What is a loose running fit? - Metrology & Quality Control

Q.  What is a loose running fit?
- Published on 07 Aug 15

a. Loose running fit has minimum clearance
b. They can be used in textile machinery
c. Used in high precision task
d. All the above

ANSWER: They can be used in textile machinery


  • Sravanthi   -Posted on 26 Oct 15
    - Fits characterized by positive difference between size of shaft and hole are called as clearance fits. The hole is bigger than shaft.

    - Clearance fits are further classified as:

    1) Slack running fit
    2) Loose running fit
    3) Running fit
    4) Easy slide fit
    5) Slide fit

    1) Loose running fit: Loose running fit has maximum clearance. It is used at high speeds and in which misalignment between mating parts is observed. They are used in low precision task. These fits are generally used in plumber blocks, hand trolleys, textile machinery, etc

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