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Brown & Sharpe 05.20001 Dial Caliper, 0 to 6" Range, 0.001" Graduations, Stainless Steel, DIN 862, White Face, Flat Depth Rod

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ASIN B0002FTZKE

Specifications for this item
Range
0-6"
Part Number
05.20001
Resolution
0.1"
Item Depth
40mm
Brand Name
Brown & Sharpe
Measurement Accuracy
+/-0.001"
Specification Met
DIN 862
Maximum Measurement
0-6"
Special Features
Slide lock, inspection report with a declaration of conformity
Number of Items
1
Specific Uses For Product
Depth , Inside , Outside , Step
Material Type
Stainless Steel
Color Name
White
UPC
622419425122
Manufacturer Series Number
CCMA-P
EAN
0622419425122
Tip Description
Standard
UNSPSC Code
41111600
System of Measurement
Inch

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Key Features

  • Measures 0 to 6" with 0.001" graduations for precise measurements
  • Hardened stainless-steel frame and slide for durability and corrosion resistance, flat depth rod
  • Dial calipers have a white face dial with 0.1" travel per revolution
  • Knurled clamping screw locks slide to save measurement
  • Linear accuracy meets DIN 862 standards

Package Details

Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds
Package Size: 9.7 x 3.7 x 1.2 inches

Product Description

The Brown & Sharpe 05.20001 dial calipers has a 0 to 6" measurement range with 0.001mm graduations for obtaining outside, inside, step, and depth dimensions for a variety of precision measurement uses. The white face dial has a 0 to 100 counter with one revolution equivalent to 0.1". The dial mechanism has a shockproof movement. The hardened stainless-steel frame and slide are durable, and measuring faces are precision-ground for measuring accuracy. It has a flat depth rod. The dial calipers meet Deutsches Institut für Normung (DIN) 862 linear accuracy standards, comes with a fitted plastic case, and is suitable for applications such as quality control for machined parts.

Dial calipers are measuring instruments commonly used for inspection in manufacturing to provide the precise measurements of an object. A pair of jaws attached to a long beam with a marked scale is used to measure inside, outside, and step measurements in standard or metric units. An additional depth probe slides along the beam to take depth measurements. One jaw is fixed to the end of the scale, while the other jaw slides along it to take measurements. A circular dial indicator is fixed to the movable jaw on a toothed gear rack that transfers movement of the jaws to the dial needle. The base measurement is taken from the long beam, which provides the initial whole measurement in inches or centimeters, and added to the dial reading, which provides fractional measurements in inches or millimeters. A locking mechanism provides the ability to take differential measurements for determining the difference in measurements between two objects. Compared to digital calipers, dial calipers are more durable, but are more susceptible to shock damage and prone to getting dirt in the gears, which can cause accuracy problems. Vernier calipers are more durable than dial calipers because they do not have internal moving parts, but they can be more difficult to read. Dial calipers are commonly used in fields such as metalworking, mechanical engineering, machining, and carpentry.

Brown & Sharpe manufactures precision measuring equipment and metrology hand tools. The company, founded in 1833, is headquartered in North Kingstown, RI.

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  • 05.20001 dial caliper
  • Fitted plastic case

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