How do you measure diameter?


To measure the diameter of a circle you must measure the distance of a straight line that passes through the center of a circle with it's end points on the circle. The diameter of a circle will be the same from any two end points of a line that passes through the center. You can find more information here:
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1. Open the calipers to a width slightly greater than the object they are measuring. If they feel loose and do not stay open, tighten the pivot screw until you feel slight resistance
Internal diameter.
Use a set of inside calipers.
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How to Measure the Diameter of Trees
The diameter of a round object is tricky to measure directly so the usual way is to start with the circumference and then calculate the diameter. The circumference of a tree is measured 4 1/2 feet above ground level unless it forks at that point, in... More »
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