3500 Series
14\" Horizontal Beam Optical Comparator

3500 Series

Description

The "3500" Series 14" benchtop horizontal beam is the perfect general purpose optical comparator. Its high accuracy and compact size make it the choice of even the most demanding user. The unique, granite-like housing offers a rugged appearance to this fine instrument. The stage features hardened and precision ground bearing ways.

Features/Options

  • High precision 4" x 10" travel measuring stage with .00005"/.001mm resolution precision glass scales. Quick release with fine adjust on X-axis. 50-lb load capacity.
  • Choice of QuadraChek® or Metlogix digital readouts.
  • Quick change mount for factory preset magnification lenses.
  • Hardened steel, nickel-plated workstage for long life and corrosion resistance.
  • Tungsten/halogen profile illumination for bright, sharp images at all magnifications.
  • Duplex fiber optic surface illumination.
  • Vernier Screen Protractor reading to 5'.
  • Optional digital screen protractor with readings to 1' or .01°.
  • Helix +/- 6° via lamphouse displacement.
  • Heavy-duty steel chassis.
  • Fully useable 14" diameter screen.

Optional Magnification Lenses

  • 5x Magnification
  • 10x Magnification
  • 10x Magnification with long focal distance
  • 20x Magnification
  • 20x Magnification with long focal distance
  • 25x Magnification
  • 311/4 x Magnification
  • 50x Magnification
  • 621/2 x Magnification
  • 100x Magnification

Specs

Specifications

  • Measuring Stage Resolution: .00005"/.001 mm
  • Measuring Travel: 10" (250 mm) horizontal (X), 4" (100 mm) vertical (Y), 2.5" (60 mm) focus with quick release on x-axis
  • Precision Measuring Stage: 5" x 16" (125 x 400 mm) nickel-plated top plate
  • Digital Screen Protractor on 3550 Series: angular readings to 1 minute or .01° of arc
  • Duplex Fiber Optic Surface Illumination
  • 14" Frosted Glass Screen: with 30-, 60- and 90-degree crosslines
  • Helix: +/- 6° via lamphouse displacement
  • Heavy-Duty Dust Cover

  • 3500-series-specs-smallSteel construction with Polyethylene body
  • 50 lb (22 kg) allowable workload on stages
  • Electrical: 115/220 V, 50/60 Hz, Single Phase, 2.0 Amp
  • Approx. Weight: Net 200 lb (91 kg) - Crated 330 lb (150 kg)

 

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Models

Comparator and Readout Systems (3500 Series)

Catalog #Description
20-3501-00 3500 with QC 120 DRO
20-3502-00 3500 with QC 220 DRO
20-3503-00 3500 with QC 220E DRO with Edge Sensing

Comparator and Readout Systems (3550 Series with Digital Protractor)

Catalog #Description
20-3550-22 3550 with M2 DRO
20-3550-23 3550 with M2E DRO with Edge Sensing
20-3551-00 3550 with QC 121 DRO
20-3552-00 3550 with QC 221 DRO
20-3553-00 3550 with QC 221E DRO with Edge Sensing
20-3555-00 3550 with QC 5215 DRO with Edge Sensing

Magnification Lenses

Catalog #Description
20-0320-01 5X Magnification Lens
20-0310-00 10X Magnification Lens
20-0310-05 Long Focal Distance 10X Lens
20-0313-00 20X Magnification Lens
20-0312-00 Long Focal Distance 20X Lens
20-0315-00 25X Magnification Lens
20-0317-00 31 1/4X Long Focal Length Lens
20-0318-00 50X Magnification Lens
20-0319-01 62 1/2X Magnification Lens
20-0321-01 100X Magnification Lens

Staging Fixtures

Catalog #Description
20-0390-00 Right Angle Backing Plate
20-2540-00 Vertical Glass Fixture
20-3630-00 Rotary V-Block
20-3631-00 Rotary Vise Fixture
20-3632-00 Stage Centers
20-3633-00 V-Blocks with Centers
20-3623-00 Concentricity Fixture, 1.0" Capacity
20-3624-00 Concentricity Fixture, 2.0" Capacity

Options and Accessories

Catalog #Description
20-0306-00 Heavy Duty Dust Cover - Replacement
20-0308-00 Replacement Glass Screen (3500)
74-0426-00 Replacement Glass Screen (3550)
20-0311-00 Green Filter
20-3512-00 Telecentric Stop
20-3513-00 Telecentric Stop with Built-In Green Filter
20-1406-00 Heavy-Duty Console Base
20-1411-00 Standard Console Base
*20-1412-00 Optional Lockable Side Drawer for 20-1411 Console
20-3517-00 Curtain Canopy
48-7271-00 Replacement Lamp, Profile Illumination
48-7747-00 Replacement Lamp, Surface Illumination
74-0321-10 10" Glass Magnification Scale, Certified
74-0413-00 Ball Checker, Certified
74-0500-00 Stage Calibration Master, Certified

*Can be easily field installed with 4 mounting screws at a later date.