MD10D - Digital stop system

Cost-effective length stop gauge system.


The Kentucky Gauge MD10D manual stop system from Kentucky Gauge offers a cost-effective way to booth productivity and increase positioning accuracy. Equipped with an IP67 rated linear encoder and digital readout that boasts resolutions of 0.001" / 0.01mm, you can avoid miscuts while reducing material waste.

The MD10D is perfect for any ferrous and non-ferrous fabricating equipment that requires accurate and repeatable positioning:

  • Cold Saws
  • Upcut Saws
  • Column Saws
  • Band Saws
  • Drills
  • Ironworkers
  • Punch Presses
  • Shears
  • Press Brakes
  • Custom machinery and more!

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Our encoders use magnetic sending technology, so they work without contact and ensure a virtually wear-free and maintenance-free operation. This ensures high-accuracy measurements for a lifetime.

Unlike rotary encoders, there are no moving parts. All the mechanical components found in rotary encoders (flange, shaft, bearings, etc.) are not needed, which eliminates mechanical failures and deficiencies.


Our digital readouts are powered by the standardized and readily available C battery with a battery life up to 12 months*.

Features include:

  • Inch, mm, or fractional display with direct button conversion between inch and mm.
  • Can be zeroed or referenced anywhere along the guide rail
  • Battery life indicator

*Dependent on battery type and usage


The MD10D utilizes a self-lubricating UHMW bearing pad. This material has a low coefficient of friction, which ensures a smooth carriage travel.
Unlike roller bearings, there is no required lubrication or concerns about breakdown. Thus, maintenance costs and downtime are virtually eliminated.


Need a custom stop plate? NO PROBLEM.
Need a longer arm? NO PROBLEM.

You tell us what you need and dedicated production team will make it happen.


LCD digital readout with a display range from -999999 to 999999.

0.001", 0.01mm, 1/64" (on request)

System Repeat-Accuracy

Repeatable point-to-point accuracy. Overall system accuracy varies based on system length.

± 0.001" / 0.01mm

Faceplate Size

Steel faceplate. Custom sizes available.

1.5" x 3.0"

Operating Temperature

Wide operating range with stable temperatures.

0°C - 50°C


Rugged protection that can be used in any shop environment or conditions.

Scale: IP67 Readout: IP60 (front)

Power Supply

A battery indicator on the readout displays the estimated remaining battery life.

'C' battery

Measuring Technology

Unlike capacitive technology, magnetoresistive technology is much more rugged and resistance to liquids, oils, and debris.


Measuring Range

Unlike our competitors, we're not limited to a few standard sizes. We can build our systems to ANY length that you require.


✱Dimensional drawings are provided as a reference only. Due to customization options and ongoing updates, dimensions are subject to change without notice.


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✱Due to the large selection of customization options, manuals are provided as general guidelines only. Supplemental material is provided for customized features.

MD10D Instruction Manual

MD10D installation and maintenance instructions.


Featuring a reinforced stop arm and a double brake, the MD10D-HD is excellent for heavier loads and accidental impacts.

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Steel Top Flat Tables

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Mar-Free Flat Tables

These custom made tables feature a polypropylene table top surface to ensure your materials reamain free from scratches and scuffs during production.

Kentucky Gauge is an easy choice for me, you offer a solid product at a fair price. It is easy to get the pre-decisional information I need about your product, and you make it very easy to do business. Todd Fernstrum, R.W. Fernstrum