Lesson 1/Learning Event 2
A handle can be clamped onto the body of the micrometer when probing a deep
hole or in a restricted place.
hold the micrometer caliper in one hand and the inside tool in the
b. Turn the thimble of the micrometer caliper with the thumb and
forefinger until you feel the inside tool legs lightly contact the
anvil and spindle of the micrometer caliper.
c. Hold the tips of the inside tool legs parallel to the axis of the
d. The micrometer caliper will be accurately set when the inside tool
will just pass between the anvil and spindle by its own weight.