Product Description

Taber® provides many accessory items to improve all facets of abrasion testing.

In these times of ever increasing emphasis on QA and QC, productivity and cost effectiveness have also been at the forefront.

The Taber® accessories are not only oriented toward improving test results, but efficiency as well!

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The Optical Micrometer allows measurements and evaluation of the width or depth of scratches, pits, blemishes and other surface features. This portable instrument has a rugged housing and easy-to-read vernier scale. The standard tripod base can be used on flat or simple curved surfaces, or optional bases are available for specific applications.

The Optical Micrometer is available in 100 x, 200 x magnification, or as a kit containing both. This instrument is capable of making non-contact depth measurements on any surface with accuracy.

Additionally, using the reticulated eyepiece, measurements of widths up to 1.02 mm (0.040 inch) are possible. The Optical Micrometer allows for the measurement of transparent materials such as glass, acrylic, etc., for thickness, depth of scratches, crazing and embedded voids.

The Optical Micrometer Kit Model 966—A1 [P/N 129083] includes:

  • 5 x and 10 x Objective Optics;
  • 20x Eyepiece Cell;
  • Reticle Eyepiece Cell;
  • Five Additional Bases;
  • Micrometer Light;
  • Adjustable Light Bracket;
  • Case.
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Optical Micrometer Features Model 966 [P/N 125632—1] Model 966—A [P/N 125632]
Magnification100 x200 x
Depth Measurement24.511 mm (0.965 inch)6.731 mm (0.265 inch)
Height Above Surface2.54 mm (0.100 inch)2.54 mm (0.100 inch)
Transparent Materials36.754 mm (1.447 inch) 10.084 mm (0.397 inch)
Field of View± 2.286 mm (0.090 inch)± 1.524 mm (0.060 inch)
Accuracy± 0.0127 mm (0.0005 inch)± 0.00508 mm (0.0002 inch)

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