Product News: Test & Measuring Instruments

Height Gage combines manual and motorized operation.

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March 18, 2004 - With TESA® rotary power feature, electronic MICRO-HITE plus M enables users to switch between manual and motorized operation. It has constant measuring force of 1N and is available with 14, 24, or 36 in. of travel. On-board microprocessor automatically compensates for probe size, calculates size of slots and projections, and determines centerlines of features. Keyboard controls 1D measurement operations, while icons provide operator guidance.

Brown & Sharpe Mfg. Co.

Precision Park, 200 Frenchtown Rd., North Kingstown, RI, 02852, USA

Original Press Release

New Brown & Sharpe Micro-Hite plus M Electronic Height Gage Combines Manual and Motorized Operation

Press release date: March 3, 2004

NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI--The MICRO-HITE plus M Electronic Height Gage from Brown & Sharpe combines the positioning speed of a manual height gage with the precision and user friendliness of a motorized height gage.

With the exclusive TESA® rotary power feature, users can switch between manual and motorized operation for improved inspection throughput and operator productivity with no loss of measurement accuracy.

The MICRO-HITE plus M Electronic Height Gage provides high accuracy and repeatability with a constant measuring force of 1N. An on-board microprocessor automatically compensates for the probe size, calculates the size of slots and projections, and determines the centerlines of features.

A simple-to-use keyboard controls 1D measurement operations. Easy-to-read icons guide operators through flat surface and diameter measurements with speed and accuracy.

Special mechanical alignment allows the MICRO-HITE plus M Electronic Height Gage to be used in combination with a test indicator to quickly and accurately inspect the squareness of parts on a surface plate.

All MICRO-HITE probe holders and probes, as well as CAPAX 2000 probes can be used with the MICRO-HITE plus M Electronic Height Gage.

MICRO-HITE plus M Electronic height Gages are available with 14"/365 mm, 24"/615 mm or 36"/920 mm of travel. The measuring range can be extended with optional insert holders.

Brown & Sharpe, 200 Frenchtown Road, North Kingstown, RI 02852-1700, 1-800-283-3600, FAX (401) 886-2553, www.brownandsharpe.com.

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