Wheel Flange Height and Thickness Gauges
Wheels Flange Height – Gauge
With the vertical face squarely on the flange back, hold the gauge radially to the wheel and allow the “pointer” to rest on the profile, see Fig.1. If the gauge contacts the flange tip (Fig. 2), see Arising Work.
Wheels Flange Thickness – Gauge
With face A squarely on the flange back, hold the gauge radially to the wheel and draw it into profile, see Fig.1. The gauge contacting the profile only at the flange indicates acceptable profiles. If the gauge contacts the tread see Arising Work.