Surface Measurement System Provides Mobility
The light, compact Jenoptik W10 mobile surface roughness measuring system features a long-lasting battery for taking measurements on the production line or shop floor.
The light, compact Jenoptik W10 mobile surface roughness measuring system features a long-lasting battery for taking measurements on the production line or shop floor. Capable of checking more than 40 roughness and waviness parameters using probes and accessories, the system is said to match the performance of stationary systems in accuracy and precision. The wireless device can be used for transverse probing, overhead measurement, mobile measurement on small shafts and perpendicular measurement. It is equipped with tripod legs to adapt to shorter workpieces, and an integrated V groove securely positions small, shaft-type parts on the unit for measuring.
The system’s ergonomic design enables precise positioning on the workpiece. A transparent probe cover and measurement position lighting make it easy to see the exact measurement position of the roughness probe, the company says. The support prism centers workpieces like small shafts ranging from 10 mm in diameter reliably on the correct measuring position and protects the probe for measurements in bores from 12 mm in diameter. Precisely polished shafts contact the workpiece for stable support.
The system is capable of tracking eight separate measurement programs and as many as 100 separate profiles, with a total storage capacity of 10,000 completed measurements. Roughness probes and measuring instrument electronics are calibrated independently, reducing the need to make regular adjustments or recalibrate. An integrated click wheel and large color display with graphic interface delivers results and tolerance evaluations. A USB port is used for charging the battery or connecting a permanent power supply, connecting to a PC to transfer parameters and profile data, external controls via a foot switch, and remote controls. A thermal printer built into the device documents measurement results using Bluetooth technology. The system also can be equipped with Turbo DataWave basic or expert software.
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