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Industrial Measures & Standards

Industrial measures constitute a wide array of concepts that cover standard sizes and measurements for objects used throughout industry for many purposes. Use Wolfram|Alpha to explore concepts such as diameter, temperature, voltage, area, volume and others used to define a set of standard measures, depending on the object's purpose.

Wire Gauges

Investigate properties of a specific wire gauge from a number of different gauge systems.

Specify wire gauge, material and length:

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View and perform computations with properties of threaded fasteners, like diameter, threads per inch and other attributes.

Get a specific measurement of a fastener:

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Hypodermic Needles

Investigate the gauges used for hypodermic needle sizes, which can be compared to other gauges used by wires, drills and meshes.

Find out the typical use for a needle diameter:

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Paint

Convert the area of coverage to the required volume of paint or primer, and vice versa.

Compute the volume of paint required to cover an area:

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Resistors

Determine a resistor's resistance based on color codes or obtain the color code for a specified resistance.

Compute resistance from resistor color codes:

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Knitting Needle Sizes

Find dimensions and other information for standard knitting needle sizes.

Get information about knitting needle sizes:

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Steel Sheets

Discover the thickness, gamma ray shielding and mass of various steel sheet gauges.

Compute using a property of a gauge:

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Drill Bits

Study a diverse collection of drill bits, which includes a variety of sizes and gauges.

Find out the diameter of a drill bit:

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Sieves & Meshes

Specify the size of the sieve mesh opening and find the nearest standard size as well as the nearest gauges used in industry for comparison.

Determine the needle size required to pass through a mesh:

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Bulk Materials

Obtain a wide variety of properties for many materials, including density, specific heat, thermal conductivity and emissivity.

Compute properties of a stockpile:

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Freight Containers

Obtain a complete set of dimensions and the storage capacity for a given freight container.

Look up a specific attribute of a container:

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Tire Sizes

Look up physical characteristics of tires with a given size designator.

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• Pipes

Use the diameter specification, and optionally the length, to determine additional properties of pipes.

Specify length:

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Rope

Explore many mechanical and miscellaneous properties for a given diameter of rope.

Look up a property of a rope:

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Batteries

Query for properties of a battery, which can include names, voltage, capacity and dimensions.

Request a property of a battery:

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Dimensional Lumber

Determine the nominal and actual dimensions of standardized lumber by specifying a board size or find the volume of lumber obtained from a log by using one of several formulas.

Determine the volume of lumber from a log of known size:

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Gas Marks

Convert gas mark scales to conventional cooking temperatures.

Convert gas mark temperatures to specified units:

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