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Research on an intelligent ball-screw measuring instrument
Author(s): Pan Fu; Yong-Le Chen; Quan-Kun Zeng; Lin-Kui Xiang
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Paper Abstract

Ball screw are widely used in the steering-gear of automobile, aero-mechanism, machine tools and precision instrument. Since the thread form is referred to as a Gothic arch, so it is difficult to measure the ball screw. The traditional screw measuring method is "three wire" method or "three ball" method. The weakness of these methods is that the measuring process is too complicated or the measuring precision is not high. We have developed an intelligent ball screw measuring instrument. The instrument can measure the ball center diameter of ball screw. Using a new measuring method("two wire and one ball" method), the instrument has high measuring precision, high reliability and it is easy to operate.The 8098 microcomputer system in the instrument can control the measuring process and accomplish data collecting and processing automatically. This measuring instrument can be used on the production site for fast and precise measurement of ball screw.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 September 1993
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2101, Measurement Technology and Intelligent Instruments, (22 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.156369
Show Author Affiliations
Pan Fu, Chongqing Univ. (China)
Yong-Le Chen, Chongqing Univ. (China)
Quan-Kun Zeng, Chongqing Univ. (China)
Lin-Kui Xiang, Chongqing Univ. (China)


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Measurement Technology and Intelligent Instruments

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