How to Read a Dial Gauge?

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If you want to know how to read a dial gauge, it's used to measure very small increments. There are usually three types of measurements used by the dial indicator, You can find more information at www.measureitall.com
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It is not hard to read a dial gauge or dial indicator once you get used to it. You will need to watch the hands to see where they come to rest, and then count the lines from the last graduation. You will do this for each hand on the dial.
You read a dial gauge by looking at the position of the smaller hand. The smaller hand monitors revolutions of the larger hand. Each revolution of the large hand is one one thousandth of an inch.
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1. Place the bore gauge in a micrometer locked to the same diameter of the hole being measured. 2. Rotate the indicator's dial until the pointer aligns with the "0" marking
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When using a dial caliper each vertical line on the caliper is equal to 1 centimeter or 10mm. Then read the dialer on the caliper and add the two numbers together and that is how
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The number shown on the dial (001) is the decimal you use to multiply with the reading for final result. If you read 10, it means .001*10 = .01 units (mm, inches, etc. Before start
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1. Loosen the beam lock of the dial indicator. 2. Slide the indicator back and forth to check for smooth operation. 3. Close the large flat dial indicator jaws by bringing them fully
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