Laser Scanners

One Step Closer to the Factory of the Future

As the Factory of the Future learns how to manufacture parts as seamlessly as possible, portable metrology is making major inroads for machine control in large robots used for assembly operations that previously involved very expensive fixed tooling, multiple operators, and many days to accomplish these tasks. 
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Laser Scanners: Articles

Cutting Through Surface Noise: Easy Cylinder Head Inspection

This high-intensity, multidirectional lighting camera technology makes easy imaging of challenging part features on machined heads to provide a clear advantage for this automotive supplier.

Under the Radar

With a need to focus on monitoring process quality during the manufacturing process, this laser radar system provides a unique alternative to the shortcomings of the traditional inspection methods.

Never Too Dense

Advanced scanning technology can now perform 3D analysis of a scanned turbine blade, automatic pour porosity volume analysis on an aluminum casting, 3D measurements with nominal-actual CAD comparisons on a machined aluminum cylinder head – and more.

Replacing Tactile Probing with Laser Scanners

This technical assessment explains how the new inspection methods for diagnostic measurement of sheet metal components and body-in-white assemblies at this Turkish automotive manufacturer involves cross scanners being used on coordinate measuring machines.

How Things Are Measured Today

Retrofitting CMMs or articulated arms with new laser scanners is one affordable option among many that shops are considering.

 

Laser Scanners: Industry News

Keyence Ranked for Innovation

Investors rank them one of the World’s 100 Most Innovative Companies.

Rigaku Wins Innovation Award

They are recognized for their KT-100 Katana LIBS handheld analyzer.

Automated Precision Appoints New VP

Song Chung is their new senior vice president of global sales and marketing.

 

Laser Scanners: Products

Instant 3D Measurement of Parts

The VR-3000 Series from Keyence provides an instant, non-contact 3D scan of a wide area that has been difficult to achieve with conventional methods. It can easily measure rough surfaces, flatness, warpness, and planarity.

All-In-One 3D Measurement and Inspection

The XG-X vision system from Keyence combines high-resolution 3D height images with ultra-high speed processing for inspection that cannot be done with conventional laser profiling or traditional 2D imaging.

Versatile Dual Axis Measuring and Alignment System

The Laser Microgage PRO Dual Axis Measuring System from Pinpoint Laser Systems can be used to gauge large parts and assemblies, measure stage and table runout, and much more.