Light and compact in design, the Jenoptik W10 mobile surface roughness measuring system enables easy operation with long-lasting battery power for more than 800 measurements with one battery charge to ensure reliability, even during frequent use. According to Jenopitk, the system is capable of checking more than 40 roughness and waviness parameters. It can track eight separate measurement programs (including one for device verification) and as many as 100 separate profiles, with a total storage capacity of as many as 10,000 completed measurements. The wireless device can be used for transverse probing, overhead measurement, mobile measurement on small shafts and perpendicular measurement, and is equipped with tripod legs to adapt to small workpiece height.
The system’s support prism reliably centers small shaft-type workpieces from 10-mm diameter on the correct measuring position and protects the probe for measurements in bores measuring 12 mm diameter or larger. Contact to the workpiece is made through polished support shafts to promote stability, while a height measuring stand enables the system to function as a complete measuring station for tasks requiring precise positioning.
The roughness probes and measuring instrument electronics are calibrated independently, eliminating the need to make regular adjustments to the amplification or to re-calibrate, the company says. The device is ergonomically designed to fit into a user’s hand and features a graphical user interface. Tolerance evaluation of the measurement results is displayed in color, enabling users to assess the results at a glance. The transparent probe cover combined with the measurement position lighting is designed to make the measurement position of the roughness probe easy to see, the company says. A built-in thermal printer documents measurement results on the spot using Bluetooth technology. A single USB port accommodates battery charging or permanent power supply; a PC connection to transfer parameters and profile data; external controls via foot switch; and remote controls. The system can be optionally equipped with the Turbo Datawave basic software to transfer measurement results to a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet on a PC for processing and documentation.
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