Metris E-Newsletter June 2009: A focus on optical metrology

The pulse of the metrology industry
June 2009


In this news:

Product news
New XC65D Digital Cross Scanner

Wireless measuring with MCA arm

Camio 6.1 focuses on offline preparation

Case studies
Scanning of turbine blades at Siemens

Laser Radar inspection of Solar cells

Widest Gantry CMM ever build

Latest Collaterals

Metris articles in the press

Upcoming events

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Metris XC65D, next-generation 3D Cross Scanner
Metris introduced its new line of XC65D digital laser scanners that triple scanning productivity. The digital Cross Scanner is particularly suited for inspection of geometric features and effortlessly scans a wide range of materials.
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Truly wireless measurements with MCA v2.5 articulated arms
New 6 and 7-axis MCA v2.5 articulated arms offer battery operation, wireless data communication and other novelties to facilitate system setup and accelerate the execution of manual scanning jobs. The 6-axis MCA arm features a redesigned, more ergonomic wrist joint and now also supports laser forks for tube inspection.
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Camio 6.1 streamlines offline CMM preparation
Camio 6.1 software boosts productivity through expanded off-line programming functionality and full CMM simulation on any CMM brand. Further enhancements facilitate measurement preparation, speed up inspection throughput, and provide enhanced reporting capability.
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Siemens verifies turbine blade geometry using laser scanning
Metris 3D scanning accurately captures the surfaces of power plant turbines blades as well as their fine alignment notches. The fully automatic digital inspection process provides detailed insight in the form of graphic part-to-CAD comparison.
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Laser Radar maximizes productivity of parabolic solar panels
Laser Radar is used to trace incorrect bending and alignment of parabolic solar mirror panels. Automatic single-user operation allows solar thermal power plants to efficiently tune mirror geometry for maximum output and profit.
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Widest Metris CMM ever built
For a leading aerospace supplier, Metris developed and build a huge ceramic gantry CMM with 60x60x30 measurement volume. The accuracy requirement for the super-wide system width meant that only Metris LK could meet the customer's tight specifications.
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Updated Metris Metrology Solutions Guide

The update of the Metris Metrology Solutions Guide is now available. The guide overviews the entire Metris product portfolio, including the latest innovations that Metris introduced to the market.
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Fourth issue of Metris News released
Metris News Volume 4 presents the revolutionary XC65D Cross Scanner and highlights new product features of Focus Scan, CMM-Manager, 7-axis MCA and industrial X-ray systems. Volvo Cars, Kautex, Natural History Museum London and Mentzer Electronics are among the new customer testimonials featured in the magazine.
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Cross Scanner speeds up body geometry verification at Volvo Cars - XC60 - Quality Manufacturing Today (UK)

Get more out of your CMM - Laser scanning on CMM - Quality Magazine (US)

Photonen als messwerkzeug - XC65D and laser scanning at Volkswagen - Machine+Werkzeug Magazine (DE)

Un bras de mesure polyarticulé pour le laboratoire et l'atelier - 6 and 7-axis MCA measuring arm - Contrôle Essais Mesures Magazine (FR)

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