Latest Micrometer Stories

2013-10-01 23:02:04

Great Gages is now offering a new promotion for a free digital display with the purchase of a Mitutoyo Laser Scan Micrometer. http://www.greatgages.com Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 For a limited time only, Great Gages is offering a multi-function digital display with the purchase of one of Mitutoyo’s Laser Scan Micrometers. This new promotion will save customers over $3000. The Mitutoyo gages are available in different micrometer calipers so that customers can get the best...

2012-09-14 14:46:09

Scientists of KIT and Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) have reached a record precision in radar distance measurements. With the help of a new radar system, an accuracy of one micrometer was achieved in joint measurements. The system is characterized by a high precision and low cost. Potential applications lie in production and plant technology. Precise determination of distances is of increasing importance in fabrication technology, for instance, when actuating robots,...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.