USE/CARE OF HANDTOOLS & MEASURING TOOLS - OD1621 - LESSON 3/TASK 1
USING A VERNIER CALIPER.
and moves the sliding jaw to the work.
The same procedure is used in view B
in checking the inside dimension.
(6) Slide Caliper. All slide calipers are equipped with a locking or
clamping device, which makes it possible to hold the jaws in any desired
Outside dimensions are taken off the graduated scale line that
matches the inner edge of the fixed jaw.
Inside dimensions are read
opposite the mark or graduation line on the fixed jaw.
e. Care of Dividers, Trammels, and Calipers.
Never use a divider,
trammel, or caliper for a purpose other than that for which it was intended.
Never pile these tools in a drawer.
Never force dividers and calipers
beyond their capacity or setting. Never use these tools incorrectly--