Edge & Centre Finding Tools, Wigglers & Touch Point Sensors



Laser Centre & Edge Finder with 1/4" Dia Shank & Polarisor  (Ref: LCEFP)

Laser  Centre & Edge Finder with 1/4

The Laser Center/Edge Finder ® was introduced by SDA Mfg. at the Visalia, CA "Men, Metal & Machines" show on October 4th 2004. Designed to replace traditional wigglers and mechanical or electronic edge finders

This one has a 1/4mm shank - can be used with the smallest of machines
Precision edge finding without readjusting for radius of edge finding tool
Quickly locate center punch marks or scribe line intersections
Can be used with drill presses, to set mill head angle, realign lathe tailstock after taper cutting, lathes with 4-jaw chuck setup or to align the vice on the mill table.

Product Overview:
The Laser Center/Edge Finder ® is a new tool for your mill that will save setup time. For the new Home Shop Machinist it will eliminate the frustrations and doubts of learning the century old Indirect Method with the conventional Edge Finders or Wiggler.

The Laser Center/Edge Finder ® is a Direct Method center or edge finder. Current Center/Edge Finders are Indirect Methods. Current Finders require the Mill operator to determine where the edge of the material is by imposing sufficient pressure on the finder to just slightly bump the material and then move over one-half the diameter of the edge finder to locate the true edge of the material. Another accepted method is a center/edge finder that has a spring loaded conical disc that kicks sideways when touching the edge of the material and the Mill operator then moves the mill table over one-half the diameter of the edge finder to locate the true edge of the material.

The mechanical/electrical center/edge finders function as the mechanical ones do except that instead of a spring loaded offset disc it utilizes electrical continuity to determine when the edge finder has contacted the material (not always useful on non-conducting material). The Mill operator hears an audible signal or a light comes on indicating contact has been made. The operator must still add half the diameter of the edge finder to determine the true edge of the material.

The Laser Center/Edge Finder ® only requires the Mill operator to move the table under the small Laser beam until the laser light shows that the light is at the edge of the material to locate the true edge of the material. If the Mill operator is attempting to position the Mill quill to a Center Punched mark on the material, the table is moved until the laser light centers on the punched mark. In both instances this Direct Method eliminates the most common mistake of forgetting to add half the diameter of the conventional center/edge finder to locate the true edge of the material.

SHANK DIAMETER: - 1/4 mm
OVERALL DIAMETER:- 20mm
OVERALL LENGTH: 70mm
LASER MODULE: Class IIIa (<5 mW) 640-660nm 4.5v
BEAM SPOT DIAMETER: 0.1mm-0.5mm (Dependent on surface reflectivity)
BATTERIES: LR44 1.5V (3X) (batteries included)

VIEW A SHORT VIDEO DEMONSTRATION

No Calculations
No Guesswork
Works From 1"- 4" Away
All models are now shipping with a polarizing attachment, upgraded laser module, and redesigned aperture to achieve the best accuracy and brightest dot in various working conditions.

92.84 111.41


Quantity: 

People who bought Laser Centre & Edge Finder with 1/4" Dia Shank & Polarisor also bought::

1. Centre Finder for Round Bar
2. HSS Centre Drills BS3
3. Dasqua Universal Cutter Point Angle Gauge




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Polarizing Attachment for Laser Centre Finder (Ref: LCEP.)

Polarizing Attachment for Laser Centre Finder

THIS IS NOW INCLUDED IN THE ABOVE BUT CAN BE BOUGHT AS AN ACCESSORY IF YOU HAVE AN EARLIER MODEL

What does it do?
The LC/EF Polarizing Attachment was developed to control the size of the laser dot, making viewing easier and more accurate on a variety of surfaces. This is accomplished by the addition of a linear polarizer element to effectively control the intensity of the laser beam. A lower intensity beam is easier for the human visual system to resolve, especially on reflective surfaces.

How does it work?
The polarizer simply slips over the nose of the LC/EF. Rotating the attachment varies the intensity of the light striking the target surface.
Adjusting the intensity will make the dot appear smaller by reducing the "halo" effect that is produced as the beam is scattered by the target surface and the diffraction pattern caused by passing a beam of light through a small opening.

Here is another way to look at it. When the laser is reflected from the target surface there is a primary "hot spot" at the center of the beam surrounded by a secondary ring of reduced intensity. By polarizing the beam we can begin to eliminate the secondary ring, making the primary hot spot easier to see.

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15.44 18.53


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7 Pc Combined Wiggler and Edge Finder  (Ref: GX73.)

7 Pc Combined Wiggler and Edge Finder

Brand New & Exclusive to Chronos
This 7pc comprises a convenitional wiggler set plus edge finding attachments

14.96 17.95


Quantity: 

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Wiggler & Centre Finder Set  (Ref: WIGG11)

Wiggler & Centre Finder Set

This superb kit is for accurately locating working points on a drill press, lathe, milling machine etc.

6.80 8.16


Quantity: 

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1. Centre Finder for Round Bar
2. Pair of Cast Iron Vee Blocks 2"
3. Set of Four Micrometers - Metric 0-100 MM





Edge Finder 4mm  (Ref: EF4)

Edge Finder 4mm

Made from Quality Steel. All hardened & ground.These edge finders accurately locate the starting points on many jobs. 4mm
10 mm Shank

4.13 4.96


Quantity: 

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2. Edge Finder Set
3. Edge Finder 10mm





Edge Finder 10mm  (Ref: EF10)

Edge Finder 10mm

Made from Quality Steel. All hardened & ground.These edge finders accurately locate the starting points on many jobs. 10mm.

4.80 5.76


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Soba Extra Long Edge Finder (Ref: MX123)

Soba Extra Long Edge Finder

Made from Quality Steel. All hardened & ground.These edge finders accurately locate the starting points on many jobs.

Shank 1/4 Dia - 2 3/4" Long

Body Diameter 3/8

6.70 8.04


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New 4 Pc Mini Edge Finder Set  (Ref: 32230s02)

New 4 Pc Mini Edge Finder Set

Quickly locate working edges , shoulders , grooves , centre points and scribe lines. A great time saving tool. Precision made with all parts being hardened & ground
Contents:
3/8 x 0.0200" combo edge & centre finder
1.2 x 0.200" combo edge & centre finder
3/8 x 0.200" mechanical audible edge finder
1/2 x 0.500" mechanical audible edge finder

12.89 15.47


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Edge Finder Set  (Ref: EFS)

Edge Finder Set

As above but an assorted set of 5 edge finders.

13.95 16.74


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1. Centre Finder for Round Bar
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NEW Z TYPE EDGE FINDER 4 mm  (Ref: EFZ4)

NEW Z TYPE EDGE FINDER 4 mm

When Spun In The Milling Chuck The Probe Will Spring Back After Touching An Edge Of The Work Piece


SPECIFICATION
Overall Length 90 mm
Probe Diameter 4 MM
Hardened & Precision Ground


5.70 6.84


Quantity: 

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1. Edge Finder 4mm
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NEW Z TYPE EDGE FINDER 6 mm  (Ref: EFZ6)

NEW Z TYPE EDGE FINDER 6 mm

When Spun In The Milling Chuck The Probe Will Spring Back After Touching An Edge Of The Work Piece


SPECIFICATION
Overall Length 50 mm
Probe Diameter 6MM
Hardened & Precision Ground


5.80 6.96


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NEW Z TYPE EDGE FINDER 10mm  (Ref: EFZ10)

NEW Z TYPE EDGE FINDER 10mm

When Spun In The Milling Chuck The Probe Will Spring Back After Touching An Edge Of The Work Piece


SPECIFICATION
Overall Length 86 mm
Probe Diameter 10MM
Hardened & Precision Ground

8.50 10.20


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Centre Finder for Round Bar  (Ref: CF1)

Centre Finder for Round Bar

A Suberb tool for finding the centre of a round bar.Simply place the centre finder in your drill chuck or collet located in the machine spindle.. Align the legs of the centre finder perpendicular to the workpiece held in a vice. Move the machine spindle down until the legs contact the workpiece. Look at the pointer & line scribed on the shaft of the centre finder. If they are not in line move the x or y axis until everything is properley located.

4.80 5.76


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Soba 20mm Touch Point Sensor (Ref: SVP20.)

Soba 20mm Touch Point Sensor

These excellent tools quickly locate work edges and save time when finding positions on milling machines,jig boreres etc etc. They employ a highly sensitive location sensor and utilise a red pilot light which can be clearly seen.. The location of the end surface,outside & inside circle diameters can be detected. 20mm body dia. Supplied in a Wooden Case.


29.17 35.00


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Soba 2 MT Touch Point Sensor (Ref: 310042)

Soba 2 MT Touch Point Sensor

These excellent tools quickly locate work edges and save time when finding positions on milling machines,jig boreres etc etc. They employ a highly sensitive location sensor and utilise a red pilot light which can be clearly seen.. The location of the end surface,outside & inside circle diameters can be detected. 2 Morse Taper Shank Supplied in a Wooden Case.


32.00 38.40


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Soba 16mm Touch Point Sensor  (Ref: 310041)

Soba 16mm Touch Point Sensor

These excellent tools quickly locate work edges and save time when finding positions on milling machines,jig boreres etc etc. They employ a highly sensitive location sensor and utilise a red pilot light which can be clearly seen.. The location of the end surface,outside & inside circle diameters can be detected. 16mm body dia.

29.15 34.98


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20 mm Touch Point Sensor  (Ref: 310020)

20 mm Touch Point Sensor

20mm Shank - Overall Length is 160mm
With Clear Red Light- Supplied in a wooden storage box

34.60 41.52


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Vertex 20 mm Touch Point Sensor (Ref: VPS20)

Vertex 20 mm Touch Point Sensor

These excellent tools quickly locate work edges and save time when finding positions on milling machines, jig boreres etc etc. They employ a highly sensitive location sensor and utilise a red pilot light which can be clearly seen.. The location of the end surface, outside & inside circle diameters can be detected.

35.00 42.00


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Vertex 32 mm Touch Point Sensor  (Ref: VPS32)

Vertex 32 mm Touch Point Sensor

These excellent tools quickly locate work edges and save time when finding positions on milling machines, jig boreres etc etc. They employ a highly sensitive location sensor and utilise a red pilot light which can be clearly seen.. The location of the end surface, outside & inside circle diameters can be detected.

38.00 45.60


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Vertex 32 mm Touch Point Sensor with Beeper (Ref: VPS32B)

Vertex 32 mm Touch Point Sensor with Beeper

These excellent tools quickly locate work edges and save time when finding positions on milling machines, jig boreres etc etc. They employ a highly sensitive location sensor and utilise a red pilot light which can be clearly seen.. The location of the end surface, outside & inside circle diameters can be detected.

44.00 52.80


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