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Gage Blocks

  • Are You Questioning Calibration?

    August 16, 2019

    Most companies have a quality department that ensures their measuring equipment is calibrated on a regular basis, but occasionally an item is questioned on whether or not it should be included in the calibration program. Calibration is also questioned when it comes to certain situations. Companies are sure to include their own equipment in the […]

  • Micrometer Calibration

    October 5, 2018

    Micrometers are used to measure thickness, diameters, and depth of slots with small distances. The rotations of the screw and thread forms are read from a scale and determine the accuracy. A micrometer is composed of a frame, anvil, barrel, lock nut, screw, spindle, thimble, and ratchet top. The frame is the thick C-shaped body […]

  • An Introduction to Gage Blocks

    An Introduction to Gage Blocks

    May 19, 2014

    A measurement system invented more than a century ago, gage blocks are still the primary standard for manufacturing traceability throughout the world. You might think that gage blocks, a measurement system invented more than a century ago, would have been superseded by one of the numerous electromechanical or vision-based measurement marvels that are all the […]