BS EN ISO 3611:2010 - Geometrical product specifications (GPS). Dimensional measuring equipment. Micrometers for external measurements. Design and metrological characteristics
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Publication date: 30/04/2011
Publisher: British Standards Institute (BSI)
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BS EN ISO 3611:2010 Geometrical product specifications (GPS). Dimensional measuring equipment. Micrometers for external measurements. Design and metrological characteristics
What is it?
BS EN ISO 3611:2010 is the international standard for the design of micrometers used for external measurements. It provides the recommended geometrical product specifications for the dimensional measuring equipment. BS EN ISO 3611:2010 outlines the most important design characteristics for micrometers using analogue and digital indicators with mechanical or electronic display. It is also the fifth in the series of standards that gives size recommendations for the product specification of dimensional measurement tools.
How does it work?
BS EN ISO 3611:2010 outlines the international recommendations for linear measuring equipment. It is also regarded as the general standard for achieving the correct geometrical product specification of micrometers. These essential guidelines explain the standard terms, definitions and design characteristics for dimensional measuring tools. They also outline recommended equipment dimensions, types of digital and analogue indicators, protecting and adjusting equipment, identifying errors, and proving conformity.
Who should buy it?
- Those who design, manufacture and work with micrometers
- Architects and building contractors.
Contents of BS EN ISO 3611:
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Design characteristics
4.1 General design and nomenclature
4.2 Main dimensions
4.3 Types of indicating devices
4.3.2 Analogue indicating devices
4.3.3 Digital indicating devices, with mechanical digital display
4.3.4 Digital indicating devices with electronic digital display
4.4 Protection for field use
4.6 Measuring faces
4.7 Measuring force limiting device
4.8 Adjustment devices
4.9 Design characteristics (manufacturer's specification
5 Metrological characteristics
5.2 Effect of spindle clamp
5.3 Maximum permissible error of indication (limited by MPE
5.3.2 Full surface contact error, J (limited by MPEJ )
5.3.3 Repeatability, R (limited by MPER
5.3.4 Partial surface contact error, E (limited by MPEE)
5.4 Measuring forces (limited by MPL)
5.5 Instrument specification sheet
6 Proof of conformance with specifications
Annex A (informative) Example of an error-of-indication curve
Annex B (informative) Example of data sheet for micrometers for external measurements
Annex C (informative) Calibration of metrological characteristics
Annex D (informative) Error tests
Annex E (informative) Notes on use
Annex F (informative) Relation to the GPS matrix model