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Laser Scan Micrometer Tolerance Setting

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Here is a quick informational video from Mitutoyo on setting tolerance limits on a Mitutoyo Laser Scan Micrometer Digital Readout LSM-6200. By setting your part's tolerance limits on the display, it allows you to measure your products with your Laser Scan Micrometer, and quickly be able to check the color on the display to see if the part is in or out of tolerance.

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Mitutoyo Litematic

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Mitutoyo's Litematic is Ideal for measuring the thickness or height of a workpiece that can be easily affected by the measuring force.   With a measuring force of only 0.01N, the Litematic is ideal for measuring easily deformed workpieces or high-accuracy components. For workpieces where 0.01N is insufficient, either the 0.15N or 1N model is recommended. The spindle is motor-driven and stops when the contact point touches the workpiece. From then on, the maximum, minimum, or difference value can be measured using a constant measuring force. The Litematic offers high resolution down to 0.01µm and a wide 50mm measurement range....

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Gage Interface Packages

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For years, trying to figure out what you needed to buy to be able to measure your products and then get that data into a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet was quite confusing. We decided to be the first in the industry to get rid of that confusion and offer Gage Interface Packages on our www.GreatGages.com website. The packages that we offer include Keyboard-Style Interfaces. This means that either the USB Direct Cables, the USB Data Input Tools, or the Gage Interface Boxes that are included in our packages are recognized by Microsoft Windows as a keyboard entry. Because of that, when...

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USB Direct Gage Interfaces

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Up until just a couple of years ago, interfacing a digital gage to a PC required a gage interface box, a gage interface cable, a serial cable, and some sort of software to "handle" the incoming data. It could very easily get confusing, and often times it was a matter of trial and error just to see what would work. Well those days are long gone! At GreatGages.com, we have a wide variety of USB Direct Cables and USB Keyboard Gage Interface Boxes that are recognized by Microsoft Windows as a keyboard entry. This means that wherever your cursor is...

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Optical Comparator Packages

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One of the unique things that we do at Gaging & Software Technologies is put together Mitutoyo Optical Comparator Packages and make them available on www.GreatGages.com. We want our customers to feel confident that when they purchase one of our Optical Comparator Packages, they will be getting everything they will need to be measuring parts when the package is delivered. On top of that, ALL of our Mitutoyo Optical Comparator Packages include FREE FREIGHT to anywhere in the Continental USA. The packages that we offer start with one of the following main units... Mitutoyo's Horizontal Optical Comparator PH-A14 Mitutoyo's Horizontal...

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