ATHOL, MA U.S.A. (June 7, 2022) – The L.S. Starrett Co., a leading global manufacturer of precision measuring tools and gages, metrology systems and more, will be demonstrating the latest in quality control inspection technology at IMTS Booth #135044 located in the Quality Pavilion, East Hall in McCormick Place, Chicago IL from Sept 12- 17, 2022. Supporting Industry 4.0, IoT and the Digital Factory, attendees can see for the first time at a live major event, demonstrations of automated wireless measurement data capture and transmission from handheld wireless/ electronic gages via the new DataSure® 4.0 Wireless Data Collection System, or from Vision Systems and Optical Comparators via integrated software.
Among the wide range of Starrett solutions highlighted at the show will be the latest Optical Comparators, Multi-Sensor Vision Systems and Video Based Inspection and Measurement Systems, DataSure® 4.0 which substantially increases the accuracy and speed of data collection, and the latest precision wireless/ electronic tools and gages. Special custom gage solutions and force testing systems as well as granite surface plates, gage blocks and more will also be showcased. The vast majority of products to be featured in the booth are also made in the U.S.A., a commitment that Starrett has continually held to throughout its history.
“Supporting smart manufacturing and connectivity, we are excited to demonstrate at IMTS the very latest solutions in wireless measurement data collection and transmission, in addition to our wide breadth of leading metrology solutions,” said Emerson Leme, Vice President, Industrial Products, The L.S. Starrett Co.
Metrology Systems Solutions
Among a full range of products and solutions that Starrett will feature at the show is one of the most versatile multi-sensor vision systems available today — the new customizable AVX, featuring an innovative dual optical system, combining the best features of vision and touch-probe inspection,
and designed to measure parts with a diverse range of features, sizes and geometries. Also, the recently enhanced AVR300 Multi-Sensor Vision System, featuring the largest field of view (FOV) to date for Starrett and ideal for repetitive measurements and automatic comparison to CAD files, will be demonstrated. The industry leader in rugged, accurate and reliable optical comparators, Starrett will showcase its latest benchtop models with new MetLogix Mx200 Digital Readouts (DRO) which combine an intuitive user experience with current touchscreen conventions and a wide range of functionality. A Horizontal Digital Video Comparator will also be demonstrated, combining vision and optical comparator technology. For easy setup and operation, Video Based Inspection and Measurement Systems will also be in the booth.
Starrett will also discuss its Force Testing Systems, highlighting the flexible architecture that enables the range of Starrett force and material testing software programs to be compatible with its different test frames. The Starrett FMS-5000 single-column force testing system with L3 software for high-volume production and quality control testing will be demonstrated.
Precision Tool Gaging Solutions
Starrett will also be displaying a broad range of wireless, electronic and mechanical precision measuring tools, and will be debuting its new, enhanced highly accurate, full-featured 2900 Series Digital Indicators which are now available in wireless models, rechargeable battery and a new 4″ range. Models feature true absolute sensor technology that minimizes data loss, glass scales, +/- .00005″ accuracy and IP67 protection. The latest Electronic and Wireless Micrometers, Bore Gages, Calipers and Height Gages will also be demonstrated, supporting Industry 4.0 initiatives via DataSure® wireless data acquisition.
Measurement Standards, Custom Gaging and More
Rounding out the Starrett range of measuring solutions at Booth #135044 will be Starrett Tru-Stone engineered granite metrology bases featuring the new Superior Red air bearing/ solid machine foundation base, gage blocks, surface roughness testers and special gaging capabilities. Attendees are invited to bring their gaging and metrology challenges to the booth where Starrett engineers can provide technical support and guidance on pursuing customized solutions when conventional solutions will not suffice.
In addition to its show presence, Starrett will be making a presentation at the IMTS Conference Sessions on “Optical Comparators vs. Multi-Sensor Vision Systems: Practical Considerations for Choosing the Right Metrology System“. The presentation by Greg Maisch, Engineering Manager, Starrett Metrology Division, will be held Tuesday, September 13, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. in room W194-A at McCormick Place. For more information and to register, visit http://www.imts.com/conference.
About The L.S. Starrett Company
Founded in 1880 and headquartered in Athol, MA U.S.A., The L.S. Starrett Company (https://www.starrett.com) is a leading global manufacturer of precision measuring tools and gages, optical comparators and vision systems and force and hardness testing solutions. Starrett also manufactures laser measurement systems, custom engineered granite solutions, custom gaging, band saw blades, power tool accessory saw blades, workshop tools and jobsite tools. The Starrett brand is recognized throughout the world for exceptional quality and precision. Skilled personnel, superior products, manufacturing expertise, innovation and excellent service and support have earned Starrett its reputation as the “World’s Greatest Toolmakers”. Starrett has over 1,600 employees worldwide and annual sales exceeding $200 million. The company has six manufacturing locations in the U.S.A., including facilities in Massachusetts, North Carolina, Georgia, Ohio, Minnesota and California. Starrett also has three international manufacturing facilities. Plants are located in Brazil, Scotland and China, in addition to distribution centers and offices located worldwide. The L.S. Starrett Company is publicly traded on the NYSE, symbol SCX.
For more information, visit www.starrett.com or contact The L.S. Starrett Company, 121 Crescent Street, Athol, MA 01331 U.S.A. Telephone: (978) 249-3551, Fax: (978) 249-8495, email: email@example.com, internet: (https://www.starrett.com)