snap gage

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snap gage

[′snap ‚gāj]
(design engineering)
A device with two flat, parallel surfaces spaced to control one limit of tolerance of an outside diameter or a length.
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Tenders are invited for Out Side Micro Meter Range 150-300 Mm 6 - 12 And Dial Bore Gauge With Distance Piece And Calibration Range 160-250 Mm Items As Per Annexure Make:-Mitutoyo Or Its Equivalent
According to my BrowneIls bore gauge, the latter four have constrictions of .
During the Year, core products such as the Bowers 3-point bore gauge and Baty Non-contact Vision Systems reported excellent sales, reflecting the huge demand for high quality measuring instruments by equipment manufacturers.
Once a barrel is cleaned and allowed to cool to room temperature, a single operator can insert the electronic bore gauge in one end and take readings at every inch mark along its length to generate data on its condition.
At EMO 2003, Blum-Novotest introduced the Laser Control NT for tool setting and detecting missing or broken tooling, the TC touch probe family for workpiece locating and measurement, and the on-machine wireless Bore Gauge BG40 for high-volume measurement of production parts with he same diameter.
And finally another useful tool that all serious shot gunners should own is a micrometer bore gauge to measure bore diameter, choke constriction, and forcing cone length.
The 25 mm chain gun is to be enhanced for better safety and operation, gaining a new bore gauge to measure wear of the barrel, a link stripper and a wider bolt.
One such instrument is the pistol grip bore gauge from Bowers Metrology.
The bore is hard-chromed, has a two-inch forcing cone and my trusty Brownells digital bore gauge indicates light overboring at .
Although the modification of forcing cones and chokes is best left up to a gunsmith who specializes in the art, there is a great deal to be learned by the application of a bore gauge to the shotguns that pass through your hands over the years.
Spear & Jackson (OTCBB:SJCK) just announced today that its Division Bowers Metrology, the worlds leading bore gauge manufacturer, will this week be using the Control Exhibition in Sinsheim, Germany as the major European launch of its new "SmartPlug" product range.