The redesigned setting micrometer has a 0.800˝ to 3.000˝ range capacity and features a carbide tipped anvil for accuracy and durability.
Made in Athol, MA, the themed T436.1 Micrometers are accurate, rugged, and feature renowned Starrett quality workmanship.
The new electronic micrometers range from the No. 733.1 Outside Micrometers to a wide array of application-specific models.
A micrometer is considered one of the most accurate measuring tools there is. What makes this so is that the measurement and the reading are on the same axis and the anvil is supported by a very rigid frame.
I was told a few times that “tenths are for camping” when I was “chasing tenths” in my early machining career.
The Machine Shop Market Profile in the June issue of Engine Builder was a bit of an eye opener for me. I was not surprised by the fact that the biggest problem we have as an industry is finding good help in the form of qualified employees.