CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate the safe use of precision standard and metric measuring tools.

Definition

Demonstration should include micrometers, dial indicators, torque wrenches, and other manufacturers' specialty tools.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How does heat affect the micrometer?
  • Why are standard and quality tools necessary when repairing agricultural machinery and equipment?
  • What is torque? Why is proper torque important?