Minimum zone circle - Metrology & Quality Control

Q.  Which type of circularity reference circle is shown below ?
Condition given out of roundness δ = δr

- Published on 07 Aug 15

a. Minimum inscribed circle
b. Minimum circumscribed circle
c. Least square circle
d. Minimum zone circle

ANSWER: Minimum zone circle


  • Sravanthi   -Posted on 23 Oct 15
    Circularity reference circles used to indicate circularity error are:

    1) Maximum inscribed circle

    2) Minimum inscribed circle

    3) Minimum zone circle

    4) Least square circle

    Minimum zone circle: It consists of two concentric circles which enclose the profile. They have minimum separation between them. Out of roundness is the radial distance between these two circles and this centre of circles is called as minimum zone centre.

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