nominal dimension

nominal dimension

1. In masonry, a dimension greater (by the thickness of a mortar joint) than the dimensions of the actual masonry unit; in the United States, not exceeding ½ inch (13 mm).
2. In lumber, a dimension that may vary from the actual dimensions as provided for in the local building code.
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Nautilus can also calculate how the steel dimensions of a mold need to be adjusted so that the parts can hit the nominal dimension.
By controlling the line speed or extruder RPM, the product parameters are adjusted to the nominal dimension.
Figure 1(a) shows an assembly of ten components with identical nominal dimension, in which the component parts are put together circular structure.
Increases in dimensional variability can be expected to cause a slight increase in expected tool life, while nominal dimension shifts within customer tolerance limits have a stronger impact.
As input data we have the measurement results of a 50 parts batch, the nominal dimension and the lower and upper deviations limits of the tolerance field.
If the designer created a valid solid model, then every detail and nominal dimension are available to the programmer without looking for drawing dimensions.
The 2 x 4 dimension is the nominal dimension and is used when the product is sold.
and the actual mold shrinkage value for a part molded to the nominal dimension is 0.
But an empirical statistical study of the sensitivity of green sand process parameters on both dimensional variation and nominal dimension had not been conducted.
An increase in shakeout time increased the nominal dimension across the parting line and in the drag.
Round and square holes are being made, there is a phenomenon of plugging holes below nominal dimension (Fig.
The Dimensionair, in contrast, has a fixed, high magnification and requires only one master to set the gage to the nominal dimension.