Microgage 2D – Gantry

About Gantry Alignment

Product # – 2D-GA72

The Pinpoint Laser Systems’ 3-axis Gantry Kit provides a powerful, cost-effective solution for aligning X-Y tables and 3-axis gantry systems. Compared to conventional methods, such as wire and cumbersome straight edges, the Gantry Kit can perform alignment checks much faster over greater distances. In addition, a laser delivers consistent, accurate data even when used by technicians with minimal training. It measures straightness, flatness, squareness, and level over longitudinal travel of 150’ and more. This kit provides a fast & easy method for achieving precision alignment of gantry applications. Its laser beam replaces the “piano wire” method that necessitates multiple personnel and produces questionable data. Use the measurement values directly to make machine adjustments, or upload your data to a PC for display and further computation.

Gantry Details

  • 2D LCD Display Unit
  • Ruggedized, all aluminum flip top display unit
  • Precision Tripod Mount
  • Pinpoint Capture™ Software
  • Measure distances from a few inches up to 150 feet
  • Precise down to 0.0001 inch (depending on application)
  • Quick return on investment
  • Intuitive set up and use
  • Improves efficiency and expands in-house capabilities
  • Removes guesswork for alignment or measurement
  • Minimizes machine downtime
  • Supports preventative maintenance efforts
  • Eliminates need for outside alignment contractors
  • Reduces machinery installation costs
  • Straightness of longitudinal rails
  • Parallelism of longitudinal rails
  • Squareness of cross bridges
  • Linearity of Z-axis slides
  • Flatness of tables and beds
  • Leveling of machines
  • Squareness between rails, cross bridges, and Z-axis
  • Plus additional applications

Measuring System


Measurement resolution

0.0001″ (2.5 micron)

Measurement accuracy

± 0.0002″ or 1% of measurement (5 micron)

Operating distance

6” to 180”

Laser Transmitter*


Laser accuracy

≤ 2 arc-seconds

Laser level

10 arc-second, machinist grade

Laser source

laser diode, 636Nm, < 1mW

Laser repeatability

<1 arc-second

Laser dimensions

4.3” L x 2.6” D x 8.1”C

Laser housing

solid machined aluminum, hard anodized coating



Active detection area

(0.75″ x 0.75″ 19mm x 19mm)

Receiver housing

solid machined aluminum & hard anodized coating

Receiver dimensions

2.0” x 2.0” x. 20”

Smart Display


Display configuration

hand-held, portable, self-contained


0.0001″ (2.5 micron)


inch, mm, mils, custom


Monochrome Display




data readings up to a 1,000


solid machined aluminum, hard anodized coating

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Contact Pinpoint Laser Systems

Discuss your application needs with one of our alignment specialists or contact us with any questions you may have. We can be reached at:

(Phone) 978-532-8001 • (Fax) 978-532-8002 • (Email) info@pinpointlaser.com

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