Dial Calipers

In Mechanical

Details

Identify the purpose and the basic components of dial calipers.

Prerequisites

None

Description

This is the first lesson in the iKNOW™ Precision Measuring Instruments Library. This lesson describes the purpose and the basic components of dial calipers. The lesson also provides procedures for properly using a dial caliper to measure the dimensions of an object.

Objectives

Identify the beam, dial, and nibs of a dial caliper, Explain how to read a dial caliper, Zero a dial caliper, Explain the use of the two sets of nibs on a dial caliper, Obtain the inside measurement of an object by using a dial caliper and Obtain the outside measurement of an object by using a dial caliper.

Contents

This is the first lesson in the iKNOW™ Precision Measuring Instruments
Library. This lesson describes the purpose and the basic components of
dial calipers. The lesson also provides procedures for properly using a
dial caliper to measure the dimensions of an object.

  • Dial Caliperss

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