Rotor Inspection Gages

Today in the oil field industry, unique high-performance power sections require accurate measurement tools for rotors and stators. Gagemaker has designed several gages to measure various parts of the rotor.

Rotor Major Diameter (T-MIC)

Due to high spirals on the lobes, conventional measurement gages cannot be used for measuring rotor major diameters. Gagemaker developed the T-MIC to measure a rotor’s major diameter. The T-MIC’s base spans across two lobes on one side of the centerline and uses a micrometer thimble on the other to measure the diameter. Instead of modifying an existing micrometer, Gagemaker custom builds each T-MIC. Each T-Mic is made to fit a 1″ range of rotor diameters.Gagemaker’s rugged design far exceeds all others on the market today.

Special sizes, metric thimbles, and metric sizes are available; contact customer service for more information.

Gagemaker-t-mic-rotor-inspection
Rotor Diameter RangeDescription6" Long Base
Model
8" Long Base
Model
12" Long Base
Model
18" Long Base
Model
24" Long Base
Model
0 - 1”T-MIC for Rotor,
½” wide base, 0 - 1” rotor diameters, various base lengths
TM6-0-1 TM8-0-1TM12-0-1TM18-0-1TM24-0-1
1” - 2”T-MIC for Rotor,
½” wide base, 1” - 2” rotor diameters, various base lengths
TM6-1-2TM8-1-2TM12-1-2TM18-1-2TM24-1-2
2” - 3”T-MIC for Rotor,
½” wide base, 2” - 3” rotor diameters, various base lengths
TM6-2-3TM8-2-3TM12-2-3TM18-2-3TM24-2-3
3” - 4”T-MIC for Rotor,
½” wide base, 3” - 4” rotor diameters, various base lengths
TM6-3-4TM8-3-4TM12-3-4TM18-3-4TM24-3-4
4” - 5”T-MIC for Rotor,
½” wide base, 4” - 5” rotor diameters, various base lengths
TM6-4-5TM8-4-5TM12-4-5TM18-4-5TM24-4-5
5” - 6”T-MIC for Rotor,
½” wide base, 5” - 6” rotor diameters, various base lengths
TM6-5-6TM8-5-6TM12-5-6TM18-5-6TM24-5-6
6” - 7”T-MIC for Rotor,
½” wide base, 6” - 7” rotor diameters, various base lengths
TM6-6-7TM8-6-7TM12-06-7TM18-6-7TM24-6-7
7” - 8”T-MIC for Rotor,
½” wide base, 7” - 8” rotor diameters, various base lengths
TM6-7-8TM8-7-8TM12-7-8TM18-7-8TM24-7-8
8” - 9”T-MIC for Rotor,
½” wide base, 8” - 9” rotor diameters, various base lengths
TM6-8-9TM8-8-9TM12-8-9TM18-8-9TM24-8-9

Gagemaker also offers our T-MICs with digital micrometers (Mitutoyo 350-352-10). The digital micrometer can transfer your data to a computer via the included SPC output.

Special sizes, metric thimbles, and metric sizes are available.

Rotor Diameter RangeDescription6" Long Base
Model
8" Long Base
Model
12" Long Base
Model
18" Long Base
Model
24" Long Base
Model
0 - 1”T-MIC for Rotor with digital micrometer and SPC output,
½” wide base, 0 - 1” rotor diameters, various base lengths
TM6-0-1-352 TM8-0-1-352TM12-0-1-352TM18-0-1-352TM24-0-1-352
1” - 2”T-MIC for Rotor with digital micrometer and SPC output,
½” wide base, 1” - 2” rotor diameters, various base lengths
TM6-1-2-352TM8-1-2-352TM12-1-2-352TM18-1-2-352TM24-1-2-352
2” - 3”T-MIC for Rotor with digital micrometer and SPC output,
½” wide base, 2” - 3” rotor diameters, various base lengths
TM6-2-3-352TM8-2-3-352TM12-2-3-352TM18-2-3-352TM24-2-3-352
3” - 4”T-MIC for Rotor with digital micrometer and SPC output,
½” wide base, 3” - 4” rotor diameters, various base lengths
TM6-3-4-352TM8-3-4-352TM12-3-4-352TM18-3-4-352TM24-3-4-352
4” - 5”T-MIC for Rotor with digital micrometer and SPC output,
½” wide base, 4” - 5” rotor diameters, various base lengths
TM6-4-5-352TM8-4-5-352TM12-4-5-352TM18-4-5-352TM24-4-5-352
5” - 6”T-MIC for Rotor with digital micrometer and SPC output,
½” wide base, 5” - 6” rotor diameters, various base lengths
TM6-5-6-352TM8-5-6-352TM12-5-6-352TM18-5-6-352TM24-5-6-352
6” - 7”T-MIC for Rotor with digital micrometer and SPC output,
½” wide base, 6” - 7” rotor diameters, various base lengths
TM6-6-7-352TM8-6-7-352TM12-06-7-352TM18-6-7-352TM24-6-7-352
7” - 8”T-MIC for Rotor with digital micrometer and SPC output,
½” wide base, 7” - 8” rotor diameters, various base lengths
TM6-7-8-352TM8-7-8-352TM12-7-8-352TM18-7-8-352TM24-7-8-352
8” - 9”T-MIC for Rotor with digital micrometer and SPC output,
½” wide base, 8” - 9” rotor diameters, various base lengths
TM6-8-9-352TM8-8-9-352TM12-8-9-352TM18-8-9-352TM24-8-9-352

Rotor Minor Diameter

Gagemaker-MM-0-6-in-use

Gagemaker’s minor diameter micrometer (MIC) gage was designed to measure a rotor’s minor diameter. The spiral lobes on the rotor produce a valley, or minor diameter. The depth of the minor diameter from the major diameter requires a 1” travel indicator stem. Gage range is 0” – 6”, which allows measuring most rotor sizes with only one gage. Ensuring the gage’s durability and long life, Gagemaker’s design uses a heavy duty indicator stem and bearing housing to withstand side loads. Special sizes are available.

 Range*Indicator TravelDescriptionModel
0 – 3”
(0 - 76.2 mm)
1”Rotor minor diameter micrometerMM-0-3
Gagemaker-MM-0-6-Minor-Diameter-Micrometer0 – 6”
(0 - 152.4 mm)
1”Rotor minor diameter micrometerMM-0-6
0 – 6”
(0 - 152.4 mm)
1”Rotor minor diameter micrometer with electronic indicatorMM-0-6E

Core AlignmentGagemaker-CAW-2000-on-Core-Pipet

Verification that the core was properly placed when the stator was molded is easily checked using the Core Alignment Gage. The digital gage plunges a needle through the rubber to contact the core. Measurements are made at 180° locations to verify that the core is indeed centrally located to the OD of the stator.

The gage is supplied with brass alignment inserts that match the thread of the injection ports.

 RangeDescriptionModel
Gagemaker-CAW-20000 - 3" ( 0 - 76.2 mm)Core alignment GageCAW-2000

Lobe Height

Gagemaker-Rotor-Saddle-Gage-RSG-16

The lobe height gage, also known as a rotor saddle gage, is the last weapon in the rotor inspection arsenal. This gage sets on top of the spiral lobes of the rotor and measures the variation in lobe height. Sliding the gage along the length of the rotor detects variation in root to crest height of all the lobes. Measurements can be taken at 90° or 180° intervals to provide an accurate dimensional map of the relationship between lobes. This inspection aids in manufacturing the rotor to specification.

Pipe Diameter RangeWear Pad SizeIndicator Travel DescriptionModel
1" - 4"2" x 7"1"Rotor Saddle Gage with 2" wide by 7" long wear plates and 3 support braces. Indicator mounting center and one end.RSG-7
1" - 4"2" x 16"1"Rotor Saddle Gage with 2" wide by 16" long wear plates and 3 support braces. Indicator mounting center and one end.RSG-16
1" - 4"2" x 24"1"Rotor Saddle Gage with 2" wide by 14" long wear plates and 3 support braces. Indicator mounting center and one end.RSG-24