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MICROTRAK 3 | Laser Displacement Sensor

Undoubtedly an essential measurement tool for process automation, quality control and tool automation control.

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Optimizes itself to the sensed conditions as it monitors the light intensity received on a pixel array

High resolution, high speed laser displacement sensor (non-contact linear displacement sensor) utilizes the latest CMOS sensor technology that challenges even the most difficult measurement applications. The Microtrak™ 3 is undoubtedly an essential measurement tool for process automation, quality control and tool automation control, for applications such as, thickness measurement, dimensional displacement, part profiling, vibrations testing, build-up measurement, and much more.

MICROTRAK 3 | Laser Displacement Sensor
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Several Stand-Off Distances Available


  • Measurement rate of up to 40,000/ sec.
  • Latest CMOS sensor technology - Superior linearity over competitors
  • Accurate and repeatable measurements from highly reflective to dull surfaces
  • Specular and Glass Models available
  • Configuration/DAQ software, DLL, and available Labview drivers provide ultimate flexibility in data collection and processing
  • Auto gain circuitry - Automatically determines and adjusts the ideal laser power needed for different types of surfaces
  • Programmable Cut-time feature - The bridging function ignores hole and cut-outs on objects for in process gap control and measurement
  • No controller Needed - Built-in 5-color position indicator determines nominal laser gap setting and distance placement without the need for a controller
  • Dual output - Analog and digital (RS-485 and USB)
  • Bundled with Microtrak 3 Basic Support Software - Use your PC to monitor the gap in real time and control setup parameters
  • Data export - Acquired data can be stored in widely supported (.csv) format
  • Software Compatible with Windows® XP, Vista, Windows® 7 and Windows® 8
  • 8 different stand-off models - From 25mm to 300mm. Measuring ranges from 2mm to 200 mm. Resolution down to 0.04µm

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At MTI Instruments, we offer advanced sensing and physical measurement technology in products that range from basic sensors to complete, fully integrated measurement systems.

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