KFM LED

This advanced industrial bench magnifier has a robust all-metal construction with sleek design, a flexible arm and excellent light output. It is suitable for all industrial applications.

  • 3 and 5 dioptre (1.75x and 2.25x magnification)
  • Shadow-free magnification and excellent colour rendering.
  • ESD version to dissipate static charges.

    Multi-purpose Industrial LED Bench Magnifier

    KFM LED and KFM LED ESD models have a robust all-metal construction with sleek design, a flexible arm and excellent light output. It is suitable for all industrial applications.

    The flexibility of the joint between lamp’s head and the arm makes exact positioning very easy. The quality of the LEDs allows for virtually shadow-free magnification and excellent colour rendering.

    KFM LED ESD is designed to dissipate static charges as they occur in a controlled manner.

    Details

    KFM LED round lens bench magnifier is ideal for a variety of precision tasks, including: electronics rework, deburring, sample preparation, dissection, assembly and manipulation.

    A flexible, self-balancing shade and fully-enclosed, hands-free neck design is ideal for environments where foreign object debris (FOD) is a concern.

    Shadow-free magnification

    The quality and positioning of the LEDs across two semi-circular modules allow for virtually shadow-free illumination and excellent colour rendering.

    Flexible working positions

    Our magnifiers are specially designed to maximize horizontal and vertical movement. They provide significant horizontal reach, and will always stay in the right position without drifting.

    The arms are balanced by spring systems which ensure smooth and easy positioning – no knobs to tighten, nothing to adjust.

    The flexibility of the self-balancing arm and friction-free joint between the head and arm makes exact positioning easy. The fully-enclosed neck design is ideal for mechanical, electronics, circuit boards, dental and jewellery and other precision applications.

    Importance of light quality

    Good lighting reduces the risk of health problems, increases safety, and enhances productivity.

    Hence great importance is placed on the light quality of our illuminated magnifiers, having powerful luminators with excellent light output. The quality and exact positioning of the light sources in relation to the lens allows for virtually shadow-free magnification and excellent colour rendering capabilities.

    Glass lens for superb clarity and comfort

    The quality of KFM LED starts with the high performance optical glass lens providing superb clarity. The crown glass lens has a lower refractive index than plastic lens bench magnifiers, which reduces the loss of light in transmission through the lens and therefore less distortion of the image.

    Less distortion makes for more comfortable viewing over longer periods of time.

    Accessories

    STAYS Lenses

    Self-Traction Accessory Yield System for use with KFM LED, WAVE LED, LFM LED, IFM, and Circus LED Magnifiers. 2” lens diameter (2.5” diameter including the silicon gasket frame).
    504044 diopter STAYS Lens
    504066 diopter STAYS Lens
    5041010 diopter STAYS Lens

    KFM LED Handles

    For use with KFM LED bench magnifiers.
    SPD026588KFM LED Handle, black
    SPD026587KFM LED Handle,light grey
    SPD026586KFM LED Handle, white

    Floor Stand Trolley

    863mm (34″) Painted steel pole and cast iron base includes both casters and glides
    50036BKRolling Floor Stand, black
    50036LGRolling Floor Stand, light grey
    50036WTRolling Floor Stand, white
    SPA025674Extra weight for Rolling Floor Stand, white (required for Circus magnifiers)

    A-Edge Mount Bracket

    For mounting products to horizontal surfaces. Maximum 57mm (2.25”) opening.
    60001BKA Edge Mount Bracket, black
    60001LGA Edge Mount Bracket, light gray

    C-Surface Mount Bracket

    For permanent mounting to tables or other horizontal surfaces.
    50005BKC Surface Mount Bracket, black
    50005LGC Surface Mount Bracket, light grey

    FE Base

    For use with 762mm (30”) arm magnifiers (USA only).
    50010BKFE Base, black
    50010LGFE Base, light gray
    50010WTFE Base, white

    AH Mount Bracket

    Technical

    To discuss your particular requirements in further detail, please contact your local Vision Engineering representative.

    Specifications

     Lens3 dioptre (1.75X) or 5 dioptre (2.25X) round white crown glass lens
     Secondary  lenses4, 6 or 10 dioptres STAYS secondary suction lenses can be attached to the crown glass lens
     Illumination2 x semi-circular 9W LED modules
    Brightness 3000 lux at 330mm (13″) focal length
    Correlated colour temperature (CCT) is 4000°K
    Dimmable 1-100% control
     Arm  technologySelf-balancing arm with friction-free joint between the lamp head and arm. Heavy duty internal spring, 1143mm (45″)  30″ for USA only parallel three-pivot K-arm
     MountingEdge clamp or other table clamps, integrated table mounts and trolley available (For USA only – weighted base available for 30″ arm)
    Body materialKFM LED steel arm, shade in aluminium, light grey
    KFM LED ESD steel arm, shade in aluminium or black
     TimerAuto shut-off function after 4 or 9 hours
     Power  consumption11 Watts
     Power supplyOperating voltage 230V – 240V 50/60 Hz
     AccessoriesDust cover included. Refer to accessories tab for other options

    Magnification Table

    This table provides a complete overview of the total magnification options available by adding secondary lenses to the illuminated magnifiers.

    Primary
    lens dioptre
    Secondary
    lens dioptre
    Total magnificationTotal
    dioptre
    Focal length
    Wave® LED, Circus LED (incl. ESD-Safe and UV models)
    3.51.88X3.5285mm (11″)
    3.54.02.88X7.5130mm (5″)
    3.56.03.38X9.5105mm (4″)
    3.510.04.38X13.575mm (3″)
    5.02.25X5200mm (8″)
    5.04.03.25X9110mm (4.3″)
    5.06.03.75X1190mm (3.5″)
    5.010.04.75X1550mm (2″)
    KFM™ LED, LFM LED, KFM, IFM (incl. ESD-Safe models)
    3.01.75X3330mm (13″)
    3.04.02.75X7140mm (5.5″)
    3.06.03.25X9110mm (4.3″)
    3.010.04.25X1370mm (2.8″)
    5.02.25X5200mm (8″)
    5.04.03.25X9110mm (4.2″)
    5.06.03.75X1190mm (3.5″)
    5.010.04.75X1550mm (2″)

    FAQ's

    Can I have a higher dioptre lens?

    There are two options available 3.5 and 5 dioptre models, please specify which dioptre lens you wish when ordering. The lenses are fixed and not inter-changeable.

    To increase magnification further there are a number of secondary lenses available (refer to magnification table in Technical section).

    Generally 3 and 3.5 dioptres provide the best balance between magnification and working distance for more industrial uses.

    What is the benefit of a glass lens over a plastic lens?

    There are number of reasons that mineral glass lenses provide exceptional clarity and robustness over that of plastic lenses.

    High quality glass mineral lens offers less distortion than plastic as it has a better surface form and refraction index, so allowing more light through providing better optical clarity of the image.

    Plastic can be easily scratched and is less durable than glass and can be accidentally melted through contact with a hot source such as solder or splatter as well as being less resistant to chemical and solvents.

    Glass lenses bench magnifiers are usually higher quality than plastic lens versions and are more suited to industrial, scientific and manufacturing applications.

    Can I easily adjust the illumination?

    Yes. There is 10% – 100% dimmable illumination control.

    What is a dioptre?

    A dioptre (UK), or diopter (US) is a unit of measurement of the optical power of a lens or curved mirror.

    As the dioptre increases, the lens becomes thicker, making the object look bigger. The higher the dioptre, the more magnification the lens provides. A flat window has an optical power of zero dioptres, and does not converge or diverge light.

    It is also important to note that the power of the lens is inversely related to the focal distance (working distance). Meaning, as the power of the lens increases, so the focal distance decreases, making it more difficult to perform tasks with high magnification lenses.

    See Mantis Compact low magnification stereo microscope if higher magnification is required.

    Magnification is calculated by simply dividing the dioptre by 4, then adding 1.

    e.g. 3 dioptre lens = 3/4 + 1 = 1.75x

    Therefore, objects viewed through a 3 dioptre lens will appear 175% bigger than normal.

    Additional information

    Ergonimic 'Eyepiece-less"

    Yes

    Image Capture

    Yes

    Magnification

    Low (20x max)

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