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Optical Comparators
Micro-Vu             
500 hp
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S-T Industries
4600 Series
1600 Series
2400 Series
2450 Series
2600 Series
5600 Series
           
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 Vertical and Horizontal Optical Comparators Manufactured by Micro-Vu and S-T Industries
  500 hp  

The 500 hp 12" Optical Comparator from Micro-Vu is a portable 12" optical comparator offered at a very affordable price.  Precision optics provide bright, accurate images.  A wide choice of magnification lenses is available.  Optional "Thru-the-Lens" surface illumination shows surface detail without projecting light around the machine. Brackets for dial indicators are included, as are spring clips for overlays.

  · High Contrast 12" Screen
  · Bright Images
  · Optional "Thru-the-Lens" Surface Illumination
  · High Resolutions Lenses (10X, 20X)
  · 12" x 3" T-Slot Table
  · 6" x 2½" Stage Travel

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  Spectra 

The Spectra 14" Optical Comparator from Micro-Vu is an affordable precision comparator.  Bright images and interchangeable lenses make the system versatile and easy to use.

  · Floor and Bench Models
  · High Contrast 14"Screen
  · Bright Images
  · 10X to 100X Quick-Change Lenses
  · All Metal Design
  · High Resolution, Long Focal Length Lenses
  · 12" x 6" x 3" Travel
  · Available with Edge Detection
  · Available with InSpec Metrology

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  4600 Series  

The 4600 Series 14 Vertical Beam Optical Comparator from S-T Industries is equipped with an anodized, high-precision measuring stage with 4" x 8" or 4" x 12" travel.  Readings are via .00005"/.001mm precision glass scales.  Cross travel via a threadless ball bearing, fine adjust and quick release on x axis. Vertical travel, (focus-4"), via centrally located handwheel.  Oversize ground bearings for smooth, accurate focus.

All controls are easy to reach and read.  Rotating glass screen with digital readout protractor, readings via 'Q' axis of DRO.  Frosted glass screen with 30 and 90 degree cross lines and adjustable duplex fiber-optic surface illumination. Long-life Tungsten-Halogen bulbs for both profile and surface illumination.  3-position lens turret for quick change of magnification.  Units with optional fiber-optic edge sensor have NEW flip-up arm for edge-sensor cable.

Over 60 years experience manufacturing optical comparators in the U.S., combined with its nationwide service organization makes S-T Optical Comparators your best buy.

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  1600 Series 

The 1600 Series 16" Erect Image Horizontal Beam Optical Comparator from S-T Industries comes equipped with a nickel plated 5" X 20" top plate with 2 std. clamping slots, 7" x 12", travel with a 150 lb. work load capacity, exclusive gothic arch bearing ways, .00005"/.001mm Acu-Rite glass scales, quick release on X- axis. True +/- 15° helix adjustment on stage in 5 min. increments. Swing away lamp house allows you to inspect extra long parts. Rotating glass screen with chart clips and digital readout protractor and duplex high intensity surface illumination. Optional 7" x 16" travel stage.

S-T Industries has been manufacturing precision measuring tools and measuring instruments in the U.S. since 1942.

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  2400 Series 

The 2400 Series 24" Vertical Beam Optical Comparator from S-T Industries comes equipped with an anodized, high-precision measuring stage with 4" x 8", 4" x 12", 6" x 8", or 6" x 12" travel.  Readings are via .00005"/.001mm precision glass scales.  Cross travel via a threadless ball bearing, fine adjust and quick release on x-axis.  All controls are easy to reach and read. Rotating glass screen with digital readout protractor, readings via Q axis of DRO.  Frosted glass screen with 30 and 90 degree cross lines and adjustable duplex fiber-optic surface illumination.  Long-life Tungsten-Halogen bulbs for both profile and surface illumination.   3-position lens turret for quick change of magnification. Units with optional fiber-optic edge sensor have NEW flip-up arm for edge-sensor cable.

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  2450 Series 

The 2450 Series 24" Erect Image Horizontal Beam Optical Comparator from S-T Industries is equipped with a nickel plated 5" X 24" top plate with 2 std. clamping slots, 8" x 12", travel with a 200 lb. work load capacity, exclusive gothic arch bearing ways, .00005"/.001mm Acu-Rite glass scales, motorized stepper motor drive on X and Y axis with variable speed joystick controller with X and Y axis fine adjust jog wheels.  True +/- 15° helix adjustment on stage in 5 min. increments.  Swing away lamphouse allows you to inspect extra long parts.  Rotating glass screen with chart clips and digital readout protractor and duplex high intensity surface illumination.

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  2600 Series  

With today’s demanding measuring requirements, you need a heavyweight.  The 2600 Series 30" Heavy-Duty S-T Industries comparator, with a rugged, 500 lb. capacity, 9" x 12" travel stage, Superior Optics and QUADRA-CHEK geometric digital readouts, will easily handle your most difficult tasks.

Joystick Control

A 2-axis joystick gives you infinitely variable control of motorized 9" x 12" stage travel. The joystick provides precise bi-directional control and high-speed jog.  An electronic braking circuit stops motion when stick is released.  A 7-function programmable keypad allows remote operation of QUADRA-CHEK digital readouts.  The control may be hand held, placed on stage or attached to a quick release bracket on lamphouse.

Gothic-arch Bearings

High precision, gothic arch bearings provide the ultimate in stage strength and accuracy.

Heavy Duty Stage

8" x 35" chrome plated top plate with 3 standard dovetail slots for mounting fixtures.  Stage has 9" x 12" travel with 3" focus and 500 lb. load capacity.

Duplex Surface Illumination

Dual surface illumination incorporates separate illumination systems on both sides of the projection lens.  Each illuminator may be directed to the left or right or telescoped in or out to spotlight or floodlight a part of any magnification.

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  5600/5800 Series 

The 5600/5800 Series 30" Comparator from S-T Industries features an ultra-bright vertical screen, which projects an erect image of the part being inspected.  With 60 years of experience manufacturing optical comparators in the U.S. and nationwide factory service makes S-T Comparators your best buy in the industry.

Joystick Control

A 2-axis joystick gives you infinitely variable control of motorized 9" x 12" stage travel.  The joystick provides precise bi-directional control and high-speed jog. An electronic braking circuit stops motion when stick is released.  A 7-function programmable keypad allows remote operation of QUADRA-CHEK digital readouts.  The control may be hand held, placed on stage or attached to a quick release bracket on lamphouse.

Gothic-arch Bearings

High precision, gothic arch bearings provide the ultimate in stage strength and accuracy.

Heavy Duty Stage

8" x 35" chrome plated top plate with 3 standard dovetail slots for mounting fixtures.  Stage has 9" x 12" travel with 3" focus and 500 lb. load capacity.

Duplex Surface Illumination

Dual surface illumination incorporates separate illumination systems on both sides of the projection lens.  Each illuminator may be directed to the left or right or telescoped in or out to spotlight or floodlight a part of any magnification.

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