The 4600 Series 14 Vertical Beam Optical
Comparator features a more rugged structure, a 4" x 8"
or 4" x 12" travel measuring stage and a 3-position lens turret.
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.
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. The “4600” series
comparator is available with your choice of three digital
readout systems as shown below.