Specialists in Engineering Metrology




Welcome to C.D. Measurements Ltd.


Illustration of machine tool calibration using a ball bar

Illustration of 5 axis head calibration

Illustration of on site laser machine tool calibration

Illustration of 5 axis rotary table calibration



Specialising in machine tool calibration since 1987, C. D. Measurements have a program of continual development covering staff, equipment and techniques enabling us to offer a superior calibration service, at reasonable cost, to the customer.


Keysight 5530 laser interferometer for machine tool calibration

Keysight 5530 Laser Calibrator System


UKAS Accredited Lab 0334



Our on-site machine tool calibration service is fully UKAS accredited utilising state of the art laser interferometers, coupled with our own calibration procedures and in-house software. Automated generation and download of compensation data ensures minimum downtime with best possible accuracy being achieved. Measurement of linear, angular and rotary positioning as well as indexing can be performed using our bespoke software - Calsure - which is also available to machine tool builders and large machine shops for their own internal calibration activities.

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The patented ball bar testing system - Contisure - which benefits from our wide experience of machine tool error assessment provides a versatile machine tool condition monitoring system.


C.D. Measurements produce software for engineering measurement applications. Standard software packages for tasks such as the calibration of flatness of items such as surface plates and tables - Surfsure - slip or gauge blocks - Slipsure - and thread gauges - Threadsure - is available and are widely used by UKAS laboratories in the U.K.

Keysight Technologies Keysight Technologies, formerly Agilents Electronic Measurement Business  

We are the UK and Eire distributors for Keysight laser interferometer systems which can be used as calibration equipment or fitted to machine tools and CMMs to replace encoders or scales. Our experienced team  provides support for both new and existing systems.

C. D. Measurements Ltd., Chomlea House, Hadfield Road, Hadfield, Glossop, SK13 2ER, U.K.

Tel. 01457 852929 Fax. 01457 860619

Email : info@cdmeasurements.com

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