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A measuring tool is anything used to take a count of quantitative data, such as weight, length, time or temperature. Rulers and scales are two common types of measuring tools. Measuring tools can be very precise, but low... More »

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Measuring a roller chain is a two-step process which involves first determining the pitch size of the chain's roller pins and then calculating its actual length. The most common measurement system used to determine these... More »

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There are different methods of measuring V-belts that depend on the type of tool being used. To measure a V-belt, the belt first needs to be marked with a start/finish measurement point. A flexible cloth-like tape measur... More »

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Velocity is a vector quantity measured in units of length per time. Using the United States customary unit of measurement, velocity is typically given in miles per hour, commonly abbreviated to "mph." More »

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