Surface roughness testing equipment from The L. S. Starrett Company (Athol, MA) is simple, accurate and of high quality, performing the complex analysis required to meet or exceed shop specifications and increasing requirements across industries like safety, aerospace, automotive, precision bearings and general manufacturing. In Booth S-4714, they showcase their new SR160 Surface Roughness Tester, which is tough, shock tested, and capable of withstanding the demands of a shop environment. The SR160 splits into a display/control unit and traverse unit via a slide and lock mechanism. It utilizes Bluetooth communication between the traverse and display/control unit. The screen provides a detailed graph of the measurement area. The screen can be electronically oriented in four ways for ease of viewing.
The SR160 has the smallest form factor in its class. Applications for the SR160 would include incoming inspections, final inspection before shipment, process control on the production line and checking large components or structures. The benefits offered include but are not limited to reduction in part scrappage, monitor of tool wear, ensured traceability, measurement without the need for expensive riser blocks, stand or fixtures, usability on flat or curved surfaces and upside down measurement.
Founded and headquartered in Athol, Starrett has been manufacturing precision measuring tools, gages and instruments, saws and hand tools in America since 1880. Today the company operates five manufacturing locations with close to 1,000 people in the U.S. Starrett products are sold throughout the U.S. and worldwide through distributors, dealers, and retailers and online.
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