Threads Articles

Are Rolled Internal Threads as Good as Cut Threads? Read More >>

Gaging Systems Part 1: System 21 Read More >>

Gaging Systems Part 2: System 22 Read More >>

Adjustable Thread Ring Gage Calibration Procedure Read More >>

Standard’s Appendixes Hold Valuable Information Read More >>

6e and 6E Pitch Diameter Allowances Provide Space for Heavy Coatings Read More >>

Hot Galvanized Dipped Structural Bolts and Nuts Require Special Thread Gage Sizes Read More >>

Inspecting Threads with Thread Gages Is NOT Enough Read More >>

ASME B1.16 and ISO 1502 Thread Ring Gages Are Different Sizes Read More >>

What is a Non-counterbore Ring Gage and Why Use One? Read More >>

Gaging NPTF Threads Read More >>

How To Determine A Thread’s Pitch Variation Read More >>

Only the GO Size Is Different After Coating on External Metric Threads Read More >>

Plated and Coated External Threads Are Accepted With 3A Go or 6h Go Gages Read More >>

Dramatically Extend Roll Die Life and Improve Thread Quality Using Improved Set-up Procedure Read More >>

Hardened Steel Does Have the Propensity to Grow Read More >>

BEWARE! Long Thread Engagement Lengths Can Cause Binding Read More >>

Measuring Bolt and Stud Threads When Held Vertically Improves Gage R&R Read More >>

A Thread’s "Functional Diameter" is Its Functional Characteristic Read More >>

Electroplating Thickness is Not Uniform on Fasteners Read More >>

Pre-Coated External Threads Read More >>

Functional Diameter Measurement…Recommended for SPC in Threading Read More >>

The Ten Most Frequently Asked Questions About Inspecting Threads Read More >>

Practical Gaging Solution Where Pitch Diameter is Designated as the Datum Read More >>

BI-POINT Thread Gage Inspection Practices Read More >>

Coarse Threads are Generally Better for Assembly Read More >>

How to Effectively Inspect for Internal Thread Depth Read More >>

How Many Turns Can A Screw Enter A NOT GO Ring Gage? Read More >>

Practical SPC for External Rolled Threads Read More >>

International Acceptance Criteria for Plated and Nicked Threads Read More >>

Inspecting Tapped Holes With Fixed Limit Gages Read More >>

Practical SPC for Internal Threading Read More >>

MIL-S-8879 Cancelled by DOD – Replaced by SAE AS8879 Read More >>

The Proper Gaging of Inch Nut Threads Read More >>

Calibrating Plug Gages Using the "Three Wire Method" Read More >>

NPTF (Dryseal) Taper Pipe Gages Read More >>

Thread Pitch Micrometers Should Not Be Used in Screw and Bolt Production Read More >>

Only the GO Size is Different After Coating on External Metric Threads Read More >>

Only the GO Size is Different After Plating on External Inch Threads Read More >>

Proper Ring Gage Setting Procedures Are Important to Assure Good Thread Quality Read More >>

Thread Depth of Engagement is Crucial to Joint Safety Read More >>

ASME Requires Adjustable Ring Gages be Calibrated Using Threaded Setting Plugs Read More >>

ASME Requires Adjustable Ring Gages be Calibrated Using Threaded Setting Plugs Read More >>

Tri-roll Thread Gage Inspection Practices Read More >>

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