Laser-Based Tachometer For Contact AndNon-Contact Measuring Applications
The PLT-5000 from Pioneer Electric & Research is a Class-1 laser-based tachometer that is said to provide accurate aiming and measurement up to 60 in. from the target. It can be used for both contact and non-contact applications, such as measuring the rpm of a motor, fan, shaft or other rotating machinery where the speed must be regulated for precise process control. It also can measure the linear speed of conveyors.
Contact measuring is performed with a contact adapter and a supplied set of wheel and cone adapters. Unit provides up to 14 memories and allows single-button selection of measurement units (rpm; velocity in m/min, ft/min, yd/min, in./min; and length in meters, yards and feet). Three AA batteries provide up to 40 hr of continuous use. Low Batteryand Over Range indicators provide operational feedback. The kit is priced at $269.
Pioneer Electric & Research
Wood Dale, IL