Parallelism Vs. Flatness

Parallelism and flatness are two terms in measurement that contribute to the accuracy of your precision instrument. Especially when working with a micrometer, flatness and parallelism takes an important role to generate a reliable measurement. But what are actually parallelism and flatness? These two words seem to be similar to hear. But they are actually … Read moreParallelism Vs. Flatness

How to Measure Paper Thickness

There are some tools to measure paper thickness: rulers, calipers, micrometers, and thickness gauges. All these tools surely have advantages and disadvantages. In this page, we are going to review those tools and the ones we recommend including the specific products. Why Measure Paper Thickness? The thickness of papers obviously determines the quality and durability … Read moreHow to Measure Paper Thickness

What is A Micrometer Used for?

Because of its capability in providing accurate measurement, many work fields rely on the micrometer. It is widely used in metalworking, machinery, mechanical engineering, laboratory, home use, engine building, hobby (cartridge reloading), etc., all the things that need high accuracy. It measures thickness, inside diameter, outside diameter, length, and depth. There is actually a wide … Read moreWhat is A Micrometer Used for?

Micrometer Buying Guide Infographic

This is an infographic about things to know when buying a micrometer that is compiled from the previous page There are 12 things to consider which are summarized as simple as possible to let the buyers quickly understand the meaning. For more detail about this guide, you can visit the blog post “Best Micrometer … Read moreMicrometer Buying Guide Infographic

Metric Unit System

It was the 19th century when a scientist James Clerk Maxwell put forwarded the concept of a consistent system where the fundamental small units were the base and the rest were derived from them. This coherent system was the metric system with almost all of the dimensions either based or derived from the ratios of … Read moreMetric Unit System