## How does a scale ruler work?

An Architect’s or scale ruler is designed for use in determining the actual dimensions of a distance on a scaled drawing.

For example, 1/8 on the ruler is in fact a scale that converts 1/8 inch on the drawing to 1 foot.

This would represent a drawing with a scale of 1/8″ = 1 foot.

## How do you use a rotring scale ruler?

How to use a Scale Ruler on our Worksheet –

## How do you use a 1 50 scale?

’50’ on an engineer scale means an inch is divided into 5 tick marks, which are further divided into tenths. 60 means an inch is divided into 6 parts, which are further divided into tenths. a scale of 1″=50′-0″ is a ratio of 0. in metric, would actually be pretty close to 1/4″ scale.

## How do you use a scale ruler 1 100?

How to use a “Metric” Engineer’s Scale –