Creaform / Control Self-calibration ensures higher throughput and 24/7 operations
Global company specialising in accurate portable 3D measurement solutions and engineering services, Creaform, will present a productivity station and an auto-calibration kit for its R-Series scanners at Control in Stuttgart.
Creaform says its productivity station and an auto-calibration kit for the R-Series scanners are key upgrades to the company's robotic metrology dimensional measurement solution, which are offered as efficient alternatives to traditional shop-floor CMMs.
The Metra-Scan 3D R-Series solution enables manufacturers to combine optical measurements and industrial automation, ensuring reliability and an increase in inspection cycles. It has a smaller factory footprint and offers an accuracy of up to 0.030 mm and a resolution of up to 0.050 mm, Creaform notes.
Product Manager Jérôme-Alexandre Lavoie says: “The major mechanical and software upgrades to the R-Series product line allow operators to run data acquisition, while simultaneously analyzing previously acquired data to maximise throughput. Self-calibration limits the need for human involvement, ensuring higher throughput and 24/7 operation.”
The company's 3D measurement solutions are good for dimensional inspection for quality control in production environments, combining optical portable CMMs, 3D scanners, photogrammetry and fully integrated dimensional inspection software. They can measure any component made of any material in a size from 0.1 m to 10 m, with an accuracy of up to 0.02 mm. It is good for validating dimensional conformity and quality of production tools, jigs, parts, assemblies, sub-assemblies and final products.