Press Release Summary:
Providing repeatable results, Model 1000 lets operator load part, press one button, and obtain all surface roughness measurements within one sequence. Measureable parameters include Ra, Rp, Tp, and Rsk on main and rod journals and thrust faces. With GE FanucÂ® motion controls and Allen-Bradley components, automatic system utilizes 3 variable reluctance pickups. Each has 5 micron diamond stylus and can scan 2,000 points per mm. Typ cycle time is 6 min, and various report outputs are offered.
Original Press Release:
Camshaft Measuring Machine Provides Repeatable Surface Finish Results
An upgraded, automatic surface finish gage for crankshafts and camshafts that provides rapid operation with fully repeatable measurement results is being reintroduced by ADCOLE Corporation of Marlborough, Massachusetts.
The ADCOLE Model 1000 Surface Finish Gage is an automatic camshaft and crankshaft surface roughness machine that lets an operator load a part, press one button, and have all surface measurements done in one sequence. Providing highly repeatable results, it can measure roughness parameters such as Ra, Rp, Tp, and Rsk on main and rod journals and thrust faces.
Upgraded with GE Fanuc® motion controls and Allen-Bradley components, the ADCOLE Model 1000 Surface Finish Gage utilizes three variable reluctance pickups, each having a 5 micron diamond stylus, and they are capable of scanning 2,000 points per mm. Running on the familiar Windows® platform, average cycle time is six minutes and various report outputs are offered.
The ADCOLE Model 1000 Surface Finish Gage is priced from $180,000.00. Literature and price quotations are available upon request.
For more information contact:
J. Brooks Reece, Vice President
669 Forest Street
Marlborough, MA 10752 U.S.A.
FAX (508) 481-6142