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  • What Are Dynamometers Used For?

    December 10, 2018

    Dynamometers are commonly referred to as a dynameter or dyno. They are used to measure power, output, force, and torque. A force is applied to the flexible metallic ring of the dynamometer, it bends, and the applied force is measured. They are used in a variety of industries from laboratory science to manufacturing. Dynamometers are […]

  • Metrology in Manufacturing

    November 16, 2018

    It is important to note Metrology is the science of measurement. Now, how does this fit into the manufacturing world? The answer is simple, through quality assurance. Manufacturing revolves around hundreds or thousands of parts being produced each week. These parts must meet precise specifications to ensure quality is met. This is where metrology comes […]

  • Temperature Mapping of Ovens

    Temperature Mapping of Ovens

    January 23, 2017

    Recently, Grand Rapids Metrology was contacted by a manufacturing company. They were curious about the possibility of temperature gradients inside of their inert gas ovens. Before approaching GRM, the company was utilizing single point measurement. Although single point measurement provides accurate temperature data for an oven, it does not provide enough data to determine the […]