Pinpoint Laser Systems offers a 2D laser microgage for precision measuring, machine alignment, calibration and other industrial applications. Roll and web lines; CNC cutting and milling equipment; lathes; stamping presses; injection molding machines; extrusion systems; and other production equipment can be checked and aligned for improved operating efficiency and reduced downtime. The gage is compact, easy to set up and use right on the factory floor, the company says.
The gage combines a compact laser transmitter with a receiver and digital display. As the laser beam moves across the receiver in a vertical or horizontal path, the display provides a reading of the motion, accurate to 0.0001". This product will operated over a distance of 180 ft. with a bright, red beam that is quickly adaptable to many industrial applications. Instructions on the display guide the operator through the alignment project. Several accessories allow for alignment of straightness, runout, parallelism, squareness, roll and web alignment, shaft and bore alignment, flatness measuring and more.
The two-axis laser microgage operates on batteries, and all components are machines of solid aluminum with a hard anodized coating for wear resistance. A sealed push-button keypad and large LCD display make the gage easy and convenient to use in demanding industrial environments, the company says.
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