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Starrett 196 Series Universal Dial Indicator, Back Plunger, Inch

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Price: $126.50 - $359.99
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Product Specifications
Brand Name Starrett
System of Measurement Inch
Manufacturer Series Number Universal Dial Indicator
Shape Back Plunger
UNSPSC Code 41111630

The Starrett 196 series universal dial indicator has a 0 to 0.2" measuring ... Read full product description



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0-0.2" 0.001" 196A1Z B00008IHTF
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Product Features

  • 196 series dial indicator measures 0 to 0.2" with 0.001" graduations for precise measurement of rise or drop in work piece
  • 0 to 100 counter with one revolution equivalent to 0.1"
  • Plunger-type dial back with three contact point sizes, 1/2", 5/16", and 1/8" diameter
  • White-face dial with scratch-resistant crystal face for ease of reading
  • 1/4" diameter stainless-steel shank for mounting

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  • ASIN: B007WZQP64
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
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Product Description

The Starrett 196 series universal dial indicator has a 0 to 0.2" measuring range with 0.001" graduations for precise measurement of the rise or drop in a work piece. It has a 0 to 100 counter with one revolution equivalent to 0.1", and the white-face dial has a scratch-resistant crystal face for ease of reading. The plunger on the back of the dial comes with 1/2", 5/16", and 1/8" diameter contact points. The dial indicator has a 1/4" diameter stainless-steel shank for mounting. Some dial indicator sets include an adapter, a standard letter of certification, and clamp, tool post holder, snug, and hole attachments. The dial indicator is suitable for applications such as quality control for machined parts.

Dial indicators are also called dial gauges, probe, and electronic indicators. These precision instruments measure small linear distances and object sizes. The dial magnifies the measurement so that it can be easily read by the human eye. Frequently used in manufacturing, laboratories, and other industrial or mechanical fields, dial indicators are used anywhere a small measurement must be found and recorded or transferred, such as checking the variation in tolerance of a workpiece. Standard dial indicators measure the displacement along the axis of the indicator. Dial test indicators are very similar to dial indicators, except that the axis of measurement is perpendicular to the axis of the indicator. Dial and dial test indicators can be analog, with a mechanical dial, or electronic, with a digital display. Some electronic models transfer the data electronically to a computer for recording and potential manipulation.

The L.S. Starrett Company manufactures precision measuring tools, metrology and testing equipment, and saw blade products. The company, founded in 1880, is headquartered in Athol, MA.


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By J. P. Race on April 28, 2013
Part Number: 196B5Resolution: 0.001"Range: 0-0.2" Verified Purchase
This indicator is extremely useful for general purposes in a machine shop such as, tramming milling machine heads, vises, centering parts on a four jaw chuck, centering tailstocks, and with appropriate accessory, it can locate holes and do other internal gauging. Although it is graduated in .001", you can be more accurate than that with the indicator, since most of the time you will be indicating so that the needle does not move at all, not just that it moves less than one graduation.

If I had tried this indicator out before buying other kinds, I would probably have not bought as many indicators as I have, it fills a lot of roles, and covers a good deal of the indicating requirements in a machine shop. It's also extremely rugged, easy to use, and accurate.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Rose Hadbavny on January 8, 2013
Part Number: 196B1Resolution: 0.001"Range: 0-0.2" Verified Purchase
Starrett is an excellent brand, and the indicator was at a great price for this item. I will definitely look again when I need similar items.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By ana miranda on June 18, 2014
Part Number: 196B5Resolution: 0.001"Range: 0-0.2" Verified Purchase
starrett has always been top quaility its all i buy when i first started i bought some j stuff as. Soon i was using it as paper weights
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