Checking fixtures support handbooks


We have written two useful checking fixture e-books that you can download for free:

How to write technical specifications for dimensional gauges, jigs, checking fixtures and CMM fixtures

How to write technical specifications for dimensional gauges, jigs, checking fixtures and CMM fixtures

The aim of this handbook is to highlight the importance the technical specifications currently used by OEMs and their suppliers, which help to reduce the uncertainty in a project and ensure that the further steps will be done within the costs and deadlines planned. It has to be an extra help for companies that have not written yet their technical specifications and wish to write them.

Authors: Gladys Becerra and Xavier Conesa.

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The ennemies of checking fixtures

The ennemies of checking fixtures

Within their ecosystem, checking fixtures also have their predators. We can even be their main ennemies without being aware of it. To manage to produce a part, it is necessary to make a series of investments in the part design, production means, and checking fixtures. The various aspects detailed bellow can have the effect of a time bomb: if it cannot be avoided or controlled, it will end up having all the attempts to check quality through checking fixtures brought down.

Author: Xavier Conesa

Download The ennemies of checking fixtures (PDF, 170 Kb)

Presentation of “The ennemies of checking fixtures” on a blog post on MeasureControl

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