SEATTLE, February 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CorDEX Instruments, a certified manufacturer of explosion-proof equipment, has selected Rochester, NY-based equipment supplier Transcat(R) as the U.S. distributor for its first-ever explosion-proof laser distance meter, the LaserMETER 3000XP.
CorDEX Instruments selected Transcat because of the company's 40-year history of expertise with high-quality tools and its commitment to customer service, said Marcus Halliday, CorDEX Instruments General Manager.
Transcat is a global distributor of professional-grade handheld test and measurement instruments and an accredited provider of calibration and repair services primarily for petrochemical, industrial manufacturing, energy and utilities, chemical manufacturing, pharmaceutical and FDA-regulated industries.
"Today's instrument buyers are careful," said John Hennessy, VP of Sales & Marketing for Transcat. "In our industries, they're looking for tools that will help them work more efficiently or that offer unique functionality. That's where the CorDEX LaserMETER 3000XP comes in. Once people realize what this meter can do, they're going to hunt for one. And now, I'm proud to say, it's available from Transcat."
About the CorDEX LaserMETER 3000XP
The LaserMETER 3000XP is specifically designed for use in hazardous and/or explosive environments such as oil and gas operations, chemical processing and similar industries. It is the only CSA-certified handheld laser distance meter today. Additional certifications include ATEX and IECEx Zone 1 IIC T4.
This revolutionary hand-held measuring device is the first explosion-proof tool capable of measuring distances of up to 100 feet with an accuracy of 1/8 Inch. It comes packed with features such as Pythagoras, area and volume calculations, making it the perfect tool for engineers, safety managers and professional inspectors working in potentially dangerous environments in oil, gas, petrochemical and related sectors.
Expertly built to last, with rugged, industrial-grade construction, the LaserMETER 3000XP withstands harsh environments, accidental falls and knocks. It is easy to use, with simple operating functions for workers wearing protective gloves and clothing.
The LaserMETER 3000XP is available through Transcat for $1,049. Additional accessories include extra batteries, charging stations and power supplies.
About CorDEX Instruments
CorDEX Instruments is a leading U.K. certified manufacturer of high-quality hazardous (explosive) area equipment. ISO 9001:2008 certified, the company's BS EN13980 registered manufacturing system ensures the utmost quality and repeatability. All CORDEX products are designed and manufactured for maximum reliability in process control, quality and safety applications in energy and related industries. For more information, visit http://www.cordexinstruments.com.
Transcat, Inc. is a leading global distributor of professional grade handheld test and measurement instruments and accredited provider of calibration and repair services primarily for the pharmaceutical and FDA-regulated, industrial manufacturing, energy and utilities, chemical manufacturing, and other industries. Through its distribution products segment, Transcat markets and distributes national and proprietary brand instruments to nearly 14,000 global customers. The company offers access to more than 25,000 test and measurement instruments. Transcat delivers precise, reliable, fast calibration, parts inspection, production model engineering and repair services across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico through its 12 strategically located Calibration Centers of Excellence. Transcat's calibration laboratories are ISO-9001:2000 registered and the scope of accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025 is believed to be one of the broadest in the industry. For more information, visit http://www.transcat.com.
SOURCE CorDEX Instruments