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