Accessory kit makes measuring valve seat roughness on cylinder heads as simple as roughness on a flat machined part.

(Aurora, IL) – March 5, 2014 – Mitutoyo America is pleased to announce the addition of the new Valve Seat Roughness Measuring Kit to our line of Form Measurement Instruments. This new accessory kit will make measuring the valve seat roughness on cylinder heads as simple as roughness on a flat machined part. Numerous sized bases and guide shafts allows for a wide range of measurements on various types of engines. This fixture easily adapts to the popular Mitutoyo SJ-210/310 roughness testers making it an efficient and reliable method that rivals high-end models using expensive probes and software. The main support includes handle for easy handling and quick set-up. Set port for Surftest comes in two option angles of 30° or 45°. A base for fitting into valve ranges from φd=15-51mm or φD=21-59mm. The guide shaft for fitting into cylinder head ranges from φd=4.95-11.93mm.