Gaging Probes Deliver Accurate Dimension Measurements

NewTek Sensor Solutions introduces the MBB Series of Ultra-Precision Dimensional Gaging Probes engineered for highly accurate and repeatable measurement of dimensional parameters in a variety of quality control, industrial metrology, and inspection equipment applications.  The spring-loaded AC-LVDTs are viable for use in roundness measurements, automotive testing, metal component gaging, and materials testing.

 

The LVDT Probes feature a stainless-steel probe assembly and 8-mm diameter housing protected to IP-65. High-precision linear ball bearings provide for smooth probe movement without stiction and excellent repeatability.   Incorporating a linear ball bearing assembly fitted to a non-rotating probe shaft, the MBB Series Gaging Probes produce an output voltage linearly proportional to the probe’s shaft position with minimal radial play.  The use of an AC-operated LVDT for probe shaft displacement reduces errors due to friction, resulting in a highly precise measurement of the position of a target surface.  

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More precise substitutes to mechanical position indicators and digital dial gages, the MBB Series of LVDT-based Dimensional Gaging Probes are extremely reliable with greater than 100 million cycles with linearity of less than 0.05% of full range.  MBB Series Gaging Probes are available in three standard ranges: ±.040 in (±1.0 mm), ±0.100” (±2.5 mm) and ±0.200” (±5.0mm).  Units are available in 0.315 in (8 mm) and 0.375 in (9.5 mm) diameters.

 

NewTek offers DC-operated signal conditioners such as the NTC Qwik-CAL Signal Conditioner that combine with the MBB Dimensional Gaging Probes to create a complete linear position gaging system that outputs statistical quality control data on manufactured parts.  Mounting several gage probes in suitable fixtures also creates a system for “go/no/go” inspection of complex mechanical parts. For more information, checkout the MBB Series datasheet and/or contact Mike Marciante at 856-406-6877 to discuss application requirements.

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