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By shumijia | 19 November 2021 | 0 Comments

What to look for when measuring with a micrometer

    Mastering the use of the micrometer is important for mechanical engineering and scientific research. Its measuring accuracy has been widely recognised by the industry and the use of the micrometer is fundamental for those working in the relevant research and production industries.

     Notes on the use of micrometers
    All suppliers provide detailed instructions on the use of the micrometer in their operating instructions. With regard to zero point calibration and the movement of the measuring rod, which must be adjusted appropriately to the object to be measured, there are also a number of things that need to be observed during the use of such instruments. For example, after using the micrometer, it should be stored properly; during measurement, if the distance between the micrometer screw and the object to be measured is too close, a fine adjustment knob can be used. This micrometer is used in order to avoid squeezing pressures that may damage the surface of the object or the instrument itself, and may affect the accuracy of the measurement data.

    Micrometer reading method steps
    After learning to use the micrometer correctly, people also need to correctly grasp the micrometer reading method, firstly, read the fixed scale on the micrometer to roughly grasp the measurement data; secondly, in the micrometer reading method to pay attention to the half scale reading method. If no half scale appears, it is recorded as 0 mm, and when a half scale appears, it is recorded as 0.5 mm. On this basis the movable scale is read and then the measurement data is the sum of these readable data. Another thing to understand is that the micrometer is measured in millimetres, which is one of the reasons people call this measuring tool a micrometer, and the reading process must be rigorous enough to ensure the accuracy of the overall measurement data.

    The use of the micrometer in a wide range of applications
    Having mastered the use and reading skills of the micrometer, its wide range of uses is increasingly recognised and acknowledged, and currently many industries will use this measuring instrument and the demand for related products is increasing and gaining widespread acceptance. For example, in some pipe fitting manufacturing companies, the use of this measuring tool is necessary to ensure perfect thickness and other parameters, which are also essential in product inspection; the design can also be applied to some precision instruments, such as measurements in the watch industry, to better ensure the accuracy of the overall data; the measurement of plate thickness is also closely related to the application of this measuring tool.

    From the current requirements of the machinery manufacturing and other industries for product accuracy, it is important to strictly grasp the correct use of the micrometer, and the relevant users also need to maintain a high degree of caution and a rigorous scientific attitude when using this type of instrument.


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