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Measurement Accuracy Investigation of Touch Trigger Probe with Five-Axis Machine Tools

Md Mizanur Rahman and René Mayer

Article (2016)

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Cite this document: Rahman, M. M. & Mayer, R. (2016). Measurement Accuracy Investigation of Touch Trigger Probe with Five-Axis Machine Tools. Archive of Mechanical Engineering, 63(4), p. 495-510. doi:10.1515/meceng-2016-0028
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The touch trigger probe plays an important role in modern metrology because of its robust and compact design with crash protection, long life and excellent repeatability. Aside from coordinate measuring machines (CMM), touch trigger probes are used for workpiece location on a machine tool and for the accuracy assessment of the machine tools. As a result, the accuracy of the measurement is a matter of interest to the users. The touch trigger probe itself as well as the measuring surface, the machine tool, measuring environment etc. contribute to measurement inaccuracies. The paper presents the effect of surface irregularities, surface wetness due to cutting fluid and probing direction on probing accuracy on a machine tool.

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probing; machine tool; touch probe; repeatability; measurement inaccuracy

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Subjects: 2100 Génie mécanique > 2100 Génie mécanique
2100 Génie mécanique > 2109 Instrumentation et systèmes mécaniques
Department: Département de génie mécanique
Research Center: Non applicable
Funders: CRSNG / NSERC, CRIAQ, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Meloche Group, SONACA Montreal
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2020 11:07
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2021 10:43
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/3612/
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Journal Title: Archive of Mechanical Engineering (vol. 63, no. 4)
Publisher: Sciendo
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1515/meceng-2016-0028


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