Mechanical Indicating Micrometers, also known as dial micrometers, are precision measuring tools used to measure the distance between two opposing surfaces with high accuracy. They are commonly used in the manufacturing, engineering, and automotive industries to ensure precise measurements of components or parts.

A Mechanical Indicating Micrometer consists of a frame, an anvil, a spindle, a dial gauge, and a measuring jaw. The anvil is fixed to the frame, while the spindle is movable and threaded. The measuring jaw is attached to the spindle and is used to measure the distance between the opposing surfaces.

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The spindle is rotated using the thimble, which moves the spindle towards or away from the anvil, allowing the user to measure the distance between the measuring jaw and the anvil. The measurement is indicated on the dial gauge, which typically has a range of 0-25mm or 0-1 inch, and markings indicating the distance being measured in micrometers or thousandths of an inch.

Mechanical Indicating Micrometers are available in various types and sizes, including outside micrometers, inside micrometers, and depth micrometers. Outside micrometers are used to measure the outside diameter of an object, inside micrometers are used to measure the inside diameter of a hole, and depth micrometers are used to measure the depth of a hole or slot.

Overall, Mechanical Indicating Micrometers are highly precise and accurate measuring tools that are essential in many industries. They provide accurate measurements of the distance between opposing surfaces, making them a valuable tool for quality control and precision machining. The dial gauge also allows for quick and easy readings, making them ideal for use in production environments.


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