High Quality Z-Axis Scales Fitted to Legacy Equipment

EEC are able to supply and install high quality DRO equipment onto existing, legacy machining equipment. In this example, EEC installed a high quality replacement Z axis Acu-Rite SENC 150/48” scale onto a cheap, low-end Chinese DRO display.

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acu-rite senc z-axis scales

Acu-Rite SENC Z-Axis Scales

The DRO was fitted to a Colchester Triumph 2500 x 50” lathe and was a fully working and reliable, accurate and now reliable upgrade. This proves that compatibility is not an issue when using high-quality Acu-Rite DRO.

legacy dro

Cheap and cheerful Chinese DRO unit

Legacy and new cable routing

Legacy and new cable routing

scales with guarding, protecting from contamination and ingress

scales with guarding, protecting from contamination and ingress

SENC 150 linear encoder

The SENC 150 from ACU-RITE is the ideal scale for all applications. The compact and robust design, and the numerous possibilities for mounting, make it ideal for retrofitting. The slight dimensions and high accuracies of this ball-bearing guided encoder, which uses the reflected light method, are ideal prerequisites that can be used in metrology applications.

  • Robust design
  • Resolutions from 0.5 µm to 5 µm
  • Output signals: TTL
  • Measuring lengths from 75 mm/2″ to 3075 mm/120″
  • Distance-coded reference marks
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