Articles by Hill Cox

Other Dimensions: The Problem With Pins

January 28, 2006
Like many instruments in measurement, gage pins are misused.

There are few inspection departments that don't have one or more sets of what are commonly known as gage pins. Ranging in size up to 1 inch or 25 millimeters to about 2 inches or 50 millimeters long, they are very handy for a wide range of measuring situations. But, like many instruments in measurement, they also are misused.
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Other Dimensions: And the Other Answer is...

December 1, 2005
More common metrology myths are debunked.
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Other Dimensions: Go to the Source for Technical Support

November 1, 2005
The AMTMA considers opening its doors to support to users of metrology equipment
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Other Dimensions: And the Answer is...

October 1, 2005
Common metrology myths are debunked.
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Other Dimensions: On-site Calibration

September 1, 2005
Having the lab come to you is not always practical.
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Other Dimensions: Working at Crossed Purposes

August 1, 2005
Too often, it's the wrong people making the buying decisions.
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Other Dimensions: Weasel Word Watch

June 1, 2005
Weasel words say nothing but imply everything.
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Other Dimensions: Wringing Up Your Masters

May 1, 2005
Making assumptions about dimension can cause problems when it comes to gage calibration.
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Other Dimensions: Recalibrating Intervals

April 1, 2005
Establishing a frequency for calibrating your own instruments and gages can be achieved.
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Other Dimensions: Do In-House Labs Need Accreditation?

March 1, 2005
THOSE WANTING TO BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY AND OPERATE IN COMFORT MIGHT CONSIDER A FEW THOUGHTS.
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