Wringing refers to a process of adhering one gage block to another in order to create a larger block that helps adjust the size of a product for a measurement. Wring-ability refers to the degree that two gage blocks are able to be wrung to each other with a sturdy hold. The process to wring two gage blocks together is simple to complete. First, the surface of a gage block that will come into contact with another gage block is lightly oiled. Second, one gage block is slid across a second in a perpendicular direction while applying pressure. Third, the gage block is turned while continuing to apply pressure until it is aligned parallel to the other gage block. At this point the two gage blocks should be bound together through forces of air pressure, molecular attraction, and surface tension. Wringing can be completed with steel gage blocks and ceramic gage blocks alike, but must always be done with two gage blocks of the same material. While wringing is done slightly more effectively with steel gage blocks due to the chemical properties of steel, it can also be done with ceramic gage blocks when needed.