Fischer Technology has introduced the Dualscope FMP100, a touchscreen coating thickness measurement instrument designed to combine the capabilities of PC-based lab instruments with the manageability of compact portable units.
The unit has a Windows CE operating system with a graphical user interface and a user-definable file and folder structure.
Fischer says the bright LC touchscreen display simplifies settings, measurements and data evaluations. The unit offers numerous configuration options for presenting results, and a drag-and-drop feature enables the user to create application-specific interfaces.
The FMP100 and the various F-Probes “form an integral measurement system with precise repeatability,” according to Fischer.
The FMP100 can also be teamed with Fischer’s DataCenter IP to create “a multi-functional data terminal,” the manufacturer reports.
Visually supported guidance helps users create individual inspection plans, such as those required by SSPC-PA2 and IMO PSPC. Users can create individual inspection plans on their PCs, then load the plans into the FMP100, following them for taking readings on named areas. Users can also load drawings or photos of items to be measured with markings of the area.
This task-specific information “ensures the accurate and correct acquisition of complex data, even by non-technical users,” and eliminates handwritten readings on inspection reports, the company says.
More information: www.fischer-technology.com.