The L.S. Starrett Co.

121 Crescent St.
Athol, MA 01331 US


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Company Profile

Founded in 1880 in Athol, Massachusetts, The L.

Starrett Company

Starrett is committed to providing you with complete solutions created for your exact needs.

HVR100 FLIP Video Based Measurement System

The new "HVR-Flip" from Starrett is the latest in a line of video-based measurement systems.

Vision Systems

Video-Based Measurement Systems combine high-resolution graphic images, powerful-intuitive software and precision mechanical platforms, to deliver superb accuracy and repeatable measurement results.

Optical Comparators

Optical Comparators provide a time tested, cost effective solution for non-contact measurement, and are used for many medical dimensional inspection requirements.

Electronic Gages

Skilled personnel, superior products, manufacturing expertise, innovation and excellent service and support have earned Starrett its reputation as the "World's Greatest Toolmakers".

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Starrett's No. 3824 hardness tester

Starrett's No. 3823 and 3824 Hardness Testers Enable High-Accuracy Measurements
L.S. Starrett’s digital Rockwell/superficial Rockwell benchtop hardness testers No. 3823 and 3824 include fully automated loading and unloading procedures.

Starrett’s HDV300 and HDV400 benchtop digital video comparators.

Starrett’s HDV300 and HDV400 Improve Accuracy, Illumination
Westec 2019: The new generation of L.S. Starrett’s HDV300 and HDV400 benchtop digital video comparators are said to provide increases in speed, illumination, design and convenience.

Interior of one of BCI’s plants

Inspection System Helps Company Meet Short Lead Times
Even after buying new fast machine tools, inspection remained a bottleneck for BCI. A digital video inspection system from Starrett is increasing this company’s inspection throughput and helping it get parts to its customer on time. 

Attendees navigate various booths at Eastec 2019.

On Display at Eastec 2019
Here is an overview of some of the CNC machining and other technology showcased at the biennial manufacturing trade show.

1885 lathe from Lodge, Barker & Co.

Antique Catalogs Capture the Art and Heritage of Metalworking
Editor Emeritus Mark Albert considers his antique cutter and machine tool catalogs a “personal art collection.” These publications represent the heritage of metalworking and manufacturing.

Jon-Michael Raymond of L.S. Starrett

L.S. Starrett Co. Appoints North American Director of Sales, Industrial Products
Jon-Michael Raymond succeeds Tony Aspin, who will be retiring June 30 after serving the company for 28 years, the last 18 of them as vice president of sales.

GM parts inspected by Starrett vision systems for Modern Machine Shop magazine

Vision Systems: One Shop's Competitive Edge for Measurement and Inspection
Even for high-volume machine shops like Alpha Grainger, every part is critical. When the bottleneck to inspect a vast number of parts resulted in lost business, the company built, then invested in, digital vision systems to gain a competitive advantage.

products from L.S. Starrett

Digital Video System Measures Vertically or Horizontally
Eastec 2019: Starrett's HVR100 Flip digital video system is billed as the industry’s first vision system to work upright (vertically) or on its side (horizontally) for application versatility.

Dyna Contact

January 2019 Product Spotlight: Measurement and Inspection
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on equipment used for measuring and inspection, including gaging and tool setting. 

Digi-check gage

Gage Provides Reference Setting for a Range of Applications
The L.S. Starrett Co. introduces its Digi-Check height masters with electronic digital readout.

L.S. Starrett digital indicator

Digital Gage Indicators First in Their Size Spec Class
The L.S. Starrett Co. has introduced a range of digital electronic indicators conforming to true AGD (American Gage Design) Group 1 dimensions, providing the ability to replace traditional mechanical indicating applications in the smallest AGD size specification class.

Starrett metrology tools

Metrology Products Showcase Automation, Versatility
IMTS 2018: L.S. Starrett is displaying a variety of metrology products and solutions including automated vision technology, optical measurement systems digital measuring tools and more. 

L.S. Starrett Co.'s HVR100-Flip

Large-FOV Benchtop Vision Measuring System Automatically Recognizes Parts
L.S. Starrett Co. has introduced the HVR100-Flip, a large-field-of-vision (FOV) benchtop vision measurement system that is capable of a vertical or horizontal orientation

L.S. Starrett SR160 surface roughness tester

Surface Roughness Tester Reduces Need for Fixtures
L.S. Starrett Co.’s SR160 surface roughness tester performs complex analysis to test against customer specifications.

Snap-On, L.S. Starrett Partner on Precision Measurement Course
The Precision Measurement Instruments course, offered by Snap-on, will use measurement instruments provided by Starrett.

Starrett Donates Measuring Tools to Workshop for Warriors
Workshops for Warriors, a nonprofit organization, trains and places veterans into manufacturing careers.

Spindle Square Simplifies Milling Machine Head Tramming
The L.S. Starrett Company offers the 649 series spindle square for tramming the head of a vertical milling machine.


Precise Multi-Sensor Vision System
 The L. S. Starrett Company introduces the Galileo AV350 video measurement system.


Carbide-Tipped Band Saw Blades Available In Two Configurations
Advanz carbide-tipped band saw blades feature a high-quality, submicron-grain carbide tooth tip cylinder with a triple-chip grind, which is welded to a tough, ductile back. These blades also feature quality carbide-to-back bonding and offer fatigue, shock, wear and strip resistance when cutting difficult-to-machine materials, the company says. The blades are available in “FS” and “TS” configurations.

Product Categories of The L.S. Starrett Co.

Arbors (for Cutters)
Calibration Equipment
Comparators, Optical & Other
Data Collection Devices for Gaging, SPC, etc.
Flaw Detection Equipment
Gages - Digital
Gages - Mechanical
Gear Inspection
Gear Inspection Equipment
Hardness Testing Equipment
Laser Measurement Systems
Material Testing & Analysis Equipment
Postprocessing Equipment for Additive Manufacturing
Quality & Measurement
Quality Documentation Software
Roundness Measuring Equipment
Saw Blades
Surface Plates
Tap Drivers & Attachments
Vision Systems

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