Electronic Micrometer Tool Guarantees Precise Measurements
The L.S. Starrett Company introduces more than 100 electronic digital micrometers with new features for improved ergonomics, functionality and productivity.
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The L.S. Starrett Company relaunched its electronic hand tool line with the introduction of more than 100 electronic digital micrometers with new features for improved ergonomics, functionality and productivity for mold manufacture and maintenance. These electronic micrometers range from the No. 733.1 outside micrometers to a wide array of application-specific models, including a rounded anvil and tubular micrometer option that can be used to inspect mold walls and features such as hole-to-edge to verify specifications are being met.
To withstand the harshest shop elements including coolant, water, chips, dust and dirt while retaining tool integrity, the new micrometers include an IP67 level of protection on sizes 0-4" (0-100mm) and on various application-specific models. A modern, ergonomic, insulated frame design on the No. 733.1 0-1" for outside micrometer, for example, is designed for comfort and ease of use, providing an optimal user measuring experience. In addition, Starrett’s novel electronic micrometer options offer upgraded electronics, a longer battery life, an advanced locking mechanism and a large, easy-to-read LCD display. Industry 4.0 ready, Starrett electronic micrometers are reportedly equipped with RS232 output, ideal for use with data collection systems such as Starrett DataSure.
Starrett guarantees a precise measurement at every position each and every time with its electronic micrometer offerings. The Starrett 733.1 electronic micrometers are available in a 0-1" (25-mm) model, up to 24" (600 mm) and in 0-6" (152-mm) and 0-12" (304-mm) sets of individual micrometers. Starrett Electronic Micrometers are accurate to +/- 0.0001" (0.002 mm) with a resolution of 0.00005" (0.001 mm). Micrometers have a knurled and graduated satin chrome finish thimble, and are offered with carbide measuring faces or with 52100 steel measuring faces on some application-specific models.
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