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Title:
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MEASURING DISTANCE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2018/065762
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The disclosure relates to a method and apparatus for measuring separation and/or orientation between two relatively movable members (e.g., two flanges). The apparatus measures at least one of separation and orientation between a first member and a second member that are movable relative to each other. The apparatus comprising at least one distance measuring device, which comprises a first assembly removably attachable to the first member and a second assembly removably attachable to the second member. The first assembly and the second assembly are configured to provide the distance between the first member and the second member. A method for measuring separation and/or orientation between a first member and a second member is also provided, comprising the steps of: providing a distance measuring device comprising a first assembly removably attachable to the first member and a second assembly removably attachable to the second member; attaching the first assembly to the first member and attaching the second assembly to the second member; measuring the distance between the first assembly and the second assembly; and determining the distance between the first member and the second member, wherein the first assembly and the second assembly are configured to provide a distance between the first member and the second member.

Inventors:
FRASER, Simon Andrew (16 Broadstraik Crescent, Westhill Aberdeenshire AB32 6JR, AB32 6JR, GB)
BROMBY, Guy Charles (15 Durno Park, Kirkton of Skene, Westhill Aberdeenshire AB32 6GA, AB32 6GA, GB)
Application Number:
GB2017/052958
Publication Date:
May 09, 2019
Filing Date:
October 03, 2017
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Assignee:
THINJACK LTD (Unit 6, Westhill Business CentreArnhall Business Park, Westhill Aberdeenshire AB32 6UF, AB32 6UF, GB)
International Classes:
G01B21/24; B23P19/10; B25B27/16; F16L23/00; G01B5/00; G01B11/14; G01B11/27; G01B17/00; G01S15/88; G01B11/02
Domestic Patent References:
WO2010042039A12010-04-15
Foreign References:
US20070021644A12007-01-25
US20070127011A12007-06-07
DE10030738C12001-08-30
US20120327428A12012-12-27
JPH11141768A1999-05-28
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
LAWRIE IP LIMITED (310 St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5RG, G51 1EA, GB)
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