In order to be able to measure a diameter in a turning machine without rotating a workpiece and thus prevent circularity and concentricity errors from entering into the diameter determination, it is proposed according to the invention to use a measuring device that is movable in both transversal directions relative to the rotation axis, thus …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Leo Schreiber
Assignees (initial): MAG IAS GmbH (Goppingen, DE)
Agents: Head, Johnson & Kachigian, P.C. (attorney)

The application was examined by Nicole N Ramos, Daniel Howell (USPTO dept. 3722)


  • 1. A turning machine (1), comprising: …
  • 2. The turning machine (1) according to claim 1 , wherein one of the measuring …
  • 3. The turning machine (1) according to claim 1 , wherein turning machine (1), in particular …

International priority data

DE: 10 2008 061 444 / Dec. 10, 2008 (national)

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C) Embodiments

Embodiments of the invention are subsequently described in an exemplary manner with reference to the drawing figure wherein: FIG. 1 illustrates turning machine with a Clamped work piece in a side …


I. Field of the Invention

The invention relates to precisely measuring work piece diameters in conventional turning …

Reference Numerals and Designations

1 Turning machine 2 Measuring device 3 Measuring Scanner 3 a Free End 4 Compressed Air Nozzle 5 Work Piece 6 Bed 7 Spindle Stock 8 Diameter 9 Scanning Direction …

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Miscellaneous patent data

The assignee is categorized as a foreign company or corporation, similar classification categories are Knurling tools, bevelling, chamfering, or deburring the ends of bars or tubes, the faceplate horizontal, i.e. vertical boring and turning machines, Tool adjustment and / or stop, Profiled cutter, Lathe for Wheel or Axle, tool turret, actuated by toothed gearing, Speed changing gear, Adapters for drills or chucks, Tapered sleeves, categorized under Process of Turning as a primary classification, was examined by Nicole N Ramos, the assistant, Daniel Howell, the main examiner (3722 USPTO department), the protection scope is defined by 8 claims, the term of the patent grant was extended by 197 days, the inventor's name is Leo Schreiber, the published applicant's name is Schreiber Leo, the application publication date is Dec. 9, 2009, the application number is 13/131,763 (U.S.), the invention is named Diameter Measurement in Turning Machines, the grant publication date is Dec. 10, 2013, the agent - Head, Johnson & Kachigian, P.C., invented by Leo Schreiber, the drawings include the following: measuring method according to the invention, measuring method according to the invention, Diameter Measurement in Turning Machines, turning machine with a Clamped, the invention description is illustrated by 3 drawings, the patent particularly claims a turning machine (1), comprising…, the grant number is 08601917, the claim number 1 is selected as exemplary, located in Goppingen (DE), the assignee company is MAG IAS GmbH, the invention details are shown in 4 figures.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Holding the workpiece in the machine, e.g. chucking devices, Headstock, Cutter or shaper, Process of Turning, Circular size. The designated search classifications include With program control, Movable contact probe, per se, With Means to Weigh or Test Work or Product, With means to weigh or test work or product, Headstock, Electrical switch or transducer responsive to probe or probe is part of electrical circuit, Circular size, Cutter or shaper, Having a movable contact probe, With electrical switch or transducer responsive to probe, Process of Turning, Coordinate movable probe or machine.

Patent details
Publication number 08601917
Publication date Dec. 10, 2013
Kind code B2
Application number 13/131,763
Application date Dec. 9, 2009
Application type U
Application series code 13
Int. pub. country WO
Int. pub. number WO2010/066786
Int. publication Jun. 17, 2010
Int. filing country WO
Int. filing PCT/EP2009/066723
Filed internationally Dec. 9, 2009
National stage date Aug. 9, 2011
Extension term 197
National classification 82/1.11
Total number of claims 8
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 3
Number of figures 4
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