Best Digital Indicator

When people demand speed, a digital indicator comes as the star. The digital indicator is the electronic version of the dial indicator. Instead of calculating the two scales, a digital indicator shows the reading on the screen which lets you quickly know the measurement result. You don’t need to manually read the smaller and the … Read more

Best Dial Bore Gauge

Dial bore gauge allows you to measure the internal diameter of a cylinder hole with better speed and accuracy. As the name suggests, it comes with a dial indicator to display the reading in real-time. The long shaft lets you reach the internal diameter down the deeper area. Since it’s used to measure the hole’s … Read more

How to Read Dial Indicator

Reading a dial indicator means calculating or interpreting the value shown by the scales. The calculation or interpretation results in an easy-to-understand number. Basically, reading a dial indicator is easy. All you have to do is simply adding the reading value of the inner scale and the outer scale. Inner Reading + Outer Reading = … Read more

Dial Indicator Calibration

How to know that the dial indicator is always in proper condition? We can opt to perform a dial indicator calibration to analyze whether the dial indicator is in a good condition or not. Calibration is a process where the measured values compare the standard value and find the tolerance range. In this process, a … Read more

Types of Dial Indicator

When buying a dial indicator, it’s vital to know some types of dial indicators. One of the advantages of recognizing them is to prevent picking one that is not suitable for you. If you are new in this case, this post should be one of your priorities to read first. Before you read further, make … Read more

Dial Indicator Parts

As the name suggests, a dial indicator is a measuring tool that possesses a dial scale reading. There are a rotating pointer and a circle scale of equally-distanced numerical markings (positioned at the edge). It’s easy to note that there are 2 pointers (long and short) and 2 scales (outer and inner) on the dial. … Read more

Dial Indicator Vs. Test Indicator

There are some points we can identify in the case of dial indicator vs test indicator. This identification leads us to deeply understand whether to use the dial indicator or the test indicator when facing a certain measuring challenge. If you are new and on your way to buy a new dial indicator or test … Read more

Best Test Indicator

Test indicator is recommended to use when it comes to measuring runout with a higher degree of accuracy. It also overcomes the measuring challenge when unable to measure the runout perpendicularly. Therefore, it’s not weird that a test indicator is mostly applied in the machine shop. You can also apply it in woodworking projects. There … Read more

Best Dial Indicator

A dial indicator is one of the measuring tools people mostly use in the workshop. Mounted on the stand base, we use it for things in regard to milling and lathe machines. Besides, people also apply it in engine building as the readout scale of a bore gauge. It’s able to amplify a tiny hard-to-observe … Read more