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 What is a micrometer used for?

Answer A micrometer is a measuring device used by machinists, toolmakers, engineers or anyone that requires a precise measurement. Micrometers graduations are in inch or metric divisions. Scale graduation... Read More »
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How to Use an ID Micrometer?

You can use micrometers to measure the outer dimensions of parts that are made in a manual or CNC machine. Place the material in between the two rods and turn the thimble to find the outer dimensio... Read More »
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How big is a micrometer?

A micrometer is a metric unit of distance one-millionth of a meter in length. It is a common unit for the measurement of light waves, and is also known as a micron. There are 25,400 micrometers in ... Read More »
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What is a micrometer?

A micrometer, also called a micro, equals one-millionth of a meter--100 times smaller than the width of a piece of human hair, according to NASA. Micrometers are often used for extremely small meas... Read More »
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Who invented the micrometer?

Englishmen James Watt invented a bench instrument used for precision measurements, and Harold Maudslay fashioned a screw adjustment to measure .0001 inch. A Frenchman, Jean Palmer made a portable m... Read More »
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