Vision Engineering’s Falcon three-axis, non-contact video measuring system is suitable for both multi-user shopfloor applications and lab-level manufacturing inspection. It uses high-resolution, indexed zoom optics (as high as 100× magnification) for component edge definition. An indexed camera iris control reduces depth of field, thereby increasing accuracy and repeatability of Z-axis results, a common complaint of video systems, the company says. Features include controllable quadrant LED illumination and motorized Z-axis control. The unit’s measuring stages provide a measurement capacity of 150 × 150 × 115 mm (X, Y, Z) and include certified calibration completed at the factory as standard. A touchscreen color display is said to provide automatic video edge detection to ensure reproducible measurement results, regardless of the operator.
Editor PickPneumatic Snap Gage Measures Range of Diameters
Jenoptik Automotive offers the Hommel-Etamic AG380 pneumatic snap gage designed to quickly, cost-effectively and flexibly check diameters ranging from 17 to 48 mm, providing measurements with consistently high levels of precision.