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Inspecting a large number of holes

Inspecting a large number of holes

Inspecting a large number of holes

(OP)
We have sheetmetal panels with up to 500 holes. The parts are punched or laser cut then inspected before forming.

Traditional, there is an X-Y coordinate table on the drawing with the X and Y position and hole size for each hole with 0,0 on the lower left corner of the part. The hole positions are measured with a tape measure.

Question is there another method of inspecting these that do not require the X-Y coordinate table? Overlays perhaps?

Jason

SolidWorks 2007 SP5.0
SolidWorks 2008 SP0.1
WinXp sp2 (32 and 64 bit)
 

RE: Inspecting a large number of holes

A plotted mylar template should work.  Include vertical and horizontal dimensioned lines to verify accuracy.  I can't imagine this being any less accurate than a tape measure.
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RE: Inspecting a large number of holes

(OP)
What about being ISO certified? I'm not in Manufacturing so I don't know for sure on these things.

Jason

SolidWorks 2007 SP5.0
SolidWorks 2008 SP0.1
WinXp sp2 (32 and 64 bit)
 

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