Microgage PRO – Bore Alignment

About Bore Alignment

The Pinpoint Microgage System is an ideal solution to solve any bore alignment issues. It works by placing a laser transmitter is outside the bore and a laser aimed so that the beam passes through the center of two datum areas along the bore path.  The laser beam is then adjusted so that the beam passes through the center of each bore datum. Once this is established, you can check the position of multiple bore surfaces to the centerline of the laser beam.

We also offer a number of different size cylindrical laser transmitters and receiver mounts that can be inserted right into bore tubes if needed.

Bore Alignment Details

  • PRO Smart display unit
  • Laser Transmitter
  • Pinpoint Capture™ software
  • Wireless option for convenience
  • 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
  • Adjusting bar feeders and spindle alignment
  • Aligning propeller shafts
  • Positioning rudder posts
  • Aligning pistons in pump assemblies
  • Adjusting extrusion press rams in their boxes
  • Aligning screw drives in plastic and slurry extrusion mills
  • Periscope and precision antenna alignment
  • Other alignment applications

Measuring System

Specifications

Measurement resolution

0.0001″ (2.5 micron

Measurement accuracy

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

Operating distance

6” to 180”

Laser Transmitter*

Specifications

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

Receiver*

Specifications

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”, 2.0” x2.0” x 3.0” (wireless)

Smart Display

Specifications

Display configuration

hand-held, portable, self-contained

Resolution

0.0001″ (2.5 micron)

Units

inch, mm, mils, custom

Display

state-of-the-art, color, high-resolution, touchscreen

Controls

keypad, multifunction buttons, touchscreen

Storage

data readings & notes up to 10,000

Housing

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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