Opus Metrology

  • 15 Maylan Road
  • Earlstrees Industrial Estate
  • Corby
  • Northamptonshire
  • United Kingdom
  • NN17 4DR (map)

  • Tel: 01536 204681
  • Fax: 01536 205272
  • Website: www.opus.co.uk

Tungsten Carbide Gauge Blocks

Tungsten Carbide Gauge Blocks

Opus Metrology Ltd offer a wide range of precision products and services.

Our Flat Lapping division provides a high quality precision, cost effective lapping service for a wide range of materials and components ranging from plastics to tungsten carbide. We can achieve a flatness of 0.05 micron, parallelism of 0.05 micron and a surface finish of 0.007 micron Ra depending upon material and whether it is required. Matt and reflective finishes are possible, our maximum capacity is 380mm (for round parts).

We are largest manufacturer of Tungsten Carbide and Ceramic gauge blocks in Europe.

Our 2000 sq.ft. UKAS accredited dimensional calibration laboratory offers a dimensional calibration service to other companies. We also supply a wide range of metrology equipment including monochromatic light units, optical flats etc.

Our Sub-Contract Inspection Service utilises a CNC Co-ordinate Measuring Machine to provide a product inspection service.

Ceramic Gauge Blocks

Ceramic Gauge Blocks

Opus ceramic gauge blocks (Zirco-Blocks) are manufactured from an exceptionally pure grade of  zirconia ceramic.

The commonly held belief that all ceramic materials are brittle and prone to catastrophic failure can now be dispelled with the remarkable zirconia ceramic    material which used to manufacture Opus Zirco-Blocks blocks.

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