Advanced hardware and software methods for thread and gear dimensional metrology. CRADA final report

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The Oak Ridge Centers for Manufacturing Technology (ORCMT) and Apeiron Incorporated have collaborated on an effort to develop a frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) fiber lidar system for dimensional metrology of internal threads, gears, and splines. The purpose of this effort was to assist a small company in developing an instrument that would exceed the performance of competing foreign instruments and provide measurement capabilities necessary to assure compliance for NASA facilities and other industrial facilities. The two parties collaborated on design, assembly, and bench testing of the prototype instrument. The prototype system was targeted to have the capability of profiling ... continued below

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Miller, A.C. Jr. & Grann, E.B. March 5, 1997.

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The Oak Ridge Centers for Manufacturing Technology (ORCMT) and Apeiron Incorporated have collaborated on an effort to develop a frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) fiber lidar system for dimensional metrology of internal threads, gears, and splines. The purpose of this effort was to assist a small company in developing an instrument that would exceed the performance of competing foreign instruments and provide measurement capabilities necessary to assure compliance for NASA facilities and other industrial facilities. The two parties collaborated on design, assembly, and bench testing of the prototype instrument. The prototype system was targeted to have the capability of profiling internally machined gears and threads to an accuracy of less than a micron.

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  • Other: DE98004767
  • Report No.: Y/AMT--421
  • Grant Number: AC05-84OR21400
  • DOI: 10.2172/594452 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 594452
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc695494

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Miller, A.C. Jr. & Grann, E.B. Advanced hardware and software methods for thread and gear dimensional metrology. CRADA final report, report, March 5, 1997; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc695494/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.