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Measuring machine, Whitworth

Description

Measuring machine which measures lengths of up to 12 inches and detects a difference of 1/10,000 of an inch, made by Sir J. Whitworth & Co of Manchester in 1879

Museum reference

T.1879.7.1

Collection

Industry and Commerce

Object name

Measuring machine, Whitworth

Production information

Sir J. Whitworth and Co.
Manchester, Lancashire, England, EUROPE

Date

1879

Materials

Metal

Exhibitions

  • Making It (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 1 »
Science And Technology, Making It

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