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Measuring Profile and Base Pitch Error with a Micrometer - September/October 2002

The article "Measuring Profile and Base Pitch Error with a Micrometer" appeared in the September/October 2002 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
In this article, equations for finding profile and base pitch errors with a micrometer are derived. Limitations of micrometers with disc anvils are described. The design of a micrometer with suitable anvils is outlined.

Keywords
Inspection, Profile Errors, Base Pitch Errors, Basics, Back to Basics

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