Length Measuring Instruments

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

Test & Measuring Instruments, Display & Presentation Equipment

Digital Measuring Projector closes quality assurance process gap.

October 22, 2015

With integrated automation during measurement program generation and measurement itself, ZEISS O-SELECT accelerates reproducible 2D measurement completion. This optical measuring system compares existing programs with current workpiece and opens appropriate program. After operator places workpiece in measuring field and launches program, camera captures contours and analyzes and documents characteristics in ZEISS PiWeb quality data management software. Results are ISO-compliant and traceable. 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

Measuring Machines provide quality data management.

September 30, 2015

Available as standard feature for all measuring machines, ZEISS PiWeb collects measurement and inspection data from production floor and measuring labs, identifying source of production problems. Program generates targeted, group-specific analyses at push of button. Managers receive overview of repeat, critical deviations from tolerances. Users can customize selection of data and analyses and how it is displayed. Scope of functionality of ZEISS PiWeb can be scaled depending on size of company. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Microscope System utilizes angle measuring eyepiece.

July 14, 2015

Available for modular tool microscope system, AME-5M Goniometer Eyepiece measures over 360° to accuracy of 5' (minutes) by use of rotary Vernier and crosshair eyepiece. Unit features white scale on black background and can be enlarged by 10X magnifier. Modular design enables user to attain magnifications from 3X–800X using choice of 3 microscope body styles, 3 rack-and-pinion mounting brackets, 2 illuminators, and 2 video adapters. System can handle workpieces up to 7 in. in length. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Multisensor Measuring Machine comes in multiple configurations.

June 19, 2015

Able to be used for diverse activities, ZEISS O-INSPECT contact-optical measuring machine comes in models with 300 x 200 x 200 mm (12 decimeter³), 500 x 400 x 300 mm (60 decimeters³), and 800 x 600 x 300 mm (144 decimeters³) measuring ranges. Camera sensor can be used for workpieces that are too small or delicate as well as for measurement of large quantities, contact sensor may be used for 3D characteristics, and chromatic focus sensor closes gap between contact and camera sensors. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

NUMTEC-Enabled Machine measures wheel distortion and positioning.

February 23, 2015

Able to handle up to 60, 14–24 in. wheels/hr with 2 available mechanical clamping ranges (14–21 in. and 17–24 in.), MD300/320 NUMTEC distortion measurement and wheel positioning machine is used for 100% process control measurement of alloy wheels before entering CNC machining cell. Design-side of wheels is measured with laser scanner mounted on moveable X/Y-slide arrangement. NUMTEC barcode system allows measurements to be automatically linked to mold and casting machine. Read More

Vision Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

System Semiconductor calculates distance using one camera.

February 11, 2015

Offering performance exceeding 30 fps, DR1151 uses Dual Aperture's 4-color 3D image solution technology, which extracts RGB and IR signals from single image sensor, to calculate relative distance to object with single-lens camera. Application of self-developed hardware blocks to process calculations required for extracting relative distance minimizes power consumption, which accommodates demands of mobile and portable applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Non-Contact CNC Measuring Machine offers complete 3D analysis.

February 6, 2015

To create 3D models that users can save, process, analyze, and measure, WALTER HELICHECK 3D combines transmitted light camera and laser sensor for scanning then digitizing cutting tools and production parts. Included automatic analysis/measurement software lets users lay vertical, horizontal, and freely selectable cutting planes at any position on 3D model. Also, 3D Matcher software lets users overlay two 3D models within GUI and perform color-coded comparison for instant quality evaluation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Sensor detects 1 mm distance changes.

January 27, 2015

Designed for difficult distance-based applications over range of 25–300 mm, Model Q4X detects distance changes as small as 1 mm on targets such as black objects on black backgrounds or reflective items. High excess gain and 64-element imager combine to minimize errors in detection, counting, and validating orientation. Supplied in IP67, IP68, and IP69K rated stainless steel housing, sensor has angled 4-digit, 7-segment LED display and provides bipolar outputs.  Read More

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

Test & Measuring Instruments, Mechanical Power Transmission, Electronic Components & Devices

Integrated Measuring System features inductive design.

November 17, 2014

Available for ball and roller rail systems, IMS-I provides feedback for distances up to 4,500 mm, and allows several runner blocks to be positioned independently of each other on same rail. Scale is integrated into profiled rail and protected by tightly welded stainless steel strip across entire rail section length. Rated for positioning accuracy of 0.25 µm with scale precision of ±3 µm/m, inductive measuring system operates without physical contact and is therefore wear-free. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Green & Clean

High-Voltage Microfocus CT System inspects large, dense parts.

September 17, 2014

Used for measurement as well as non-destructive testing and inspection, XT H 450 employs 450 kV microfocus source and is available with flat panel or curved linear diode array (CLDA) detector. Source's open-tube design with user-replaceable filaments offers virtually unlimited lifetime with minimal maintenance, and spot size ranges from 50–320 µm (depending on power). Walk-in cabinet features pneumatically controlled door and measurement volume of 400 x 600 x 600 mm. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Measurement System offers fat scan rate HD data clarity.

September 8, 2014

Edge ScanArm HD combines FARO® Laser Line Probe HD high-definition 3D scanner with FARO Edge measuring arm. This contact/non-contact system lets users seamlessly scan across diverse surface materials, regardless of contrast, reflectivity, or part complexity, and without any special coatings or target placement. While crosshair feature and LED Rangefinder facilitate use, features such as scan stripe width, frame rate, and blue laser with noise reduction technology enhance productivity. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Precision Machine measures roundness, profile, and surface finish.

August 4, 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. Read More

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Dimensional Measuring Machine leverages large FOV technology.

August 4, 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. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Dimensional Measuring Machine offers large field-of-view.

August 1, 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. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

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

Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Laser Tracker offers accelerated scanning capabilities.

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. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Time of Flight Sensors feature very small hysteresis.

February 4, 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. Read More