Vernier, Dial and Digital Calipers and Gauges
1.1 This standard applies to vernier, dial and digital type calipers and
gauges for measuring external, internal, depth and height dimensions.
1.2 The calipers and gauges shall be graduated in the International System of
Units (SI) and/or the Yard/Pound System. If a value for a measurement given in
this standard is followed by an equivalent parenthesized value in other units,
the former shall be regarded as the requirement and the latter as a rounded
1.3 The testing and evaluation of a product against this standard may require
the use of materials and/or equipment that could be hazardous. This document
does not purport to address all the safety aspects associated with its use.
Anyone using this standard has the responsibility to consult the appropriate
authorities and to establish appropriate health and safety practices in
conjunction with any applicable regulatory requirements prior to its use.