CMM and tensile testing covers
Pleated covers are used in applications requiring the cover to be lightweight. They are predominantly used in the metrology and measurement sectors. Pleated-type construction using rip-stop nylon fabric will result in an expandable, tear-resistant concertina cover.
The covers are usually fitted using hook and loop, which is attached to the cover end flanges. Profiled, self-adhesive hook and loop is supplied loose, making the covers easy to fit and remove. The lightweight design allows for little or no interference with the machine’s measuring process and accuracy.
Typical applications are coordinate measuring machine systems (CMMs), component inspection and tensile testing machines. High-precision slideways and actuators are covered against the ingress of dust and contaminants, preventing loss of accuracy, extending service life and protecting operators from potential injury.