Gage, Thread indicating gage: used to numerically compare thread characteristics or attributes to a known standard.. The device utilizes gaging elements such as segments, rolls, balls, or fingers, of which one or more is moveable. Thus, by selection of appropriate contacts and standards, size measurement of screw threads may be made. Also, by use of differential readings, diameter equivalents and variations of individual thread characteristics may be determined.
Original Posting: 3/20/2012
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