Units & Measures
# Industrial & Construction

get information about a wire gauge

AWG 18
specify wire gauge, material, and length

SWG 8 nickel 20ft
look up a sheet metal gauge

#15 steel sheet
compute using a property of a gauge

thickness of steel gauge #11 in mm
get dimensions of a screw or bolt

#10 screw
get a specific measurement of a fastener

What is the thread count of a coarse #6 bolt?
get the dimensions of a drill bit

#20 drill bit
find out the diameter of a drill bit

diameter of an N drill
get dimensions for a nominal pipe size

2 inch pipe
specify length

NPS 1 inch steel 25ft
look up the specifications of a needle size

#21 hypodermic needle
find out the typical use for a needle diameter

typical uses of a #23 hypodermic needle
get information about a sieve

sieve size 500
determine the needle size required to pass through a mesh

sieve size 1040 nearest needle gauge
find characteristics of a rope

20mm manila rope
look up a property of a rope

specific gravity of 28mm polyester rope
compute the area covered by a volume of paint

20 gallons of gloss paint
compute the volume of paint required to cover an area

1500 sq ft primer
get information about a bulk material

asphalt
compute properties of a stockpile

1000 m^3 dry sand
get information about a type of battery

alkaline D battery
request a property of a battery

voltage Energizer 341
calculate the color code for a resistor

7500 ohm resistor
compute resistance from resistor color codes

resistor black red green silver
find out about a container

20 foot container
look up a specific attribute of a container

empty weight of a main deck pallet
specify a basic softwood lumber size

2x4 lumber
determine the volume of lumber from a log of known size

lumber volume
Doyle rule