When inspecting 2⅜” and 2⅞” tubing with an MRP-1000 or MRP-2000, save time by quickly checking the PD at only one location. Because ovality typically isn’t a concern for small diameter tubing, an average of high and low readings is not necessary.
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MRP SPEC 5B APP RELEASED! Ovality & Standoff Calculator The release of API’s Sixteenth Edition of the 5B Specification created questions for many of you. Well, Gagemaker has a new FREE tool to help you. Crest diameter and thread ovality are new inspection requirements. Gagemaker’s MRP® and MRP AIR® Gages inspect crest diameter and ovality […]
Often on the shop floor you would like to verify the settings of the gage you are using.There are several simple methods to ensure your settings stay correct. Today’s tip covers the MRP® crest diameter and ovality gage and coupling inspection. When using an MRP® crest diameter gage to inspect crest diameter on a coupling, […]
NEW API 5B RELEASED! New Inspection Requirements During the holidays, API released the Sixteenth edition of the 5B Specification for Threading, Gauging, and Inspection of Casing, Tubing, and Line Pipe Threads. The effective date for the Sixteenth Edition of the 5B Specification is July 1st. The new specification has major changes that you need to […]
Holiday Closing Closing for Christmas & New Year’s Gagemaker wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We are so thankful for a good year here at Gagemaker and we look forward to an even brighter and better 2018. The new year will be quite interesting with the recent release of the 2018 […]
When using a rod standard or gauge blocks to set the “B” dimension (the distance between the shoe and the wear pad) on an MRP® gage, the position of both the shoe and arm are crucial. To ensure proper position when locking an arm, place and hold your finger on the shoe against the standard […]
Holiday Closing Closing for Thanksgiving In celebration of Thanksgiving and to give our employees time to celebrate with their families, Gagemaker will be closed Thursday, November 23, 2017 and Friday, November 24, 2017. We will reopen Monday, November 27, 2017 under our normal hours. Gagemaker wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday! Holiday Schedule Closed: Thursday, November. […]
For Tubing and Casing, properly setting a TH-3002R thread height gage is easy, yet often done incorrectly. The setting standard (1014) has a square-shaped notch and a v-shaped notch. First, use the square-shaped notch, zero the gage. Then, rotate the standard and use the v-shaped notch to verify the gage is correctly zeroed. If the […]
July 4th Holiday Closing Independence Day Closure In celebration of the Independence Day and to give our employees time to celebrate with their families , Gagemaker will be closed Tuesday, July 4, 2017. We will be open Monday, July 3, 2017 and will reopen Wednesday, July 5, 2017 under our normal hours. Gagemaker wishes everyone […]
Tired of measuring Buttress Thread groove widths using old Go/No Go gages or by hauling mold samples to an optical comparator? As an easier alternative, Gagemaker now provides a gage to directly measure tooth width easily wherever the part is. The TW-6001 gage comes equipped with a .0005″ reading indicator to inspect those groove widths […]