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dial indicator

[′dīl ‚in·də‚kād·ər]
(design engineering)
Meter or gage with a calibrated circular face and a pivoted pointer to give readings.
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This is measured in thousandths of an inch with a certified/calibrated dial indicator.
Runout can be checked by installing a rod in the drill chuck and then placing a dial indicator against the rod and turning the chuck by hand.
Compared to traditional dial indicator methods, the shaft alignment process is greatly simplified, as no additional calculations are required in order to make the necessary adjustments.
The tool consists of a cradle which holds the cylinder assembly and lets you spin it with a dial indicator bearing on the tip of the ejector rod.
The new tool consists of a digital dial indicator and a tool rest bench.
Arbor runout can be measured with a dial indicator on the outboard horizontal surface of the arbor.
The conformable array is said to eliminate the variations of human pit gauge and dial indicator measurements for data input into Modified B-31G R-Streng calculations.
As the customer and I reviewed the drawing in more detail, I noticed (in the specific instructions toward the corner of the drawing) what I believe to be a very common misperception: "Flatness will be confirmed with a dial indicator using a surface plate as the datum.
If the arrow were stiffer on one side than another, a dial indicator attached to the weight would go up and down as you turned the arrow.
PROCUT INTERNATIONAL * Pro-Cut International Dial Indicator with Vise Grip Flex Bar and Case