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Tram gauge” is a tool used in automotive and mechanical applications, particularly in the context of aligning and measuring various components.

Tram Gauge:

  • A tram gauge is a precision measuring tool used primarily in automotive repair and alignment tasks, but also in other mechanical applications where precise measurements are necessary.
  • It typically consists of a long bar or rod with two or three parallel pointers attached at right angles. These pointers can be adjusted and moved along the length of the bar to various positions.
  • The tram gauge is used to measure and ensure proper alignment of components such as wheels, axles, suspension components, and other parts of a vehicle or machinery.
  • To use a tram gauge, the pointers are positioned against reference points on the vehicle or machinery being measured. By adjusting the position of the pointers and comparing measurements, technicians can determine if components are properly aligned or if adjustments are needed.
  • Tram gauges come in different sizes and configurations, depending on the specific application and level of precision required.
  • Proper alignment of vehicle components is crucial for safety, optimal performance, and to prevent premature wear and tear.
  • Tram gauges are commonly used in automotive repair shops, garages, and manufacturing facilities where precise alignment measurements are essential for maintaining quality standards.
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