Digital Micrometer

Digital Micrometers for Verifying Proximity Systems
Precise measurements are required in many types of projects to provide professional quality and accuracy, especially for proximity systems that measure mils (thousandth of an inch, 0.001 inches) in English units and microns (thousandth of a millimeter, 0.001 millimeters) in Metric units. If you’re looking for a tool to take the guesswork and remeasuring out of the equation, a digital micrometer is a superior choice for verifying proximity systems.

What are Digital Micrometers?
Digital micrometers are tools used to find precise measurements of a length, thickness, or diameter. These sleek and accurate instruments are used in many different industries, including mold making, aerospace, medical, automobile, tool-and-die, and electronic industries. Digital micrometers have interchangeable parts to match what the proximity probe system is measuring. They are considered one of the most reliable and popular measurements and inspection tools on the market. They can be easily zeroed at almost any point without requiring recalibration. When using digital micrometers to measure the accuracy of a proximity system, we accurately measure the gap from a target material to the proximity probe tip. Knowing this distance between the target material and the probe tip enables the technician or engineer the ability to precisely measure the output of a proximity probe system.

The LCD screen helps to eliminate any human error by conveniently displaying the measurement value in either mils or millimeters (displaying fractions of an inch and fractions of a millimeter). The data can also be stored and exported using the Metrix digital proximity system software. Though basic, mechanical micrometers are still on the market and have been used since the 1700s. Your projects deserve more updated and accurate equipment that have the precision necessary to measure mils and microns of displacement.

Digital Micrometers with Metrix Vibration
Metrix Vibration is a premier supplier of digital micrometers used to verify the output of proximity systems. We have maintained ISO-9001 certification for more than 20 years, proving our dedication to quality and continuous improvement.

We trust our products to such a high degree that we back them with a full 36-month warranty. Metrix Vibration is a leading supplier of industrial vibration monitoring systems to a majority of the world’s leading manufacturers and users of motors, pumps, fans, generators, gas turbines, cooling towers, reciprocating and centrifugal compressors, and other rotating and reciprocating machinery.

Though we are headquartered in Houston, Texas, our products can be found in more than 65 countries around the world. We would be happy to hear from you regarding our digital micrometers; if you have any questions, reach out to us today.

Digital Micrometer Model: 9060-010
The Metrix Digital Micrometer comes with the ability to change probe target material to match the material your proximity probe system is measuring.  Our digital micrometer comes standard with a 4140-steel target disk and four (4) bushings (1/4-28, M8, 3/8-24, and M10) for your proximity probes. Additional target material disks may be ordered so the digital micrometer can best meet your needs. See below:

Part Number Target Material
9083-001 4140
9083-002 Monel K 500
9083-003 7075-T6
9083-005 15-5 SS
9083-006 17-4 SS
9083-008 416 SS
9083-010 ANSI 4340 Alloy Steel
9083-011 316 SS

The 9060-001 and 9060-002 have been obsoleted and replaced by the 9060-010.  

Note: You can use the same Digital Proximity System (proximity probe, extension cable and driver or transmitter) to monitor thrust, radial vibration or shaft speed.

Ultimately, digital micrometers are a necessary tool when measuring small distances and should be maintained in a padded box inside the tool kit of workers across many different industries. Remember these are precision instruments and need to be handled with care. They require proper maintenance and care to achieve product longevity. The digital micrometer will not work in very hot environments (greater than 60°C/140°F) and should not be used in extreme or inclement weather. Water will damage the digital micrometer, as it is not water-resistant or waterproof. Reading through the user manual will give you the most thorough information about your digital micrometer. Take a look through our online store and find the digital micrometer we use for proximity probe verification and accessories for your specific industry.