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Industrial & Construction

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
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