Bluetooth Handheld Gage Takes Measurements without Computer
Marposs Corp.’s MRO inspection and tooling solutions include the i-Wave2 handheld gauge.
Marposs Corp.’s MRO inspection and tooling solutions include the i-Wave2 handheld gage. The gage is designed for ease of use. Its 1.8" color display and wireless Bluetooth technology enable users to obtain measurements without a computer.
Based on the gage head, the gage can measure inner and outer diameters, depth, distances, and countersinks, making it suitable for measuring features including rivet holes, bores, gearboxes, generators, bearings and hollow shafts. With a measuring resolution of 0.0001 mm, the gage is designed to help minimize human error and save time.
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