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Starrett Digital Micrometers Offer Improved Ergonomics

Starrett has introduced more than 100 new electronic digital micrometers, which range from No. 733.1 outside micrometers to an array of application-specific models.

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Starrett digital micrometer

The L.S. Starrett Company has introduced more than 100 electronic digital micrometers with new features for improved ergonomics, functionality and productivity. The new electronic micrometers range from the No. 733.1 outside micrometers to an array of application-specific models.

The new micrometers include an IP67 level of protection on sizes 0 to 4" (0 to 100 mm) and various application-specific models to withstand harsh shop elements, including coolant, water, chips, dust and dirt while retaining tool integrity. An ergonomic, insulated frame design on the new No. 733.1 0-1" outside micrometer is designed for comfort and ease of use. In addition, the new electronic micrometers offer upgraded electronics, a longer battery life, an advanced locking mechanism and a large, easy-to-read LCD display. For Industry 4.0 readiness, the micrometers are equipped with RS232 output, ideal for use with data collection systems such as Starrett’s DataSure.

The Starrett 733.1 electronic micrometers are available in a 0-1" (25 mm) model, ranging to 24" (600mm) and in 0-6" (152 mm) and 0-12" (304 mm) sets of individual micrometers. According to the company, the micrometers are accurate to +/- 0.0001" (0.002 mm) with a resolution of 0.00005" (0.001 mm). Micrometers have a knurled and graduated satin chrome finish thimble, and are offered with carbide measuring faces or with 52100 steel measuring faces on some application-specific models.

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