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calipers

 [kal´ĭ-perz]
an instrument with two bent or curved legs used for measuring thickness or diameter of a solid.
 Skinfold calipers measure the thickness of subcutaneous fat tissue in millimeters. This gives a rough measurement of adiposity. (NOTE: Large caliper readings are read counterclockwise.) Courtesy of Dorice Czajka-Narins, in Mahan and Escott-Stump, 2000.

cal·i·pers

(kal'i-perz),
An instrument used for measuring diameters.
[a corruption of caliber]

cal·i·pers

(kal'i-pĕrz)
An instrument used for measuring diameters.
[a corruption of caliber]
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Request for the Sample of the Report: https://www.factmr.com/connectus/sample?flag=S&rep_id=2483 The global market for automotive brake caliper is segmented as per vehicle type, product type, by distribution channel, and by piston material.
According to new report available with Million Insights, strict regulations for vehicle and passenger safety has resulted in compulsory installation of brake caliper in LCV, PCV, HCV and two-wheelers.
For the brake calipers, designers have said that an aluminum caliper, even though it needs to be beefed up to overcome reduced modulus, will deliver a conservative five lbs.
In use, the attachment is in two parts, one fitting each blade of the caliper and secured with 5/62 hex bolts.
Vehicle A front calipers have an anodized and painted aluminum body, and use brake pads with phosphate treatment (NAO only) and a powder paint.
AP Racing's design made a major step forward in brake caliper technology within the motorsport industry and was used by teams in Formula 3, NASCAR and subsequently Formula 1.
A: I well appreciate where your grandfather is coming from but I have to admit that after spending far too much time messing with a traditional caliper, I quickly moved on to first a dial caliper and then an electronic caliper with a direct read digital screen.
But if the caliper binds on the slide pins, the brake pads wear unevenly and quickly.
Of particular interest is the assumption that measurements derived from digital images are at least as accurate and precise as those obtained from calipers; this assumption of digital image analyses is critical to its acceptance as a viable alternative to caliper measurements, yet has not been directly examined.
799 series electronic calipers now have extended range models up to 40" (1016mm).
The brake's caliper material is constructed from high-strength ductile iron for added durability and multiple calipers can be integrated on a single disc to proportionately increase the torque output.
It is intended to replace the need for ring gauges and calipers, and is said to be ideal for part sampling environments and mold proving.