Dimension Inspection of Spatial Cams by CNC Coordinate Measuring Machines

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Psang Dain Lin, Jung-Fa Hsieh

National Cheng Kung University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tainan, Taiwan 70101, R.O.C.

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 122(1), 149-157 (Feb 01, 1999) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.538894 History: Received April 01, 1997; Revised February 01, 1999
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A moving bridge type CMM without rotary table
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Geometry of roller-gear cam mechanism
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Preliminary probe location with respect to meshing element j
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PH9 probe with 48 positions in the horizontal axis and 15 in the vertical axis, programmable for a total of 720 distinct probe orientations
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Modified probe orientation with respect to meshing element j
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Parametric representation of the sphere probe
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Evaluated frame (xyz)2 and cam frame (xyz)2
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Cam inspection performed on CMM
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Measured dimension errors along profile’s normals



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