3/25/2020

Company Expands Horizontal Travel on Optical Comparator

Originally titled 'Company Expands Horizontal Travel on Optical Comparator'
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L.S. Starrett expands horizontal X-axis travel on the HB400 benchtop optical comparator from 12" to 16" to measure large parts on its workstage.

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L.S. Starrett benchtop optical comparator.

 

L.S. Starrett has expanded the horizontal X-axis travel on the HB400 benchtop optical comparator from 12" to 16" (300 mm to 400 mm), providing users the versatility to measure large parts on its workstage.

The comparator features a 16" (400-mm) diameter viewing screen, a 16" (400-mm) horizontal travel, a 6" (150-mm) Y vertical travel, a 2" (50-mm) focus travel and a 110 lb. (49.9 kg) workstage load capacity. The HB400 also has all-metal construction with a hard-anodized stage tooling plate, LED profile and surface lighting rated to 50,000 hours, touchscreen operation and a linear encoder glass scale on both X and Y axes. Also includes a digital protractor for angle measurement of 1-ft. resolution via Q-axis readout.

The HB400 has a single, bayonet-style lens mounting system that accepts a choice of six fixed interchangeable lenses, as well as OV2 Zoom or TOV2 fixed telecentric magnification video camera systems. Available with MetLogix M1 tablet, M2 or M3 measuring software (when using OV2 and TOV2) PC or digital readout systems.

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