Latest CARTO Software Offers Representation of Straightness Errors

Press Release Summary:

  • Utilizes dynamic data fit functionality to quickly capture and analyze data from linear axes of any length
  • Capture application with dynamic data fit functionality allows XM-60 users to capture straightness measurements dynamically
  • Allows laser users to apply pitch error compensation to Heidenhain machine tool controls

Original Press Release:

New release of CARTO Software Provides Unlimited Measurement Range for XM-60 Multi-Axis Calibrator

Renishaw is pleased to announce the latest release of its CARTO software suite for calibration products. CARTO 4.2 utilizes dynamic data fit functionality to allow Renishaw’s XM-60 multi-axis calibrator to quickly capture and analyze data from linear axes of any length.

XM-60 has become the market leading solution for direct measurement of all six degrees of freedom (linear, vertical and horizontal straightness, pitch, yaw and roll) on any form of linear axis. With the addition of the new XM-60 long range measurement functionality in CARTO 4.2, unlimited measurement range is now possible for the first time.

Dynamic data fit (DDF)
The dynamic data fit functionality within the CARTO Capture application allows XM-60 users to capture straightness measurements dynamically. The test data is recalculated in CARTO Capture to reduce outlying data-points. This improved method offers greater resilience to environmental interference and a better representation of straightness errors for longer axes.

Heidenhain linear compensation made easy
Heidenhain linear compensation is a new option in the CARTO Compensate 4.2 application. It allows laser users to apply pitch error compensation to Heidenhain machine tool controls in a quick and easy process.

Renishaw continually develops the CARTO software suite to add value for users of its calibration products. CARTO 4.2 is available to download free of charge now at www.renishaw.com/carto

For more information on Renishaw’s calibration and performance monitoring products, visit www.renishaw.com/calibration

About Renishaw
Renishaw is one of the world's leading engineering and scientific technology companies, with expertise in precision measurement and healthcare. The company supplies products and services used in applications as diverse as jet engine and wind turbine manufacture, through to dentistry and brain surgery. It is also, a world leader in the field of additive manufacturing (also referred to as 3D printing), where it designs and makes industrial machines that “print” parts from metal powder.

The Renishaw Group currently has more than 80 offices in 36 countries, with over 4,500 employees. AM Solutions Centers are located in the USA, UK, Germany, Canada, India and China. For more information on Renishaw, visit www.renishaw.com.

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