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Interim testing artifact (ITA) : a performance evaluation system for coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) : user manual

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Amy Singer, J Land, Steven D. Phillips, Daniel S. Sawyer, Bruce R. Borchardt, Gregory W. Caskey, D Ward, P Snoots, B Faust

Abstract

The Interim Testing Artifact (ITA) is designed to quickly test CMMs for performance problems so that they can be repaired before significant numbers of good parts are erroneously rejected (or bad parts accepted) by the CMM. Frequent testing using the ITA is designed to supplement, NOT REPLACE, complete CMM calibrations by identifying problems with the CMM between regular calibrations. Such testing is often referred to as interim testing.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 5602
Report Number
5602

Citation

Singer, A. , Land, J. , Phillips, S. , Sawyer, D. , Borchardt, B. , Caskey, G. , Ward, D. , Snoots, P. and Faust, B. (1995), Interim testing artifact (ITA) : a performance evaluation system for coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) : user manual, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.ir.5602 (Accessed February 24, 2024)
Created January 31, 1995, Updated October 12, 2021