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04-06-2013, 10:20 PM   #31
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That's what I figured, thanks!

04-07-2013, 05:49 AM   #32
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QuoteOriginally posted by monochrome Quote
Not saying Wikipedia is the Be-all End-all, but HERE is their explanation of Engineering Tolerance.

You might be surprised at how ambiguous the definition is. Also. don't confuse allowance with tolerance.

A number is assigned to manufacturing tolerances. Generally, a high manufacturing tolerance number means a wide variation in "fit" is permissible. A low manufcaturing tolerance number means only a small variation in "fit" is permissible.
Bit don't confuse the precision parts are machined to with the designed fit of the parts it is two different issues

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