air gage

air gage

[′er ‚gāj]
(engineering)
A device that measures air pressure.
A device that compares the shape of a machined surface to that of a reference surface by measuring the rate of passage of air between the surfaces.
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Its spindle can correct bore size imperfections so small only an air gage can measure them.
The fixture took an out-of-round condition into account, unlike the air gage.
In the investigations, several sets of the nozzles were manufactured ensuring the sensitivity of the air gage in the range from 1.
Air Gage, a worldwide supplier of inspection gauging systems and accessories for automotive and non-automotive part inspection systems, is currently upgrading to Autodesk Inventor 11, continuing its support of a 3D design environment.
It eliminates measurement uncertainties caused by an undersized or worn gage probe, which can occur with a hone-head air gage.
Feedback from air gage provides the highest possible accuracy for tool feed control.
For go/no-go applications, the air gage is usually calibrated with both masters or setting gages set for both tolerances.
The Micro-Dimensionair portable air gage incorporates a Micro-Maxum Digital Indicator and an interchangeable handle to provide accurate readouts at the measurement site.
The Micro-Dimensionair portable air gage uses a Micro-Maxum digital indicator.
It then takes the finished part over to the Edmund's Air Gage located at the side of the lathe.
The new product is also compatible with a wider range of air gage tooling than the Digital Dimensionair, which it replaces.
Part size is determined based on the amount of air that escapes between the comparator, or the air gage itself, and the part.