Measuring with Calipers

Learning objectives

  • Identify each of the following types of calipers, and describe their operation and use:
    • Inside caliper
    • Outside caliper
    • Hermaphrodite caliper
    • Transfer and direct reading calipers
    • Slide calipers
    • Vernier calipers
    • Dial calipers
    • Digital calipers

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify common types of calipers used in machining and maintenance work, and explain how to properly use them.

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