CE Facilities: QA Mechanical Inspection Laboratory

Quality Assurance engineers and technicians, working in a dedicated mechanical inspection laboratory; utilize a range of sophisticated metrology tools to ensure that both custom fabricated and off- the-shelf mechanical hardware components conform to specified requirements and tolerances.

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Browne and Sharp Mistral 700 Coordinate Measuring Machine, located in a Class 100 Clean Tent. The CMM has a .0001 tolerance over a usable envelope of 24"x 16"x 30". The machine is fully programmable, and utilizes the same electronic files released for fabrication to measure a completed part to determine its accuracy to the specification.

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24" Instron compression and tension testing system with multiple load cells

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Hardness Tester and Programmable Video Inspection System, including 100 x magnification optical/digital microscope for parts inspection

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Fully programmable Browne and Sharp Optical Comparator

Additional resources include:
  • Complete torque calibration station using 4 attachable calibration units ranging from a 1"oz. to 600 ft. lbs.
  • 4' x 8' x 18" granite inspection table
  • Complete calibrated set of standard hand measurement tools

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