Coordinate Measuring Instruments

Test & Measuring Instruments

Coordinate Measuring Machine supports large workpieces.

January 27, 2015

To accommodate large workpieces, ZEISS CONTURA is available with 900 x 1,200 x 800 mm, 900 x 1,600 x 800 mm, 1,200 x 1,800 x 1,000 mm, and 1,200 x 2,400 x 1,000 mm measuring ranges. Quality assurance platform offers tailored sensors, including VAST XTR gold with integrated rotary axis that adjusts to complex workpieces. Navigator technology and ZEISS CALYPSO software, also included, foster accelerated measurement for enhanced throughput. ZEISS AirSaver option is also available. Read More

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End-of-Line Camshaft Inspection Machine can measure 200 parts/hr.

December 10, 2014

Adcole 1310 High-Speed Camshaft Gage provides robot-fed 100% camshaft inspection by measuring 10 or more parameters with 0.1 micron resolution per data point or 3,600 data points per revolution. Along with Windows® 7-based software, features include utility upgrades with chatter analysis options, parameter warnings for programmable reports, and qs-Stat quality options. Automatic programmable headstock with 100 mm travel and programmable tailstock accelerate changeovers. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

CMM offers measuring volume of 500 x 580 x 500 mm.

September 12, 2014

Designed for use on shop floor, TIGO SF utilizes HP-S-X1C probe sensor for scanning and point-to-point measurements of small- and medium-size parts. System can also be equipped with indexable HH-A line of probe heads, reaching more than 3,000 different positions. Structural thermal compensation allows measurements in temperature range of 59–86°F, while passive dampers protect machine from most common vibrations, and covers and bellows prevent contamination of moving parts. Read More

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Coordinate Measuring Machine uses variety of optical sensors.

May 27, 2014

Available in 8 sizes with measuring volume from 700 x 700 x 600 mm to 1200 x 2400 x 1000 mm, ZEISS CONTURA provides reliable quality control. direkt model with ZEISS VAST XXT probe enables scanning of small workpieces. For parts with different angular positions, RDS sensor with articulating probe holder can be positioned in 2.5° increments for more than 20,000 possible positions. Using ZEISS VAST XTR gold and VAST XT gold premium probes, aktiv configuration is suited for measurements deep inside part. Read More

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Portable Measuring Arm delivers operational flexibility.

April 18, 2014

Providing tactile and non-contact dimensional measurements, ROMER Absolute Arm comes in 6-axis version with wrist designed around contours of human hand and 7-axis version with wrist featuring rotation centered around system probe. Both systems feature lockable, Zero-G counterbalance and are available with PC-DMIS Touch Portable measurement software. While 6-axis wrist also includes built-in work light and digital camera, 7-axis arm can accept integrated or external laser scanner.
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Camshaft Measuring Machine features Siemens motion control.

March 20, 2014

Designed for use on factory floor, Model 1000 Surface Finish Gauge enables users to press one button and have all surface measurements such as Ra, Rp, Tp, and Rsk performed in one sequence on main and rod journals and thrust faces. System is built on rugged platform of structural steel and granite, and uses 3 stylus tips which are capable of scanning 2,000 points/nm. Users can perform gauge repeatability and reproducibility tests, prove machine capability, and qualify production equipment. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Shop Floor CMMs excel in harsh industrial conditions.

February 25, 2014

Using standard 110/220 V single-phase outlets with no need for shop air, Series 7.10.7 SF provides measuring stroke of 710 x 1,010 x 680 mm. Computer, controller, and interface boxes are housed in self-contained unit for transport on shop floor. Integrated part fixture system enables users to locate up to four 300 x 300 mm fixture plates or one 500 mm fixture plate on table. Using kinematic locating system, fixture plates can be quickly loaded and unloaded, allowing users to swap parts in seconds. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software, Machinery & Machining Tools

Dual CMM combines manual and automatic measurements.

February 24, 2014

Suitable for shop floor or laboratory, TESA MH3D-DUAL Coordinate Measuring Machine is equipped with data management software, which provides 7 measuring options, including points, lines, circles, planes, cones, spheres, and cylinders. Built-in automatic feature recognition function assists operator by suggesting best solution to measure small or large series of parts. With measurement accuracy of 2.5 µm, MH3D-DUAL facilitates quality assurance of prototypes and mechanical parts. Read More

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Coordinate Measuring Machine features touchscreen software.

December 9, 2013

Featuring half-gantry advanced alloy design with X and Y axis at same level, BENCHMARK™ CMM offers metrology platform for small and medium part CMM inspection. Full air-bearing system with Renishaw touch probe provides accuracy of 2.5 microns and measuring volume of 500 x 400 x 440 mm. Available in manual or CNC configurations, BENCHMARK can also be used as programmable production gauge. System comes equipped with TouchDMIS™ CMM software with full CAD capability. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Robotics

Measuring Arms are available with touch-based interface.

October 31, 2013

ROMER measuring arm packages are available equipped with PC-DMIS Touch Portable measurement software. By using Multi-Touch display technology on tablet PC, operators physically interact with software's guided measurement sequences and report templates. One-time dimensions are executed via automated measurement sequences, while more complex measurement plans are created by following guided measurement sequences and measuring features directly on part. 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

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Coordinate Measuring Machine is designed for job shops.

July 3, 2013

Available with automated Renishaw touch or scanning probe heads, bridge-type Ares XL CMM consists of rigid alloy platform with silicon carbide Z axis column and integral dovetail X-axis machined directly into granite plate. Bridge beam is FEA designed alloy extrusion; rigid air bearings are applied on all axes; and 0.1 µm resolution measuring scales, using dynamic signal processing, provide sub-divisional error of better than ±30 nm. XYZ measuring range is 27.5 x 25.5 x 25.5 in. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Multisensor CMM features 1.9 micron accuracy.

June 27, 2013

Optiv® Classic 443 tp includes high-resolution CCD camera for multi-sensor applications with micro- to nano-scale precision measurement requirements. It also has multi-segment LED triple angle ring light, for edge detection; 12x CNC motorized zoom for continuous adjustment of field of view and resolution; and LED status indicator. Included PC-DMIS® Vision image processing software provides MultiCapture feature, which finds 2D characteristics in field of view and measures them simultaneously. Read More

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Ceramic Frame Bridge CMMs come in 3 configurations.

May 24, 2013

Altera Essential Series CMMs support motorized/manual probe heads, while Altera Optimum Series 5-axis CMMs feature PH20 infinite positioning touch-trigger probe head. Accepting touch-trigger/scanning probes, Altera Ultimate Series CMMs include graphic display and CAMIO software for creating inspection programs and reports in CAD format. All have ceramic structural components, maximizing accuracy and resistance to temperature shifts, and passive anti-vibration. Seven sizes are available. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Services

Robot-Mounted 3D Scanners work on and off production line.

May 8, 2013

Enabling inspection of up to few hundred parts per day with accuracy of up to 0.085 mm in shop floor conditions, MetraSCAN-R™ series includes 2 versions of optical CMM 3D scanners, 70-R and 210-R, designed for automated and robotized applications. System can be fully configured and programmed to meet inspection automation projects requirements for parts of various sizes and shapes, and optical reflectors allow automatic detection of part alignment.

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Camshaft Inspection Gauge processes 200 parts per hour.

April 29, 2013

Featuring automatic programmable headstock with 100 mm travel, ADCOLE 1310 High-Speed Camshaft Gauge measures radius, profile, taper, crown, timing angle, diameter, velocity, acceleration, run-out, roundness, and concentricity. Unit provides 0.1 micron resolution per data point, or 3,600 data points per revolution. Capable of handling changeovers automatically, machine includes dual computers, Windows XP® software, GE Fanuc® motion controllers, and graphic display. Read More

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CMMs utilize 0.1 µm resolution free-floating measuring scales.

February 7, 2013

Equipped with Renishaw PH10 PLUS motorized indexing probe heads, 2013 CMM Series provides precision in demanding measurement applications, including long reach applications. Heads can store operational data, including head moves and position of each move, head lock/unlock events, head errors, and head overload events. With Bluetooth wireless CMM thermal compensation, measuring system can automatically and dynamically compensate for thermal changes in CMM and part without use of cabling. Read More

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Portable Coordinate Measuring System offers flexible operation.

February 4, 2013

T-POINT CS features precisely coordinated tracking camera, hand-held scanner, and touch probe that act as modular system, providing flexibility for multiple uses in range of applications. Flexible, intuitive operation makes this all-in-one solution, which uses conventional measuring probes, suited for single-point measurements on edges and ruled geometries. Trigger buttons in multiple positions, additional function button, and status LEDs promote usability. Read More

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Five-Axis CMM uses probe for surface finish inspection.

November 9, 2012

With SFP1 probe option, featuring 6.3 to 0.05 Ra measurement capability, REVO® 5-Axis CMM integrates surface finish inspection within coordinate measurement routines. Probe comes with straight and cranked styli, which are selected via measurement program control using modular rack system. With straight stylus, SFP1 can perform measurement trace within 10 mm diameter bore to depth of 100 mm. Skidded probe, featuring 2 µm radius diamond stylus tip, outputs Ra, RMS, and raw data formats. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software, Services

Parts Inspection Software supports dual-column CMM machines.

November 8, 2012

By allowing simultaneous measurement of different features on larger parts, PowerINSPECT includes ability to create efficient inspection sequences for use on dual-column CNC coordinate-measuring machines (CMMs). Offline programming and program running capabilities provide tools for moving inspection items between 2 columns to balance inspection time needed for each. To ensure safe operation of CMM, solution also integrates collision predictor feature. Read More