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Difference between micrometer and vernier caliper.

Posted Date: 17 Nov 2009      Posted By:: Chethanprasad Profile photo    Member Level: Silver  Member Rank: 0     Points: 1   Responses: 1

~micrometer have a rotary handle and whereas vernier have a slider.
~micrometer for measuring diameters and vernier for inside outside diameter as well as depth.
~A typical micrometer screw guage has a maximum accuracy of +or-0.0005mm(0.01mm)reading whereas a veriner caliper has a typical maximum accuracy of +or-0.05mm(0.1mm) reading.


#115884    Author: Prashant Sultania      Member Level: Gold      Member Rank: 0     Date: 17/Nov/2009   Rating: 2 out of 52 out of 5     Points: 4

Hi Chethan,

A typical micrometer screw gauge has a maximum accuracy of ±0.005 mm (0.01 mm readings) whereas a venier caliper has a typical maximum accuracy of ±0.05 mm (0.1 mm readings). Of course, different versions might have better or worse accuracies. They are also used differently because of their different shapes and forms.

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