By reading with a resolution of 0.01 millimeters, the vernier scale is pretty accurate and can be read and comprehend easily with a set of instructions that come along with it. It works like a ruler with a fixed end and a movable scale. The movable plate has the least count of 0.01 mm and makes it very easy for us to make precise measurements, avoiding miscalculation.
Can it measure deflection?
Deflection is the movement off of a centerline that a given part can move. In the automotive repair industry, a mechanic utilizes the dial indicator/caliper attached with different types of clamps to measure the wear of individual parts. Some of the parts that a mechanic may use a dial caliper to measure are ball joints, steering gear, steering rack wear, and steering gearbox wear.
Where can we use it?
Dial calipers are widely used in the manufacturing industry to measure parts for accuracy. Manufacturers utilize this tool to measure the outside diameter, length, height, or thickness of any part they manufacture or receive. The inside structure of a dial caliper can be utilized to measure the inside diameter of a part.
Inside dial caliper
This dial caliper is a different kind and is manufactured specifically to measure a brake drum's width. The mechanic has to be very careful while making this measurement since the wrong measurement can prove fatal. If the brake drum becomes too wide, it can shatter and cause complete loss of the brake.
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