TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 13, 2016 — 4D Technology Corp. has announced the InSpec Surface Gauge, a handheld, noncontact instrument that measures precision machined surface defects and features with µm-level resolution. The device enables rapid measurements that are unaffected by vibration present in most manufacturing environments. Quality assurance and control personnel using the InSpec can take repeatable precision surface measurements in factory floor, machine shop and field service environments. Rugged and lightweight, the handheld gauge has a single cable tether to its computer and is designed to handle the rigors of daily use. The system measures surface defects between 2.5 to 2500-µm deep on a wide variety of part geometries.