The DLS-C distance measuring device from Dimetix measures absolute distances up to 150 meters without contact and with an accuracy of 1.5 millimeters. It represents a cost-effective solution even at extreme ambient temperatures as low as -40° C, using the optional heater. The DLS-C is an optical distance measuring device. It measures, maintenance-free, distances on natural and reflecting surfaces. It determines positions of objects, that are difficult to access or may have very high surface temperatures. Just as well, it also measures distances in hostile environments, accurately and with ease. The DLS-C is designed to be suitable for both, heavy industrial and outdoor applications. It is constructed of a solid metal case and provides class IP65 environmental protection. Furthermore, various features make it flexible for multiple applications in numerous industries such as automotive, paper, metal and textile.