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Brian Briggs Community Colleges of Spokane
#1: Rulers There are three types of rulers for machinists: Flex Rules Spring and Hook Rules Ground or Rigid Rules
Rulers Flex Rules: Thin and flexible. 6, 12, or 18 inches They are universal tools. These rulers can help you double-check your work.
How to Use a Ruler Please watch the video below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFoXIsk y2cY
Rulers Spring and Hook Rulers Adjustable
Rulers Ground or Rigid Rules 12, 18, 24, and 36 inch sizes The picture on the right shows a ruler with a square, a protractor, and a centering head.
#2: Calipers Vernier Calipers--still used in schools because they are very strong and easy to use. Industry still uses the longer 18-inch Vernier calipers. Dial Calipers Electronic Calipers
Calipers Zero Dial (Digital)
#3: Outside Micrometers Carbide-wear tips Insulated handle Tenths of an inch scale on sleeve
How to Read a Standard Micrometer Please watch the video below.
#4: Height Gages This tool is used for both measuring and layout work. It measures how tall something is. A height gage sits on a flat surface (such as a table) and measures up.
#5: Indicators Both types are precise and delicate. They measure 1/1,000 or 1/10,000 Probe type: small and versatile Travel type: more sturdy and measure greater ranges.
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