Fixed Gauges

Learning objectives

  • Identify and describe the purpose of each of the following types of fixed gauges:
    • Go/No-Go gauge
    • Plug gauge
    • Thickness gauge
    • Screw pitch gauge
    • Radius gauge
    • Small hole gauge
    • Wire and sheet metal gauges

Course overview

Fixed gauges are precision measuring tools with no moving parts. Maintenance and machining technicians use them to measure or compare machinery part sizes and check tolerances. Fixed gauges come in many styles and are used for a variety of applications.

The Fixed Gauges training course describes the types and purpose of fixed gauges used by maintenance and machining technicians, including:

  • Go/no-go gauges
  • Plug gauges
  • Thickness gauges
  • Thread pitch gauges
  • Radius gauges
  • Small hold gauges
  • Wire and sheet metal gauges

Fixed Gauges is part of the Precision Measurement series.

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