June 16, 2004
A new large diesel crankshaft gage which is easy to use, highly accurate, and provides tailored measurement results that are quick to interpret is being introduced by ADCOLE Corporation of Marlborough, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
The Adcole Model 1200-8 Crankshaft and Camshaft Gage is a heavy-duty machine designed for measuring parts up to 3300 mm long, with a 560 mm swing diameter, that weigh up to 1450 kg. Featuring a laser interfereometer system in combination with a contact follower to measure pin journals for roundness and straightness with 0.5 µm accuracy, it has a 395 mm follower stroke and provides an instant graphic display of measured parameters.
Built on a base of structural main cabinets with a large 457 mm thick surface plate and ball bearing spindle, the Adcole Model 1200-8 Crankshaft and Camshaft Gage incorporates a Pentium PC with Windows XP software. It provides 3600 data points and is capable of performing measurements within eight minutes on a large diesel crankshaft.