Measurement Software Enables Custom Inspection Results Layouts

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence has launched PC-DMIS 2017 R2, the latest edition of the measurement software and the second release in 2017.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence has launched PC-DMIS 2017 R2, the latest edition of the measurement software and the second release in 2017. This version introduces Slideshow for Inspect, enabling users to create unlimited customizable layouts with inspection results populated during measurement. The optional Slideshow tab, can display multiple slides of dimensional and informational labels whenever users execute a measurement routine. PC-DMIS 2017 R2 makes it easier to apply a color map to the mesh data object and create annotation points, align mesh data objects to the CAD model or align a mesh to another mesh object. The Vision Live View now displays which features have already been programmed without the need to swap to CAD view, and also offers an integrated focus graph.

PC-DMIS 2017 R2 improves the efficiency of vision features by reducing rechecks caused by contamination. The outlier filter has been improved to better handle noise on small arc segments and at the end points of a line, reducing the need for manual analysis and rechecks from the programmer. New Aicon optical scanner support enables seamless automation of sensor acquisition and PC-DMIS measurement and analysis. CAM models from Vero’s Visi software can now be directly imported into PC-DMIS, complete with identified Control Points that can be automatically converted to measurements. CAD file import is now multi-processor aware, providing faster importing and better experience overall. Also, a new Virtual Machine dialogue is now organized in the tree view arrangement for easier machine selection, with an added Table Only category so programming can be completed even when the exact machine is not known. A new CAD toolbar puts all the tools needed for CAD import and GD&T selection in one place.

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