173MA Metric Thickness Gage 57086

The Starrett Metric Thickness Gage is used in automotive, aviation, diesel and farm equipment manufacture and service and also in jig, fixture, gage and experimental work. These gages are Especially useful in adjusting tappets, spark plugs, distributor points, checking bearing clearances and gear play, fitting pistons, rings and pins and gaging narrow slots. Made in a wide range of types and sizes, each having from 6 up to 26 leaves ranging in thickness from .0015-.200" and 0.03-5mm thick straight or tapered. 13 Straight Leaves, 12.7x77mm, mm reading, 0.03-0.50mm Range.

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  • Leaves made of finest tempered-steel, carefully finished to correct thickness, individually tested and marked with thickness
  • Locking device on most gages - permits securely locking one or more leaves in position
  • Leaves easily removed or replaced
  • Rugged, substantial steel case protects leaves
  • Straight Leaves
  • Leaves made of finest tempered-steel
  • Locking device on most gages permits securely locking one or more leaves in position


  • Range (mm): .03mm-.50mm
  • Number of Leaves: 13
  • Size of Leaves (mm): 12.7mmx77mm
  • Thickness (mm): .03-.50
  • Leave Type: Straight
  • Leaves: 0.03, 0.04, 0.05, 0.06, 0.07, 0.08, 0.09, 0.10, 0.15, 0.20, 0.30, 0.40, 0.50
  • Locking Device: Yes
  • Material: Tempered Steel


    Member of Kit
    Item #DescriptionPart No.QtyInformation
    1CASE BLANK13026-01
    2BLOCK,FILLER #173MA23032-01
    3LOCK DEVICE #173PT992811
    5•NUT, .125-4012217-01
    7CASE, FRONT23031-01
    8LEAF, .03MM01696-31
    9LEAF, .04MM01696-41
    10LEAF, .05MM01696-51
    11LEAF, .06MM01696-61
    12LEAF, .07MM01696-71
    13LEAF, .08MM01696-81
    14LEAF, .09MM01696-91
    15LEAF, .10MM01696-101
    16LEAF, .15MM01696-151
    17LEAF, .20MM01696-201
    18LEAF, .30MM01696-301
    19LEAF, .40MM01696-401
    20LEAF, .50MM01696-501


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