The TLAser130s laser scan micrometer has been released by LaserLinc Inc. The compact single-axis device is for wire, centerless ground parts and multistrand measurement such as monofilaments. Its noncontact and high-speed scanning is suitable for flaw detection in small extruded products. With accuracy of ±0.00004 in., it measures diameter, detects short defects and profiles parts. It takes 1600 measurements per second standard, with an option of 4000. It has a separate transmitter and receiver and a 30-mm measurement window. It links to a PC running the proprietary Total Vu software that provides in-process tolerance checking, trending, statistical process control, feedback control, data logging and recipes.