Test & Measuring Instruments

Scanning Laser Micrometer accelerates large part inspection.

June 21, 2016

Used for contact-free inspection, single-axis TLAser1240™ measures diameter, height, or width up to 9.1 in. Multiple units may be used together for 2-axis (X/Y) inspection or 3-axis diameter and ovality measurements. Usable in such industries as metal, glass, wire and cable, and plastics and rubber extrusion, instrument makes 1,600 measurements/sec and offers repeatability of ±.00008 in. (2 sec). Separate transmitter, receiver, and rigid mounting rail allow mounting in any orientation. Read More

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Optical LED Micrometer offers extended working distance.

December 11, 2015

Combining internal CCD camera, light source, receiver, and controller, optoCONTROL 2600 measures outer contour of object with absolute precision. With Model option 209, max distance between light source and receiver has been enlarged to 400 ±50 mm and max working distance between object and receiver has been extended to 200 ±50 mm. Model option 210 additionally features installed cable connection that is offset by 90° and placed sideways for difficult installation scenarios. Read More

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In-line Vial Measurement at Capitol Europe

November 5, 2015

To provide high-speed, high-accuracy inspection facilities for production of a new range of vials, Capitol Europe has opted for KEYENCE optical micrometers in the TM-3000 series. Capitol Europe specializes in the manufacturing of packages and packaging products for the pharmaceutical industry and medical testing applications. Its strength lies in the specific technological characteristics of its... Read More

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Micron-level In-process Inspection of Lead Frames

September 16, 2015

Possehl France SAS is a company that specializes in precision cutting and stamping. Thanks to its new TM-3000 optical micrometer from Keyence, it can now conduct very detailed inspections of every single part it produces. Possehl France's core business is the design and manufacturing of carbide cutting tools and the use of these tools to cut very high-precision metal parts for various... Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laboratory Testing Inc. Announces Continuation of A2LA Accreditation and Expanded Scope

September 1, 2015

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI) was successfully audited and approved for continued accreditation by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025-2005. The scope of LTI's A2LA accreditation was also expanded for mechanical testing and calibration services. Bore micrometers were added to the calibration certificate. The expanded mechanical... Read More

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Optical Micrometer with HTML5 User Interface

May 7, 2015

After successfully launching the optoCONTROL 2520 laser micrometer in April 2014, its ease of use has now been further improved. The web interface now runs on HTML5 instead of Java. For users, this means improved stability and reliability. The optoCONTROL 2520 compact laser micrometer with integrated controller stands out due to its high precision, 46mm measuring range and a maximum... Read More

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Electronic Micrometer offers 0.00016 in. accuracy.

May 7, 2015

Suited for general purpose measuring, Fowler Xtra-Value II features choice of measuring range and large LCD with inch/metric switchable resolution of 0.00005 in. and 0.001 mm. Unit is equipped with direct RS 232 output, absolute and incremental modes, and carbide measuring faces for wear resistance. For repeatability between users, ratchet thimble applies consistent force. Read More

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Introducing the NEW Mitutoyo Laser Scan Micrometers

April 14, 2015

These Laser Scan Micrometers are available in a wide variety of models with measurement that can be utilized in diverse applications With a wide variety of models, LSM measurement can be utilized in diverse applications. The LSM-500S can measure ultra-fine wires as thin as .0002" (0.005mm) in diameter to a resolution of  .000001" (0.00001mm), and the LSM-512S can measure cylindrical... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Film Applicator utilizes digital micrometer heads.

May 14, 2014

With digital micrometer head, Digital Microm II Film Applicator provides 0.00005 in. digital graduations. Head features single value LCD with inch and metric readout, spindle lock to hold measurements in place, and satin chrome finish on thimble sleeve that helps resist rust. SPC output transmits results to computer or external device through interface cable. Read More

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Compact Laser Micrometer has 46 mm measuring range.

April 9, 2014

Along with integrated controller, optoCONTROL 2520 features variable mounting distances from 100 mm to 2 m between transmitter and receiver. Measurement object can be placed anywhere within light curtain, up to 8 segments can be measured and output simultaneously, and smallest detectable object diameter is 0.5 mm. Ethernet/EtherCAT and RS422 interfaces are available, and real-time measurement chart displays diverse values. Averaging and filter methods and statistics features are standard. Read More

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Multi-Axis Optical Micrometer supports high-speed operation.

February 19, 2014

With standard sampling rate of 16,000 Hz that virtually eliminates effects of target vibration on measurement value, LS-9000 series is designed to keep up with any production line while maintaining repeatability of 0.03 μm. Vibration isolation system within head protects against damage from vibration and impact, and design has no moving parts. Target monitor and tilt correction function lets users see position of target in measurement axis in real-time via integrated CMOS camera. Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Biuret Micrometer helps monitor and maintain DEF quality.

February 13, 2014

Part of ACUSTRIP QA On the Spot program, Biuret Micrometer and process measures presence of Biuret in DEF. Users extract 1 ML sample of DEF, place it into meter, insert test strip into reservoir and move it back and forth for 10 seconds. After user presses read, meter displays 0, .1, .2, .3, .4, .5 or greater % showing that service is needed above .3% per ISO 22241. Field testing supported with laboratory analysis helps users maintain quality of DEF in supply chain and identify issues early. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Micrometer Model 49-56

October 17, 2013

The new model 49-56 precision digital micrometer combines a modern contemporary look with a robust mechanical design and new improved electronics, including a digital linear encoder. The system features a comprehensive software program for controlling test speed, auto zero, auto sample detect, selectable opening distance, selectable measurement range, selectable dwell time, built-in auto... Read More

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FCT Assembly Installs New Micrometers to Improve Stencil Accuracy

May 17, 2013

GREELEY, CO — FCT Assembly today announced that it has installed new Mitutoyo Deep Throat Micrometers to accurately measure the step etch depth over the entire surface of the stencil. This is another example of the improvements FCT Assembly is putting in place since the purchase of Global Stencil, Inc. "As we develop new stencil technologies, we must ensure the accuracy and quality of every... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

In-line 2D Optical Micrometer offers multi-point measurement.

December 6, 2011

Combining functionality of laser scan micrometer, machine vision system, and optical comparator in single device, Model TM-3000 is available in 3 sensor head sizes and can utilize 2 transmitter-receiver pairs simultaneously. Because system works in 2 dimensions, it can measure up to 16 points within measurement area. In addition to 15 measurement modes and 8 auxiliary modes, device includes position correction function, which automatically orients test part prior to measurement. Read More

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Inline, 2D Optical Micrometer delivers multipoint measurement.

December 1, 2011

Combining laser scan micrometer, machine vision system, and optical comparator, TM-3000 is compatible with 100% automated high-speed, in-line or off-line measurement and inspection applications. It is available in 3 sensor head sizes and can utilize 2 transmitter-receiver pairs simultaneously. System works in 2 dimensions, measuring up to 16 points within given area, and optimizes speed and precision via sub-pixel processing only in areas or points designated for measurement. Read More

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Three-Axis Laser Micrometer features 30 mm measurement window.

October 13, 2010

Suitable for flaw detection, Triton331(TM) offers standard measurement rate of 4,800/sec with 12,000 measurements/sec available as option. Unit can accurately measure hexagonal or other product shapes that incur oscillation as well as non-constant diameter products, such as corrugated tubing. Via TLAser400(TM) micrometer interface card, device links to PC running Total Vu(TM) software, which provides in-process tolerance checking, trending, SPC, feedback control, data logging, and recipes. Read More

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Electronic Micrometers measure from 0-4 inches.

September 23, 2010

Featuring IP67 level of protection against coolant, water, chips, and dirt, Series 795/796 includes LCD digital readout, tapered frame for accurate measuring, and no-glare satin chrome finish on thimble and sleeve. Series 795 additionally features RS232 output port for data transmission. Operating on two 3 V batteries, both provide automatic shut-off after 20 min, micro-lapped carbide measuring faces, inch/millimeter conversion, and ability to zero tool at any position. Read More

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Laser Micrometer offers application specific operation modes.

April 27, 2010

Based on high precision L-CCD, IG Series is suitable for edge guiding of opaque, transparent, or translucent materials, as well as position control, outer diameter measurement, and gap control. Alignment and setup is facilitated with highly visible beam and LED Bar Monitor position display built into sensor head. With several error extraction algorithms and I-DSP, IG Series can operate stably in environments that would results in failure of conventional devices. Read More

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Micrometers combine accuracy, ergonomics, and repeatability.

December 22, 2009

Offering ±1 µm/.00005 in. accuracy throughout entire measuring range, IP65-rated QuantuMike® is optimized for accelerated spindle positioning time, and coarse thread feeds spindle at 2 mm per thimble-revolution. Measurement repeatability is promoted via ratchet thimble drive mechanism, and ergonomic design enables ratchet to be worked from speeder or thimble. To promote safety, function lock prevents digital display-indicated origin point from being mistakenly moved during measurement. Read More