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The MX-2 is ideal for the person that tests a few different materials regularly. The MX-2 contains 8 velocities of common materials and two velocities that the user can set using a simple sofware program.

The tool's backlit display is easy to read, even in dim light, and the unit operates for up to 200 hours on a single set of batteries.

The MX-2 comes complete, ready to use, and is protected by Dakota Ultrasonics 5 year limited warranty.

Velocity Settings

The MX-2 has 8 set velocities and 2 that are custom to the user's applications. The set velocities are as follows:

  • 1. Steel4340-(.233)
  • 2. Stainless Steel 303-( .223 )
  • 3. Aluminum 2024 - ( .251 )
  • 4. Cast Iron-(.179 )
  • 5. Plexiglass-(.106 )
  • 6. PVC - (.094)
  • 7. Polystyrene(.092)
  • 8. Polyurethane-(.070 )
  • 9. Custom
  • 10. Custom

Features

  • Multi-function 4.5 digit liquid crystal display with 0.500 inch numerals, backlit for use in poor light conditions.
  • Measurements displayed in inches, inches/microsecond, millimeters, and meters/second.
  • Measures from 0.025 to 19.999 inches (0.63 to 199.99 millimeters) switch to select English or metric units.
  • Four readings per second for single point measurements.
  • 8 pre-set velocities and 2 custom velocities
  • Ability to change between velocities without the use of computer software
  • IP 65 Rated

Complete Kit

The MX-2 is supplied as a complete kit with the gauge, probe, 4 oz. bottle of coupling fluid, 2 AA batteries, NIST Calibration Certificate, and Operating Instruction Manual - all in a foam-fitted carrying case.

Measuring Limits

Minimum Radius for Convex Surfaces 0.350" (8.89 mm)
Minimum Radius for Concave Surfaces 3" (76.2 mm)
Minimum Headroom 1" (25.0 mm)
Minimum Sample Diameter 0.150" (3.8 mm)
Minimum Substrate Thickness - F na
Minimum Substrate Thickness - NFe na

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Specifications

Measuring Range0.025 to 19.999 inches
0.63 to 199.99 millimeters
Resolution 0.001 inch
0.01 millimeter
Velocity Range0.0492 to .3937 in/μs. 1250 to 10,000 meters/sec
Dimensions 2.5 W x 4.75 H x 1.25 D inches
Range in Steel0.025-6.00" (0.60-150.0 mm)
Resolution.001" (0.01 mm)
Display4½ - Digit, 0.5" Backlit LCD
Probe1/4", 5 MHz, actual wearface is 5/8" (17mm)
Cable4 ft. (1.2 m) waterproof cable with non-polarized, quick-disconnect connectors. Optional lengths up to 50 ft. (15 m).
Temp. LimitsAmbient: -20 to 120° F (-30 to 50° C)
Material: -0 to 200° F (-20 to 100° C
Special high temperature probes are optionally available.
Battery TypeTwo 1.5V alkaline or 1.2V NiCad AA cells.
Battery LifeTypically operates for 200 hours on alkaline and 130 hours on NiCad.
Weight10 ounces (283 g)
Accessories IncludedProbe/cable assembly. 4 oz. bottle of coupling fluid, NIST Calibration Certificate, 2 AA batteries, operating instructions, hard-plastic carrying case.
WarrantyGauge: 5 Years
Probes: 90 Days

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