United States. Federal Security Agency (sponsor), U.S. Office of Education (sponsor), Loucks & Norling Studios (production company), Brooker, Floyde E. (director)
Number 2 in the series, Machine Shop Work Measurement in the Metal Working Industry. Film describes how to use a micrometer caliper. Diagrams show all aspects of the instrument and different scenarios of how to use the micrometer are explained.
Film promoting The Universal, a multi-purpose computer numerical control (CNC) turning machine developed by Warner & Swasey. Highlights the machine's features and demonstrates the various tasks that can be performed, including chucking, threading, and bar and shaft work.
This plant housed machine tool builders. Previously Crossley & Davis in 1854, and Allen and Barr, Robert H. Barr & Company, and Hilles & Jones in 1870. After merging with other companies, they moved and closed the plant in 1927. Nearby was the 'Orchards,' an area where small boats were moored.