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Mechanical Courses

 Measuring Devices and Gauging Applications

Course Length: 3 Days (24 Hours) 

Instructional Setting: Classroom 

Topical Outline:

  • Introduction to Measurement

    • Measuring devices and gauging learning objectives

    • Definitions and history of measurement

    • Principles of linear measurement

    • Standards and traceability

    • Measurement vs. gauging

    • Types of measuring devices

    • Error and uncertainties

  • Graduated Measuring Instruments

    • Scales

    • Rigid steel rules

    • Flexible rules

    • Introduction to vernier scales

    • Exercises

  • Gauges and Measuring Techniques

    • Vernier scales

    • Calipers

    • Measurement errors

    • Tolerance

    • Exercises

  • Dial Gauges

    • Dial calipers

    • Dial Indicators

    • Depth gauges

    • Surface plates & care

    • Measuring run-out

    • Exercises

  • Indicating Gauges

    • Precision gauge blocks

    • Micrometers

    • Exercises

  • Special Purpose Gauges

    • Thread gauges

    • Go-no-go gauges

    • Comparators

    • Exercises

  • Special Gauging Topics

    • Gauge accuracy and variation

    • Introduction to electronic gauging

For a free quote or for more information on this course, email us at info@aps-online.net or call Dave Thames at 410-715-0800.

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