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SVA Catalog for Advanced Parts
This page provides links to data charts that allow a designer
to chose an appropriate AFAB™ alignment kit, and
incorporate the kit into a project.   
The first six charts show basic dimensions of thirty six
advanced AFAB™ kits designed for the
measurement system
.  Each chart shows data for three
AFAB families (
Tab. 2 shows the definition of a family)
tabularized in two tables.  Each group of three families is
represented by two charts and four tables.  

The metric counterparts are shown on the following six

All seventy two parts are divided into groups of four, marked
with alternating
colors.  Each group constitutes a family.  Please note that all
parts in a family have the same basic dimensions.  They differ
with precision, and a stroke of the adjustment.  The following
table shows basic features of all parts within a group, and an
example that illustrates the rule:
Generic Dimensions of Advanced Kits.
The following drawings are generic drawings of all components of AFAB™ kit.  They are shown in the following order:
threaded adjustment nipple, locking screw, nipple adjuster, insert, spherical nut and floating washer. Their alphanumeric,
symbolic dimensions are tabularized in the charts linked below.
Advanced AFAB Family Charts
Advanced AFAB Alignment Assemblies - Imperial Sizes
Advanced AFAB Alignment Assemblies - Metric Sizes
Fig. 15
Tab. 2