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In-process gages are not cheap, ranging from $3000 for the most elementary manual system to $40,000 for the most elaborate.
Most notably, the controls, readouts, and other outputs of today's column gages are all based on the microprocessor.
Gaging systems range from the simple hand-held plug gage with air column or digital readout to more complex, fully automated systems with distributed processing of related activities such as machine monitoring, robotics, and information management.
Clean gages at least quarterly with the same dry cleaning solvent you use on weapons.
On a cool and cloudy morning, shortly before their departure for their small Greek village, the Gages chatted amiably with a reporter at their 18th-century farmhouse in North Grafton.
offers a new electronic "sweep" gage incorporating Bluetooth wireless technology for inspection of parts having holes that have a position tolerance.
When the double-stranded RNA connects with this protein, Gage says, a role reversal occurs: The protein triggers the same genes it once silenced.
Following Brown & Sharpe's announcement of the close of the Standard Gage plant (Poughkeepsie, N.
Manual measurement used to take two to three minutes; now, with the Edmunds gage, it takes 30 seconds.
However, even when gages are calibrated properly, it is natural to experience some variability in measurements.
But because these tests are, in reality, processes that require multiple gages, and also are destructive which does not allow samples to be rechecked, it has become necessary to develop a new approach.
com/reports/c46417) has announced the addition of "World Measurement Gages Markets" to their offering.