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3D Engineering Solutions Expands Capabilities Across Multiple 3D Laser Scanning/Data Collection Platforms

3D Engineering Solutions adds new long-range 3D scanning services to their arsenal of laser-based portable CMMs; providing new 3D data collection, Building Information Modeling (BIM) and facility mapping services for their customers. 3D Engineering Solutions uses the Faro Photon Long Range Laser Scanner for facility mapping, which then allows the company is able to generate a detailed CAD model...

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Dimensional Metrology System provides 5 axis measurement capability.
Measuring Equipment

Dimensional Metrology System provides 5 axis measurement capability.

Along with 24 x 26 x 16 in. XYZ measurement volume, SmartScope® Quest(TM) 650 has motorized heavy-duty dual rotary indexer that lets sensors measure features anywhere on complex parts. MeasureMind® 3D MultiSensor metrology software supports simultaneous 5-axis motion, and support accommodates video, touch trigger probes, laser scanners, and micro-probes. Telecentric TeleStar®...

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Delta Air Lines Improves Blade Maintenance with MAXOS
CMM Machinery

Delta Air Lines Improves Blade Maintenance with MAXOS

Delta Air Lines uses the MAXOS non-contact measurement system from NVision in its contract maintenance operations to achieve the highest possible accuracy in overhauling turbine blades and vanes. The traditional method of measuring blades and vanes to determine the level of repair required and to inspect subsequent repairs involves a series of manual measurements. We have substantially improved...

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Portable 3D Measuring Arm includes absolute encoders.
CMM Machinery

Portable 3D Measuring Arm includes absolute encoders.

Performing 3D inspections of countless industrial parts particularly in metal and plastic machining industries, ROMER Absolute Arm features absolute encoders which simplify inspection process. Lightweight, ergonomic unit offers various grip positions and balanced main tube, ensuring fatigue-free, productive inspection. Available in 7 arm-lengths from 1.5-4.5 m, portable CMM is WiFi-capable and...

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CMM Machinery

Multi-Sensor CMM inspects small and complex round parts.

Built on 4-in-1 principle, O-INSPECT unites profile projector, measuring machine, microscope, and contour measuring machine. Rotary table, able to be mounted/removed by operator, can be positioned horizontally and vertically. It enhances effectiveness of measurement of round parts, which no longer have to be reclamped for optical measurement. Mechanical influences are minimized, as measuring axes...

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Volvo Aero Connecticut Gets Two for the Price of One
Milling Machines

Volvo Aero Connecticut Gets Two for the Price of One

By using a Zimmermann FZ42 portal milling center, Volvo gets the power and torque needed to cut engine fan cases plus the accuracy to turn the machine tool into a coordinate measuring machine for inspection of finished parts Located near Hartford, Conn., Volvo Aero Connecticut specializes in the machining of large components: fan cases for aircraft engines and gas turbines, fan and compressor...

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REVO® Retrofit Nets Higher Data Collection Rates
Dimensional Measurement & Inspection Probes

REVO® Retrofit Nets Higher Data Collection Rates

Scanning probe retrofit supercharges CMM data collection rates, allows form analysis Renishaw's REVO® system enables 4x reduction in impeller inspection times, additional data to be used to compare inspected surfaces with 3D CAD models. GE Oil and Gas Florence, Italy, has transformed the performance of a DEA Global coordinate measuring machine (CMM) with a REVO retrofit scanning probe...

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Bardons & Oliver Stages On-Site Mini Trade Show
Cut-Off Machinery

Bardons & Oliver Stages On-Site Mini Trade Show

Solon, Ohio...Bardons & Oliver, a leading manufacturer of tube and bar cut-off equipment and CNC turning systems for almost 120 years, recently hosted two Open House events to present new machinery and technology to customers and distributors. The two events were designed to show customers that even in challenging economic times, there is equipment that can help increase productivity and produce...

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Industrial and Specialty Transmission Manufcturer, Cotta Transmission Company LLC, Installs New Wenzel CMM with Opendmis® Gear Checking Module
Miscellaneous Software

Industrial and Specialty Transmission Manufcturer, Cotta Transmission Company LLC, Installs New Wenzel CMM with Opendmis® Gear Checking Module

When Cotta Transmission Compan,y LLC determined their old CMM was beyond its useful life, Xspect Solutions provided a unique proposal that combined a new Wenzel bridge-type CMM equipped with OpenDMIS software and a level of basic gear measuring capability that optimized Cotta's current needs. Beloit, Wisconsin-based Cotta Transmission Company LLC, a leading industrial and specialty transmission...

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NDI Has Expanded the Versatility of its OPTOTRAK PROseries Portable Coordinate Measuring Machine
Dimensional Measurement & Inspection Probes

NDI Has Expanded the Versatility of its OPTOTRAK PROseries Portable Coordinate Measuring Machine

(NDI: Waterloo, ON, Canada) - October 2, 2009: NDI has expanded the versatility of its OPTOTRAK PROseries portable coordinate measuring machine (CMM) with the addition of the wireless Universal Probe Controller. This new addition provides complete freedom of movement for all of the NDI probing options. When combined with the Multi-Sided Probe (MSP) with 360° viewing, the user is free to...

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