Ornamental Turning Book of Knowledge
Dial Indicator
Dial Indicator
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As with machine shop operations, it is often necessary to achieve great accuracy. A Dial Indicator is often employed for this, and it is often held by a Noga arm.

More information is at this Wikipedia entry.


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A dial indicator is a very useful tool, especially when using an amplitude adjuster.

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