Ball-mounting fixture for a roundness gage

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A ball mounting fixture for a roundness gage is disclosed. The fixture includes a pair of chuck assemblies oriented substantially transversely with respect to one another and mounted on a common base. Each chuck assembly preferably includes a rotary stage and a wobble plate affixed thereto. A ball chuck affixed to each wobble plate is operable to selectively support a ball to be measured for roundness, with the wobble plate permitting the ball chuck to be tilted to center the ball on the axis of rotation of the rotary stage. In a preferred embodiment, each chuck assembly includes a vacuum ... continued below

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Gauler, Allen L. & Pasieka, Donald F. February 16, 1982.

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A ball mounting fixture for a roundness gage is disclosed. The fixture includes a pair of chuck assemblies oriented substantially transversely with respect to one another and mounted on a common base. Each chuck assembly preferably includes a rotary stage and a wobble plate affixed thereto. A ball chuck affixed to each wobble plate is operable to selectively support a ball to be measured for roundness, with the wobble plate permitting the ball chuck to be tilted to center the ball on the axis of rotation of the rotary stage. In a preferred embodiment, each chuck assembly includes a vacuum chuck operable to selectively support the ball to be measured for roundness. The mounting fixture enables a series of roundness measurements to be taken with a conventional rotating gagehead roundness instrument, which measurements can be utilized to determine the sphericity of the ball.

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NTIS, PC A03/MF A01.

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  • Other: DE83002400
  • Report No.: PATENTS-US-A349224
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6642986
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1182211

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Gauler, Allen L. & Pasieka, Donald F. Ball-mounting fixture for a roundness gage, patent, February 16, 1982; [Washington D.C.]. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1182211/: accessed September 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.