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Nip Width Indicator Standard Set



This is a set of:

  • Nip Width Indicator Instrument - Standard version
  • Sensor blade 300 mm
  • Dedicated plastic toolbox
  • Two AAA batteries

This tool enables all kinds of roller measurements out of the box. Install two AAA batteries. No user-operated calibration is required.  The attached video presents a traceable version — the first chapter can be skipped. 



Sensor blade thickness: 0.4 mm/0.016”
Nip temperature: 20–50°C/68–122° F
Roller diameter: ≥10 mm/0.4”
Cylinder surfaces: Metal to rubber/rubber to rubber
Rubber hardness: 20–80° shore A
Measurements per sensor: Tested up to 1000 times
Measuring units: Millimeter or inches
Display resolution: 0.5mm or 1/100inch
Patent: SE-519 918.
Patent SE-1450052-4 Patent Pending


Please note that the sensor blade is fragile and can be accidentally damaged. You may want to order spare blades of different sizes (300 or 500 mm). 

If you need traceability, a calibrated version might be better. 

NIP Control Tools

NIP Control tools are supported by ChromaChecker NIP Inspector - a dedicated software that helps to document and analyze Nip measurement. Learn more about Nip Inspector.

Nip Control Tools guide

System  Nip Width Indicator Nip Pressure Indicator

Nip width in millimeter or inch 

Peak pressure in Newton/cm²

Type  Standard Version Traceable Version Low Pressure  High Pressure
Measurement range 2–20 mm
 5–50 mm
2–20 mm
5–50 mm
 3–60 N/cm² 20–999 N/cm²
Instrument   W102 W102CAL P102LP P102HP
Sensor blade  SS30002 SS50002   SS30002  SS50002    PS35001
Calibration unit  N/A N/A CAL10SS CAL30SS C101  CAL25PS
Traceability - -  
Toolbox Sets Buy   Buy   Buy  Buy



Nip Control Tools will be delivered directly from the manufacturer's inventory in Sweden. The shipping cost doesn't cover duties and taxes in the destination country. EC users will pay 23% VAT.
Users with VAT ID registered in EC will receive an invoice issued by a European ChromaChecker partner.   



  • This tutorial demonstrates the use of a NIP Width Indicator gauge for setting the Nip Width of the ink rollers on press. Uniform ink stripes are critical for consistent and uniform printing.


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