Grind Gage Chart

Below is a grind gage chart for fineness of grind gages, various applicators and scrapers.

Hegman Gauges

Group of gauges most commonly referred to as “Hegman Gauges” used for a wide variety of paints and other compounds. Shop online for Hegman Gauges

Catalog # Block Size Path Size # Paths Scales Range
25 1/2 x 2-1/2 x 4-3/4″ 1/2 x 2″ 2 Hegman
Mils
8-0
0-5
45 1/2 x 2-1/2 x 6-3/4″ 1/2 x 4″ 2 Hegman
Mils
8-0
0-5
65 1/2 x 2-1/2 x 8″ 1/2 x 6″ 2 Hegman
Mils
8-0
0-5

 

Paint Club Gauges

Group of gauges commonly referred to as “Paint Club Gauges” most often used for paints, varnishes and lacquers. See ASTM Test Method D-1210, also Federal Test Method No. 141, Method 4411 Rev. CShop online for Paint Club Gauges

 

Catalog # Block Size Path Size # Paths Scales Range
5251 1/2 x 2-1/2 x 6-3/4″ 1/2 x 5″ 2 Microns
Mils
Hegman
0-25
0-1
8-6
5252 1/2 x 2-1/2 x 6-3/4″ 1/2 x 5″ 2 Microns
Mils
Hegman
0-50
0-2
8-4
5254 1/2 x 2-1/2 x 6-3/4″ 1/2 x 5″ 2 Microns
Mils
Hegman
0-100
0-4
8-0

 

Single Path Gauges

These gauges have a single, wide path which aids in the discerning of contamination. This is a popular gauge where “wet” master samples are not used for comparison. Shop online for Single Wide Gauges

Catalog # Block Size Path Size # Paths Scales Range
51 3/4 x 3-1/2 x 7-1/2″ 2 x 5″ 1 Hegman
Microns
8-6
0-25
52 3/4 x 3-1/2 x 7-1/2″ 2 x 5″ 1 Hegman
Microns
8-4
0-50
54 3/4 x 3-1/2 x 7-1/2″ 2 x 5″ 1 Hegman
Microns
8-0
0-100

 

Vinyl Dispersion Gauges

These gauges are commonly referred to as Vinyl Dispersion gauges. Shop online for Vinyl Dispersion Gauges

Catalog # Block Size Path Size # Paths Scales Range
PD-250 3/4 x 3-1/2 x 9-1/2″ 1 x 6-1/4″ 2 Microns
Microns
0-50
0-250
9484 1/2 x 2-1/2 x 6-3/4″ 1/2 x 5″ 2 Microns
Microns
0-50
0-250

 

Peanut Butter Gauges

Commonly referred to as Peanut Butter Gauges for their use in the peanut butter industry. Shop online for Peanut Butter Gauges

Catalog # Block Size Path Size # Paths Scales Range
PB-20 1/2 x 2-1/2 x 9-1/2″ 1/2 x 8″ 2 Mils 0-20
PB-30 1/2 x 2-1/2 x 9-1/2″ 1/2 x 8″ 2 Mils 0-30
PB-40 1/2 x 2-1/2 x 9-1/2″ 1/2 x 8″ 2 Mils 0-40

 

Pharmaceutical Gauges

Common uses for these gauges are with pharmaceutical applications, hence the name. Shop online for a Pharmaceutical Gauge

Catalog # Block Size Path Size # Paths Scales Range
PH-125 3/4 x 1-1/2 x 8″ 1/2 x 6″ 1 Microns 0-125

 

Chocolate Gauges

Often used by members of the Chocolate Manufacturers Association (CMA), this gauge is named accordingly. Shop online for a Chocolate Gauge.

Catalog # Block Size Path Size # Paths Scales Range
CMA-185 3/4 x 2-1/2 x 12″ 1/2 x 10-1/2″ 2 Microns
Microns
0-105
80-185
Catalog Number Thickness, Width, Length Description
A-1 1/4 x 1-1/2 x 3-3/4″ Two edges with .015″ radius making line contact. For 1-1/2″ through 3-1/2″ gages.
A-3 3/8 x 1-1/2 x 4-5/8″ Two edges with .015″ radius making line contact. For 4″ and 4-1/2″ gages.
A-4 3/8 x 1-1/2 x 6-3/4″ Two edges with .015″ radius making line contact. For FPBAA-C and some special gages.
IA-1 1/4 x 3-5/8″ wide with insulated handle for use with heated gages.
B-1 Footed or block-type scraper for 2-1/2″ wide gages, one flat edge.
B-2 Footed or block-type scraper for 3-1/2″ wide gages, one flat edge.
B-3 Footed or block-type scraper for 4-1/2″ wide printing plates, one flat edge.
Warren
Block
Scraper
Footed or block-type scraper for Warren wedge printing plates, one flat edge.