Linear Height Gage is battery powered and portable.

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Series 518 Linear Height Lite makes high accuracy, vertical measurements with selectable resolution settings of 0.00005, 0.0001 or 0.005 in. Readings are presented on large LCD that indicates measurement parameters in use. Absolute type linear encoder allows origin point and other settings to be retained even when power is switched off so there is no need to reset with each use. Two versions are available, with 14 and 24 in. measuring range.



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Mitutoyo Offers Advanced and Affordable Linear Height Gage


Mitutoyo Offers Advanced and Affordable Linear Height Gage

(Aurora, IL) Mitutoyo's new Series 518 Linear Height Lite is a price advantaged version of Mitutoyo's multifunction height measuring system. Linear Height Lite takes high accuracy, vertical measurements with selectable resolution settings of .00005"/.000 1"/.005" (0.001 mm/0.005mm).

Readings are presented on a very large LCD readout that also indicates measurement parameters in use. An absolute Type linear encoder allows the origin point and other settings to be retained even when power is switched off so there is no need to reset with each use. Additionally, this type of encoder allows unlimited response speed.

Easy-to-identify icon keys make operations efficient. Among these functions are Outside Diameter, Inside Diameter and Pitch calculation. There are also red and green indicator lights for go/No-Go use and the LCD will indicate "-NG, "GO", "+NG". Other functions include Zero-setting, Presetting, Count Direction and Display Hold. Two versions of Linear height are available: one with a 14" and the other with a 24" measuring range. Measuring force is a light 1.6N +/- 0.5N.

For mobility, the Linear height Lite is powered by batteries that provide 1000 hours of operation. An optional AC adapter can also be ordered for unlimited operation.

Manual movement is smooth on fine roller bearings and the unit provides a slider elevation knob for large movement as well as coarse and fine adjustment wheels. For data output, both digimatic and RS-232C ports are incorporated. Additionally, to expand Linear height Lite's range of applications, a wide selection of optional probes is available. Plus a handy, optional grip handle may also be selected to help move the unit around on a surface plate.

Mitutoyo America Corporation offers over 6,000 metrology products to serve the quality needs of industry. Our network of Metrology Centers located in Paramus, NJ; Plymouth, MI; Aurora, IL and City of Industry, CA are staffed and equipped to deliver the correct measurement solution to customers' specific requirements

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