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The axial gap of a cranked shaft is exposed by means of half rings of various thickness. The gap should be in limits 0,10 — 0,20 mm. The gap by means of the indicator of hour type and a support is measured.
Measurement of a gap carry out in the following sequence:
- establish the indicator and its holder on the block of cylinders and prepare for work;

Fig. 154. Measurement of an axial gap of a cranked shaft with use of a magnetic support with the indicator of hour type



- move a shaft from one extreme situation to another. The difference in indications of the indicator will make an axial gap (fig. 154) .