How to Measure Thread Length?

Answer Thread length refers to the length of the thread, or helical section of a bolt or screw. Knowing the thread length is helpful when organizing bolts and screws, replacing old, warn hardware and choo... Read More »

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How to Measure Thread for Beading?

Explanation of how much thread to use when beading. Also suggestions on the type of thread to use depending on the type of beading being done.

How to Measure Bolt Thread Size?

There are many different parameters that fully describe a bolt. The head type, the length, the shank length, and so on. But perhaps the most confusing to many people is the bolt thread. Bolt thread... Read More »

The US Coast Guard requires certain equipment be carried onboard a vessel based on the vessel's length How must an operator measure the length of their vessel?

From the outside of the bow to the outside of the stern

What do we use to measure length?

Length is the size of an object's greatest dimension. Length can be measured by a number of instruments; however, the ruler is used to measure lengths shorter than 12 inches. A yardstick is used to... Read More »