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Extended length optical measuring centres

Posted on 21 Sep 2019 and read 964 times
Extended length optical measuring centres Two new additions to the Sylvac Scan range of optical measurement centres have been introduced by the Sheffield-based Bowers Group.

The Sylvac Scan S145 has been developed to measure cylindrical parts up to 145mm in diameter and 1,280mm long; a new longer version — the S145L — is also available, complementing the current Scan range, which includes the F60 and Scan 52.

The Sylvac Scan S145 has been designed to offer fast, accurate and repeatable measurements; it also features quick-release tooling, a motorised tailstock, integrated temperature sensors and an on-board calibration master, enabling it to be used in shopfloor conditions.

Furthermore, integration with robots is said to be quick and easy, to create a fully automated inspection solution.

Martin Hawkins, UK sales manager for Bowers Group, said: “The Sylvac Scan S145 and S145L offer manufacturers of turned parts more options for the measurement of bigger components.

“They represent a significant step forward in the field of optical measurement, with the advantages of reduced inspection time, reduced scrap and increased productivity.”

Also featured with these units are the easy-to-use Industry 4.0-ready Reflex Scan software, Bluetooth connectivity to other Sylvac instruments via Sylvac Sylcom software, a ‘one-click’ measuring capability and automatic part recognition.

The S145 and S145L also offer detailed reporting (including ‘statistics view’ and data export), as well as optional CAD import and off-line programming (www.spearandjacksongroup.com).