Digital Height Gauges

For over 40 years, Eley Metrology has been at the centre of the design and manufacture of high-quality metrology products and precision measurement equipment.

We offer an impressive range of height gauges, from basic vernier models to the Vertex VMS, which provides a unique solution in the field of Digital Height Gauges.

Supported by a UKAS Certificate of Calibration, the Vertex VMS is the most advanced digital height gauge available on the market today.

Vertex VMS Key Features

• All Eley Metrology products are designed and made in the UK •

• Available in 3 sizes, 800, 1000 and 1200, the fully patented Vertex VMS delivers market-leading specifications •

• The only Digital Height Gauge that does not require error correction •

• Air bearings ensure smoothness and precision •

• Performance supported by a UKAS Certificate of Calibration •

• Training and support from Eley Metrology’s experienced team •

The Vertex VMS Digital Height Gauge Range








What is a Height Gauge

What is a height gauge? As the name suggests, it is a device for measuring the height of an object. Their roots can be traced back as far as 1631, when Pierre Vernier, a French scientist and mathematician, invented the “Vernier scale.” This gave mechanical engineers the ability to measure and manufacture with much greater precision than ever before. Vernier's system of dissimilar scales was the founding of precision measurement, and nearly 400 years later, we still use Vernier's principles.

A height gauge is typically used in conjunction with granite surface plates or tables such as those in our Crown Windley range. Granite surfaces are a must for accurate measurement as they provide a flat and stable surface for inspection.

The Digital Height Gauge

Digital height gauges can be split into three distinct groups.

The first group is relatively basic and has accuracy levels similar to those of mechanical height gauges. It typically uses an inch/metric scale along with floating and absolute zero.

The middle group of digital height gauges is effectively an upgrade on the first. They share all the features of the first group but have several additional settings, such as ID/OD measurement and probe compensation. Height gauges within this group will have far greater accuracy than those in the first.

The final group offers another big step up in accuracy and a host of additional features. You can expect a computer interface, air bearings, motorised probing operation and 1D and 2D measurement capability. The Vertex VMS Digital Height Gauge is a great example of how advanced devices in this group have become.

If you'd like to know more about our height gauges and how they can support your business, the team at Eley Metrology is here to help. Our Vertex VMS is supported by a UKAS Certificate of Calibration and is available in three different sizes, allowing us to cater to a range of industries and requirements.


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