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    Metrication in the Contract Tooling and Machining Industry

    Published: 01 January 1975

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    The contract tool, die, and precision machining industry faces unique problems in the area of metrication due to its role as a supplier industry.

    Although little work to metric specifications is presently being done, and a significant level of awareness exists in the industry regarding the trend toward metrication, only a very small segment of the industry has any definite plans for handling the transition.


    metric system, units of measurement, standards, tooling, machining, dies, digital systems, fixtures, jigs, measuring instruments, molds, punches, machine tools, supply contracts

    Author Information:

    Darrone, DW

    Committee/Subcommittee: S03

    DOI: 10.1520/STP32268S