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Feet Counter

Textile length measuring system

MSJY316W is a high precision high speed distance/ length measuring wheel in English system (Feet and Inches) up to 99,999 feet and 11 inches. 5 digits are used to show feet and one digit is used to show inches. MSJY316W has large digits for better visibility and is rated for speeds up to 360 rpm (or 360 feet per minute). Reset knob/lever is on the left. Length measuring device for textile and other products on roll

MSJY316W may be installed in production or packaging machines to measure the length of fabric, paper, wire, foils, ropes, strings, ribbons and similar products. This feet counter comes with two identical wheels; however, one is sufficient in many installations. Wheels are precisely designed and manufactured so that each revolution will equal to 1 foot. The wheels have a high friction rubber to prevent slip and ensure accurate measurement.

Specifications of Feet Counter MSJY316W:

Number of digits (Feet): 5                        
Number of digits (inches): 1
Base length = 111 mm 
Base width = 64 mm 
Height = 46 mm 
Overall length (shaft) = 158 mm 
Weight: 484 grams 
base with screw holes

How to install a length measuring system?

The length measuring unit must sit on the moving fabric so that the wheel or wheels are aligned with the direction of movement.

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Mount a bar that extends to the sides or middle of the moving roll of fabric and stands about 4 inches above the material. Get a large hinge. Install the counter on one side of the hinge and secure the other side to bar.

It is best if you use screws for all connections. In some cases however you may use rivets if you are sure that the installation is permanent. If you cannot find the right size hinge, use a smaller hinge and extend it as needed using aluminum sheet metal or pieces of wood.

Another option is connecting the measuring device to the bar using piece of sheet metal (no hinge); instead you must install the hinge in the beginning of the bar.

A typical installation of the length measuring unit

Installing the hinge in the beginning of the bar allows you to lift the bar and keep it away from the moving fabric when the measurements are not needed.

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Our products are available at the following online stores. For large orders please call in advance and verify the availability, wholesale discounts and shipping options. If you cannot find any product in the online store of your choice, please use the search option of the store or call (973)777-3113 for further assistance.


  All orders will be shipped from our warehouse in United States (USA). We ship worldwide to most countries including U.S., Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Germany, France, Netherlands, and many other countries.

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