Wireless Electronic Feeler Gauge from Capacitec
April 8, 2012
The 2.2 by 8.7 by 1.1 in. GapmanGen3 from Capacitec Inc., Ayer, MA, is a high-precision, noncontact, portable, thin-gap electronic feeler gauge that is now available in two Bluetooth versions that communicate wirelessly with a mating receiver. One Bluetooth version is for distances <30 m and the other for distances <100 m. The device offers a output resolution of 0.00001 in. with ±0.05% F.S. typical accuracy with a GPD-5F wand, 10,000 data point logging and storage capabilities, improved battery life, and a simplified PC user interface. Applications include gap measurement in aircraft manufacturing and assembly, flexible solar panel lamination, and metal and rigid composite surfaces.
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