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How do you calibrate a Stanley spirit level?

How to Calibrate a Spirit Level
  1. Place your engineer's spirit level down on the flat surface as if you were going to read its level.
  2. Let the level sit for 15 to 20 seconds.
  3. Note where the center of the bubble is on the scale printed on the outside of the glass vial in the level.

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Likewise, how do you know if a spirit level is accurate?

To check the vertical vial:

  1. Hold the level against a vertical flat surface, like a wall.
  2. Make two marks: One at an end of the level.
  3. Look at the vial and take a reading of the bubble's position.
  4. Rotate the level 180° side-to-side and align the level with your marks.
  5. Take a second reading.

Also Know, how do you use a spirit level horizontally? Place the level on the surface of the object for which you want to find the true horizontal (the “horizon”). Make sure the spirit tube runs parallel to the object. Allow the bubble to float to the top of the spirit tube. Put your eyes at level with the spirit tube.

Correspondingly, what is level calibration?

Level Calibration. Calibrated levels are used in a wide range of applications and are built in a variety of forms to suit usage within those applications. Traditional mechanical levels utilize an air bubble floating within a substance (usually a mineral spirit) inside a vial which is attached to a flat surface.

Can a spirit level be wrong?

A spirit level is a tool that helps you gauge whether an object is level. If the spirit creates an imbalance, the level will give out an inaccurate reading. The process of rectifying this error is known as calibrating.

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