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Title: Internal shim

Abstract

An internal shim used to accurately measure spaces in conjunction with a standard small probe has a shim top and a chassis. The internal shim is adjustably fixed within the space to be measured using grippers that emerge from the chassis and which are controlled by an arm pivotably attached to the shim top. A standard small probe passes through the shim along guides on the chassis and measures the distance between the exterior of the chassis and the boundary. By summing the measurements on each side of the chassis and the width of the chassis, the dimension of the space can be determined to within 0.001 inches.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
United States Of America, Department Of Energy
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1174313
Patent Number(s):
6,560,888
Assignee:
United States Of America, Department Of Energy OSTI
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Barth, Clyde H., and Blizinski, Theodore W. Internal shim. United States: N. p., 2003. Web.
Barth, Clyde H., & Blizinski, Theodore W. Internal shim. United States.
Barth, Clyde H., and Blizinski, Theodore W. Tue . "Internal shim". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1174313.
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title = {Internal shim},
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abstractNote = {An internal shim used to accurately measure spaces in conjunction with a standard small probe has a shim top and a chassis. The internal shim is adjustably fixed within the space to be measured using grippers that emerge from the chassis and which are controlled by an arm pivotably attached to the shim top. A standard small probe passes through the shim along guides on the chassis and measures the distance between the exterior of the chassis and the boundary. By summing the measurements on each side of the chassis and the width of the chassis, the dimension of the space can be determined to within 0.001 inches.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue May 13 00:00:00 EDT 2003},
month = {Tue May 13 00:00:00 EDT 2003}
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