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The Renishaw Equator 500 system has a working volume of 500 mm in diameter and up to 400 mm in height, is accurate between 5 ºC and 50 ºC at any rate of temperature change, and is capable of scanning speeds in excess of 200 mm/s.
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Tackle measurement challenges and build the most reliable quality inspection. Metrolog X4: The universal 3D metrology software reference for quality assurance and dimensional analysis powers all existent conventional and portable
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ue to its combination of state-of-the-art HALCON Machine Vision and advanced AI, GANTRY.SPECTOR offers unparalleled precision and flexibility offering consistent, automated & error-free quality control.
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ABB Robotics has extended the scope of its free Wizard Easy Programming software to include its six-axis industrial robots powered by an OmniCore controller in addition to its collaborative robots.
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Hermetically-Sealed Sensors Accept Long Cable Runs For Process Control and Factory Automation Applications
NewTek Sensor Solutions has announced its Hermetically-Sealed 4-20mA sensors now accept long cables for process control and factory automation applications when standard lengths cannot reach distant control rooms, signal conditioners, PLCs and/or data loggers.
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QualiSense is a leading mature start up in the visual inspection industry and seized the opportunity to develop a solution for Dana Incorporated, an American supplier of axles, driveshafts, transmissions and digital equipment for conventional, hybrid and electric-powered vehicles.
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With only a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM), Fonderies Fraisse had until that point been restricted in the range of checks it could carry out. The size of the CMM imposed limits as to the size of the parts to be checked.
Aker BP, Cognite, and ANYbotics have partnered in pioneering offshore remote inspections with ANYmal X on the Valhall platform in the North Sea.
Working together, the team began the development of a fully automatic and compact loading line. At the heart of the loading line are four robots that automatically load parts onto the empty hooks on the racks, with the biggest challenge being that no two racks are the same.
When these parts are machined, an initial quick check is carried out directly on the machine to ensure that there have been no programming errors and that all the forms and all the holes have been made. Due to its portability, the Kreon Ace measuring arm is simply placed on a tripod next to the machine to make the necessary measurements.
Nexans’ quality control team decided to scout out new technologies to eliminate the constraints associated with manual inspections. Nexans noticed how laser scanning technology evolved over time, triggering the need to examine different commercial products.
Ford Aerospace, an award-winning global specialist in pressed and high-precision machined parts for a multitude of industries, is leveraging the benefits of a new Keyence IM-8000 instant measuring system.
To meet increasing customer demand, Schneider Electric wanted to make its production more efficient and more flexible. The decision was made to automate a number of repetitive tasks using robots, such as loading electrical parts into a quality check station, allowing employees to carry out more value-added tasks.
Etched silicon wafers are possibly the most difficult product to manufacture at scale. Inevitably a certain number of wafers will not pass initial inspection due to manufacturing defects, but it would be impossible to identify many of these defects with the naked eye.
UMC is a manufacturer of high-precision components for medical device, aerospace, and defense applications. The products are complex, with 100 — 800 features per product.
DWS made the decision to invest in a CMM (coordinate measuring machine) that measures the geometries of physical objects in order to bring more control, quality and manufacturing flexibility in-house.
The existing measurement methods, manual or using a coordinate measuring machine (CMM), were inadequate and inefficient due to the size of the parts, which could not be moved easily, and the tight tolerances on dimensional accuracy.
The Gi-100DT is equipped with a total of 6 cameras providing complete dimensional inspection, internal and external visual defect detection, top and bottom surface inspection for a full range of turned aerospace bushings.
In addition to the acoustic emission sensors, fiber-optic strain sensors are also integrated into the tanks.
The rc_visard, using the SilhouetteMatch software, reliably detects the position and orientation of the flat, unordered objects on the flat paper surface and also provides the robot with the gripping points at the same time.