Reading Micrometers
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WARNING: Machine tools present a safety hazard. Improper operation can result in severe injury. These topics are for non-laboratory study only and are not to be used in conjunction with the operation of any tool or machine described herein. Never use a machine tool without the supervision of a qualified instructor.
1- Overview

2- The Barrel Reading getting the first two readings

3- The Thimble Reading the second step

4- Adding Them Up adding the barrel and thimble readings

5- The Vernier Scale the divisions of .0001 inches

6- Adding the Vernier Reading

7- Metric Micrometers the differences

8- Electronic Micrometers utility an data linking

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