Laser Scanners

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

3D Scan System enables flexible seam width welding with zoom axis.

June 23, 2015

Managing laser fine-positioning for remote welding, intelliWELD II FT has integrated zoom axis that allows dynamic, step-less varying of spot size up to x1.5 accompanied by uniform intensity distribution. Scan head feature include sealed housing, encapsulated optical path, and replaceable protective window, and protective window monitoring is also standard. Galvanometer scanners minimize position drift, and optical components accommodate disc and fiber lasers with up to 8 kW power. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Handheld 3D Laser Scanner meets portability demands.

January 12, 2015

Equipped with MS Surface™ tablet, Freestyle3D offers real-time visualization by letting user view point cloud data as it is captured. Unit scans at distances up to 3 m and captures up to 88K points/sec with better than 1.5 mm accuracy. While self-compensating optical system allows immediate scanning without requiring any warm up time, memory-scan technology lets users pause scanning at any time and resume where they left off without requiring use of artificial targets. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

2D Laser Scanner leverages true time-of-flight technology.

October 31, 2014

Detecting objects up to 10 m away and reflectors up to 30 m away with measurement repeatability within 12 mm of true distance value, R2000 Detection features 360° gapless measurement angle with angular resolution within 0.071°, scan frequency to 30 Hz, and object detection down to 1 mm. Eye-safe visible red laser facilitates alignment, and light spot size enables precise detection of small objects/reflectors. IP65-rated unit also provides 4 DIO channels, each configurable as input or output. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Galvanometer/2D Scan Systems leverage digital encoder technology.

September 16, 2014

To offer maximum dynamic performance, single-axis dynAXISse galvanometer scanner units and intelliSCANse 2D scan systems leverage digital position detection approach that lowers moments of inertia of drives in high-precision semiconductor processing or micro-structuring. Digital se-encoder (SCANLAB encoder) uses zero-mass laser beam to sense stationary scale, eliminating need for additional inertia-increasing components while increasing reliability of micro-optical sensing. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

PRT-Enabled 2D Laser Scanner delivers 360° distance measurement.

August 21, 2014

Able to detect objects at distances up to 33 ft and/or reflectors to 197 ft, R2000 UHD features Pulse Ranging Technology (PRT), rotating head, gapless 360° measuring angle, and interactive, wrap-around LED display. Latter is capable of delivering text-based and graphical information, while 50 Hz scan rate (3,000 rpm) enables detection of protrusions or obstacles over large area and at high speeds. Ethernet interface, included, enables transmission of data at speeds up to 100 Mbps. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Safety Laser Scanners offer 270° detection angle.

July 16, 2014

Providing 4 m safety range and 15 m warning zones, Series OS32C-4M is suitable for safeguarding large robotic cells and body entry detection. Pollution tolerance modes ensure safe machine operation, even in dirty and dusty environments. Scanners can report status and measurement data via EtherNet/IP™, enabling users to check operating state and analyze cause of emergency stop via LAN. Consuming just 5 W of power, Type 3 scanners provide configurable object resolutions of 30, 40, 50, and 70 mm. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Integrated Polygon Scanner increases USP laser productivity.

July 2, 2014

Hybrid polygon laser scan system is suited for line-by-line processing of surfaces via high-repetition USP (ultra-short-pulse) lasers. Two galvanometer scan axes correct typical deviations and imperfections in polygon wheel symmetry to achieve flexibility necessary for pixel-accurate processing. While working distance, integration of mechanical feed axis, and minimal process times suit industrial applications, system also suits mobile devices, electronics industry, and composites processing. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Automatic ID

Laser Scanner operates in harsh environments.

June 6, 2014

Helping operators maximize productivity in harsh environments, Granit 1280i can read barcodes ranging from 3.5 in. to 54 ft away. Unit can be paired with industrial-grade cable option, which is capable of withstanding 300,000 90-degree bends at -22°F. Together, long-range scanner and industrial cable are suitable for cold storage environments and complement forklift-mounted terminals. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Automatic ID

Laser Barcode Scanner utilizes Bluetooth technology.

May 28, 2014

Measuring 38 x 60 x 12 mm, Model KDC20 reads all popular linear barcodes and offers 9,000 scans/charge. Miniature device includes 4 buttons: scan, up and down for controlling Bluetooth connections and remotely activating soft keyboards, and delete key. For offline data capture, KDC20 has memory for up to 10,000 barcodes. Equipped with swing-out USB connector, scanner eliminates cables. It is certified for use with iOS devices and compatible with Android, Blackberry, Mac, and Windows devices. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Profile Scanners use blue laser diode.

May 22, 2014

Based on laser line triangulation, scanCONTROL 26xx/BL and 29xx/BL use short wavelength of 405 nm, making them suitable for use with red-hot glowing metals, semi-transparent materials, and organic materials. Profile frequencies up to 4,000 Hz enable sensors to be used in high-speed applications, such as measurement of rail tracks on moving trains. Offering measuring ranges from 25–265 mm in z-axis and to 143.5 mm in x-axis, scanners output measurement data via Ethernet or serial interface. Read More

Vision Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics

3D Flash LIDAR Vision System serves low power operations.

May 14, 2014

Weighing 1 lb, solid-state Peregrine 3D staring array (not scanning), time-of-flight LIDAR vision system uses Class I laser to illuminate area in camera's field-of-view. Reflected laser light creates 3D point clouds of range and co-registered intensity data from single laser pulse per frame for instant streaming from 3D focal plane. System is available as 64 x 32 (2,048) or 128 x 32 (4,096) pixel aspect ratios cameras, and operation ranges from 1–10 Hz to 1–30 Hz depending on model. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Portable Metrology-Grade Laser Scanners combine speed, accuracy.

May 6, 2014

With 3D scanning possibilities not limited by part size, complexity, material, or color, HandySCAN 300™ and 700™ can be set up in <2 min and deliver volumetric accuracy of 60 µm/m. TRUaccuracy™ feature ensures accurate measurements in real-life operating conditions, while automatic mesh output feature provides ready-to-use files as soon as data acquisition is complete. These scanners may be used at all stages of product lifecycle management. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Safety Laser Scanner has 104.5 mm profile design.

March 11, 2014

Available with selectable 30, 40, 50, and 70 mm resolutions, OS32C covers diverse area and offers machine safety applications. Configuration tool reduces programming time by letting users copy and paste detection zones and zone sets. Consuming 5 W (3.75 W in standby), scanner offers 270° detection angle, system monitoring over LAN via integrated Ethernet port, and adjustable response time from 80–680 msec. When scanner needs to be mounted upside down, users can invert 7-segment display. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics

Portable Robotic Laser Scanner provides 3D analysis.

March 10, 2014

Offering fully automated scanning with 3D analysis, RoboScanner accurately measures components in production environment. Product uses high-resolution digital blue-light scanning system and can capture over 500,000 points in less than 0.2 sec. Multiple scans are automatically registered and resulting file is compared to nominal CAD model to receive instant go/no-go decision. RoboScanner provides accuracy as high as ±.002 in. or ±0.050 mm and resolution as fine as .0005 in. or .012 mm. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Mobile Laser Scanner combines power and flexibility.

March 10, 2014

With 130 m scanning range, compact and portable Focus(3D) X 130 delivers flexibility to measure objects and buildings via laser scanning in indoor and outdoor environments. Device offers real-time views of recorded data and, with integrated GPS receiver, can correlate individual scans in post-processing. Supplied with class 1 eye safe laser, product features touchscreen for facilitated operation and has 4.5 hr battery runtime. SD-card storage capability further enhances mobility. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Profile Scanners provide gap measurements.

January 16, 2014

With compact design and advanced triggering capabilities, gapCONTROL 2611 and 2911 can be integrated into industrial environments, such as welding, joining, and assembly processes. Sensors measure gaps as well as flushness, overlapping, proximity, and height offsets. Included gapCONTROL Setup Software configures sensors, defines metrics, and outputs measurement values. Results can be used, for example, in automotive industry for control of robots or for in-process quality assurance. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools, Green & Clean, Optics & Photonics

Scan System supports laser structuring of 6 in. solar wafers.

January 2, 2014

Featuring 160 x 160 mm² scan field, g2T® Scan System is specifically designed for laser direct structuring with 532 nm single mode lasers. System converts Gaussian beams into homogenous top hat profiles, which provide high-precision grooves with smooth edges. It has closed optical core with integrated galvo mirrors and custom-made F-theta lens. Combination of concepts enables system to structure material at over 20 m/s while providing accuracy and process stability. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Laser Scanner supports 3D documentation and land surveying.

October 17, 2013

Equipped with Class 1 eye-safe laser, Focus3D X 330 can scan objects up to 330 m away and in direct sunlight. Unit includes touchscreen, SD card, and 4.5-hr battery life. With integrated GPS receiver, scanner can correlate individual scans in post-processing, making it suited for surveying based applications. Three dimensional scan data can be imported into commonly used software for accident reconstruction, architecture, civil engineering, construction, forensics, and industrial manufacturing. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Time-of-Flight 3D Laser Scanner offers high-speed, long range.

October 17, 2013

Trimble® TX8, with its ability to measure at speeds to 1 million points per second, range of 120 m (upgradeable to 340 m), and ability to complete typical 360° scans in 3 min or less, enables creation of high-density 3D point clouds. Lightning™ technology measures time, at nanosecond level, for pulse of light to be transmitted to and reflected from object back to scanner. Time-of-flight provides distance to object with millimeter level accuracy at 1 million measurements per second. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Robot Assisted 3D Scanning System combines CMM and StereoSCAN.

September 5, 2013

DPA coordinate measuring machine, used in conjunction with breuckmann stereoSCAN, delivers automated 3D scanning capable of handling delicate structures or minute deviations. With change of lenses or repositioning of camera modules, system can be adjusted to suit any individual scanning task. Measuring fields ranging from few millimeters up to 1 m, and accuracy level of <1/10 mm is ensured by reference setup. Measuring processes can also be employed to create digital components archive. Read More