Sterling’s Team of Project Engineers and Managers will work with you to decide what best suits your requirements within your budget.
Our knowledge and experience in Designing and Building Gages will guarantee your end product is of the highest quality, as our Gages are durable, accurate and repeatable.
Design and Build special turnkey systems for integration with your automation. Our Gaging Software has the capability to calculate Tool and Temperature Compensation.
What We Do
Leaders in Engineering & Manufacturing
Sterling can provide you with a wide range of quality instruments ranging from handheld gaging products to turnkey automated in-line systems. Our Gages are robust and built to last on your plant floor.
Machining Fixtures, CMM Fixtures, Attribute and Variable Fixtures, and Leak Test Fixtures are some of the products we offer. Whether it only needs to hold the part for manual checks or staging it for True Position and other GD&T features, we are fully capable to Design and Build one for you.
Sterling is an ISO 9001 Certified company. Our Inspection Lab is ISO/IEC 17025 accredited. We apply comprehensive quality checks throughout the manufacturing process. Thus, by the time your product is in final inspection, every aspect has been thoroughly reviewed. Not only our inspection lab, but our entire facility is climate controlled!
Our Grinding Department is capable at holding your tightest tolerances. We specialize in OD/ID Grinding, Surface Grinding, honing and complete assembly of your most complex Fixtures and Gages.
small production runs
Our Precision CNC Mill and Lathe Department offers a cost-effective solution for small production runs.
Sterling’s Team of In-House Engineers and Designers will ensure GD&T Standards are adhered to throughout the design process. With over 100 years of combined gage design experience, their knowledge and expertise will meet or exceed your requirements.
Variable Fixture Gages
This Variable Fixture Gage is designed to check 2 models of left-hand and right-hand parts. Checking multiple features from parallelism, true position, depths, and sizes of bores.
Leak Test Fixtures
We design and build standalone leak test fixtures, or fully automated leak test machines. We have experience with most leak test methodologies and will use the leak tester brand of your choice.
Automatic Roundness Gages
Our custom Roundness Gage Design has the capability to take 25,000 data points while spinning the part or gage head to give you a true Roundness measurement.
Fixture Gage checking angularity of welded assembly.
Fixture In Process
In-process Electronic Fixture Gage checking diameters and lengths.
Manual leak test fixture checking pressure decay.
Fixture being machined on the SIP making sure everything is in position before assembly.