Standard: ASME - ANSI B5.46


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This standard provides a set of symbols which may appear on machine tool indicator plates or control buttons. These symbols should be determined for each application.

The symbols shown are to be regarded as general proportional forms and not dimensional representatives. Size and weight of lines should be determined for each application.

Separate symbols selected from the same or different sections may be grouped on a plate when desired.

Symbols considered to be basic are shown in upper case letters and combinations and extensions of these basic symbols are shown in lower case letters.

Units shown in the inch system may be replaced by SI (Metric) Units. Values for number of cycles, number of revolutions, feeds, weight, etc., may be combined with the symbols. X may be used if the values are shown in a corresponding table.

Organization: ASME International
Document Number: ansi b5.46
Publish Date: 1972-01-01
Page Count: 29
Change Type: REAF
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: YES
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: NO
Status: Inactive

Document History

Document # Change Type Update Date Revision Status
ANSI B5.46 Change Type: REAF Update Date: 1972-01-01 Revision: 72 Status: INAC
ANSI B5.46 Change Type: REAF Update Date: 1972-01-01 Revision: 72 Status: INAC