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Calipers
 

Calipers are devices for measuring linear dimensions, this may be the distance between two parallel faces or a diameter. Calipers are used for internal and external measurements.

Calipers come in many shapes and forms. The machinists' caliper contains no measuring scales but is used in conjunction with a reference part or rule. Calipers that incorporate a measuring scale include verniers, dial indicators and digital calipers:

dial calipers
machinist calipers
digital calipers

See also Measurement Methods and Measurement Systems.

 

Measurement Systems for both attributes and variables are covered in the MiC Quality course on Measurement Systems Analysis

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