Types of Optical Comparators

Different Types of Optical Comparators The easiest optical design used in optical comparators is named the simple optics design. This optical comparator incorporates a light source, a magnification lens, the main reflecting mirror and a screen. Optical Comparator machines with this design display images that are both upside down and reversed. Another Optical Comparator is […]

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What is an Optical Comparator?

What is an Optical Comparator? An optical comparator is a device that applies the principles of optics for the inspection of manufactured parts. In a comparator, the magnified silhouette of a part is projected on a screen, and the dimensions and geometry of the part are measured against the prescribed limits. Optical comparators provide a […]

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Optical Comparators

Optical comparators are instruments that project a magnified image or profile of a part onto a screen for comparison to a standard overlay profiles or scales. These are non-contact devices that function by producing images that are magnified of the parts or the components and displays them on a glass screen that uses illumination sources, […]

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