This manual on miccrometer, calipers and gages has been prepared for shop instructors and students in vocational agriculture, industrial education, and vocational-technical schools. It could also be used by commercial firms and other agencies for inservice training programs.
It contains illustrations of the different measuring instruments, and explanation of their construciton and how to use the instruments for specific applications.
Classroom exercises and laboratory worksheets are included for instructional and evaluation purposes.
The use of micrometers and measuring instruments is essential for the mechanic, machinist and metal worker. A quality instrument is desirable but the end results can be no better than the skill of the operator in the use of the instrument. Knowledge on the use of the instruments will make work easier, more enjoyable and increase operator satisfaction and job performance.