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http://www.pgiinc.com/howtoreoumi.html 1 of 4 9/9/2007 8:04 PM Watch for discounts in your Shopping Cart when purchasing magnifiers! Search Home Micrometers, Calipers Magnifiers / Loupes Microscopes Prepress & Pressroom Plant Safety Books Low Vision Aids As-Is Products Specials Best Sellers Free Gifts Promotional Products Gift Certificates References Resources Store Information Privacy Policy View Shopping Cart Home > References > How to read an outside micrometer How to read an outside micrometer Please use the information below to help you read our .001" and .0001" outside micrometers. Parts of a micrometer Figure 1: The parts of a micrometer Sleeve : The Micrometer sleeve is divided into 10 equal parts, each of these parts is equal to .100" (1 tenth of an inch). Each of these 10 parts is divided into 4 equal parts. Each of these 4 subdivisions is equal to .025" or one 40th of an inch. More simply, the line on the sleeve marked "1" represents .100", the line marked "2" represents .200" and so forth. Thimble : The thimble is divided into twenty-five equal parts, each of these parts is equal to .001" and, one complete rotation of the thimble coincides with
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