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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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With the rifle barrel solidly immobilized in a vise, a dial indicator was placed in position, suspended on an arm spanning rearward the entire length of the horizontal rifle receiver, thus enabling a reading to accurately indicate the smallest amount of downward flexing movement in the rifle receiver.
An iconic dial indicator at the nine o'clock position is designed in the bold image of the turbine blades on a jet aircraft engine.
The computer can also be used to send a read command to the Chicago Dial Indicator Logic IQ indicator to take the readings.
(25 x 25 x 200 mm) core using a dial indicator. A core is produced and immediately placed into a fixture with a spring-loaded dial indicator.
The boxed and ready-to-use digital dial indicator and tool rest bench together cost about $1,012.
The convenient dial indicator accessory, Model Q485, provides a readable scale for precise adjustment of the pump head to within 1/1000 of flow range.
The device includes a precision dial indicator that displays the pressure in both MPa and PSI and can be related to the strength of adhesion to the substrate, according to the company.
With that done and the dial indicator adjusted to zero, replacing the setup gauge with a case fired in your rifle will show how your rifle compares to the minimum.
A gage pin is inserted in the collet and the TIR is measured at a set distance from the collet face depending on the order hole size using a .00001" dial indicator. Hardinge's standard lathe collets will run .0005" or better, while special accuracy lathe collets will run .0002" or better.
They can be used as a reference standard for most torque wrench styles, such as click action, break back, or dial indicator. This series covers torque from 50 ft.-lbs.
The diamond tip is pressed into the surface of the casting, and a hardness is read off a dial indicator on the testing apparatus itself.
A bushing, specific for the shoulder angle, establishes contact with the case shoulder and a dial indicator gives the measurement to the nearest thousandth of an inch.