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Calipers

Calipers are calibration tools used to measure the distance between two opposite sides of a workpiece, machine part, or other object related to the machining process. Common manual calipers feature sliding jaws that are adjusted to fit across two points to be measured, and then compared to a ruler or other measuring tool to get a reading. Inside calipers measure the internal size of an object; outside calipers measure the external size of an object, including large-diameter objects. Divider calipers, also called compasses, incorporate sharpened points that can scribe a line on the material. ‘Oddleg’ calipers incorporate a bent leg, allowing it to scribe a line at a set distance from a workpiece’s edge. Modern calipers such as Vernier, digital, dial, and micrometer calipers measure distances with extremely high accuracy.

Calipers: Products

Wireless Precision Depth Gages for Industry 4.0

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The Digital Depth Gage MarCal 30 EWR, MarCal Specialty Caliper 16 EWR and Universal Caliper 16 EWR from Mahr Federal provide wireless data transmission of measuring distance between bores and grooves and stepped workpieces.

The Digital Depth Gage MarCal 30 EWR, MarCal Specialty Caliper 16 EWR...

Precision Tools and More for Motorsports

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Starrett not only provides mechanics and technicians on the racing circuit with high precision tools, they also support the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour.

Starrett not only provides mechanics and technicians on the racing circuit with...

FABTECH 2016: Forming & Fabricating

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Take a closer look at some of the metal forming and fabrication technologies that will be exhibited November 16-18 on the show floor in Las Vegas.

Take a closer look at some of the metal forming and fabrication...
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AmCon — Salt Lake City
October 21 - 22, 2020
Salt Palace Convention Center – Salt Lake City, UT
The Assembly Show
October 27 - 29, 2020
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AmCon Cincinnati
November 4 - 5, 2020
Duke Energy Convention Center – Cincinnati, OH
AmCon Detroit (Novi)
November 17 - 18, 2020
Suburban Collection Showplace – Detroit (Novi), MI
Southern New England Design-2-Part Show
December 3 - 4, 2020
Mohegan Sun Exposition Center, Uncasville, CT
AmCon Seattle (Tacoma)
February 9 - 10, 2021
Tacoma Convention Center – Seattle (Tacoma), WA
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