USING AN ADJUSTABLE SNAP GAGE
Before an adjustable snap gage can be used to check
parts, the GO and NO GO buttons, pins, or anvils must
be set to the proper dimensions.
The snap (1) gage must first be clamped in a
Adjust the "GO" dimension first as
shown in the illustration, or if
desired, reverse the procedure and
adjust the "NO GO" dimension first.
Loosen the locking screw (2) and turn the
adjusting screws (3) until the dimensions (4) is
The desired dimension may be taken
from a master disk, a precision gage
block, or a master plug.
Turn the other adjusting screw (3) until the "NO
GO" dimension (5) is set.
After adjusting for proper dimensions with the
master precision piece (6) in place, tighten the
locking screws (2).
Recheck to make sure the dimensions have not
changed before using the gage.