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Application SolutionsThickness

For Individuals Looking for Thickness Measurement Systems

When looking for the best way to measure thickness, there are a number of important factors to consider, including the shape and material of the target and the type of measurement system. Selecting equipment that doesn't adequately meet your needs can lead to insufficient precision and increased man-hours during production, so make sure you choose the right equipment. This site is designed to help those looking for a thickness measurement system discover the best way to perform measurement with confidence.

How to Measure Thickness (sheet form)

  • STEP 1: Select whether the shape of the measurement target is a thin sheet or some other shape.
  • STEP 2: Look at the methods outlined in each item to find the best measurement method.
  • STEP 3: Download the relevant measurement system catalog.
  1. A- Measurement between rolls  B- Measurement on the roll
  2. A-A- Measurement of transparent targets  A-B- Measurement of opaque targets  B-A- Space present in the direction of target travel  B-B- No space present in the direction of target travel
  3. Example Applications
    • A-A- Measurement 1 Thickness measurement of transparent films
    • A-B- Measurement  2 Thickness measurement of  plastic sheets
    • B-A- Measurement  3 Thickness measurement after  roll press
    • B-B- Measurement  4 Thickness measurement of  rubber sheets

How to Measure Thickness (misc. workpieces)

  • STEP 1: Look at the methods outlined in each item to find the best measurement method.
  • STEP 2: Download the relevant measurement system catalog.
  1. A- Measurement of transparent targets  B- Measurement of opaque targets
  2. B-A- Measurement using height difference from reference  B-B- Measurement in midair
    • A- Measurement 1 Thickness measurement of coating films
    • B-A- Measurement 5 Thickness measurement of  sealing material
    • B-B-Measurement  2 Thickness measurement of wafers

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