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Custom Gauging

As the world’s leading bore gauge manufacturer, Bowers Group has also earned a reputation for manufacturing custom heads for non-standard applications.

Examples of our custom gauging solutions are as follows:

  • Slot Width
  • Blind Bores
  • Gun Barrel Head
  • Seat Pockets
  • Dovetail Slots & Turbine Blade Grooves
  • Soft Drink Can
  • Right Angled Adapter
  • Irregular Spacing
  • Brake Caliper

If you have a gauging problem that needs solving, get in contact and we will rise to the challenge.

Slot Width
  • Small slot widths from 2-6mm
  • Large Slot width from 6-100mm
Blind Bores
  • Standard between 2-6mm and 12.5-300mm. Between 6-12.5mm on request.
Gun Barrel Head
  • For the measurement of smooth bore and rifled bore gun barrels. Major and minor diameters measured deep into bores.
Seat Pockets
  • Internal measurement of surface/subsea valve cavity-seat pockets for the oil and gas industry
  • A one-piece right-angle adaptor to allow entry down a perpendicular bore, allowing measurement to take place at 90 degrees to entry of the bore.
  • Optimised anvil form and guide pieces aid entry and position the measuring head correctly for higher accuracy measurements and ease of use for operator.
Dovetail Slots & Turbine Blade Grooves
  • 2 Point head solution based on the popular Bowers XT system.
  • The system incorporates custom contacts for high accuracy.
  • The Bowers XT digital readout offers the capability to send data for SPC and part traceability.
Soft Drink Can
  • Internal measurement of a soft drink can
  • 3 Point XT Anvil head based on 35-50mm body size, used with XT Holematic Xtreme pistol grip. High accuracy measurement of groove that’s inaccessible to a typical caliper
  • 3 Point XT Anvil head used with XT Holematic Xtreme pistol grip. Measurement of internal diameter with 360 degree wrap-around anvils prevents/limits distortion of the thin walled can
Right Angled Adaptor
  • Right angled adaptor for hard-to-reach bores
Irregular Spacing
  • Available between 16-300mm diameter to measure between odd spaced lobes.
Ball Screws
  • Internal measurement of ball-screws for the defence, aerospace, automotive and machine tool industry.
  • Optimised anvil form featuring customised contacts for high accuracy.
  • 3 Point head solution based on the popular Bowers XT system.
  • Automated systems possible
Gun Barrel Head Gauge
Gun Barrel Head Gauge
Dovetail Slot Gauge
Dovetail Slot Gauge
External Measuring Head
External Measuring Head
Ball Screw Custom Head
Ball Screw Custom Head

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