The acclaimed innovators at Parlec, Inc. have announced the launch of a new company devoted specifically to marketing and selling tool measuring machines: Omega Tool Measuring Machines, or Omega TMM.

The new company will retain the core leadership team from Parlec, Inc. and focus on enhancing the tool measuring machine line under the new Omega TMM name. The management team will provide the same quality service and products that existing customers have come to know and trust. The announcement of the new Omega TMM brand is the precursor to the release of an enhanced line of tool measuring machines that have increased capabilities. While the transition is taking place, there will be absolutely no interruption of service, sales, or delivery for Parlec customers. Additionally, Omega TMM will honor all Parlec, Inc. warranties that were in place before the launch.

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Omega APEX

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Control your process with Omega’s APEX Profile Inspection Machine.

A fully automated, ultra precise, profile measurement machine designed to measure profiles of form cutting tools and grinding wheels. An ideal alternative to the three dimensional inspection machine, APEX will help inspect and qualify your most difficult geometric profiles using existing DXF drawings. Accelerate and enhance your process to reduce scrap and improve efficiencies using an APEX TMM® to qualify profile tools before touching a work piece.


Control Tool Data, Schedule Jobs, Process to Machining Centers


Increase Throughput and Control the Measuring and Inspection Process


Internet and Ethernet Ready with Seamless Integration to Tool Management and Manufacturing Systems

APEX TMM Features.

  • Cast ductile iron construction with our proprietary SYMMETRY design
  • Full acrylic window enclosure to keep dirt, oil, and ambient light out
  • 3 Axis CNC control standard
  • 1µ repeatable power clamping universal spindle
  • AAIM proprietary fully automated tool profiling software
  • DXF nominal vs actual comparison with tolerance bands
  • Green LED backlight to reduce shadows and deflection
  • Sub-µ accurate imaging system
  • Available with top down and center-height camera options
  • Available with data output
  • Available with RFID read/write integration
  • P7 software suite standard
  • Dual 21.5” LCD screens
  • 2yr parts and labor warranty
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Specifications & Accessories.

Measuring Lengths
400 mm (15.75”)

Measuring Diameters
420 mm (16.5”) 

Control Systems Available
P7 with AAIM and 3-Axis Automation


High Precision Quick Change Spindle


21.5″ Wide/Touch Screen


Standard Accessories
Surface Inspection
Label Printer


Cartridges for all other tooling styles (Optional)
RFID Systems (Optional)
UPS Conditioner (Optional)

Precision ductile cast iron construction with hardened and ground ways
SYMMETRY Design to eliminate thermal distortion
High quality components
Precision preloaded linear bearings and guideways assure accuracy
Bearings and guideways are protected from the external environment
High accuracy glass encoders with .001 mm resolution


General Software
Measure: heights, diameters, distances, radii, and angles
Report and log all of your results in Microsoft Excel® or in PDF formats]


Measurement Range
Measurement Diameter: 420mm (16.5″)
Measurement Height: 400mm (15.75″)


Dual 21.5″ Widescreen LCD Touch Screen Display


110V AC or 220V AC
Air: 80-110 PSI


Dimensions and Weight
Overall Width: 1575 mm (62”)
Depth: 864 mm (34”)
Height: 1804 mm (71”)
Average Shipping Weight: 720 kg (1,587 lbs.)

*Machine and enclosure ship in two separate crates.