Original Date: 07/13/1992
Revision Date: 01/18/2007
Information : Metrology and Inspection Division
The Metrology and Inspection Service group at Watervliet Arsenal (WVA) performs support functions that contribute to quality control in production. The Division acquires, accepts, supplies, inventories, maintains, repairs and disposes of inspection equipment. It also manages the Arsenal inspection equipment calibration program and supply calibration service in accordance with ISO-9002.
The Group maintains a gage laboratory to provide inspection and calibration services. The laboratory includes a 3,000 square foot temperature controlled facility with CMMs, with capabilities for geometric measurements, roundness, surface analysis/profile, hardness, ultrasonic inspection, gear, thread and spline inspection.
The Group provides inspection support to WVA and Benet Laboratory through the use of high accuracy inspection equipment to perform dimensional inspections for both production and prototype piece inspection, first article inspections, and for developmental of dimensional data to support reverse engineering studies.
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