ANDREW BROOKES, NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ANDREW BROOKES, NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Probe head of a coordinate measurement machine (CMM) measuring the dimensions of one of the spheres on a ball plate. CMMs are used to make accurate 3D measurements of complex, precision-engineered components. Ball plates are collections of references spheres used to calibrate a CMM. This CMM is manufactured by Zeiss. Photographed at the National Physical Laboratory, in Teddington, UK.
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