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Course Description

Surface plates are a vital precision measurement tool. In this course, you will discover how to use and care for this precision instrument so that you can achieve accurate and precise measurements. In this course, you will gain the mastery required to accurately measure using a surface plate.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

• Describe a surface plate

• Identify other precision instruments that require a surface plate to measure products

• List product characteristics commonly measured with a surface plate and other precision instruments

• Identify common materials of surface plates

• List the three grades of surface plates

• Understand the quality differences between each grade

• Use best care practices

Estimated completion time (hours): 0.9