The party never ends with our lineup of metrology equipment guaranteed to dial in accuracy and ensure consistency. Whether you’re looking to heighten efficiency within your inspection or measure an obscurely unique feature, we can help identify the best equipment for the application. Our metrology solutions include but are not limited to Optical Comparators; both new and preowned, Vision Systems, Coordinate Measurement Machines (CMM), Video Measurement Machines, Contour and Roughness Machines, as well as Laser Measurement Systems. We look forward to helping you identify the best fit for your geometric dimensioning and tolerancing need.
The expansive line of products produced by Starrett encompass an excellence that has earned them a loyal following for years. From precision measuring tools such as calipers, micrometers and indicators to optical comparators, video measurement and inspection systems and force measurement equipment. The Starrett brand is relied upon by many to ensure their products are produced with quality.
The line of optical comparators produced by Starrett have proven to be a dependable, cost effective solution for non-contact measurement. These systems provide brilliant lighting and exceptionally sharp images with outstanding accuracy. Their comparator line offers a broad assortment of sizes, stages, lenses, styles, and accessories that are sure to provide a solution for most applications.
A vast range of measurement applications can be tackled with the video-based measurement systems by Starrett. Each system is engineered to produce repeatable measurements with superior accuracy through a combination of high-resolution images, powerful software and precision mechanical platforms. Be sure to specifically check out their Horizontal Digital Video (HDV) comparator which incorporates the best features of a horizontal comparator and vision system.
Quality Vision International (QVI) offers a comprehensive line of optical comparators equipped with the most advanced measurement technologies available today. From manual profile projectors to automatic CNC controlled vision systems, you’re sure to find a measurement solution that will support your requirement with reliability and consistency. In addition, QVI also offers refurbishing services that will transform old, but serviceable equipment into state-of-the-art measurement systems.
All QVI comparators are equipped with LED lighting which provides exceptionally bright object illumination that can adjusted continuously depending on the intensity needed. Both benchtop and floor models are available in a variety of sizes from manually operated 14” models to fully automated 30” models. The revolutionary optics, lighting, and automation available on QVI Comparators are sure to enhance productivity and boost profitability. Further detail regarding optics, models, illumination and software can be found in the QVI Catalog found below.
The C-Vision combines the strong construction of an optical comparator with the quickness and precision of a video measuring system. With 60% more magnification range than a traditional comparator, you can measure parts up to 4” in size without any stage motion and zero in 100x magnification to inspect delicate features. QVI offers the C-Vision system in three models, from a compact, tri-magnification bench top to a rugged high capacity floor model. See additional information about the C-Vision within the attached catalog.
QVI Pre-Owned Comparators are procured, remanufactured, and certified as profile projectors and optical comparators. Every fully refurbished unit will endure and extensive service check before they reenter the workforce. Quality Vision International Beavercreek, Ohio facility represents the worlds largest inventory of Pre-Owned optical comparators which include a variety of brands such as Mitutoyo, Starrett, Scherr-Tumico, J&L, Micro View and more. Please reach out for a listing of their current inventory.
The QVI StarLight system is recognized as one of the industry’s most user-friendly precision measuring systems. The 3-axis semi-automatic system incorporates zoom optics with a digital colored camera and a variety of easy to operate stage options. Please see the PDF attached for further details. If you’re interested in further exploring this system further please give us a shout.
The SprintMVP system by QVI is an extremely versatile system that delivers fully automatic 3-axis precision measurements. Standard features include a motorized stage, rugged granite construction and flexible zoom optics. This system excels in its ability to handle a wide range of measurement needs. The SprintMVP systems are available in a variety of sizes with several options including the ability to add a touch probe and/or a DRS laser.
The QVI Spark and SparkMVP are high-performance dimensional measurement systems that are sure to enhance your quality control. These systems shine in environments where the measurement of small complex parts and features are required. Interchangeable lenses let you configure the magnification and field of view size for peak performance on a variety of applications. Each system has a number of options that allow you customize illumination, sensors, lenses and cameras given your specific needs.
SNAP systems are manufactured to deliver consistent measurements on small intricate parts on the manufacturing floor or in any rugged environment. Each system includes automatic part ID along with AutoCorrelate. It's as easy as placing a part on the SNAP and hitting GO. Single, multiple, or a mixture of parts will be measured automatically. SNAP systems include high resolution digital metrology cameras with uniquely designed optics and lighting to deliver high accuracy images. Whether your application is related to medical, electronics, manufacturing or plastics, these systems can be customized to meet your requirements.
Since 1955 Dorsey Metrology International has been an innovator in creating solutions for precision measurement. Their products range from optical comparators, large diameter gages and ID/OD gages to direct reading gages and a massive variety of indicating devices. The assortment of measurement instruments supported by Dorsey are vastly unique and can be modified to evaluate the most challenging requirements.
Dorsey comparators prioritize dependability through quality features such as their "ultra-precision" crossed roller bearing stage system. Dorsey scales promote zero backlash and are mounted in the center of the stage travel to provide maximum accuracy. Innovative options available include "extra long-life" LED surface illumination as well as a "Harsh Environment" package that will protect the comparator from unforgiving substances found in many manufacturing environments. Dorsey manufactures comparator models with both manual and automatic stage travel in a variety of screen sizes from 14" to 32". Check out the PDF's below for specific details related to each comparator series.
Helmel builds and supports American made Manual and DCC bridge type CMMs from benchtop to 72” x 120” x 40” in their Niagara Falls facilities. Their GEOMETTM Software is included, with optional CMM Manager for CAD Based programming and inspection. All Renishaw touch-trigger and scanning 3 and 5-Axis probe systems are supported. The CyberOptics laser scanning sensor for Reverse Engineering and Cloud-to-CAD inspection is available with 3rd party software offerings. Helmel also produces horizontal type manual and DCC Shaft Measuring Systems with one to four axes. Turnkey services include custom modifications, fixture design/build, programming, custom output/SPC and integration with automation.
This benchtop style manual CMM is simple, affordable and build to last. It supports fixed or indexing probe systems as well as hard probe scanning and reverse engineering. The Checkmaster is designed to be straight, flat, square and true physically without having to apply a pricey software error map to make it right. Sizes range from 12"x12"x10" to 16"x20"x14".
As the smallest Direct Computer Controlled (DCC) system in the Helmel lineup of CMM's, the Microgage comes primed and ready for high accuracy applications. Its flexed-bridge design provides the durability needed to endure the most rugged shop floors. The Microgage is built with s size range of 8"x12"x8".
The Phoenix delivers an abundance of value by way of its hardened precision-ground ways, dual beam bridge with dependable V-and-Flat bearing arrangement and intrinsic accuracy. It's created to endure harsh environments and includes steel measuring scales on metal structures to assure uniform expansion. The Phoenix systems are available as 12"x12"x10" or 16"x20"x14".
If you're looking a truly versatile CMM with a size range of 20"x25"x16" up to 50"x80"x25", your search should end with the Microstar Series. All Microstar systems are available as DCC, or manually operated with locks and fine adjustments. These systems are ideal for the lab, gage room or factory floor and support touch trigger and analog scanning.
The Microstar 1M Series is manufactured with size ranges of 40"x60"x40" and 60"x120"x40". All systems include a hybrid bearing system with a combination of mechanical and air bearings that support premium performance characteristics. An optional Renishaw UCC2 controlled can be applied to transform this CMM into an extremely powerful scanning system.
The Mahr brand is elevated by reliability, accuracy and efficiency. As one of the world's largest manufacturers of measurement equipment, the team at Mahr is continually blazing the trail of innovation to provide solutions for every conceivable requirement. Their range of products extends from hand-held metrology, surface metrology and form metrology to fully customized high-end measuring systems that directly connect to your production process.
The mixture of applications and industries that benefit from Mahr surface metrology systems are numerous. MahrSurf systems are useful wherever surface structures influence the function, processing or appearance of a component or product. A few products that require critical contour and roughness constraints include crankshafts, camshafts, transmission components, engine parts and ball rings. Depending on the criticality of your measurement, MahrSurf product are available in mobile units, stationary shop floor units or as PC-based measuring instruments.
The key factors that ensure a workpiece is functioning properly are its dimensions and most importantly, its form. As technology advances and the miniaturization of components becomes relevant, requirements such as roundness, flatness, straightness and run-out are becoming progressively difficult to capture and maintain. To combat the complexity, Mahr delivers a suite of high precision formtesters in their MahrFrom measuring instruments. Applications that benefit from these products include injection technology, microelectronics, precision mechanics, and medical technology.
Gear metrology enables the execution of extremely accurate measurements on gears and gearing tools with ease. These single set up systems deliver unrivaled flexibility by combining gear measurement with form and positional analysis. The MarGear line up has found success in several industrial application including camshafts, worm shafts, shaving cutters, spur gears and bevel gears.
As quality control evolves, the pressure to quickly capture precise measurements without variability surges. MahrShaft systems are designed to reduce that pressure and maintain accuracy from the shop floor to the metrology lab. The shaft measurement roster of equipment includes manual, optical and CNC based systems. Typical applications that benefit form MahrShaft are gear shafts, crankshafts, driveshafts, camshafts, precision turned parts, hollow shafts and toothed racks.