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Use Of The Laser Interferometer In The Calibration Of Numerically Controlled Machine Tools
Author(s): Henry Tipton
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Paper Abstract

The laser interferometer is ideal for calibrating the linear axes of machine tools but it is not so easy to develop a satisfactory test procedure to yield values of accuracy and repeatability as might at first be expected. This problem is being studied by an ISO working group and some of the problems which arise are discussed.

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Date Published: 10 August 1983
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0376, Optical Sensing: Techniques, Benefits, Costs, (10 August 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934719
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Henry Tipton, The Machine Tool Industry Research Association (England)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0376:
Optical Sensing: Techniques, Benefits, Costs
S. J. Bennett, Editor(s)

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