Solartron Metrology Introduces Orbit® 3 Network

BOGNOR REGIS, WEST SUSSEX, ENGLAND-The Orbit® 3 Network and digital products from Solartron Metrology offers improved accuracy to 0.05% of reading, and increased versatility versus the Orbit®2 product line. The Orbit®3 controllers and modules are 30% lighter, offer improved clamping and excellent vibration resistance. Together they provide a complete dimensional measurement and data acquisition system with up to 200 probes on a single network.

The Orbit®3 controllers and modules perform measurement as well as some control functions and can be networked together into a highly versatile plug-and-go measurement system. In addition to interfacing with other Solartron products, the Orbit® Network is able to host a variety of third-party sensors providing a complete dimensional measurement and data acquisition system.

The Orbit®3 can be hosted on a PC using the Orbit® network card or be connected to a PLC via RS 232 interface and in the near future Ethernet module. A range of single, dual and multiple inputs Orbit®3 digital readouts are available for output into a PC or PLC using RS 232

Solartron Metrology is a unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of $2.1 billion.

For more information, contact
Solartron Metrology,
915 N. New Hope Road,
Suite C, Gastonia,
NC 28054.
Tel: 800-873-5838.

Mark Asuma
(704) 868-4661

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