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Test & Measuring Instruments -> Measuring Instruments -> Length Measuring Instruments


Length Measuring Instruments




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Dimensional Measuring Machine leverages large FOV technology.

Dimensional Measuring Machine leverages large FOV technology.

RAM Optical Instrumentation    Rochester, NY 14621
Aug 04, 2014 In addition to using QVI large-field-of-view (FOV) technology, SNAP DM 200 features precision moving stage with 150 mm X-axis range. When coupled standard 100 mm field of view, additional X-axis range allows measurement of up to 250 mm parts. Built-in image stitching combines multiple part images into one large image, providing accelerated measurement and clear visualization of entire part, while dual magnification lens system provides resolution for precise measurement of small features.

Precision Machine measures roundness, profile, and surface finish.

Precision Machine measures roundness, profile, and surface finish.

Taylor Hobson, Inc.    West Chicago, IL 60185
Aug 04, 2014 With high-speed column drive, precision positioning, and 4 mm roundness and contour gauge, Talyrond 500H accurately duplicates machine tool movements and exactly reproduces work piece shape. Low-noise metrology frame, accurate axis alignment, and data collection enable optimal straightness and roundness measurement. Along with high-resolution gauge, features include frictionless air-bearing spindle and precision column as well as teach and learn programming techniques.

Dimensional Measuring Machine offers large field-of-view.

Dimensional Measuring Machine offers large field-of-view.

RAM Optical Instrumentation    Rochester, NY 14621
Aug 01, 2014 Coupling 100 mm field of view with precision moving stage featuring 150 mm X-axis range, QVI SNAP DM 200 measures parts up to 250 mm in size. Built-in image stitching combines multiple part images into single large image, allowing fast measurement and clear visualization of entire part. Built to handle temperature and vibration extremes, machine also has dual magnification lens system that offers additional resolution for precise measurement of smaller features.

Coordinate Measuring Machine uses variety of optical sensors.

Coordinate Measuring Machine uses variety of optical sensors.

Zeiss, Carl, Industrial Measuring Technology (IMT) Corp.    Maple Grove, MN 55369
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.

Handheld Laser Tracker offers accelerated scanning capabilities.

Handheld Laser Tracker offers accelerated scanning capabilities.

Hexagon Metrology Inc.    North Kingstown, RI 02852
May 13, 2014 With stand-off distance that promotes efficient data capture, Leica T-Scan 5 suits non-contact laser scanning for CAD-to-part inspections and reverse engineering applications. Unit provides immediate feedback of critical features after design iterations. When used in conjunction with Leica Absolute Tracker AT901, product captures hundreds of millions of accurate points on any surface without special preparation. Scan rates optimize feature recognition, detail detection, and scanning speed.

Time of Flight Sensors feature very small hysteresis.

Time of Flight Sensors feature very small hysteresis.

Optex FA - US Sales Div. of Ramco Innovations    West Des Moines, IA 50265
Feb 04, 2014 Using time of flight technology, TOF Series Laser Sensors achieve up to 2 mm repeat accuracy at 3 m sensing distance. Self-contained retro reflective and background suppression sensors calculate distance based on time of travel from when beam is emitted to time it is reflected off target and back to receiver. Available with up to 2 NPN or PNP digital outputs, series includes dual output version for hi/lo or slow/stop sensing applications.

Measurement System utilizes blue light technology.

Measurement System utilizes blue light technology.

Hexagon Metrology Inc.    North Kingstown, RI 02852
Jan 21, 2014 Designed to capture 3D measurements of components on shop floor, WLS qFLASH creates reports and digitizes acquired data for analysis or direct CAD comparison. Non-contact, stereo vision system is enclosed in solid carbon fiber optical housing, and employs blue LED high power illumination. Using 3 cameras for triangulation, 3D point cloud is reconstructed. Combined with 2D image analysis and propriety algorithms, WLS qFLASH can extract closed features and edge points/lines without post processing.

Optical Shaft Measuring System offers micron level measurements.

Optical Shaft Measuring System offers micron level measurements.

Mahr Federal, Inc.    Providence, RI 02905
Aug 06, 2013 Designed for dimensional testing of turned parts, fully automatic MarShaft™ Scope Plus features MarWin®-based controller and touchscreen with intelligent multi-touch gestures built in. Error limit for measuring length is 2+L/125 µm, and for diameter, error limit is 1+L/125 µm. With Basic EasyShaft software, multi-feature measurement routines can be constructed without programming knowledge, and software will automatically optimize routines to assure fastest possible measurement.

Portable 3D Laser Tracker features built-in Wi-Fi connection.

Hexagon Metrology Inc.    North Kingstown, RI 02852
Jul 09, 2013 Featuring 4 pre-defined measurement profiles that adjust settings to any measurement condition with click of button, Leica Absolute Tracker AT402 is suitable for fully guided 3D measurement processes as well as inspection tasks. PowerLock technology automatically finds and locks onto any moving reflector within field of view of 1 m² at 5 m distance. With endless telescope rotation, IP54-rated system can measure full 360° horizon and 290° vertical dome, resulting in max measuring volume of 320 m.

Tape Extension Position Sensor meets needs of lifting equipment.

Tape Extension Position Sensor meets needs of lifting equipment.

ASM Sensors, Inc.    Elmhurst, IL 60126
Apr 02, 2013 Designed for use in mobile applications and other measurement tasks, model WB61 has 4 m measuring length, offers ±0.10% linearity, and employs stainless steel measuring tape that resists fluctuating temperatures and will not break when using several pulleys. There are 3 analog and 3 digital (SSI, CANopen, CAN SAE J1939) outputs, and design corresponds to safety requirements for cranes. Supplied in plastic housing with IP67 protection rating, sensor offers option of redundant design.

ULP Transceiver supports phase-difference technology.

Atmel Corp.    San Jose, CA 95131
Mar 06, 2013 As 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.15.4 radio transceiver, AT86RF233 supports distance measurement between 2 radios (ranging). Integrated technology, combining wireless sensor networks with real-time location (RTLS) capabilities, uses measurement of phase differences between radio signals and enables items to be tracked within wireless network for industrial and consumer applications.

Laser Scanner and Tracker provide optical 3D measurement.

Laser Scanner and Tracker provide optical 3D measurement.

Steinbichler Optotechnik GmbH    Neubeuern   Germany
Oct 30, 2012 With T-TRACK CS and T-SCAN CS, large objects can be accurately digitized. T-TRACK CS, supporting combination of surface and point measurement, is ready for operation within minutes, making it suitable for mobile use. Featuring high dynamic range for data acquisition on various object surfaces, T-SCAN CS offers fatigue-free 3D scanning in difficult to reach areas. Applications include quality control, Rapid Prototyping/Rapid Tooling/Reverse Engineering, and capture of art/historical objects.

Linear Measurement Units interface with automation, PLC systems.

AMETEK Solartron Metrology    Gastonia, NC 28054
Oct 03, 2012 Available to end-users and automation OEMs, Orbit ACS (Automation and Control Systems) SI 100 and SI 200 verify key dimensions to support QC in manufacturing applications. Orbit ACS SI 100 is one-channel, stand-alone unit for measurement and PLC output, while SI 200 comes with probe, integral screen, and PLC output but can also connect to additional Orbit digital probe via T-con for 2-channel system. Users can set up digital probe and process limits on integral keypad and screen.

Linear Measurement Systems interface to PLC systems.

AMETEK Solartron Metrology    Gastonia, NC 28054
Oct 02, 2012 Featuring 1-channel, stand-alone design and PLC output, Orbit ACS SI 100 is designed for quick measurement, while Model SI 200 comes with probe, integral screen, and PLC output, but can also connect to additional Orbit digital probe via T-con for 2-channel system. Output to PLC can be accomplished via Modbus over RS232/RS485, or RS232 output. Systems verify key dimensions to support quality control in electronic, aerospace, semiconductor, automotive, and other manufacturing applications.

Portable Laser Tracker includes integrated Wi-Fi.

Portable Laser Tracker includes integrated Wi-Fi.

FARO Technologies, Inc.    Lake Mary, FL 32746 6204
Jul 20, 2012 Featuring in-line optic systems, Vantage offers long-range measurement up to 80 m. SmartFind system responds to gestures from operator and allows system to find desired target whenever beam is lost or broken. MultiView system, utilizing 2 integrated cameras, lets user point automatically to specific, difficult-to-reach targets. Water- and dust-resistant, IP52-rated tracker utilizes TruADM technology with predictive algorithms that allow capture of dynamic measurements by scanning with target.

Distance Measurement System supports ProfiNET communications.

TR Electronic, Inc.    Troy, MI 48083
Jun 11, 2012 ProfiNET LE-200 laser distance measurement system provides communication option for users looking for real-time, closed loop distance feedback application solutions. Incorporating phase-shift differential technology, unit delivers accurate (±2 mm) and reliable positioning technology over 0.2-240 m range. Cooling and heating options are available for extreme environments, and other available protocol options include EtherNET/IP, DeviceNET, Profibus, Interbus, and CAN.

Form Measuring Systems handle workpieces up to 40 kg.

Form Measuring Systems handle workpieces up to 40 kg.

Jenoptik Laser Technologies USA Corp.    Brighton, MI 48116
May 24, 2012 Designed for workpieces up to 430 mm in diameter, Hommel-Etamic F435 and F455 complete fully automatic measurement of geometrical tolerances, surface roughness, and straightness in single setup. Advanced probe design permits roughness and waviness inspections along with form and position tolerance measurements via adjustment on rotary control. With CNC rotation and tilt module, fully automatic axial and radial measurements are performed without interruption.

Laser Tracker delivers real-time output.

Hexagon Metrology Inc.    North Kingstown, RI 02852
May 11, 2012 With v1.1 firmware, Leica AT401 Absolute Tracker offers full speed digital read out for dynamic laser tracker measurement processes and free-form surface inspection. Outdoor Mode elevates performance in adverse conditions, while built-in WiFi can be used in encrypted WiFi infrastructure, even with several sensors in same network. Operating without warm-up period, portable 3D device supports large-scale inspections, component adjustments, alignments, and building of jigs and fixtures.

Automated CNC Measuring System handles large, complex parts.

Automated CNC Measuring System handles large, complex parts.

Detroit Precision Hommel    Rochester Hills, MI 48309
May 10, 2012 With up to 7 CNC axes, Jenoptik Wavemove measures and evaluates complex shaft or prismatic parts. Workpieces are positioned in tilt fixture mounted on rotary table on granite base. With traverse length of 120 or 200 mm, system performs roughness and contour measurement using intelligent arrangement of probing systems. Detailed, exportable analyses of measuring results provide exact statements about quality of production process, based on many parameters from automotive industry.

Length Measuring System determines undeformed size of parts.

Length Measuring System determines undeformed size of parts.

Mahr Federal, Inc.    Providence, RI 02905
May 03, 2012 Suited for measuring thin-walled work pieces, Precimar PLM 600-2 offers fully automated deformation correction function as part of application tool set in system's controller. Procedure automatically modifies measuring force in specified sequence while recording corresponding change in part's measured size. This lets system determine actual elastic properties of part, which are then used to calculate given length in unloaded, measured force-free state of part.




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