Specifica tions and Av ailability The information and specifications in this catalog were accurate at the time of publication. Specifications and availability of products, however, are subject to change without notice. Quality Assurance Starrett tools are made to the highest standard of quality and workmanship. We want every tool in the hands of our customers to be accurate and satisfactory. If any tool is found not to be of Starrett quality, please contact our customer service department to arrange a return of that tool.Any tool proved to be defective in material or workmanship will, at our discretion, be repaired or replaced at no Charge. Please note that we cannot replace or give credit for tools that have been improperly used, stamped or mutilated, or tools that have been altered or repaired by personnel not authorized by The L.S. Starrett Company. We will be pleased to quote a price to repair such tools. Accuracy At the time of manufacture, Starrett precision measuring tools meet or exceed accuracy and performance requirements of national and international standards, and are traceable to the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology. St arrett Value No manufacturer's precision tools are guaranteed to work for life, regardless of the use or abuse they receive. It is worthy to note, however, that we at The L.S. Starrett Company regularly service and repair our precision measuring tools that have been passed from generation to generation. You can count on Starrett for full value. Repair and Calibra tion We offer expert repair and calibration services at several of our facilities as noted on previous pages. Please contact the appropriate facility to arrange for these services. Custom Solutions and Special Orders As noted, we have built thousands of special tools to meet the unique needs of our customers, and we welcome the opportunity to work with you to meet your special requirements. Please contact our Special Gage Division at (978) 249-3551, or contact the international location that is your supplier. How and Where to Order St arrett Products Starrett tools are sold through authorized distributors. Orders should be placed with a Starrett distributor in your area. Please check our website or contact us for assistance in locating your nearest distributor. Please note that we do not list distributors for our Metrology Products (Vision Systems and Optical Comparators) due to their technically complex and application-specific nature. Please contact our Metrology Division in Laguna Hills, CA at (949) 348-1213 for assistance in finding the best distributor for your application, product and location. Product Price Please contact your distributor for prices of Starrett products. In most cases, we do not quote prices directly to customers. From time to time, we offer promotions with stated prices valid for a defined period. Such promotions are listed on our website and detailed in printed promotional material. If you require help finding a participating distributor, please contact us. General Informa tion 18