Precision measuring tools

Form 3 Physics Mr. Borges

Vernier Caliper

Outside jaws: used to measure external diameter or width of an object Inside jaws: used to measure internal diameter of an object Depth probe: used to measure depths of an object or a hole Main scale: scale marked every mm Main scale: scale marked in inches and fractions Vernier gives interpolated measurements to 1/10 mm or better Vernier gives interpolated measurements in fractions of an inch Retainer: used to block movable part to allow the easy transferring of a measurement

Using a Vernier Caliper

Micrometer

Micrometer

Using a micrometer

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