Coordinate Measuring Instruments

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Color Laser Scanner suits forensics, product design.

September 14, 2016

Intended for crime/crash scene investigation and reverse engineering applications, Freestyle3D Objects offers range of 0.3–0.8 m for scanning geometry of mid-sized components and items into high-resolution, color point cloud. User receives data prepared in SCENE Process 6.1, which offers large scale meshing tool, once object is measured, and data can also be exported into end-user applications. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Features Hendrick Motorsports Presentation at IMTS 2016

September 9, 2016

Manufacturing Intelligence Tools Drive "Why Not?" Engineering Culture at Hendrick Motorsports North Kingstown, RI - Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence North America today announced it will host a presentation featuring technology partner Hendrick Motorsports at IMTS (International Manufacturing Technology Show) 2016, Booth E-5202, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL from September 12 - 16, 2016.... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

AIMS to Showcase Linear Motor-Driven and Mobile Shop Floor CMM Machines Driven by Renishaw 5-Axis Technology

August 10, 2016

AIMS Metrology will feature coordinate measuring machines engineered to raise throughput and reduce operation costs while maintaining submicron accuracy at IMTS 2016, Booth # E-5836. The OEM manufactures, assembles and ships its machines from its recently expanded Dayton, Ohio facility and provides comprehensive service support. AIMS will demonstrate its Revolution LM series which employs linear... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Unveils New Data-Driven Automation Solution at IMTS

August 10, 2016

Press Conference Scheduled for Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 1pm in Booth E-5202 North Kingstown, RI – Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence North America today announced its Integrated Solutions Business group will unveil a new-to-the-market Automation solution at IMTS (International Manufacturing Technology Show) 2016, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL from September 12 – 16, 2016. This... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Coordinate Measuring Machines utilize white light sensors.

August 9, 2016

With ZEISS DotScan Chromatic White Light Sensors mounted on articulating RDS measurement head, ZEISS ACCURA multi-sensor CMMs can scan complex parts from all sides in one measuring run. Systems can perform dimensional measurement of freeform surfaces on sensitive, soft, or low-contrast materials. Available in measuring ranges of 10, 3, and 1 mm with max measuring angle of ±30°, sensors can be automatically exchanged with other ZEISS contact or optical sensors during CNC run. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Mobile Shop Floor CMM features 5-axis technology.

August 9, 2016

Constructed with polymer-cast base and roll-around stand with casters that can be locked in place, Revolution Series HB Shop Floor CMM runs on standard 110 V power, so need for shop air is eliminated. Built-in vibration resistance, mechanical bearings, and thermal stability give machine durability to withstand shop floor use. Providing optimized accuracy and repeatability, Renishaw PH20 probe head performs 3 times faster than conventional probe heads. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Non-Contact Vision Probe enhances REVO measurement capabilities.

July 8, 2016

Intended for use with REVO® 5-axis measurement system on co-ordinate measuring machines (CMMs), RVP increases multi-sensor capability by adding non-contact inspection to existing touch-trigger, high-speed tactile scanning and surface finish measurement capability. Thin sheet metal parts or components with large numbers of holes as small as 0.5 mm as well as parts not suitable for tactile measurement can be fully inspected with this vision measurement probe. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Creaform's New Quality Control Lineup Wins Renowned Red Dot: Best of the Best!

July 5, 2016

The HandyPROBE Next, MetraSCAN 3D and C-Track win the top category, Red Dot: Best of the Best – Product Design 2016 for their quality and breakthrough designs Lévis, Québec – Creaform, worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and engineering services, today announced that it has won the prestigious Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016. For over 60 years, Red Dot has been one... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Scanning Probes support 3D CMM tactile scanning.

June 14, 2016

Supporting stylus lengths up to 225 mm, HP-S-X1 Series measures surface features of complex parts, as well as bores or holes deep inside workpiece, saving time during inspection process. Magnetic interfaces allow for automated stylus changes on CMM. Probe range supports all standard inspection modes including dynamic single-point contact measurement, self-centering measurement, and continuous high-speed scanning for quick and precise data acquisition of various surface contours. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hi-Res 3D Scanning Arm aids modeling, engineering applications.

May 18, 2016

FARO® Design ScanArm provides users with portable 3D scanning solution for 3D modeling, reverse engineering, and CAD-based design applications across PLM process. While lightweight and maneuverable design allows for desktop mounting, UI facilitates operation regardless of skill level or 3D scanning experience. Blue laser technology delivers Hi-Res point cloud data and seamlessly scans challenging materials without requiring spray or targets.
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Test & Measuring Instruments

High-Speed CMM increases throughput, accuracy via technology.

May 2, 2016

Targeting manufacturers requiring accurate tactile scanning and high throughput, GLOBAL EVO offers high-speed scanning without compromised accuracy via integrated Compass technology. Latter compensates for vibrations caused by CMM's movements, and Scan Pilot firmware, also included, ensures rapid measurements even when scanning complex, unknown profiles. Eco Mode conserves power, and Fly2 Mode trajectory-optimizing technology generates most efficient path between points. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

CMM Systems offer end-to-end inspection solutions.

May 2, 2016

Integrating with MetraSCAN 3D optical CMM scanner and HandyPROBE Next arm-free portable CMM, VXinspect dimensional inspection software is intended for manufacturing companies that conduct first article inspection and complete quality control on production line or shop floor. Multi-function buttons on CMM systems enable users to directly interact with software right from devices. With single-click color mapping, VXinspect users can identify faults and deviations before production starts. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

CMMs feature intelligent sensor automation system.

March 22, 2016

Available for Leitz PMM-C coordinate measuring machines, SENMATION Universal Sensor Interface enables fully automatic exchange of sensors within part inspection programs. Upgraded version adds HP-S-X5 HD heavy-duty analog scanning probe, which accepts styli up to 800 mm and 650 g. Based on universal sensor switch and intelligent sensor module, SENMATION is integrated into CMM quill and uses mechanical loading system to engage sensor without operator intervention. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Ran-Tech Again Successfully Completes AS9100 audit

February 29, 2016

Ran-Tech again successfully completes AS9100 audit. Received highest marks and praise to date for our processes and adherence to our quality system. Ran-Tech installs first FARO ARM CMM with Laser Scanning Capability.  Speeds First Articles and enables reverse engineering of tools and details. About us Ran-Tech Engineering & Aerospace is an Oregon Corporation founded in 1988 in... Read More

Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable CMM Arm serves high-end 3D measurement applications.

January 22, 2016

Available in 6-axis models suited for touch-probe measurement and 7-axis models suited for high-speed laser scanning, 77 series ROMER Absolute Arm comes in 5 sizes with measuring ranges from 2.5–4.5 m. This portable coordinate measuring machine (PCMM), which offers acoustic and haptic operator feedback, can be switched on and used immediately without warm-up or referencing. Magnetic base (3000 N) offers mounting options for diverse applications and part sizes.
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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hexagon Metrology Shows Off All-New TubeShaper Software at FABTECH 2015

November 11, 2015

ROMER Absolute Arm tube measurement system has first public showing North Kingstown, RI – Hexagon Metrology announced today the first public showing of its new TubeShaper software at FABTECH 2015, Booth #S522, November 9-12, at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. FABTECH is North America's largest, annual trade show catering to metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing professionals.... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Coordinate Measuring Machine targets small inspection labs.

October 29, 2015

Requiring just 1,100 x 1,400 mm of table space, DURAMAX LTE provides 500 x 500 x 500 mm measuring volume. System is equipped with VAST XXT scanning sensor which scans hundreds of points per second to gather data needed for accurate results. Extra leg room and soft-touch covers optimize operator comfort, while stylus changer option adds convenience. Machine also comes with integrated passive damping system and covered guideways for measuring lab protection. Read More

Services, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Coordinate Measuring Machine provides tube inspection.

October 19, 2015

Used with portable ROMER Absolute Arm CMM, TubeShaper software enables tube production, tube and pipe inspection, reverse engineering of tubes and tube assemblies, and tube gauging. Measurement plans can be created automatically in first-part inspection or set up offline prior to measurement. Advanced CAD engine enables import/export of tube data in various formats, as well as inspection of full tube assemblies including welded brackets, hangers, and flanges. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Coordinate Measuring Machine operates from 15-40°C.

October 15, 2015

Insensitive to mechanical vibrations and temperature fluctuations, ZEISS DuraMax HTG delivers accuracy down to 3.2 microns at ambient temperatures ranging from 15–40°C, making it suited for non-air conditioned production areas. Z axis is insulated with hood and basic body of machine is equipped with reflecting stainless steel cover and special insulation. Machine can operate under temperature changes up to 50% per hour and 100% per day without compromising measurement quality. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Deva's CMM Vision Probe Now Fully Supported by Nikon CMM Manager 3.5

September 15, 2015

Nikon's latest release of CMM Manager 3.5, includes support for the Deva 036 CMM Vision Probe. The Deva 036 CMM Vision Probe combines a high resolution image sensor, compact optics and flexible LED light ring in one complete solution. Retrofitting it to your CMM is easy since it can be mounted via most common probe connection systems including, Autojoint and TKJ. The Deva 036 is... Read More