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Automation and Metrology, Inc.


Automation and Metrology, Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Inspection Tools and Instruments)
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ACU-RITE readouts are application-specific systems for the manual machine tool industry. The primary benefit is saving time and increased productivity. The addition of a readout system on any machine... (View Full Article)
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The overriding consideration in designing a very large gage (over 8 inches in diameter) is to make it light enough to handle easily without fatiguing the user. These gages are, therefore, designed... (View Full Article)
(Inspection Tools and Instruments)
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In some special cases, a little gaging time can be saved by putting the Go and NoGo diameters on a single gage member. A progressive plug, for example, is suitable for checking a short hole, which is... (View Full Article)
(Inspection Tools and Instruments)
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Now, let us look at the alternate design for cylindrical plug gages. The reversible plug gage was more recently introduced and standardized, after it became possible to reach the necessary precision... (View Full Article)
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The taperlock gage is so-called because of the tapered shank, which locks into the tapered hole in the end of the handle. It is the time honored standard of the American Gage Design Committee, for... (View Full Article)
(Inspection Tools and Instruments)
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The taperlock and pin (reversible) type designs are not well suited for large, heavy gages. The trilock design has been found best suited for gages between 1 ½ and 8 inches in diameter. The trilock... (View Full Article)
(Inspection Tools and Instruments)
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The word gage, when used by itself, is about as general and unspecific in its meaning as the companion word tool. In discussing gages, we must first narrow the field down to a manageable size. First,... (View Full Article)
(Inspection Tools and Instruments)
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The nominal, or "name" size of this hole is 1/2 - inch. If the draftsman wanted to give the impression of great precision, he could name it .500000-inch. But that, too, is only a name. The nature of... (View Full Article)
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In 1991, NIST began the development of a national Rockwell hardness standardization laboratory at the urging of the ASTM and U.S. industry. The goals of this program are to standardize the Rockwell... (View Full Article)
(Inspection Tools and Instruments)
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Why portable hardness testing? Portable hardness testers have come of age since the late 90's, with a vast offering of high tech, digital instrumentation. Small, compact and menu driven, these... (View Full Article)
(Inspection Tools and Instruments)
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The Rockwell hardness test is one of several common indentation hardness tests used today, other examples being the Brinell hardness test and Vickers hardness test. Most indentation hardness tests are... (View Full Article)
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GO-NO GO GAGES The concept of Go-No Go gaging is so simple in its logic that it has been known to delight philosophers. For them, a Go-No Go situation is the very rare case where there are only two... (View Full Article)

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