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"At all times it is better to have a
method." And, the next level of skill could be
in learning to use a few "Not so common measuring devices."
might just be the micrometer or the dial caliper.
How to read calipers and micrometers for
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To use a micrometer seems like overkill for most applications. Learning how to use them requires an added amount of discipline, but then it gives more flexibility and
the confidence that could be needed at times.
really is a "secret technique"
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How to use a
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Below are a few demonstrations, and by following the
links you will find a couple of very clear demonstrations
for reading micrometers.
Click on the pictures...
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To clean a micrometer, close them all of the way, clamping a piece of
paper. Then pull the paper out rubbing the tips of the spindle and anvil clean.
Checking a micrometer...
Seen above is a 1" master gage for checking
and setting micrometers.
Micrometers are calibrated in multiples
of 25. As seen
above, the reading is .049
The above micrometer reading is .149
One hundred and forty nine thousandths.
The above micrometer reading is .174
One hundred and seventy four thousandths.
Did you know that steel expands when
hot? Wood expands in humid weather?
Round steel often shrinks .001-.003 when frozen. Some tools like shafts are
often frozen in order to be installed. The cold shrinks them,
making installation possible in a tight fit.
Click on for tips on using calipers.
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A micrometer should be adjusted and rechecked to a master gage
when dropped. Also, wood and metal expand somewhat in hot weather, and
contract in colder weather. Always consider this, especially
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Someone who learns how to use just simple, but accurate gauging techniques can discover the
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