Surface Gages

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Portable Surface Finish Gauge offers one-button operation.

February 19, 2015

Available with 10 or 5 µm radius tip on provided general-purpose probe, Pocket Surf® IV displays Ra, Rz, or Rmax with one measurement stroke. MarConnect universal interface allows USB, RS-232, or Digimatic output of data by choosing appropriate cable, and LCD shows measured roughness value in microinches or micrometers within 0.5 sec after surface is traversed. Gauge offers 4 switchable probe positions — axial (folded) or at 90°, 180°, or 270° — and selectable traverse lengths. Read More

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Camshaft Measuring Machine features Siemens motion control.

March 20, 2014

Designed for use on factory floor, Model 1000 Surface Finish Gauge enables users to press one button and have all surface measurements such as Ra, Rp, Tp, and Rsk performed in one sequence on main and rod journals and thrust faces. System is built on rugged platform of structural steel and granite, and uses 3 stylus tips which are capable of scanning 2,000 points/nm. Users can perform gauge repeatability and reproducibility tests, prove machine capability, and qualify production equipment. Read More

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Multipurpose Gauge accepts interchangeable probes.

June 15, 2012

By accepting fully interchangeable coating thickness, environmental, surface profile, and ultrasonic wall thickness probes that retain their calibration information, PosiTector gauge body facilitates conversion from coating thickness gauge to surface profile gauge, dew point meter, or ultrasonic wall thickness gauge. Standard and Advanced models feature built-in memory, onscreen statistics, and USB mass storage. Users can also upload stored measurements and generate customizable reports. Read More

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Mobile Skidless Surface Gauge evaluates complex parameters.

December 2, 2011

MarSurf® M 400 features motorized probe height adjustment that automatically zeros probe in seconds. Magnetic breakaway probe mounting system protects probes from accidental damage and facilitates changes. System measures all common international parameters and features Bluetooth connectivity between measuring system and evaluation unit with integrated thermal printer. Skidless tracing of surface characteristics allows capture of primary, waviness, and roughness profiles. Read More

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Skidless Surface Gauge offers auto-probe zeroing.

September 2, 2011

Designed to measure all common international parameters, MarSurf M 400 features motorized probe height adjustment, which automatically zeros probe in seconds. Magnetic breakaway probe mounting system protects sensitive probes from accidental damage and facilitates probe changes. Compatible with all appropriate DIN, ISO, JIS, ASME and MOTIF standards, MarSurf M 400 features Bluetooth connectivity between measuring system and evaluation unit with integrated thermal printer. Read More

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Coating Thickness Gage also measures surface roughness.

June 1, 2011

Supplied with glass calibration plate and leather pouch, Model SP1560 TQC Surface Profile and Coating Thickness Gage uses 2 different tips, one for surface roughness and another for coating thickness. Unit has 0.3 in. stem diameter and M2.5 x 0.45 thread. Precision-machined gauge provides measurement range of 0-0.13 in. with 0.04 mil resolution and 0.2 mil accuracy. Read More

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Form Measuring Machine also performs surface finish measurements.

July 28, 2010

MMQ 200 Surface Finish option, available for MarForm MMQ 200 Formtester, measures surface finish parameters according to ISO, ASME, and JIS standards. Able to sample data with spacing down to 0.5 microns, option uses skidded diamond tipped PHT stylus and MarWin-based surface finish software. Stylus is mounted opposite ruby-tipped form probe on motorized T7W probe head. MMQ 200 automatically swivels probe to apply diamond stylus, and changes from horizontal to vertical measurement as needed. Read More

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Surface Finish Gage features Bluetooth wireless drive unit.

September 30, 2009

Capable of taking surface finish measurements up to 4 m from evaluation unit, portable MarSurf® M 300 can take measurements in any position, and has measuring range of up to 350 µm. It offers measurement cut-off length selections of 0.08-2.5 mm, surface parameters conforming to ISO, ASME, JIS, and other standards, and can store up to 40,000 measurement results and 30 profiles. Unit includes PHT 6-350 probe, height adjustment bracket, and power supply with 3 plugs for 90-264 V input. Read More

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Five-Axis CMMs offer automated surface finish measurement.

September 29, 2009

REVO® 5-axis machines are available with SFP1 surface finish probe option, which allows surface finish inspection to be fully integrated within CMM measurement routines. With measurement capability of 6.3-0.05 Ra, probe lets CMM users automatically switch between part scanning and surface finish measurement; analysis is contained in one report. Probe incorporates C axis that allows probe tip to be automatically orientated to any angle to suit part. Read More

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Handheld Instrument profiles how light is reflected.

July 16, 2009

Novo-Gloss I.Q. DOI-Goniophotometer uses reflectance profiles to calculate gloss, haze, and Distinctness Of Image (DOI) values, allowing user to fully evaluate surface finish. By Pressing one button, operators retrieve gloss, Rspec, DOI, and Haze measurements at 20° or 60°. Instrument measures gloss in accordance with ISO 2813 and ASTM D523 standards, haze to ASTM E430 standard, and DOI value from 0-100 to ASTM D5767-A standard. Read More

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Surface Finish Gage indexes and measures multiple parts.

May 28, 2008

In addition to lazy susan-type staging table with customized tooling that accommodates up to 8 measuring stations, gage incorporates Perthometer M1 or M2 surface measuring instrument and supports DIN/ISO/ASME/SEP profile parameters. Self-contained, bench-type gage occupies 18 x 12 in. footprint and is equipped with calibration standard that has 3 separate roughness standards. Operation requires operator to rotate table, index measurement head to calibration standard, and press Start. Read More

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Surface Finish Gauge measures more than 24 parameters.

March 29, 2007

Utilizing inductive probe, portable Pocket Surf® PS1 provides measuring range up to 350 µm with measuring force down to 0.7 mN. Unit can measure upside down, mounted on surface plate or measuring stand, or perpendicular to contact surface with optional end face vee-block. Most frequently used parameters, Ra and Rz, are directly selectable with more than 22 others accessible using scrolling function keys. Gauge includes memory, USB connectivity, and optional PC software. Read More

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Surface Finish Gage measures more than 24 parameters.

February 27, 2007

Utilizing inductive probe, portable Pocket Surf® PS1 provides measuring range up to 350 µm with low measuring force of 0.7 mN. Drive unit can be rotated as well as moved longitudinally; and PS1 can measure upside down, mounted on surface plate or measuring stand, or perpendicular to contact surface with optional end face V-block. Using USB interface, gage connects to PC for transfer and storage of data without requiring installation of software or drivers. Read More

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Portable Gauge measures 24 surface finish parameters.

January 24, 2007

Equipped with inductive probe, Pocket Surf® PS1 offers measuring range up to 350 µm and displays all functions in plain text. Most frequently used functions, Ra and Rz, are directly selectable with more than 22 others, accessible through scrolling function keys. With USB interface, device can be connected to PC for transfer and storage of data without requiring software or drivers. Integrated calibration master eliminates need for external calibration. Read More

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Portable Surface Finish Gage measures over 24 parameters.

January 3, 2007

Weighing 14 oz, Pocket Surf® PS1 employs inductive probe and offers USB connectivity, optional PC software, and memory for results storage. Most frequently used parameters are directly selectable, with others accessible via scrolling function keys. Cutoff lengths are freely selectable, and there is no need for external calibration. While 0.7 mN measuring force and 350 µm max measuring capacity promotes application versatility, USB interface enables PC transfer and storage of data. Read More

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Gaging Fixtures measure difficult surfaces in seconds.

July 31, 2003

MarSurf(TM) Fixtures measure automotive component surfaces right on shop floor. Five units measure cylinder walls, thrust faces on journals and crankshafts, standard bore surfaces, deep bore surfaces, and deck faces on blocks and cylinder heads. Built as modular series keyed to requirements of each component, fixtures automatically position gage probe and enable operators to complete entire measurement process with touch of 1 or 2 buttons. Read More

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Surface Finish Gage speeds crankshaft measurements.

October 2, 2002

Model 1000 has 3 variable reluctance pickups, each having 5µm diamond stylus that measure roughness parameters such as Ra, Rp, Tp, and Rsk on main and rod journals as well as thrust faces. Manually loaded, fully automatic gage utilizes Windows NT software graphics and may be stored and used in SPC programs. Capable of scanning 2,000 points/mm, gage measures entire length of journal in 1 scan and reports results in 5.6 mm evaluation lengths. It accommodates shafts up to 36 in. long. Read More

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Roughness Gage checks surface finish.

April 25, 2002

Compact Lasercheck(R) makes noncontact surface finish measurements on any material or color, including rubber, glass, and steel. It has no moving parts, and withstands contaminants, moisture, and rough shop-floor handling. It includes compact 3.0 x 1.4 x 1.75 in. portable head that weighs less than 1 lb. RS232 interface port on electronics control box can upload measurement data to SPC and other database software. Read More

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