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What is graduation? Why is it important?

August 27, 2018
We are talking about graduation today. No, not the cap and gown kind that you remember from high school. We are referring to the graduation scale on precision measurement tools. As usual, we at Higher Precision believe there is not topic too small, literally ...

What is the point of a setting ring gage?

August 13, 2018
What are ring gages, and what are they used for? Well, ring gages are in and of themselves precision measurement tools, but go a step further by serving as a setting master for other gages as well. In this way, ring gages can be used to complete...

The latest in Mitutoyo microscopes

July 30, 2018
As most of you know, Mitutoyo has been building high quality precision measurement tools for decades. When you buy a Mitutoyo product, you are buying reliability and accuracy for all your measurements. Their microscope collections are no exception. At Higher Precision, we are proud...

Do indicators have other types of contact points?

July 16, 2018
The contact point on an indicator, whether dial or digital, is the point of interaction between your tool and your part. This very important piece of the indicator comes in a variety of types and is typically replaceable depending on your current needs. While...

Bore Gage Calibration

July 2, 2018
A bore gage is a comparative gage that must be set to a master prior to use. Unfortunately, some people who purchase bore gages for the first time only realize once they receive the product that a setting master purchase should have occurred concurrently with the bore gage...

Mitutoyo Laser Micrometers – How They Work and Why You Need One

June 18, 2018
Mitutoyo laser micrometers seem to be on everyone’s mind. Why might this be? Well, these amazing tools truly are a one-of-a-kind device in the field of metrology. Unmatched by any other, the Mitutoyo laser micrometers are efficient, fast, and precise. At Higher Precision, we...
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