|Thread Elements 101
Why Measure Thread Height?
Proper Thread Height maximizes the performance of any threaded connection. Thread height affects both the interchangeability and the integrity of a thread assembly. Inspecting thread height is a highly recommended industry wide practice,as well as an American Petroleum Institute requirement.
Untopped, Black, and Flat Crested threads are all issues that can be detected by simply inspecting thread height. From detecting a chipped tool to helping machine the correct minor diameter to preventing a connection from pulling apart under critical loads, inspecting Thread Height is valuable.
Gagemaker Thread Height Gages inspect both internal and external thread height for a variety of thread forms and provide immediate feedback on the integrity of your threads.
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