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High precision dial calipers

The dial caliper is one of the handiest measuring tools available, used by mechanics
and toolmakers everywhere. It is direct reading, reliable and accurate.
Readability Features
?Sharp, clear dial graduations of .001?or 0.02mm -.100″or 2mm in one revolution
?Sharp, black graduations on the satin finished bar, every .100″or 1mm
?Choice of black, red, or white inch dials; millimeter dials are yellow
Ease-of-Handling Features
Knife-edge contacts for both inside and outside measurements
?One hand use with the thumb-operated, fine adjustment roll
?Lock screw for dial bezel
?Lock screw for holding the sliding jaw in position
?6?150mm)and 9?225mm) models have a covered rack depth rod.A detachable depth rod is available of the 12″model
?Parallel lines can be scribed on a workpiece by setting the caliper jaw to the required dimensions, locking theh movable jaw with the lock screw and then using the front edge of the fixed jaw as the scribing surface
Accuracy and Long-Life Features
?Hardened stainless steel bar , measuring surfaces, rack, gears and depth rod
?Positive, split-gear anti backlash control
?Back teeth point down to make it resy to shed foreign matter and thereby keep the area clean