circle dialog box, how much do I ad...
by Bill K
Fri Mar 20, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Advanced Programming
Topic: Gear over pin diameter
Replies: 7
Views: 7817

Re: Gear over pin diameter

Oh man, I know this post is old... But I can't help myself :) I personally wouldn't do this. I don't know how tight your MOW tolerance is but measuring it without pins are going to give you erroneous results. Heck, dedicated gear analyzers with rotary tables and analog scanning heads will report too...
by Bill K
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: LK / Metris / Nikon
Topic: Nikon machine Y-Axis squeal
Replies: 2
Views: 993

Re: Nikon machine Y-Axis squeal

Resolved. Air. Long story short, there was an air interruption some weeks ago. I didn't think anything of it until last night because the machine didn't seem to be affected by it once air was restored. When it was restored It didn't come all the way back up to the prescribed amount of pressure. I co...
by Bill K
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: LK / Metris / Nikon
Topic: Nikon machine Y-Axis squeal
Replies: 2
Views: 993

Nikon machine Y-Axis squeal

Greetings! Our Nikon Altera 8.7.6 has developed a Y-Axis 'squealing' noise. No noise further forward in YPlus, but as it travels towards YMinus and gets about to to the 2/3 of the way across the table it starts to squeal. I took the accordion covers back to have a look, the granite beam is clean eno...
by Bill K
Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Tip Calibration / Probe config
Topic: Establish Ref. Tip
Replies: 6
Views: 2140

Re: Establish Ref. Tip

Perfect, thank you! So simple. I feel dumb but at least I'm going now. THANKS to you!!
And thank you for the quick reply as well!
by Bill K
Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Tip Calibration / Probe config
Topic: Establish Ref. Tip
Replies: 6
Views: 2140

Establish Ref. Tip

I searched here, searched the help file, I can not find what I need and I'm stuck, please help :D I can whip through calibrations using PC-DMIS but this company I'm now working for is using CMM-Manager 3.4.2.2609 (Nikon machine). Calibration. I'm trying to establish the reference tip but I get the e...