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Tool Library: Measuring Tools

Information on the Tools available for checkout at the Lichtenberger Engineering Library

Caliper, 6 Inch


Product Description:

  • Resolution: 0.01mm/0.0005 inch
  • Accuracy: 0.02mm/0.001 inch

Location: Box O, Box P, Box Q

Tool Sponsor: Geb Thomas

Infrared Thermometer

Fluke 62 Mini Infrared TermometerProduct Description:

  • Holds temperature readings for 7 seconds
  • Wide temperature range from -40°C to 760°C (-40 °F to 1400 °F).
  • Dual displays shows current and MAX measurements simultaneously
  • Ergonomic handle with protective rubber boot

Location: Box B

Tool Sponsor: Geb Thomas

Light Meter

Pyle PLMT68 Light Meter






Product Description:

  • Measures In Lux and Foot Candles (User Selectable) 
  • Long-Life Silicon Photo Diode Inside
  • Over-Range Indicator - Measurement Rate: 1.5 Times per Second - Dimensions: 6.50-Inch H x 2.99-Inch W x 1.69-Inch D
  • Auto Ranging - Max Range: 400,000 Lux - Weight: 14.22-Ounce
  • Peak Hold, Max and Data Hold - Accuracy: +/- 5-Percent Under 10000 Lux, +/- 10-Percent Over 10000 Lux
  • Relative Mode - Max Resolution: 0.1 Lux/FC

Location: Box T

Tool Sponsor: Geb Thomas

Pocket Grain Weight Scale

American Weigh Scale Bt2-201 Digital Gram Pocket Grain Jewelry Scale








Product Description:

  • Touchscreen scale with flip cover

Location: Box A

Tool Sponsor: Geb Thomas


Product Description:

  • RPM Range:2.5-99,999RPM
  • Takes Accurage RPM Measurements Without Touching Object
  • High Accuracy of .05%
  • Auto-Zero Adjustment
  • Detecting Distance: 50~500mm

Location: Box EEE

Tool Sponsor: Engineering Electronics Shop

Triple Beam Balance

OHAUS - Mechanical Balance, SS Platform, 610g Cap.Product Description:

  • Readability: 0.1g
  • Stainless steel plate size: 6" dial
  • Scale dimensions: 12" W x 9" H x 18" D.
  • Front beam calibration: 10g x 0.1g
  • Middle beam calibration: 500g x 100g
  • Rear beam calibration: 100g x 10g

Location: Box LL

Tool Sponsor: Geb Thomas

Vibration Meter

Force Guage


Digital Scale

Product Description:

  • Weight Capacity 5,000g
  • Units: g, ml, oz, lb’oz

Location: Box FFF

Tool Sponsor: Engineering Electronics Shop

Laser Distance Measurer

Stanley Laser Distance Measurer TLM99








Product Description:

  • Range 100' (30m) Accuracy +/- 3/22" (2mm)
  • Meaures Distance, Caluclates Area & Volume
  • Automatic caluculations make job estimates quick & easy
  • Continuous Measurement Tracking Function
  • Finds distance from a target quickly & easily
  • Addition/Subtraction. Convenient way to calculate in the field without a calculator or manual math

Location: Box WW

Tool Sponsor: Engineering Technology Centers

Micrometer, Outside

Product Description:

  • 2 measuring modes Metric/Standard
  • Large LCD Display
  • Absolute & Incremental Modes
  • Automatic Switch Off
  • Accuracy +/- 0.00016"
  • Range 0-1"/0-25mm
  • Resolution 0.00005"/0.001mm
  • Direct RS232 SPS Output
  • Meet or Exceeds Federal Accuracy Standards

Location: Box H

Tool Sponsor: Geb Thomas

Power Monitor (Watt)

P3 International Kill-A-Watt EZ Electricity Usage Monitor








Product Features:

  • Includes one Kill A Watt EZ Power Monitor P3
  • Shows the operating costs of your household appliances
  • Accurate to within 0.2%
  • Large LCD Display
  • Calculates cost and forecasts by week, month and year
  • Built-in battery backup
  • Displays eight critical units of measure (voltage, current, watts, kilowatt hours, frequency, volt amps, power factor, elapsed time

Location: Box XX

Tool Sponsor: Engineering Technology Centers

Tape Measure, 25 Foot

Measure Power Tape





Product Description:

  • Self locking mechanism
  • Retraction push button 
  • Nylon coated blade for maximum durability
  • Printed fractional graduations
  • 25'' x 1"

Location: Box L, Box M, Box N

Tool Sponsor: Geb Thomas

Tubular Spring Scales

 Product Description:

Yellow Spring Scale 5000g Yellow: 5000g spring balance. Dual mass spring scales to measure force (Newtons) and mass (grams). 5000gr - Yellow (Newton graduations begin at 0 and are marked at each 10" increment up to "50". Gram graduations begin at "0" and are marked at each "1000" gram increment up to 5000.)
Gray Spring Scale 3000g/30N White: 3000g spring balance. Dual mass spring scales to measure force (Newtons) and mass (grams). 3000gr - White (Newton graduations begin at 0 and are marked at each 5" increment up to "30". Gram graduations begin at "0" and are marked at each "500" gram increment up to 3000.)
Tubular Spring Scale - Grams/Newtons: 1000g 10N Brown - Karter ... 1000g/10N Brown: Tubular 1000g spring balance. Dual mass spring scales to measure force (Newtons) and mass (grams). 1000gr - Brown (Newton graduations begin at 0 and are marked at each 1" increment up to "10". Gram graduations begin at "0" and are marked at each "100" gram increment up to 1000.)
Green Spring Scale 500g/5N Green: 500g spring balance.Dual mass spring scales to measure force (Newtons) and mass (grams). 500gr - Green (Newton graduations begin at 0 and are marked at each .5" increment up to "5". Gram graduations begin at "0" and are marked at each "50" gram increment up to "500".)

Location: Box DD, Box EE

Tool Sponsor: Geb Thomas

Environmental Meter

Environmental Meter







Product Description:

  • Anemometer uses a low-friction ball bearing mounted wheel design for high accuracy.
  • Humidity meter uses a high precision humidity sensor for fast response time.
  • Light meter uses a photo diode and color correction filter light sensor; spectrum meets C.I.E. photopic.
  • Type K thermometer uses standard type K (NiCr-NiAl) thermocouple input jack suitable for diverse application type K probes.
  • Sound level meter meets IEC 61672 class 2 with "A" frequency weighting and "Fast" time response.

Location: Box MM

Tool Sponsor: Engineering Electronics Shop

Level & Magnetic Angle Locator

Johnson Level and Magnetic Angle Locator






Product Description:

  • Magnetic Angle Locator
  • High Impact Body In Hi Visibility Orange
  • 90 Degrees In 4 Quadrants Grooved Edge
  • Metric Rule On 1 Edge & English Rule On The Other

Location: Box I

Tool Sponsor: Geb Thomas

Multimeter (Voltmeter)

Fluke 179 ESFP True RMS MultimeterProduct Description:

Calibrated Specifications Voltage DC Accuracy

  • ± (0.09%+2) Max. Resolution: 0.1 mV Maximum 1000 V Voltage AC Accuracy
  • ± (1.0%+3) Max. Resolution: 0.1 mV Maximum: 1000 V Current DC Accuracy
  • ± (1.0%+3) Max. Resolution: 0.01 mA Maximum: 10 A Current AC Accuracy
  • ± (1.5%+3) Max. Resolution: 0.01 mA Maximum: 10 A Resistance Accuracy
  • ± (0.9%+1) Max. Resolution: 0.1 ? Maximum: 50 M? Capacitance Accuracy
  • ± (1.2%+2) Max. Resolution: 1 nF Maximum: 10,000 °F Frequency Accuracy
  • ± (0.1%+1) Max. Resolution: 0.01 Hz Maximum: 100 kHz Temperature Accuracy
  • ± (1.0%+10) Max. Resolution: 0.1°C Range: -40°C/400°C

Note: Accuracies are best accuracies for each function Environmental Specifications Operating Temperature: -10°C to +50°C Storage Temperature: -30°C to +60°C Humidity (Without Condensation): 0% - 90% (0°C - 35°C) 0% - 70% (35°C -50°C) Safety Specifications Overvoltage category: EN 61010-1 to 1000 V CAT III. EN 61010-1 to 600 V CAT IV. Agency Approvals: UL, CSA, TUV listed and VDE Pending Mechanical & General Specifications.

Location: Box C, Box D

Tool Sponsor: Geb Thomas

Sound Level Meter

Tenma 72-947 Digital Sound Level Meter

Product Description:

  • USB interface with datalogging software
  • Internal datalogging of up to 20,000 records A and C weighting
  • Selectable fast / slow response time
  • Analog bargraph display
  • Large 1999 count backlit LCD display analog bargraph and numerous on-screen icons
  • USB interface with included cable and datalogging software
  • Included AC adaptor or battery operation
  • Selectable MIN or MAX hold and data hold function
  • Three measurement ranges
  • Threaded insert which accepts standard tripod mount
  • 0.1dB resolution
  • Selectable auto-power-off
  • Removable windscreen
  • Includes manual and 9V battery

Measurement ranges:

  • Low: 30 ~ 80dB
  • Medium: 50 ~ 100dB
  • High: 80 ~ 130dB
  • Auto: 30 ~ 130dB


  • Frequency range: 31.5Hz ~ 8KHz
  • Microphone element: 1/4" electret condenser
  • Sample rate: 0.5 seconds
  • Time weighting: 125mS (fast), 1 Sec. (slow)
  • Accuracy: ±1.4dB @ 1KHz, 94dB
  • DC output: 10mV/dB, 1KΩ load
  • AC output: 1VRMS per each   range step, 100Ω load
  • Dimensions: 9¾" (L) x 2½" (W) x 1" (D)

Location: Box KK

Tool Sponsor: Geb Thomas

Wireless Temperature Probe

Product Description:

  • Download "Vernier Graphical Analysis" App from the App Store or Google Play and get graphical data sent directly to your smartphone.

Location: Box BBB

Tool Sponsor: Engineering Electronics Shop