March 22, 2022

Optical Comparators

Using an optical comparator, you can measure parts that may be difficult to measure with other devices. In this course, you’ll discover the parts of an optical comparator and how they work together to create an enlarged image. You’ll also learn about field of view, common methods of measurement, and proper care of an optical comparator. By the end of this course, you will be able to • Describe an optical comparator • Identify the parts of an optical comparator • Explain how an optical comparator works • Understand the field of view • Know common methods of measuring with an optical comparator • Properly care for an optical comparator
March 22, 2022

Optical Center Finders

Optical center finders are used to align a drill bushing with scribed hole location lines on a part. They are very useful when the tolerances for hole location are critical. In this course, you will gain the mastery required to accurately measure with an optical center finder. By the end of this course, you will be able to • Define and explain the optical center finder • Identify the components of a drill guide • Use an optical center finder to align a drill bushing with scribed hole location lines
March 22, 2022

Grip Gauges

The grip gauge is a precision measurement tool that is used measure material thickness to determine the proper fastener length when fastening two pieces of material together. Grip gauges are used in many different industries. In this course, you will gain the mastery required to accurately calculate grip length with the grip gauge. By the end of this course, you will be able to • Identify all of the parts of a grip gauge • Describe how the parts work together to determine fastener length • Use the grip gauge to accurately calculate fastener length • Properly care for your grip gauge
March 22, 2022

Countersink Gauges

The countersink gauge is a precision measurement tool that is used to measure the diameter of the top of a countersink. Countersink gauges are prevalent in the machining and aerospace industries. In this course, you will gain the mastery required to accurately measure with the countersink gauge. By the end of this course, you will be able to • Identify all of the parts of a countersink gauge • Describe how the parts work together to measure a product • Accurately use the countersink gauge to measure a diameter • Properly care for your countersink gauge
March 22, 2022

Fastener Height Gauges

The fastener height gauge is a precision measurement tool that is used to measure the distance from a countersunk fastener head to the surface of the material it is fastening. Fastener height gauges are widely used in the aerospace and fabrication industries. In this course, you will gain the mastery required to accurately measure products with the fastener height gauge. By the end of this course, you will be able to • Identify all of the parts of a fastener height gauge • Describe how the parts work together to determine fastener height • Use the fastener height gauge to accurately measure fastener height • Properly care for your fastener height gauge
March 22, 2022

Rivet Inspection Gauges

Installed rivets must be inspected to make sure the installation meets the engineering requirements. In this course, you will gain the mastery required to accurately measure with rivet inspection gauges. By the end of this course, you will be able to • Define all of the inspection requirements for a rivet installation • Identify and explain all of the precision instruments used to inspect rivet installations • Perform all of the inspection processes
March 22, 2022

Fastener Inspection Gauges

Selecting and installing Hi-Lok and lockbolt fasteners is a complex process that requires the use of precision measurement instruments. Some of these precision instruments help you identify the correct fastener to use, while others ensure the installed fastener meets the engineering requirements. In this course, you will gain the mastery required to accurately measure fasteners with fastener gauges. By the end of this course, you will be able to • Identify all of the parts of a Hi-Lok fastener • Identify all of the parts of a lockbolt • Identify all of the fastener gauges • Use the pin protrusion gauge to accurately measure a fastener installation • Properly care for your fastener gauges
March 22, 2022

Gap Inspection Gauges

Gap is defined as a space between two assembled components. Gap inspection gauges are used to measure these spaces. In this course, you will gain the mastery required to accurately measure gap with a variety of gauges. By the end of this course, you will be able to • Identify all of the parts of a Gapman gauge • Describe how the parts work together to measure a product • Interpret the measurement readings of the Gapman gauge • Use the Gapman gauge to accurately measure a distance • Properly care for your Gapman gauge
March 22, 2022

Weld Gauges

Measuring instruments designed to measure various weld dimensions and discontinuities are referred to as weld gauges. Understanding the function and use of these instruments is important for a technician who inspects welds. In this course, you will gain the mastery required to accurately measure with weld gauges. By the end of this course, you will be able to • Understand the uses of weld fillet gauges • List the parts of an automatic weld size gauge • Understand the uses of an automatic weld size gauge • List the parts of a Hi-Lo gauge • Understand the uses of a Hi-Lo gauge • List the parts of a bridge cam gauge • Understand the uses of a bridge cam gauge