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).
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.