What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a vernier caliper?


Using a vernier caliper provides accurate measurements, which is a definite advantage. However, it can only be used to measure small objects.

Other dvantages of using a vernier caliper include:

  • It can be used in different ways: one set of jaws can be used to determine inner measurements, while the other set can be used to measure exterior measurements.
  • It is the simplest and quickest of the vernier instruments to use, and it is also quite cheap.

The disadvantages of using a vernier caliper include:

  • The main disadvantage is that the readings are highly dependent on the operators ability, and its accuracy is limited by the vernier scale.
  • It can only be used to measure small objects.

A vernier caliper is used to accurately measure between points; it can determine measurements within .02 millimeters or .001 inches, depending on whether the vernier is metric or imperial.

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