Design and mechanical evaluation of a capacitive sensor-based indexed platform for verification of Portable Coordinate Measuring Instruments
Resumen: During the last years, the use of Portable Coordinate Measuring Machines (PCMMs) in industry has increased considerably, mostly due to their flexibility for accomplishing in-line measuring tasks as well as their reduced costs and operational advantages as compared to traditional coordinate measuring machines (CMMs). However, their operation has a significant drawback derived from the techniques applied in the verification and optimization procedures of their kinematic parameters. These techniques are based on the capture of data with the measuring instrument from a calibrated gauge object, fixed successively in various positions so that most of the instrument measuring volume is covered, which results in time-consuming, tedious and expensive verification procedures. In this work the mechanical design of an indexed metrology platform (IMP) is presented. The aim of the IMP is to increase the final accuracy and to radically simplify the calibration, identification and verification of geometrical parameter procedures of PCMMs. The IMP allows us to fix the calibrated gauge object and move the measuring instrument in such a way that it is possible to cover most of the instrument working volume, reducing the time and operator fatigue to carry out these types of procedures.
Idioma: Inglés
DOI: 10.3390/s140100606
Año: 2014
Publicado en: SENSORS 14, 1 (2014), 606-633
ISSN: 1424-8220

Factor impacto JCR: 2.245 (2014)
Categ. JCR: INSTRUMENTS & INSTRUMENTATION rank: 10 / 56 = 0.179 (2014) - Q1 - T1
Categ. JCR: CHEMISTRY, ANALYTICAL rank: 31 / 74 = 0.419 (2014) - Q2 - T2
Categ. JCR: ELECTROCHEMISTRY rank: 14 / 27 = 0.519 (2014) - Q3 - T2

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Tipo y forma: Article (Published version)
Área (Departamento): Ingeniería de los Procesos de Fabricación (Departamento de Ingeniería de Diseño y Fabricación)

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