801-06 - Dial Indicators

801-06 - Dial Indicators

Course overview

Dial indicators are instruments used to accurately measure a small distance. A dial indicator is also known as a dial gauge, dial test indicator (DTI), or a "clock." They are so named because their measurement results are displayed by a dial.

The Dial Indicators training course lists their major components. It demonstrates how to take an accurate reading with dial indicators. This online course describes how to use a dial indicator to measure the run out of a rotating part. It also shows how to align two shafts using a dial indicator. This course includes:

  • Dial indicator components
  • Reading a dial indicator
  • Measuring run out
  • Digital indicators
  • Digital test indicators

Digital Indicators is part of the Precision Measurement series.

  • 50 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English
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