analyzers are of excellent quality in our opinion. With little maintenance these
profilometers are built for a long life. History shows they are repairable for almost all issues as OEM components are, for the most part, available. These are quality instruments. No matter the model, repair is always worthwhile.
Problems with these units are quite uncommon and most are
due to misuse or, even worse, a drop or heavy impact with
another item. Wear components of these gages can also result
in a unit that requires repair.
While some of these problems may be relatively minor, others
will require professional service. There are a few repair
shops that can complete this sort of work. As this is a piece
of precision equipment is should be repaired by people
specializing in the field. In North America, probably one of
the best repair shops is Precision
Tool Works. Since they have many components in stock, using Precision
Tool Works can often save precious turnaround time
versus shipping the surface tester overseas for repairs not to
mention the additional cost of shipping required.