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Vernier caliper maintenance and care

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   Wonkee Donkee says: 'After using your vernier caliper, you should wipe the measuring faces with a clean, dry cloth.'
After use, it is important that you check the beam of your vernier caliper for any unwanted residue that may affect the sliding motion of the vernier scale. After use, it is important that you check the beam of your vernier caliper for any unwanted residue that may affect the sliding motion of the vernier scale.

Apply a small drop of oil to the beam of the caliper, clean it off with a cloth and slide the vernier scale backwards and forwards a couple of times.

Most calipers come with a protective case to keep them safe when not in use. Vernier calipers should be stored somewhere dry and humid-free.

Most calipers come with a protective case to keep them safe when not in use.

How do you look after a vernier caliper? clean vernier after use After use, it is important that you check the beam of your vernier caliper for any unwanted residue that may affect the sliding motion of the vernier scale. After use, it is important that you check the beam of your vernier caliper for any unwanted residue that may affect the sliding motion of the vernier scale. Apply a small drop of oil to the beam of the caliper, clean it off with a cloth and slide the vernier scale backwards and forwards a couple of times. Most calipers come with a protective case to keep them safe when not in use. Vernier calipers should be stored somewhere dry and humid-free. Most calipers come with a protective case to keep them safe when not in use. caliper closed jaws You should regularly check the calibration of your caliper, to make sure that it is working correctly. You should regularly check the calibration of your caliper, to make sure that it is working correctly.