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 Post subject: At work today...
PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2011 7:12 am 
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Imagine a cylinder 1/8 inch long (3.175 mm) and 1/16 inch (15.75 mm) in diameter. The place I work makes parts for other companies. Yesterday we made these tiny little pins. But when inspecting them to make sure they were the correct size some were found that were not. The length can be off by 1/1000 of an inch (.0254 mm) and it is acceptable, but some of them were off by 12/10,000 of an inch so hundreds of them had to be measured one by one to cull out the short ones. That, among other things, is what I did at work today.

Now I'm home. Time to check out my new Professor Pyraminx. :D

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 Post subject: Re: At work today...
PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2011 8:02 am 
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Ouch >.< checking for 12/1000 errors has got to be a real pain doesn't it ? ^^

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 Post subject: Re: At work today...
PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2011 8:08 am 
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I got to use a digital micrometer to check the lengths, but the pieces are so tiny that it was hard to get them in without my fingers getting in the way. After a few 100 or so, I finally got the hang of it, and didn't drop them so often. :lol:

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