Height Gages

Product Features:

  • Available 6″, 8″, 12″, 18″, 20″, 24″, 40″ or metric models
  • Height Gages are available vernier scale, dial, or electronic
  • Most models come with carbide-tipped scriber
  • Numerous accessories available: Test Indicator bar with clamp, depth attachments and electronic touch probes.


Typically used on top of a granite surface plate, height gages measure the height of a workpiece. A slider with a measuring stylus moves along the vertical axis relative to a measuring scale. Height gages come in two distinct types (mechanical and electronic) with several options available for each type.


Brown & Sharpe
Fowler (Fred V. Fowler Co.)
SPI (Swiss Precision Instruments)


Dial Height Gages:

  • Available from 6″ to 18″ or in metric equivalent
  • Sharpe, clear dial graduations of .001″ or 0.02mm
  • Sharp, clear black graduations on the satin chrome finished bar every .100″ or 1mm

Two Column Height Gages:

  • Error-free reading with both up and down digital counters as well as a dial
  • Provided with a feed wheel for easy coarse feeding
  • Carbide-tipped scriber is provided
  • Height gage bar w/ clamp available to hold test indicator
  • Counters and dial can be re-zeroed at any scriber position
  • Available in 12″, 18″, 24″ and 40″

Electronic Height Gages:

  • Available with built in ABSOLUTE linear encoder. This encoder eliminates the necessity of setting the reference point at every power-on. It has improved reliability because no over-speed error will occur.
  • Rigid column structure ensures high measuring accuracy
  • Large smooth slider feed wheel
  • Carbide-tipped scriber is provided
  • Available with SPC data output
  • Technical Data Resolution: 0.01mm or .0005″/0.01mm.