BS EN ISO 463:2006 standard is for Geometrical Product Specifications (GPS) Dimensional measuring equipment Design and metrological characteristics of mechanical dial gauges.
This ISO 463 International Standard specifies the most important design and metrological characteristics of mechanical dial gauges.
For the purposes of this document, the terms and definitions given in ISO 14253-1, ISO/TS 14253-2, ISO 14978, VIM and the following apply.
mechanical dial gauge
measuring instrument in which the axial displacements of a plunger are transmitted and magnified by suitable mechanical means to a pointer which rotates in front of an analog circular scale.