plug gage

plug gage

[′pləg ‚gāj]
(design engineering)
A steel gage that is used to test the dimension of a hole; may be straight or tapered, plain or threaded, and of any cross-sectional shape.
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Military armorers checked cylinders for serviceability with a simple plug gage. If the shoulder of the gage protruded above the edge of the cylinder it was declared serviceable.
However, the plug gage issues were still too broad and varied.
Instead, this unit has the plug gage seated in a handle that contains a Bluetooth transmitter.
If we were dealing with an inside diameter, we need to determine what is the largest plug gage that could "fit" inside the feature.
A relative comparison would be a go/no-go plug gage to a CMM.
Gaging systems range from the simple hand-held plug gage with air column or digital readout to more complex, fully automated systems with distributed processing of related activities such as machine monitoring, robotics, and information management.
Unique gaging fixtures enable simple two-minute setup, while eliminating the need and expense for plug gages, mikes, Jo Blocks, master tings or micrometers.
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We can no longer afford the time anti efficiency losses of our old optical comparators, NC machines, and plug gages," states James Guba, chief engineer, Imac.
As an alternative to ring and plug gages, Superbolt decided to use Functional Thread Roll inspection gages manufactured by Gagemaker Inc, Houston, TX.
Sporting a relatively small footprint, Lista cabinets are used to store tools of disparate sizes and shapes: reamers, endmills, wrenches, inspection equipment (such as ring gages and thread plug gages), and other line tools.
As well as gage blocks, plug gages are used for this work.