IQL works with leading manufacturers, improving the most challenging manufacturing processes by understanding and improving machine tool positioning performance. IQL has one of the world’s most comprehensive knowledge bases of actual machine performance and specific design behavior.
Applying this extensive knowledge base allows us to focus our support activities on only those machine attributes that have the greatest impact on part quality and to provide our customers with the most cost effective solutions for improving their processes.
"IQL must be the best kept [metrology] secret in the country!" - Major Aircraft Engine Technical & Quality Planner
IQL offers a wide range of products and services:
Machine Tool Calibration Services: CalibrationPlus™ - machine tool calibration, machine evaluation and adjustment, manufacturing process diagnostics and modeling, procurement specification support, machine capability evaluation, machine design reviews and recommendations as well as custom engineering services to suit individual customer needs.
Machine Tool Optimization Services: IQL SuperTune - Enhanced volumetric positioning performance for basic Haas Vertical Machining Center and Horizontal Machining Center models.
Courses on Machine Tool Metrology, measurement instrumentation use, Machining Process Diagnostics, and customer-tailored training in the latest methods for machine evaluation and adjustment. Offered at regional training sites as well as on-site upon request.
A comprehensive range of instruments and artifacts used for machine characterization as well as standalone software products for measurement and evaluation. These are sold individually or bundled into standard Locus Metrology Systems.
Our goal is to help manufacturers understand, improve and sustain their operations.
Metrology is the science of measurement.
For World Metrology Day (May 20 in 2013), Dutch Metrology Institute VSL created the following video titled "Metrology in Daily Life" that just may get you thinking and observing on your next run.
For twenty-nine years IQL has improved productivity for leading manufacturers by focusing on manufacturing equipment capability and its impact on achieving desired part tolerances...