CMM Machinery

Renishaw's REVO and TRS2 Category Winners at MACH 08
Inspection Equipment

Renishaw's REVO and TRS2 Category Winners at MACH 08

May 2008 - Two Renishaw technologies for enhancing manufacturing precision earned top category honors at the MACH '08 machine tool show in Birmingham, England, winning out against worldwide entries. The REVO system for ultra-high-speed part measurement on coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) won Best quality control" honors. It was praised by the judges as "an absolutely brilliant idea which...

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Non-Contact Measurement System uses concentrated light.
CMM Machinery

Non-Contact Measurement System uses concentrated light.

Able to measure radii down to 0.004 in., MAXOS system measures actual surface material without need to spray it with matt coating. Accuracy of system is ±0.0004 in. on polished and machined services and resolution between measured points is down to 0.0001 in. Suited for turbine blade manufacturers, system's use of non-contact measurement helps ensure that CFD simulations precisely match...

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Robotized CMM Arm accelerates laser inspection jobs.
CMM Machinery

Robotized CMM Arm accelerates laser inspection jobs.

Designed to hasten repetitive 3D inspection duties, RCA combines automation capability of traditional CMM with mobility and part accessibility of articulated arm. Internal 7-axis articulated arm and external skeleton driven by electric motors create measuring robot that drives Metris MMD laser scanner along programmed motion path. Due to encoder technology and carbon fiber axes, RCA intrinsically...

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CMM Machinery

CMM features aluminum orifice air bearing system.

Available in 4 sizes with travels ranging from 600 x 800 x 600 to 800 x 1,200 x 600 mm, Cordax® Pioneer® moving bridge CMM has Tricision slant bridge design that provides wide bearing separation, low center of gravity, and light weight. It comes with 1-piece granite table, Heidenhain high resolution scales, and micro-machined aluminum alloy X beam and Z ram construction. Featuring...

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Instruments

Shop Floor CMM offers wide range of probing options.

Providing touch trigger probes as well as continuous contact analog scanning probes such as TESASTAR® probing systems, Cordax® Discovery® III D28 CMM is available in 3 measuring ranges from 20 x 24 x 16 to 30 x 40 x 24 in. Featuring linear guides, recirculating ball bearings, and bimetallic interfaces, unit can be combined with light weight bellows covers to offer resistance to...

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CMM Machinery

Measuring Arm features accuracy to 0.0006 in.

INFINITE 2.0 Measuring Arm includes TESA Kinematic probes, ergonomic wrist with integrated USB digital camera, probe holster, and WiFi with wireless range up to 200 ft, even through walls. Suited for mobile measurement, inspection, and reverse engineering on shop floor or in metrology lab, 6- and 7-axis arm is available in measuring ranges from 4-12 ft. System includes infinite-rotating grips...

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Manual CMMs feature free floating, all air bearing design.
CMM Machinery

Manual CMMs feature free floating, all air bearing design.

Combining granite table construction with individual axis locks, X-Cite(TM) Series utilizes OpenDMIS(TM) measuring software, which offers full CAD capabilities with Quick Measure(TM) feature for hands-free inspection. Model 5.6.4 provides measuring range of 500 x 600 x 400 mm with volumetric measuring accuracy of 3.5 + L/300; while Model 7.8.5 has measuring range of 700 x 800 x 500 mm with 4.5 +...

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RAYCO Broadens Distributor Network and Introduces a New Round of Innovations
Tooling Fixtures

RAYCO Broadens Distributor Network and Introduces a New Round of Innovations

Rayco Manufacturing, Inc. of Sterling Heights, Michigan introduces an increased distributor network and new configuring options for advanced vision/contact CMM fixturing. A typical Rayco fixture can be developed in minutes, instead of the weeks or even months required to manufacture a dedicated holding fixture. If the part design is modified over time, the fixture can easily be modified to match...

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3D Scanners

Revo(TM) Achieving Great Reductions in CMM Scanning Time for Early Adopters

Revolutionary ultra-high-speed scanning technology meets manufacturer needs for both faster throughput and more data points November 2007 - Renishaw's revolutionary, ultra-high-speed scanning system for coordinate measuring machines is achieving tremendous productivity gains with early adopters. World-class manufacturers have retrofitted existing CMMs with the new Renscan5(TM) system and infinite...

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Laser Design and GKS Inspection Services Expand 3D Laser Scanning Capacity Dramatically with Wenzel Systems
Dimensional Measurement & Inspection Probes

Laser Design and GKS Inspection Services Expand 3D Laser Scanning Capacity Dramatically with Wenzel Systems

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (November 20, 2007) - Laser Design, Inc., the leading supplier of 3D laser scanners for more than 20 years, and GKS Inspection Services, its in-house service bureau division offering dimensional inspection, 3D laser scanning, and terrestrial scanning services for over 25 years, have installed Wenzel CMM systems outfitted with Laser Design's high-speed ultra-accurate SLP laser...

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