AIMS Metrology's Summit 10.10.10 Inspects Large Parts
Designed with a five-axis Revo-2 dynamic scanning probe and capacity of 1 m3, AIMS Metrology’s Summit 10.10.10 shopfloor coordinate measuring machine (CMM) enables large-part inspection at high-volume. The CMM can be automated with a robot load/unload system or pass-through process with a conveyor. The stationary CMM can handle workpieces weighing 2,200 kg.
The Revo-2 provides measuring speeds ranging to 500 mm/sec. and data collection rates of up to 4,000 points per sec. for increased part throughput. Rapid calibration for all positions expands uptime. Infinite positioning and five-axis motion offer easy access to difficult features while flexible tip sensing aids accuracy and flexibility.
Dual linear motors work using permanent magnets that do not experience wear. The Summit’s polymer-cast base has built-in vibration resistance and thermal stability for longer life and greater accuracy, the company says, in contrast with granite-based machines. The CMM uses 110/220-V outlets, which eliminates the need for shop air. In addition to robotic or pass-through conveyor automation, the Summit can be equipped with automatic tool adjustment to compensate for tool wear.
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