Whitworth Measuring Machine

Made:
1889 in Manchester
maker:
Joseph Whitworth and Company Limited

Bench micrometer, made by Joseph Whitworth and Company Limited, 1889.

Details

Category:
Hand and Machine Tools
Object Number:
Y1985.11.1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cast iron and metal (unknown)
Measurements:
handle object: 18 mm x 334 mm x 29 mm,
measuring machine: 365 mm x 698 mm x 308 mm,
type:
micrometer
taxonomy:
  • processes and techniques
credit:
Gift of Tameside College of Technology