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Exact Metrology's Hexagon RS6 Measures Challenging Surfaces

Exact Metrology’s Hexagon RS6 laser scanners are designed to provide efficient full scanning performance across traditionally challenging surfaces.

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A photo of the Exact Metrology Hexagon RS6 in use

Exact Metrology’s Hexagon RS6 laser scanner provides accurate, high-speed scanning. The company reports the RS6 scans as many as 1.2 million points per sec. with a scan rate of 300 Hz and includes a laser stripe of 150 mm at mid-range with a visual guide that provides real-time feedback for stand-off distance. 

The company says the laser scanner’s Systematic High-Intelligence Noise Elimination (SHINE) technology allows it to scan challenging surfaces like glossy black plastic automotive body parts and molded carbon-fiber components without quality or productivity reductions. It says this technology also allows users to scan 99% of parts without touching the scanner exposure.

Users can remove the scanner when necessary and replace it without additional calibration thanks to the RS6’s repeatable mounting and Absolute Arm 7-Axis compatibility. According to the company, measuring is easier with the arm-mounted scanner due to reduced preparation, reduced set up, fewer settings and its standard full-frame, full-line wide scans.

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