The Dial Caliper
By Barbara Anderegg
Learners review guidelines for the proper use of a dial caliper. Illustrations appear throughout the learning object.
How to Read a Caliper
In this interactive object, learners review how to read a caliper. They then test their skills with eight practice 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.
Sine Bar Quiz
In this learning activity you'll calculate sine bar problems.
Reading Vernier Height Gage Quiz
Students take a 13-question quiz to practice reading 25- and 50-division Vernier height gages.
In this learning activity you'll examine how a sine bar is used to measure angles.
Everyone Knows How to Use a Ruler, Right?
Students review the best practices for using a ruler and answer five basic questions.
After a brief review, the student solves five practical shop problems using right angle trigonometry.
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.
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.
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.
In this learning activity you'll explore the history behind gage blocks.
Reading Indicator Quiz
In this learning activity you'll test your skill at reading indicators.
Calibrating a Depth Micrometer
In this learning activity you'll review the steps for calibrating the length of depth micrometer measuring rods.
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.
Students review how to use chordal distances to locate bolt hole circle locations. They then take a 10-question quiz to test their knowledge.
The History of Standards
In this learning activity you'll review the historical progression of standards to learn what makes a good standard.
Part Alignment on the Coordinate Measurement Machine
By John Stewart
In this animated object, learners examine how to align a part on the 1808 CMM.
Using an Indicator
By Janet Braun, Barbara Anderegg
Students read about the basics of using an indicator.
Units of Measurement
In this learning activity you'll explore units of measurement.
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: 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.
Optical Comparator: Operating the Controller on the Starrett HB400
Students review the functions of the keys on the Starrett HB400 Optical Comparator controller.
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.
Surface Finish Quiz
Students take a quiz to test their knowledge of surface finish.