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23Jun/16Off

New Thread Check Catalog

Thread Check Inc., is proud to announce the release of our 2016 Precision Gage Solutions catalog with over 180 pages of precision gages, measuring instruments and technical information. Our new catalog is available for download or in an electronic book format for easy use. The new catalog has links to www.threadcheck.com where our customers can shop on line, request quotes and view hundreds of technical articles. Use the table of contents to quickly turn to the product selection of your choice. Use electronic book marks for the pages you visit frequently. The new electronic catalog works across all platforms including tables and smart phones.

http://user-CfZTcuf.cld.bz/Thread-Check-Inc-Catalog-2016

Thread Check Catalog 2016 Cover

 

 

8Feb/16Off

Air Gaging

For very tight tolerance dimensions, air gaging is a proven inspection tool that allows for measurements to be made faster, more accurately and more conveniently than other gaging methods. Air gages are unsurpassed for speed and accuracy in measuring tight tolerance holes. For checking other dimensional features; air gages offer sufficient magnification and reliability to measure tolerances typically beyond the capability of mechanical and fixed limit gages.

There is no special training required for production workers to use air gages. No special techniques are required like with certain types of fixed limit gaging. The inspector simply inserts the air plug in the hole or air ring onto the shaft and reads the meter.

Air gaging is economical and versatile. After the initial purchase of the gage system, additional gage tooling can be purchased for a wide variety of jobs. Air gaging’s adaptability enables it to become a core function of a company’s quality control system.

Air gages accurately measure a wide variety of dimensions and are particular suited to checking dimensional relationships. Air gages are ideal for taper, parallelism, squareness, straightness, and center distance. Match gaging, which allows the selection of mating parts for a specific amount of clearance or interference, is easily done with just one reading on one dial.

As a non-contact measurement, air gaging is ideal for checking soft or highly polished material. It is also ideal for thin walled or delicate material.

Small gage heads with remote meters provide air gages with a distinct advantage in measuring multiple dimensions. Air gaging is often combined with electronic signaling to provide instant indication of part size.

Air gages can be easily adapted to measure parts in a machine. The small gage head allows an operator to make measurements while the part is still in the machine or fixture. The air also cleans the part’s measuring surface area of coolant, oil, and small chips.

Contact Thread Check Inc. to discuss your specific air gaging requirements.

https://www.threadcheck.com/content/pdf/Dim-Air-Cat-Info-Only.pdf

https://www.threadcheck.com/technical-documents/mahr-dimensionair.pdf

https://www.threadcheck.com/technical-documents/mahr-dimensonair-air-gage.pdf

https://www.threadcheck.com/technical-documents/mahr-832-dimension-air-gaging-system.pdf

https://www.threadcheck.com/technical-documents/mahr-millimar-s-1840-pe.pdf

https://www.threadcheck.com/technical-documents/mahr-dimensionair-air-gages-plugs.pdf

https://www.threadcheck.com/technical-documents/mahr-millimar-c-12081216-c-1245.pdf

 

Thread Check Inc.
900 Marconi Avenue
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

800 767 7633
info@threadcheck.com

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19Dec/12Off

Air Gage Training

The sales and engineering staff of Thread Check Inc. completed an air gage training session with Pete Erins of Mahr Federal today. The training covered general applications using the 832 Dimensionair and the Millimar Air Column.

832 Dimensionair Air Gage

Millimar S 1840 PE Air Column

 

https://www.threadcheck.com/content/air-gage-quote-forms.asp

 

Air gaging is a proven inspection tool that allows for measurements to be made faster, more accurately and more conveniently than other gaging methods. In measuring tight tolerance holes, air gages are unsurpassed for speed and accuracy while for checking other dimensional features; air gages offer sufficient magnification and reliability to measure tolerances well beyond the scope of mechanical and fixed limit gages.

Easy to Use

Production workers do not require special training to use air gages. No special techniques are required like with certain types of fixed limit gaging. It’s as simple as inserting the air plug in the hole and reading the meter.

Economical

After purchasing the basic gage additional tooling can be purchased for a wide variety of jobs. Because of its adaptability, it is common for air gaging to become the primary measuring system in a quality control system.

Versatile

Air gages effectively measure a wide variety of dimensions and are particular suited to checking dimensional relationships. This includes taper, parallelism, squareness, straightness, and center distance. Match gaging, which permits the selection of mating parts for a specific amount of clearance or interference, is easily done with just one reading on one dial.

Air gaging is ideal for checking soft or highly polished material as it is a non-contact measurement. It is also ideal for thin walled or delicate material.

Small gage heads with remote meters provide air gages with a distinct advantage in measuring multiple dimensions. Air gaging is often combined with electronic signaling to provide instant indication of part size.

Air gages can be adapted to measure parts in a machine. The small gage head allows an operator to make measurements while the part is still in the machine or fixture. The air also cleans the part’s measuring surface area of coolant, oil, and small chips.

For sales and support contact Thread Check Inc at info@threadcheck.com or 631 231-1515

https://www.threadcheck.com/content/mahr-federal-air-gages.asp

 

22Mar/12Off

Choosing The Correct Air Gage

Choosing the Correct Air Plug Gage

There are two basic styles of Air Plug Gages. Through Hole Style and Blind Hole Style. Dimension B on the attached form refers to the dimension of the jet centerline to the nose of the air plug. The overall dimension is indicated by Dimension “A”. If you are measuring a blind bore you must order a Blind Style air plug so the air escapement channels are designed to allow for air to escape the part, regardless of the depth of the bore. There is also an option for a Super Blind Plug which further reduces dimension B permitting checking closer to the counterbore, or the bottom of the part. If extra length is required and an extension or handle will not work, you can specify extra length in 1” increments. Non-Relieved style should only be specified for valve bores where obstructions like lands could make it difficult to remove the tool. You must also specify the dimensionair Model Number you are ordering the tooling for. It is always recommended to supply a part drawing with your inquiry.

https://www.threadcheck.com/images/pdf/Air-Plug-Form-2.pdf

Choosing the Correct Air Ring Gage

Special care must be taken when selecting air ring gages. There are 5 basic styles of air ring gages. The 5 styles are centered jets, offset jets, shoulder type, countered bore type, and snout type. Air rings may be attached directly to the Dimensionair, or used with base and guide chutes that can only be provided at time of manufacture. It is always recommended to supply a part drawing with your inquiry.

https://www.threadcheck.com/images/pdf/Air-Ring-Form.pdf

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