New capacitive measurement system with sub-nanometre resolution
Only a short time after introducing its new single-channel measurement systems, Micro-Epsilon is now offering a new capacitive multi-channel measurement system, which guarantees extremely high resolution and accuracies. According to the manufacturer, the new capaNCDT500 provides a resolution in the range of hundredths of a nanometre and supersedes the existing capaNCDT600 series. An Ethernet port with 24-bit resolution is available, so that data obtained can be output as error-free as possible. The new system is modular in its design and can accept up to eight measuring channels, depending on requirements. For this, the controllers, in all the major European card formats, are inserted in the housing. A version with an integrated preamplifier, as well as one with an external preamplifier, are available, which enables cable lengths of up to 20m between sensor and controller. The sensors operate virtually independent of temperature and so can be used at temperatures between -50°C and +200°C. The new measuring system is fully compatible with all electrically -conductive materials. Insulated materials can also be measured using special electronics. The capaNCDT 6500 has all the well-known special features of the capaNCDT group. Therefore, it is possible to synchronise non-grounded measuring objects or to replace a sensor without having to recalibrate. This measuring system is typically used in production plants, test equipment, laboratory applications and for quality assurance of different processes.