Plastigauge ® was designed and developed in the U.K. during the 1950s. Over sixty years later, it continues to provide a fast, simple and effective method for the measurement of clearance between fitted surfaces and is used throughout the world.
Plastigauge ® has a multitude of industrial and engineering applications within the automotive, petrochemical and biomedical fields. It is useful in production, inspection and servicing.
Plastigauge ® is now available in seven sizes between 0.018mm and 3mm to suit a broad range of applications.
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Plastigauge ® is a precision clearance gauge for the measurement of clearance (separation) between fitted surfaces. It is particularly useful for measuring clearances in split bearings or in situations where a feeler gauge cannot be inserted.
Perhaps the most widely used application of Plastigauge ® is in the measurement of clearance in plain automotive bearings.
Plastigauge ® is also highly effective for measuring the clearance in large bearings which include:-
Shaft end-float lends itself to direct measurement by Plastigauge ®.
Flatness and clearance in pipe-flanges and cylinder heads are readily checked and measured with standard Plastigauge ®.
Plastigauge ® is particularly effective for the measurement of separation in moulding tools and wherever it is required to determine the separation between hidden surfaces.
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