Early dividing engine

Early linear dividing engine, incomplete

Early linear dividing machine, incomplete. This machine divided a linear scale by copying from a standard. The standard was placed on the same moveable carriage as the blank, and microscopes above would ensure accurate alignment of the two. Both microscopes and support for the scribing point that marked the blank are missing.

Details

Category:
Industrial Metrology
Object Number:
1911-372
type:
dividing engine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
J.C. Stevens (Auction Sales)
status:
Permanent collection

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