Birth of a Terminology Standard

    Published: Jan 1983

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    In order to prepare a proprietary standard for cosmetic quality (appearance) of metal parts, an electronics company found it necessary to write a terminology standard. Although not a perfect document, the terminology standard is a useful tool for identifying visual defects.


    terminology, cosmetic quality, metal parts, language, standards, committees, vendors

    Author Information:

    Sullivan, CD
    Manager, Technical Standards, Tektronix,,

    Committee/Subcommittee: E02.10

    DOI: 10.1520/STP30140S

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