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How to use a digital radius gauge

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Digital radius gauge and monitor

Step 1 – Set up gauge

Turn on and set up the digital radius gauge. (Dependant on your product instructions). Note: some digital gauges require an external computer system to process the data.

Digital radius gauge uses

Step 2 – Select application

Consider your application. A digital radius gauge is capable of measuring inside diameters of cylindrical holes, measuring grooves and measuring diameters of spheres from 100mm to 1000mm.

Digital Radius Gauge

Step 3 – Position gauge

Ensure the centre strip is pressed against the test piece and the scale slider is moved up or down until the strip contacts meet the test piece. The gauge is able to extend significantly to meet the surface.

Digital radius gauge display

Step 4 – Read measurement

After the contact points are left in contact with the radius for a few seconds then an exact radius measurement may be read from the digital display.

Roll bent sheet metal You may wish to look at the versatility of the gauge beyond measuring sheet metal. Further applications are listed below:
Measurement of finished steel waviness A digital gauge can be used to measure the waviness on a finished surface.
Digital radius measurement for tv tube A digital gauge can be used to measure the radius of a television tube.
Digital radius gauge measuring a mould A digital gauge can be used to measure the radius of a mould.
Digital radius measurement of wood/art product It can also be used to measure the radius of wood or art products.
Using a digital radius gauge to measure bent pipe A digital radius gauge can be used to measure the radius of machine bent pipe.
Using a digital radius gauge to measure roll formed metal Or it can be used to measure the changing radius during roll forming.