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Metrology Training Course

METROLOGY - MEASURING TECHNIQUES 


The Basic Dimensional measuring techniques (metrology) course is prepared for those who wish to learn basic principles of precision measurements. This course is designed for the entry-level personnel and inspectors. It covers a wide scope of fundamental topics in Dimensional Measurement (Metrology). The focus of this class is on basic technical terms and principles.


BUSINESS BENEFITS

 
To enable delegates to:

  • Understand and confidently use all types of measuring equipment shown below
  • Complete such measurements in a practical work setting
  • Interpret specifications and drawing for measurement purposes
  • On passing the Measuring Techniques Course be QM&T Certificated Metrology Inspector

 


WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

 
Inspectors, Testers, Quality Engineers & Technicians, Quality Managers, anyone who requires basic instruction in measurement.

 


COURSE STRUCTURE

 
Items covered include:

  1. International Standard of Length, 1m and the basic Metric system
  2. Length Standards and traceability
    • Gauge Blocks-most accurate, commercially available length standards (also called end standards)
  3. Selection of right measuring tools for the job
    • Tolerance specified and geometry of parts
    • Absolute Measurements as Comparison Measurements Example: Micrometers as Dial Indicators
    • Resolution (smallest reading), Accuracy and Precision
  4. Fixed, or Go/No-Go limit gauges (also called attribute gauges)
    • Application examples 
  5. Micrometers; Inside, Outside, Depth, and Digital Micrometers
    • Principles of Micrometers
    • Reading conventional (line-graduated) Micrometers
  6. Calipers; Vernier, Dial, and Digital Calipers
    • Principles of Vernier Scale, line graduated Calipers
    • Abbe's law in measurement
  7. Indicators; Dial, Test, and Digital Indicators
    • Principles of Dial Indicators-Balanced as Continuous Dial
    • Electronic Gauge head reading

 

COURSE DATES AND COST

 

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