How to Read a Caliper
By Barbara Anderegg
In this interactive object, learners review how to read a caliper. They then test their skills with eight practice questions.
The Dial Caliper
Learners review guidelines for the proper use of a dial caliper. Illustrations appear throughout the learning object.
The Care and Use of a Caliper
By Phil Peters
The learner examines the four different ways that a caliber can be used to measure dimensions and distances.
Test your skills at reading a ruler.
Reading Vernier Height Gage Quiz
Students take a 13-question quiz to practice reading 25- and 50-division Vernier height gages.
Sine Bar Quiz
In this learning activity you'll calculate sine bar problems.
Steel Rules Test
By Kelly Curran
In this learning activity you'll test your knowledge of the different types of steel rules as well as how to use and read them correctly.
In this learning activity you'll examine how a sine bar is used to measure angles.
Practical Trigonometry (Screencast)
After a brief review, the student solves five practical shop problems using right angle trigonometry.
Everyone Knows How to Use a Ruler, Right?
Students review the best practices for using a ruler and answer five basic questions.
How Small Is a Millionth of an Inch?
In this learning activity you'll determine the measurement to be made and the accuracy required.
Gage Block Combinations Review
By Kelly Curran, Janet Braun
In this learning activity you'll test your ability to select the proper gage blocks when making a stack.
Using Gage Blocks: Discussion and Quiz
In this learning activity you'll identify the consequences of using gage blocks incorrectly.
Calibrating a Depth Micrometer (Screencast)
In this learning activity you'll review the steps for calibrating the length of depth micrometer measuring rods.
In this learning activity you'll explore the history behind gage blocks.
Optical Comparator: Setting Up the Edge Detector on the Starrett HB 400
Students read how to set up the optical comparator edge detector in this interactive learning object.
Reading Indicator Quiz
In this learning activity you'll test your skill at reading indicators.
Calibrating a Depth Micrometer
The History of Standards
In this learning activity you'll review the historical progression of standards to learn what makes a good standard.
Using an Indicator
By Janet Braun, Barbara Anderegg
Students read about the basics of using an indicator.
Optical Comparator: Establishing a Reference Frame on the Starrett HB 400
In this interactive learning object, learners read how to compensate for a part not mounted perfectly parallel to the machine axis.
Quality Basics: Quality Standards
By Mary Lee Rudnick-Kaun
In this learning activity you'll read descriptions of military standards, ANSI, ISO, calibration system standards and audit system reference standards. These topics would be important for the CQT (certified quality technician).
Optical Comparator: Starrett HB 400 Edge Detector Quiz
The learner tests his/her ability to set up the optical comparator edge detector using a virtual simulation of the machine.
Optical Comparator: Operating the Controller on the Starrett HB400
Students review the functions of the keys on the Starrett HB400 Optical Comparator controller.
Quality Basics: The Pareto Chart
In this learning activity you'll calculate percentages, cumulative percentages, and answer questions related to sample Pareto charts.