setting gage

setting gage

[′sed·iŋ ‚gāj]
(engineering)
A standard gage for testing a limit gage or setting an adjustable limit gage.
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Tool length adjustment (Fig 3) is performed using a special setting gage (B) before shrinking the tool into the chuck.
For go/no-go applications, the air gage is usually calibrated with both masters or setting gages set for both tolerances.
All gage parts and master setting gages are manufactured from stainless steel for long wear and good dimensional stability.