Asked in Units of Measure
Units of Measure
When measuring vinyl thickness are Gauge and Mil the same?
Asked in Mechanical Engineering
Is steel gauge thickness and wire gauge thickness the same?
They are close but not the same. For example, 14 gauge steel is .0781 inches thick while 14 gauge steel wire is .083 inches thick. ...
Asked in DIY Projects
How do you measure sheet metal thickness?
With a micrometer. Usually in terms of gauge, 22 ga steel is .0299 in thick, the actual thickness for different materials varies aluminum of the same gauge is somewhat thinner than steel, galvanized steel is a little thicker than plain steel of the same gauge. A micrometer is one way to measure it, there are gauge plates that have slots for each size. ...
Asked in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing
In comparing a 16 and 20 gauge steel casket the 16 gauge casket would be?
The strength, durability, and longevity of steel caskets depends first of all on the quality and thickness of the metal sheets used. The United States Standard Gauge for the thickness of metal sheets is based on the number of sheets required to total one inch. The gauge number (ga) informs about the thickness of the steel sheets in such a way that the lower the gauge number, the thicker the steel. Low cost carbon steel caskets are usually made of 20-gauge steel. (20...
Asked in Mechanical Engineering
Does a 20 gauge casket last as long as a 18 gauge casket in a cyrpt?
Probably not, but it depends on the circumstances. Generally speaking, one can say that twenty-gauge steel sheets (meaning that 20 sheets of 20ga steel have a thickness of one inch) have a thickness of 0,8 mm; this is the same thickness as used in many automobiles.18 ga steel sheets, on the other hand, have a thickness of 1 mm. 18 ga steel is 33% heavier, 60% stronger and has a 60% longer life than 20ga steel. ...
Can you use a millimeter to measure the diameter or thickness of an object?
It depends upon the size of the object to be measured . for small beads , thickness of a page and nails of finger can be calculated in mm .An instrument called screw gauge is used for the same. ...
Asked in Metal and Alloys, Coffins
The thickness of one sheet of steel in a steel casket is how many inches?
Low cost carbon steel caskets are usually made of 20-gauge steel. This means that 20 sheets of 20 ga steel have a thickness of one inch. Twenty-gauge steel sheets have a thickness of 0,8 mm; this is the same thickness as used in many automobile body panels. Standard steel caskets use 18 ga steel sheets which have a thickness of 1 mm. Upper end steel caskets use 16 ga steel sheets with a thickness of 1,3 mm. 16 sheets of 16 ga...
Asked in Math and Arithmetic
What is the difference between 2 gauge wire that has many strands vs a smaller number of strands same 2 gauge thickness though?
Most of the current travels on the surface of the wire. The more strands the more surface area and the lower the effective resistance. ...
Asked in Hobbies & Collectibles, Chemistry
What is the difference between vinyl plastic or PVC?
Vinyl plastic and PVC are often the same thing. PVC is polyvinyl chloride and it is a type of vinyl polymer. ...
Is the stock on a 16 gauge Winchester Model 12 the same size as the stock on a 20 gauge so that they can be interchanged?
Yes the stock on a Winchester Model 12 16 gauge is the same as a 20 gauge. 16 gauge,20 gauge, and 28 gauge are all the same for the Winchester Model 12. Thanks, Tim ...
Asked in Physics
What would be the mass of a coin of double thickness if the density remains the same?
If the density AND the diameter are the same, then the coin with double thickness has double the mass. ...
Asked in Construction
Why is 10 gauge shower curtain heavier than a 6 gauge but sheet metal and wire it is the other way around?
The sizes of wire and sheet metal are not based on thickness or weight, but the number of times that the metal has to be drawn through the process to make it any given thickness. The higher the number the more often it has had to be drawn to make it thinner, so "1 gauge" is the original rod "10 gauge" is the same rod after being drawn 10 times. The sizes of plastics are measured using a micrometer, so the sizes...
Asked in Literature and Language, Paint Jobs
Wet film thickness?
This term is often used to quantify the amount of wet paint or similar protective substance that has been applied to a particular surface. It is often measured with a rather simple device called a wet film thickness guage. The gauge is piece of plastic about the same size and shape as a credit card but about twice as thick. Along the edge are a series of evenly spaced teeth. The two teeth at either end are the same length, but...