What are Checking Gauges?
Checking gauges are instruments that are used to measure a device’s performance and provide a benchmark. They are often used to indicate whether a machine is performing at normal levels or whether there’s an issue present. For instance, a gauge can indicate if a machine is overheating. Measurements are taken at regular intervals in order to accurately gauge whether a machine is approaching its designed tolerance thresholds.
Once a measurement has been recorded, the gauge is designed to recalibrate. Previously collected data is stored to allow for checks for accuracy and repeatability. The process can be automated, making it very efficient and cost-effective. With the correct gauges in mind, processes can be monitored closely, machinery capabilities and productivity maintained, and any issues alerted to quickly.
Inspection gauges are one type that can be fabricated by ETG. These monitor the internal workings, ensuring that everything is working correctly and that targeted projections are being met. Through these gauges, users can obtain the data they need to ensure that all processes are running as they should. By having this level of monitoring in place, users can ensure consistent and reliable quality across the board.
Such gauges come in different shapes and sizes and can be easily adapted to existing machinery. This makes it easy to upgrade existing production lines with cutting-edge gauges without spending a fortune or having to rebuild or modify entire sections. If you wish to request something that is individualised, we’re more than happy to create a customised gauge to suit your requirements. All gauges are thoroughly tested.
To measure diameters and hole depths, one would typically utilise an aperture inspection scale. These scales sport a metallic silhouette that’s engraved with clear and concise measurements. These measurements cannot be eroded by rust or extended use. With these tools, users can take fast and accurate readings of aperture width. These tools are portable and can be easily carried around for on-the-spot inspections.
If your business deals with manufacturing gauges and you’re looking to outsource, we can help. If you manufacture gauges and wish to upgrade your production line, we can help. And if you’re looking to upgrade your own checking gauges, we can help with this too. Get in touch with ETG today to find out more about our extensive capabilities and to see what we can do for your business.