IQL Services

Metrology Services by IQL

Engineering Services

Process-Centric Machine Tool Specifications

Starting with desired manufacturing outcomes, IQL applies proven machine tool error budgeting techniques to create performance specifications for achieving "First Part Correct". Our Process-Centric Machine Tool Specification services can be applied to new machine tool purchases and to the rebuilding or repairing of existing machine tools.

New Machine Requirements:

  • Performance specifications including linear, angular, volumetric, and dynamic errors.

Rebuild/Repair Requirements:

  • Rebuild specifications for repaired features only.


  • Part drawing reviews for manufacturability
  • Part drawing correlation with machine specifications
  • Specification development per ANSI B5.54, B5.57, and ISO 230 Standards


As part of our complete specification package, we provide our customers with reports including the following:

  • Machine specification summaries
  • Machine to part accuracy ratios

IQL Advantage:

  • 31 years of manufacturing process experience
  • Extensive knowledge base of machine types (VMC, VTC, HMC, HTC, Grinding, Broaching, etc.)