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# Use of Vernier Caliper

Main Scale

Inside jaws

Depth Gauge

## Vernier Scale Outside jaws

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## Measuring Internal Diameter

Use the inside jaws of the caliper as shown

## Measuring External Diameter

Use the outside jaws of the caliper as shown

## Measuring Depth of a Hole

Use the depth gauge of the caliper as shown

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Read the 0 position of the vernier scale on the main scale to get a rough reading. Rough reading = 18mm
Look along the vernier scale until one of the vernier division coincides with the main scale Accurate reading = 18.46mm0.01 mm
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Exercise
A. 3.51cm B. 3.57cm C. 3.62cm D. 3.642cm
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3.5

E. 3.67cm
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Try Again

## See the Solution

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## Congratulation! You are Right!

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Solution
Read the 0 position of the vernier scale on the main scale to get a rough reading. Rough reading = 3.6cm Look along the vernier scale until one of the vernier division coincides with the main scale Accurate reading = 3.67cm0.005cm

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