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Fowler Baty - R14 Horizontal Optical Comparators

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The Fowler Baty R14 bench mount optical comparator with its 340mm screen combines high accuracy non-contact measurement and inspection with a large 175mm x 100mm measuring range.

  • Choice of digital readouts and optional automatic profile edge detection ensures that you can have the comparator that fits your requirements.
  • The horizontal light path configuration is ideally suited to turned machined parts that can be secured to the workstage using a range of optional accessories from the Fowler Baty fixture family.
  • The compact and robust lightweight chassis makes the R14 ideal for workshop environments.

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  • Windows based measuring with full reporting options, SPC, CAD import/export
  • 14"/340mm screen with 90º crosslines and chart clips
  • Profile illumination with halogen lamp and green filter
  • Lens magnification choice: 10x, 20x, 25x, 50x and 100x
  • Surface illumination (fibre optic)
  • Helix adjustment of light source ± 7º for accurate thread form projection
  • Workstage with machined slot for holding accessories
  • Workstage measuring range of 7"/175mm x 4"/100mm
  • Digital angle measurement to 1 minute
  • 0.5 micron resolution

Available Options

  • Internally fitted automatic edge sensor
  • Swing over lamphouse to allow clear access to the workstage
  • Various display units are available to suit individual requirements
  • Cabinet stand ensures a solid base and provides storage