diagonal pitch

diagonal pitch

[dī′ag·ən·əl ′pich]
(engineering)
In rows of staggered rivets, the distance between the center of a rivet in one row to the center of the adjacent rivet in the next row.

diagonal pitch

In riveted joints having two or more rows of staggered rivets, the distance from one rivet in one row to the nearest rivet in the next row.
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When looking to put a via between the pads, the diagonal pitch is the critical measurement.