Title: Development of high precision gear measuring machine

Authors: Tetsuya Taguchi; Aiguo Ming; Makoto Shimojo

Addresses: Engineering Department, Osaka Seimitsu Kikai Co., Ltd., 6-5-16 Mikuriya, Higashiosaka, Osaka 577-0032, Japan. ' Department of Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent Systems, The University of Electro-Communications, 1-5-1 Chofugaoka, Chofu, Tokyo 182-8585, Japan. ' Department of Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent Systems, The University of Electro-Communications, 1-5-1 Chofugaoka, Chofu, Tokyo 182-8585, Japan

Abstract: The high precision gears are strongly required for advanced motion and power transmission. And the improved evaluation technology for the precision gears is becoming indispensable. Moreover, the reliability of the measured value became important when the accuracy of the gear becomes high, and the establishment of the traceability system has been needed. For the establishment of the traceability system, the higher precision gear measuring machine (GMM) with lower uncertainty is expected to contribute to improve gear calibration uncertainty. For the purpose, a new concept of the high precision GMM was proposed from analysing the problems of the conventional GMM. A prototype of the high precision GMM using the direct drive mechanism has been developed. And the high measurement capability of the developed GMM was verified by the evaluation method using the standard deviation of the measured form deviation.

Keywords: gear measuring machines; GMM; high precision gears; calibration; traceability; best measurement capability; BMC.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMA.2011.045250

International Journal of Mechatronics and Automation, 2011 Vol.1 No.3/4, pp.181 - 189

Available online: 03 Feb 2012 *

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