BS 6365:2008 - Specification for precision vernier depth gauges – BSI British Standards

BS 6365:2008

Specification for precision vernier depth gauges

Status : Current, Superseded   Published : November 2008 Replaced By : BS EN ISO 13385-2:2011



BS 6365:2008 Specification for precision vernier depth gauges

The detail in designing the principal features of a vernier depth gauge may vary between manufacturers.  The accuracy of performance is based upon the quality and precision of the various features, e.g. the accuracy of dividing of the scales, the quality of the graduation marks, the straightness of the guiding edge of the beam, the flatness of the datum face and the measuring face. These are all features that the manufacturer controls in order that measurements made with the gauge are reliable within specified tolerances.

BS 6365:2008 specifies requirements for the construction, accuracy at the reference temperature of 20 °C and the protection of metric and imperial precision vernier depth gauges. It applies to metric depth gauges that measure from zero up to 600 mm using a main scale and vernier scale graduated to read to 0.02 mm. It also applies to imperial depth gauges that measure from zero up to 24 in using a main scale and vernier scale graduated to read to 0.001 in.

Rrecommended minimum dimensions for the beam section are given, along with whilst methods of testing.

BS 6365:2008 supersedes BS 6365:1983, which is withdrawn.

Standard NumberBS 6365:2008
TitleSpecification for precision vernier depth gauges
StatusCurrent, Superseded
Publication Date30 November 2008
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Replaced ByBS EN ISO 13385-2:2011
ReplacesBS 6365:1983
Draft Superseded By08/30178095 DC
DescriptorsAccuracy, Straightness measurement, Linear measuring instruments, Layout, Dimensions, Depth gauges (mechanical engineering), Parallel, Precision, Flatness measurement, Graduations, Linear measurement, Numerical designations, Verniers, Marking
Title in FrenchJauges de profondeur de précision à vernier. Spécifications
Title in GermanTiefmessschieber
ISBN978 0 580 62082 9
File Size88 KB
NotesThis standard was withdrawn in error but has now been reinstated as current but partially superseded.

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