Threaded fasteners play a vital role in the construction of a wide range of products. Without accurate thread sizing, a fastener's ability to provide a secure connection is compromised.
Manufacturers rely on thread gages to check fastener specifications and ensure the integrity of all threaded fasteners leaving their facility. Your thread gages are designed to be durable, but they may sustain some damage over time.
If you know how thread gages can sustain damage, you will be equipped to identify faulty thread gages before they create serious problems in the future.