step gage

step gage

[′step ‚gāj]
(design engineering)
A plug gage containing several cylindrical gages of increasing diameter mounted on the same axis.
A gage consisting of a body in which a blade slides perpendicularly; used to measure steps and shoulders.
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Representing the lowest relative uncertainty of an end standard is that of the 1 m step on a CMM step gage (12).
Doiron, Reports of NIST calibrations of CMM step gage NIST, Gaithersburg MD 20899 (1999).
NIST now provides calibrations of industrial step gages using equipment and staff of the Department of Energy's government-owned, contractor-operated Y12 facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, under the administrative and metrological control of NIST.
A NIST scientist, and the staff of the Department of Energy (DOE) Oak Ridge Metrology Center have analyzed 5 years of measurements of their check standards and customer step gages and revised the error budget for the calibration.