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Precision-Gauge Laboratories in the United States

Nature volume 158, pages 801802 (30 November 1946) | Download Citation



A REPORT in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry of October describes an interesting anc important development in the establishment of precision gapprmboratories throughout the United Status for traning and inspection. This experiment should not only be noted in British plans foi university expansion, but may also provide a more convincing reason for the success of the scientific instruments industry in the United States than thai of the existence of large consuming firms, to whict F. Rothbarth in the Economic Journal attributes the profitableness of the mass production of scientific instruments in the United States.

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