256RL-1 Disc-Type Micrometer

256, 256M Disc Type Micrometers with Rotating and Non-Rotating Spindle
Disc-Type Micrometer, Ratchet Thimble, 0-1" Range

The Starrett 256M Disc-Type Micrometer is used to measure the thickness of work sections such as ribs, lands, fins, cutting edges on form tools, and chordal thickness of gear teeth. Because of their large anvil and spindle faces, the 1" and 25mm sizes are also useful for measuring the thickness of sheet materials like paper, cardboard, rubber, and plastics. 0-1" Range, .001" Grad, Ratchet Stop, Lock Nut.

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  • Advanced sleeve design with staggered lines and distinct figures for precise and easy readability
  • Quick-reading figures - every thousandth numbered on inch tools
  • Convenient decimal equivalents
  • Balanced frame and thimble design ensure easy handling and better readability
  • Available in the 1" and 25mm sizes with rotating or non-rotating spindle
  • Quick and easy adjustment
  • Starrett satin chrome finish - no glare - resists rust
  • Ring-type knurled lock nut for quick and sure locking
  • The combination ratchet and speeder for uniform pressure and quicker adjustment on all sizes
  • Gracefully designed tapered frame for use in narrow slots and tight places
  • Anvil and spindle discs are 1/2" (12.7mm) diameter tapering to .015" (0.4mm) edge thickness making it possible to enter narrow grooves and recesses
  • Rigid one-piece frame of drop forged steel
  • Extremely hard and stable one-piece spindle
  • Micro-lapped measuring faces
  • This tool is accurate to .00015" or 0.003mm measuring over the whole surface and .0002" or 0.004mm measuring on the edges


  • Made in America: Yes
  • Micrometer Type: Disc-Type Micrometers with rotating spindle
  • Range (in): 0-1"
  • Graduations (in): .001"
  • Anvil/Spindle Material: Steel
  • Anvil Type: Flat Disk
  • Spindle Type: Flat Disk
  • Lock Nut Type: Knurled Ring Type
  • Thimble Type: Ratchet




    Catalog 33 - Section 1 - Micrometers
    The L.S. Starrett Company

    In the hands of a skilled operator, the precision micrometer is the most accurate hand-held tool available. When close measurements are necessary, the micrometer is the ideal tool for the job because measurement and reading are on the same axis and the anvil end is supported by a strong frame.

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      Item #DescriptionPart No.QtyInformation
      15•SPINDLE ANVIL13695-01
      20SHELL, OUTSIDE PLAIN14834-01
      30LOCK NUT, #230PT990601
      40•RING, FRICTION05324-01
      50•ROLL, BINDERPT053251
      60•RING, BINDER09209-01
      80•CAP ASSEMBLYPT994451
      100••CAP, RATCHET07671-B1
      110•BODY, RATCHET #23019773-01
      120•PIN, RATCHET .066D X .156LPT189761
      130•SPRING, .041X.061X.188X.010X6PT076731
      140•SCREW, #2-64 SLOT X .204 LONGPT197721
      160NUT, .375-52PT164141
      170SPRING, BARREL10058-01
      180SHELL, ADJUSTING05134-01
      190ANVIL, FRAME #25618528-01
      200WRENCH #3PT015261

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