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# Angular and Polar Coordinate measuring machine

## Angular and Polar Coordinate measuring machine

(OP)
Hai,

Angular and Polar Coordinate measuring machine means CMM machine?

REGARDS,

G.SRIRAM.

Dream,Dream,Dream Dream transforms in to thoughts.And thoughts result in action

### RE: Angular and Polar Coordinate measuring machine

I don't think so.
ALL CMMs, AFAIK, report data in Cartesian coordinates.

However, the assorted 'measuring arms' work by measuring angles to great precision,
by means about which they don't say much.
They still report results in Cartesian coordinates.

Mike Halloran
Pembroke Pines, FL, USA

### RE: Angular and Polar Coordinate measuring machine

(OP)
MikeHalloran,

This Instrument can easily measure in two dimensions, in either angular or polar coordinates. This is an line mentioned at ASQ -CQI Book so they are saying X axis and Y axis?

REGARDS,

G.SRIRAM.

Dream,Dream,Dream Dream transforms in to thoughts.And thoughts result in action

### RE: Angular and Polar Coordinate measuring machine

WHAT instrument?
WHAT book?

"Polar coordinates" suggest a distance from an origin point, and an angle or bearing from a fixed axis through that point.

"Angular coordinates" suggest two angles or bearings from two separate fixed points and two fixed axes through the points.

Either may be derived (or computed in real time by a pretty simple microcontroller) from Cartesian coordinates, for any particular 'worldview'.

Frankly, it sounds like you are being confused by a book full of gobbledygook, or we are separated by a common language.

Mike Halloran
Pembroke Pines, FL, USA

### RE: Angular and Polar Coordinate measuring machine

(OP)

IRstuff,

MikeHalloran,

Sorry for the delayed reply. The book is ASQ Hand Book of certified quality inspector. Am not much knowledge in instrument. Your Reply is totally understandable for well known instrument handled person.

REGARDS,

G.SRIRAM.

Dream,Dream,Dream Dream transforms in to thoughts.And thoughts result in action

### RE: Angular and Polar Coordinate measuring machine

Google only produced 685,000 results for Digital Height Gauge, including illustrations.
There should be a few details in there somewhere.

Mike Halloran
Pembroke Pines, FL, USA

### RE: Angular and Polar Coordinate measuring machine

(OP)
Thanks for that information.

REGARDS,

G.SRIRAM.

Dream,Dream,Dream Dream transforms in to thoughts.And thoughts result in action

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