Gage Tip of the Month

December 2018

The BX style dog bone and paddle gages operate as functional size “Go / No Go” instruments. When the dog bone or paddle gage is placed into the seal ring groove on the “Go” side, the gage shall touch the face of the product. When placed on the “No Go” side, the paddle gage should […]


April 2017

Correct thread form is important for any type of connection to make up properly. Thread Form Profiles not only help easily check for the correct thread form, proper flank engagement and possible lead error, but you can inspect for burrs by sweeping the profile around the thread cone. For quick reference, please check out the […]


August 2016 Gage Report

Come See the MIC 360 in Action! The MIC 360™ In-Process Diameter Measurement Gage is an in-process gaging system that measures any large diameter from 8″ to virtually any diameter you can manufacture! It doesn’t require a standard… one person can easily operate…measurements are captured electronically…it repeats with extremely high accuracy…and this is all done with […]

Thread Form Profiles

Thread form accuracy is important if two connections are to make-up properly.  Using a Thread Profile Gage is a quick way to check your threads for proper form and pitch. Thread form is defined as its profile in an axial plane for a length of one pitch.  Simply place the correct form into the threads and by […]