Design and Fabrication of 3D Syskevis Metrisis


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This paper focuses on measuring of an object’s three axes dimensions (X Y&Z) simultaneously. The instrument is called “3D syskevis metrisis” and this name has been derived from Greek words which means 3D measuring device. This instrument has a least count of 0.02mm and has the range of 15cm in all the three axes (X, Y & Z respectively). The object to be measured is not moved after it is initially placed on the base part of the instrument and there is no chance for error due to the mishandling of the object because the DOF (degree of freedom) of the object is arrested with the syskevis scale and the time for measuring the object is less when compared to the time taken by a Vernier caliper. The main advantage of this instrument is its low cost which is around RS8500.Thus by using this instrument we can measure the dimensions of small objects without moving the object after it is placed on the instrument with high accuracy and low cost.



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Wu Fan




M. Arunachalam et al., "Design and Fabrication of 3D Syskevis Metrisis", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 110-116, pp. 4744-4747, 2012

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October 2011




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