Wire Gauges

Get information about a wire gauge:

AWG 18

Specify wire gauge, material, and length:

SWG 8 nickel 20ft

Steel Sheets

Look up a sheet metal gauge:

#15 steel sheet

Compute using a property of a gauge:

thickness of steel gauge #11 in mm

Threaded Fasteners

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?

Drill Bits

Get the dimensions of a drill bit:

#20 drill bit

Find out the diameter of a drill bit:

diameter of an N drill

Pipes

Get dimensions for a nominal pipe size:

2 inch pipe

Specify length:

NPS 1 inch steel 25ft

Hypodermic Needles

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

Sieves & Meshes

Get information about a sieve:

sieve size 500

Determine the needle size required to pass through a mesh:

sieve size 1040 nearest needle gauge

Rope

Find characteristics of a rope:

20mm manila rope

Look up a property of a rope:

specific gravity of 28mm polyester rope

Paint

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

Bulk Materials

Get information about a bulk material:

asphalt

Compute properties of a stockpile:

1000 m^3 dry sand

Batteries

Get information about a type of battery:

alkaline D battery

Request a property of a battery:

voltage Energizer 341

Resistors

Calculate the color code for a resistor:

7500 ohm resistor

Compute resistance from resistor color codes:

resistor black red green silver

Freight Containers

Find out about a container:

20 foot container

Look up a specific attribute of a container:

empty weight of a main deck pallet

Dimensional Lumber

Specify a basic softwood lumber size:

2x4 lumber

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

lumber volume

Doyle rule