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Micrometer head

A micrometer head is a precision measurement device that is fixed onto another measurement tool in order to take measurements, improve positioning, or complete adjustments. Designed as a mount, a micrometer head is commonly seen on measurement jigs or precision fixtures. Range of measurement, stem type, body size, graduation style, spindle face design, resolution, and thimble diameter. Measurement heads may also be used on laser instruments and manipulators in precise feeding devices and cross-travel stages.
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