Non-Contact Vision Probe enhances REVO measurement capabilities.

Press Release Summary:




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.



Original Press Release:



Renishaw Introduces New Non-Contact Vision Probe for the REVO® Multi-Sensor System



RVP, Renishaw's new vision measurement probe for use with the REVO 5-axis measurement system on co-ordinate measuring machines (CMMs), increases the multi-sensor capability of REVO by adding non-contact inspection to the exisiting touch-trigger, high-speed tactile scanning and surface finish measurement capability of the system. The RVP probe will be demonstrated at IMTS at booth E-5509.



For certain applications, non-contact inspection provides clear advantages over traditional tactile probing techniques. Thin sheet metal parts or components with large numbers of holes as small as 0.5 mm, and parts which are not suited to tactile measurement, can be fully inspected with the RVP system. RVP also gives exceptional improvements in throughput and CMM capability by utilizing the 5-axis motion and infinite positioning provided by the REVO head.



The RVP system consists of a probe and a range of modules that are automatically interchangable with all other probe options available for REVO. Data from multiple sensors is automatically referenced to a common datum. This flexibility means that the optimum tool can be selected to inspect a wide range of features, all on one CMM platform.



When using RVP, part illumination is provided by integrated programmable LED lighting inside each module. Background feature enhancement is also available using backlighting combined with custom part fixturing.



The RVP system is managed by the same I++ DME compliant interface as REVO and full user functionality is provided by Renishaw's MODUSTM metrology software. New MODUS vision software capability includes RVP configuration, image processing with application specific options and automatic image storage for review and further analysis.



For additional information, visit renishaw.com.



Contact

Jeff Seliga

Renishaw Inc.

Tel: 847.286.9953

jeffrey.seliga@renishaw.com



or



Jeff Drum

Kemble & Drum Communications, Inc.

Tel:  513.871.4042

jdrum@kembledrum.com



Inquiries should be directed to:

In USA:  Susan Wilm, Marketing Assistant, Renishaw Inc., 5277 Trillium Blvd., Hoffman Estates, IL  60192.  susan.wilm@renishaw.com  Tel:  847.286.9953



In Canada:  Dafydd Williams, General Manager, Renishaw (Canada) Limited, 2180 Dunwin Drive, Unit #1, Mississauga ONT  L5L 5M8.  dafydd.williams@renishaw.com  Tel:  905.828.0104

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