USING A TELESCOPING GAGE
Loosen the knurled nut (1) at the end of the
Slightly tilt telescoping gage (3) 5 to 10 degrees and
lower into object to be measured.
Tighten knurled nut (1).
Remove gage by pulling across center line as indi-
cated by arrow.
Take measurement only once. Repeated
attempts will produce an inaccurate
Measure gage setting with an outside micrometer.
(To use an outside micrometer, refer to chapter 7 in
USING A THREAD CUTTING TOOL GAGE
Place the proper gage (1) over the tool (2). The tool
must mesh properly with no light showing between
the tool and the gage.
Use a 29 degree angle as a guide when grinding
After tool fits the angle, the point should be ground
off to fit the proper place on the gage for the par-
ticular number of threads per inch to be cut.
USING A FILLET AND RADIUS GAGE
A double-ended radius gage blade (1) is used to
These gages can be used in any position and at any
check the inside corner or fillet (2) of a machined
angle for both inside and outside radii.
part. Each blade can be locked in position by tight-
ening the clamp.