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Ametek Solartron Metrology - MicroFlex - Our Smallest Specialist Transducer Yet

Introducing the MicroFlex, a Micro Single Leaf Flexure, which has Solartron quality ruggedness and accuracy in a tiny package; Just 5.5 mm high. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Software for Quality Control-Orbit® Gauge Software

Solartron is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Gagesoft inc a leading provider of metrology software for quality control. The existing products Gagemate Pro and GageMate Lite are rebranded as Orbit Gauge Software Pro and Orbit Gauge Software Lite. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - SI8500: Solartron’s Most Advanced Orbit Readout

The SI 8500 provides the opportunity to collect measurement data with the purpose of optimising manufacturing production analysis and control. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Orbit® LT – Non-Contact, Laser Triangulation

For applications where a contact gauging sensor is unsuitable, Solartron offers a medium performance Non-Contact Laser Triangulation Transducer. This solution is fully compatible with the Orbit® Measurement Network. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - 3mm Digital Gauging Probes

One of the smallest diameter sensors in the world! (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Quality Control for Plastic Bags

Very common packaging across different manufacturing areas are zip lock plastic bags. The quality of the plastic zip lock is highly important as for food packaging as well as for screws storing. Solartron Metrology offers standard DP range of Digital Spring Push Probes as a solution to control the plastic bag zip lock quality during manufacturing. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Knee Prosthesis Measuring

Solartron’s Orbit® Network can be used to connect multiple sensors together to check complex shapes, such as a knee prosthesis. For checking the knee joint pictured here, three Gauging probes were used to check a top surface, while a flowmeter was used to check the diameter and angle of a critical hole in the base of the joint. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Electric Car Battery Cell Gauging

Solartron Metrology offers high precision Digital probes that can be used to quickly gauge battery cells. Probes are quick and easy to install and can easily be networked and output via the Orbit Network. The wide probe variety and ability to customize, including custom tips, gain Solartron ability to meet any measurement requirements at the highest level. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Gauging Beverage Cans with Solartron Metrology

Solartron Metrology provides precise, customizable probes for the Packaging Industry. This includes probes that are used to measure beverage containers in equipment built by Versatile Technology. (www.versatiletechnology.com.au)

Solartron also offers low tip force probes and tips with special materials, so they will not scratch aluminum surfaces or similar surfaces. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - High Precision Measurement of Rugged Equipment

A Tactics Communication Tool (TCT) is a rugged piece of communication equipment used in military and aerospace exercises. The exterior casing is built of highly rugged materials that must also be precisely built. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Gauging Computer Software - GCS

The Orbit® GCS is a suite of software that provides Measurement and Gauging functionality with Solartron’s Orbit® Gauging Probes and the Orbit® Network. Included are a wide range of metrology functions, data logging, parts control, gauge mastering and SPC. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Bicycle Component Measuring

Demand for bicycles is being driven by game-changing product development and by the environmental and economic benefits of this mode of transport. Within the bicycle manufacturing process, metrology tools play a key role in ensuring product standards and in facilitating design and functionality advances. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Jet Engine Turbine Blade Gauging

The standard DP range of Digital Spring Push Probes has justifiably become the work horse of the gauging industry. Very high resolution, excellent linearity and high data speed come as standard. Long life precision bearings, and an IP65 rating ensure that probes maintain their performance for million cycles. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Orbit® Air Gauge Interface Module (AGM)

Solartron Metrology’s Orbit® Air Gauge Interface Module (AGM) makes connecting air gauge Measurement Probes to Orbit simple, allowing the user to mix air gauges with all of our contact and non-contact sensors to fully utilize the full performance of the Orbit Digital Measurement Network. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Bluetooth® Wireless Interface Module (WIM)

The Wireless Interface Module (WIM) from Solartron Metrology provides Bluetooth® connection between Orbit® 3 digital sensor network and personal computers. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Protocol Interface Module - PIM (PLC Interface)

Solartron Metrology introduces the Ethernet/IP™, ProfiNet®, EtherCat™ & Modbus TCP Interface Modules. These modules allow easy connections between the interface module enabled controller and Solartron’s flexible Orbit® 3 Digital Measurement System. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Medical Needle & Sharp Edge Measurements

For medical manufacturers, precisely measuring the height of a needle or a sharp edge is often critical to product quality and function. Also, factory lines that use sharp-edge blades as part of the production process, such as for fabric cutting, must be able to accurately check that the tip of the blade is at the correct height. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Short Probes - DSP

New from Solartron Metrology displacement sensors with short body lengths enabling these gauge probes to be mounted in locations where standard displacement sensors will not fit. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Miniature Single Leaf Flexure – DUSM

The Miniature Single Leaf Flexure is another variant of flexure based contact probes. The miniature single leaf flexure has a calibrated range of 0 – 500 microns and provides the means for alternative configurations of contact tip mounting. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Differential Housing Measurements using WiGauge™

During the manufacture of trucks, the performance of the vehicle is inevitably affected if the differential housing is not to specification. Using one centralized WiGauge™ for bore gauging on multiple-machine cell projects, eliminates any redundancy that would occur by individually equipping each machine with its own independent ‘cabled system, ultimately reducing costs drama... (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Orbit® 3 Digital Measuring Network

The Solartron Orbit® Network: a fully formed digital measurement system that makes it simple and easy to inter-connect high accuracy Solartron instruments, and other sensors to your computer, network, or PLC. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Wireless Control Module (WCM)

Solartron Metrology introduces the Wireless Connection Module (WCM). This device allows connection for up to 6 Solartron Wireless products directly into a PC, no need for separate Bluetooth hardware. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Orbit® ACS SI400 Automation and Control System

Solartron Metrology, the world leader in linear measurement innovation, introduces the Orbit® 3 based system for easy, low cost connections into PLCs and process control systems. The SI400 will connect to, and power, three additional sensors for a four channel reading. You can even combine gauging probes, Orbit® LT, and Orbit® LTH on the same stack of modules. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Digital Gauging Probes – Pneumatic

Solartron Metrology's Orbit® 3 Measurement System using Solartron Contact Measurement Transducers provides a cost effective solution for a wide range of gauging, measuring or positioning in diverse industries. Pneumatic transducers are ideal for use in automatic gauging applications or for accessing details that would be difficult or impossible to reach with spring push transducers. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Orbit® 3 Digital Probes with In-Line Connector

A complimentary range to the standard hard wired digital transducer, where the Orbit® electronics and the transducer have an in-line connector. The connector can be mounted close to the probe so that the probe can be replaced without having to unthread / thread the cable. Probes can be replaced without any re-programming of the controlling software. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - 6mm Diameter Gauging Probe – D6P

Solartron Metrology has taken a novel but practical route to solving
the problem of close proximity gauging to produce the D6P range of narrow body Gauging Probes. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Long Stroke Pneumatic Feathertouch Probe - DT/30

The DT/30 range of Pneumatic Push Probes is designed for use in automatic gauging applications where extra mechanical travel eliminates the need for pneumatic actuators. These probes are to be used where a parts cavity or hole depth needs to be measured. The shaft retracts up to 31 mm allowing simple automatic loading of the fixture. The DT/30 is available with 5 and 10 mm measurement ra... (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Position Sensor Onboard Electronics - G-Type

The G-Type Analogue Displacement probe range has evolved from its predecessor DG series with marked improvement in features and performance. This product offers a perfect solution for various displacement applications with a good linearity and repeatability. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Block Gauge – DK/5.0 Side Mount

Block Gauges make precision measurements of bores and cavities a simple and reliable process. A range of springs are available to ensure that tip forces can be maintained with the Block Gauge mounted in any attitude. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Digital Gauging Probes – Spring Push

The standard DP range of Spring Push Probes has justifiably become the work horse of the gauging industry. Very high resolution, excellent linearity and high data speed come as standard. Long life precision bearings, and an IP65 rating ensure that probes maintain their performance for millions of cycles. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Digital Specialist Transducers

Solartron’s specialist gauging and measurement transducers are for applications where the standard pencil style probe will not fit! (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Digital Lever Probe - DL

Solartron’s Digital Lever Probe has been conceived for the precision measurement market. The probe is ideally suited to applications where the use of axial measuring probes is not possible, and where a low tip force and a high number of probing points are required. It’s simple design and exceptional reliability result in a reduced cost of ownership without any reduction in pe... (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Feather Touch Pneumatic Gauging Probe - DT/P

Feather Touch Probes are designed specifically for applications where low tip forces are critical. Air is vented through the shroud at the front of the probe during actuation, which in turn cleans the bearing. With no gaiter to protect the shaft from contamination they are unsuitable for use in wet or oily conditions (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Ultra Feather Touch Digital Probe – DW

The Ultra Feather Touch probe has so light a tip force, it is a viable alternative to a non-contact sensor in many applications. With various tips available in ruby and nylon, the UFT is already being used to check glass, rubber, semi-conductor wafers and other delicate materials. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Jet Series Pneumatic Push Probe – DJ/P

'J' type probes are similar to standard pneumatic probes except that actuation is by an inbuilt piston. High tip forces are available but as air is vented through a port close to the front on the probe, they have a lower IP rating. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Block Gauges - Mechanical Interface known as Universal Gages

Block Gauges make precision measurements of bores and cavities a simple and reliable process. A range of springs are available to ensure that tip forces can be maintained with the Block Gauge mounted in any attitude (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Digital Flexure Gauge – DU/0.5/S

Flexures are ideal for very high volume and high precision applications such as bearing component gauging. They are often the best solution for measuring moving material, such as roundness testing, with Orbit® 3 set to very high resolution and fast data transmission. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Instruments for Orbit® 3 & Analogue Sensors

Digital Displays for analogue & digital sensors are available in a wide range allowing for simple to complex applications. All displays feature serial communication and digital I/O to allow PLC, PC and footswitches to operate the instruments. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - More Measurement with AUS-Single Leaf Flexure

With the same advantages as the parallel flexure the single leaf flexure offers the gauge builder access to even more measurement points. With careful use of extension arms measurements can be made inside slots or between features where a conventional pencil probe cannot reach. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Absolute TTL Module (ATM)

TTL RS422 is one of the most commonly used methods of communicating between Linear displacement sensors and Control or data Acquisition systems. Most sensors which offer this are incremental sensors and can lose position if moved too quickly. Solartron ATM is an absolute system and can never lose position even if power is interrupted. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - DT/30/P - 30mm Digital Measuring Probe

Solartron is proud to present the newest addition to the Orbit Digital Probe range: DT30 30mm Digital Measuring Probes. The 30mm Digital Measuring Probes enable users to delicately take measurements in a wide variety of applications. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - WiGauge™ Wireless Bore Gauge (Gen 1 & 2)

The freedom to roam with Solartron’s WiGauge™ brings increased efficiency to gauging stations and work practices. The ability to work without cables means that the gauging process is not restricted by cable length and routing, or the risk of cable damage. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - SI 5500 - Digital Readout

This Solartron Metrology multi function Digital Readout can interface up to 31 Orbit® 3 Module and supports Digital probes, Linear Encoders and Encoder Input Modules. It gives the user the option to select data display formats and program metrology functions. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Flexure Gauges (High Precision)

Flexures are ideal for very high volume and high precision applications such as bearing component gauging. They are often the best solution for measuring moving material, such as roundness testing, with Orbit® 3 set to very high resolution and fast data transmission. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Mini Probes - ID, OD Bore Measurement

The Mini Probe is a compact, low profile transducer that is ideal for measurement in confined spaces, such as bores. The transducer is based on a parallel spring structure that ensures excellent repeatability over a long working life, even when rotated in bores that have key slots or lubrication ports. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Absolute Displacement Transducers LVDT

The culmination of Solartron’s 50+ years of experience manufacturing LVDT displacement sensors is a deep understanding of the need to match the performance of the sensor precisely to the demands of the application and environment. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - Single Leaf Flexure – DUS/0.5/S

With the same advantages as the parallel flexure the single leaf flexure offers the gauge builder access to even more measurement points. With careful use of extension arms measurements can be made inside slots or between features where a conventional pencil probe cannot reach. (read more)

Ametek Solartron Metrology - CAD Product Drawings for Sensors

Solartron Metrology has CAD Product Drawings available in 2D DWG Autocad and 3D Step and Solidworks. If the Drawings you are looking for are not on this page, they can be requested. (read more)