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Measurement System facilitates precise tool presetting.

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Equipped with Progressive Scan CCD camera, ProVision Measurement and Data Management System uses optics with 6 x 4.5 mm field of view, 45X virtual magnification, and 0.9 µm resolution. Vision board allows data acquisition rates over 30 fps. Included ProVision Software has sub-pixel and sub-micron resolution, providing repeatable means to measure and preset tools. It stores at least 10,000 tools, 10,000 tool kits, and 250 zero points.

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ProVision Provides Versatility and Precision in Tool Presetting

Elk Grove Village, IL - BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc. announces that Speroni has just introduced the new ProVision Measurement and Data Management System. The easy-to-use software provides features that complement the most accurate, repeatable and easy to use preset, measure and shrink fit systems on the market.

ProVision Software has sub-pixel & sub micron resolution that provides the most accurate and repeatable way to measure and preset your tools. The software stores at least 10,000 tools, 10,000 tool kits and 250 zero points. The graphics filter allows for the display of the following image file types: DWG, DXF, GIF, JPEG, PCX, WMF in addition to the ones supplied with the Windows(TM) operating system.

Additional user-friendly features include over 200 measuring icons developed and installed in an organized format for quick selection of a desired measurement; enhancing the capability to detect nose radii and angles automatically. Automatic Edge detection allows the operator to measure tools automatically without having to select any icons; Password Management aids in configuration of the system for multi-user access; back-up and restore features allow for fast data recovery.

With Progressive Scan CCD camera, ProVision has high-accuracy optics with a 6 x 4.5 mm field of view and virtual magnification 45X and 0.9µm resolution. The high-speed Vision board allows high-end data acquisition with more than 30 frames per second.

As with all newly developed Speroni enhancements, ProVision is fully retrofit-able to all existing Speroni Tool Presetters in the field. This allows end-users to upgrade their Speroni Tool Presetters in their shop with a minimum of down time, and eliminates the need to ever replace a Speroni in order to achieve new features and options.

BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling is a leader in high precision tooling systems and solutions. With brands including Kaiser, BIG Daishowa, Speroni, Unilock, Sphinx, and more, BIG Kaiser's line is focused on extreme accuracy and repeatability. BIG Kaiser's mission is to support North American manufacturers with products that are designed and manufactured to a superior standard. Guaranteed.

For more information about Tool Presetters with Pro Vision software or other BIG Kaiser products, contact BIG Kaiser, Elk Grove Village, IL, 888-TOOL-PRO / 888-866-5776, e-mail or visit

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