NONCONTACT SHAFT MEASURING SYSTEM The optic line CA614 noncontact shaft measuring system is designed for submicron measurement of all contour features on complex shaft-type parts up to 600 millimeters in length and 140 millimeters in diameter. The stroke is driven by a motorized tailstock, which is position able over the full holding range. It is designed for automotive and aerospace applications, including carrier shafts in aircraft engines, drive parts in helicopters and various rotor parts. VIRTUAL ARM Solicited is a virtual arm that applies Metro nor single-camera technology to provide a lightweight, carbon fiber handheld probe. A camera observes the probe and determines the probe's position and orientation. Soleplate handles measurement volumes of up to 11 cubic meters, with no mechanical moving parts. HD CAMERA Aven's HD microscopy camera has built-in calibration software. It is a 1.3-megapixel color inspection camera and it connects directly to a monitor via a VGA cable. It records linear, circular or angular measurements in millimeters or inches, as well as a radius or between parallel lines. Point and- click measurement data and images can be saved on a built-in SD card. The screen pointer, controlled via a PS2 mouse attachment, can be set as a full screen crosshair or small center crosshair. TRACKING SOFTWARE MODULE The Vxtrack dynamic tracking software module is teamed with Creaform's C-Track dual-camera optical sensor to measure positions and orientations in space. Combined with the Handy Probe arm-free portable coordinate measuring machine (CMM), Extract is a portable 3-D measurement system that handles probing inspection and dynamic measurement. The Vxtrack module's applications include robot calibration and guidance, monitoring of complex assembly processes, real-time compensation of machining tool-generated errors and monitoring of deformations during testing. MULTISENSOR CMM SOFTWARE Camio7 is multisensory coordinate measuring machine(CMM) software with recent Microsoft Windows upgrades. This serves as the central location where all software functions are logically grouped into tabbed sections, containing all required operations. The software interface allows both feature related measurement and reporting to be defined together. FORMTESTER The Mar Form MMQ 200 Form tester has a new option package that provides the measurement of surface finish parameters according to ISO, ASME and JIS standards. With the combined hardware/software MMQ 200 Surface Finish option, it has a reduced setup and measurement cycle time and reduced cost. DOPPLER DISPLACEMENT METER The LDS1000HS is a high performance laser Doppler displacement meter with laser frequency stability of 0.01 parts per minute, positioning accuracy of 0.1 parts per minute and high signal-tonoise ratio. This system is designed for positioning feedback or calibration of such ultra-precision stages. The laser frequency stability is better than 0.01 parts per minute and the resolution is 1 nanometer. The major features are: high resolution and high accuracy, noncontact and no need for periodic calibration. INSPECTION GAGE The Heiden hain ND 2100G Gage-Chek will handle gagging and inspection tasks from pass/fail detection to complex logic statements communicating to a PLC. They can be configured for basic or advanced operations where inputs can be assigned and combined as desired, along with mathematical, trigonometric or statistical formulas. Rapid acquisition of measurement data can monitor dynamic events such as the eccentricity of a rotating shaft. 4-PORT GAGE MULTIPLEXERS The 4-Port Gage multiplexers connect multiple gages to a PC. Both models in the line, the 7612 and 7613, support USB 2.0, RS 232 and USB keyboard optional outputs. Each model has a power-saving mode, as well as foot switch input, LED status light on each input, host command operation and set up. The 7612 Gage MUX does not require a software wedge or other intermediary software for operation. A user's PC "sees" the connection with the 7612 multiplexer as a keyboard. ABSOLUTE ENCODER The Resolute absolute encoder is now available with Fanuc serial communications in linear encoder formats, which have submicron accuracy and resolutions to 1 nanometer. The Resolute determines absolute position immediately upon switch-on, thus eliminating the need for battery back-up or reference returns. Images are captured, analyzed and interpolated to resolutions as fine as 1 nanometer at speeds up to 100 meters per second. LASER SCANNER The Skiron laser scanner is a compact scanning attachment designed for Micro Scribe 6 degree of freedom (6DoF) digitizers, which are meant to enable operators to more rapidly and accurately digitize physical forms. Revware's Micro- Scribe digitizer is a data collection tool used to gather specific measurements for concept-to-product engineering. When used with the Skiron Laser scanner, data collection can help produce a high-quality scan in minutes. It is suitable for all three-dimensional application needs within engineering, medical, science, inspection, automotive and multimedia industries. EXCEL SPC CHARTING QI Macros wizards can analyze an operator's data and select the correct analysis to perform. Included is a Chart Wizard that analyzes data and chooses the right control chart from seven possible charts. The PivotTable Wizard will take up to four columns of tabular data and summarize them using Excel's Pivot- Table function. The Statistics Wizard will analyze data and choose the right hypothesis tests to run. The Statistics Wizard will figure out the correct analysis to run and will interpret the results for the user. PORTABLE CMM The zCAT is a portable direct computer control coordinate measuring machine (DCCCMM) designed to support production operations such as precision machining and tool making. It is battery powered and targeted at shop floor measurement. It is an alternative to portable arms, on-the-machine touch probing and other stationary CMMs that require electrical and pneumatic connections.
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