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Electronics Metrology Equipment

Metrology is the science and practice of measurement. It encompasses a broad range of techniques and processes used to ensure accurate and precise measurements in various fields, including electronics. In the world of electronics, metrology plays a crucial role in achieving high-quality products and optimizing manufacturing processes.

The applications of metrology in the electronics industry are diverse. From the analysis of complex circuits and the characterization of materials to the assessment of structural integrity and surface reconstruction, metrology provides essential tools for researchers, engineers, and manufacturers.

 

What Is Electronics Metrology?

Electronics metrology is a branch of metrology that focuses on the measurement and analysis of electronic devices, circuits, and components. It involves the use of specialized equipment and techniques to ensure accurate and precise measurements of the physical dimensions of various components in electronic systems.

The primary goal of electronics metrology is to measure and quantify physical properties. These measurements are vital for assessing the performance, characteristics, and behavior of electronic systems. By obtaining precise measurements, engineers and researchers can identify any deviations or defects, troubleshoot issues, and make informed decisions about design improvements or optimizations.

 

Types of Equipment Used in Electronics Metrology

To achieve accurate measurements, a wide range of electronic metrology equipment is used.

Equipment includes X-ray, CT systems, industrial microscopes, 3D video measurement systems, and more.

Measurement Systems

Measurement systems play a vital role in electronics metrology, enabling engineers and researchers to obtain reliable data and make informed decisions about the design, performance, and quality of electronic devices.

Multi sensor video measurement systems, a type of measurement system, provide precise and detailed measurements of complex surfaces, allowing engineers to accurately assess the geometrical features and ensure the proper fit and alignment of components. 

Multi Sensor Measurement Systems

Using a combination of lasers, cameras, and tactile probing, 3D metrology scanners can quickly and efficiently generate a complete digital representation of an object’s shape and dimensions. This digital model can then be used for a wide range of applications, including quality control, reverse engineering, and even virtual product testing.

One of the key benefits of multi sensor systems is their speed. These systems can capture millions of data points per second, allowing for rapid measurement and inspection processes. This not only saves time, but also increases productivity and throughput in manufacturing operations.

 

Electronics Metrology Solutions: Ensuring Precision and Accuracy in Manufacturing

Great Lakes Metrology is a leading provider of metrology equipment, offering a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art tools and technologies to meet your precise measurement needs. Whether you are in the electronics industry or any other field that requires accurate measurements, we have the expertise and equipment to ensure the highest level of precision.

In addition to our cutting-edge equipment, we place a great emphasis on customer satisfaction. Our team of experts is dedicated to understanding your specific metrology needs and providing personalized solutions. From providing equipment recommendations to offering training and support, Great Lakes Metrology is committed to ensuring your success in metrology.

Great Lakes Metrology is your go-to partner for all your metrology needs. Call us toll free 1-616-788-7726 for more information!

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CRYSTA-Apex V500/700/900

The highly versatile CRYSTA-Apex V series CNC Coordinate Measuring Machines offer multi-sensor flexibility with vision, laser, surface finish and scanning probe technologies for fast and accurate measurements.

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Legex 500/700/900/1200

The Mitutoyo LEGEX Series ultra-high accuracy fixed-bridge CNC CMM is the ultimate in the world’s high-accuracy measurement technology. LEGEX series CMMs are suitable for complex small-to medium-sized workpieces that require dimensional accuracies with small tolerances like gears, bearings, lenses and precision dies.

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MACH-Ko-Ga-Me

The Mitutoyo MACH Ko-Ga-Me is a compact, in-line/near-line automated 3D CNC CMM configurable for almost any process. Use this measuring system for stand-alone applications or integrate into cells.

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MiSTAR 555

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SJ-210 – Portable Surface Roughness Tester

The Surftest SJ-210 surface roughness measuring instrument offers surface roughness measurement in both X and Y-axes.

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SJ-410 – Portable Surface Roughness Tester

The Surftest SJ-410 surface roughness measuring instrument offers numerous innovative features to provide smoother operation and more accurate measurements in an easy-to-use, portable unit with a high straightness specification of 0.3 – 0.5μm over a traverse length of 25 – 50mm.

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SJ-310 – Portable Surface Roughness Tester

The Surftest SJ-310 surface roughness measuring instrument is a compact, portable and easy-to-use surface roughness measurement instrument equipped with extensive measurement and analysis features.

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FTA-S3000

Rapid measuring unit speeds help make the FTA-S3000 one of the fastest surface roughness testers, available in many different model sizes and three different surface roughness detector holders.

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Contracer CV-2100 – Contour

The Contracer CV-2100 contour measuring instrument provides remarkable operability and functionality revolutionizing contour measuring machines for faster, easier and more accurate measurements. This measuring instrument’s Z-axis detector measuring range of 50mm accommodates larger workpieces.

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FTA-C3000

New features and software make the FTA-C3000 one of the fastest contour measurement machines in its class with the ability to easily upgrade the machine and make surface roughness measurements as well.

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FTA-C4000

A dual-sided stylus and many new features and software makes the FTA-C4000 one of the fastest, most efficient and easy-to-use Contracers on the market.

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SV 2100 – Dedicated Processor – Column Type

The Surftest SV-2100 surface roughness tester offers easy-to-use benchtop operation with highly precise measurement results.

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CS-3300 – Singular Detector Type

The Formtracer CS-3300 Series are highly functional and user-friendly surface roughness and contour measuring systems with innovative design features.

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FTA-D3000 – Dual Detector – One Sided Contour Stylus Type

A versatile hybrid dual detector system with a single-sided stylus that makes contour and surface roughness measurements quickly and efficiently. The detector heads are easily swapped to change measurement types.

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Toolmaker’s Microscope

The Toolmaker’s Microscope Series 176 provides a bright and clear field of view with best performance in the small-model class.

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PH-A14 with M2 2D

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Formtracer Extreme CS-5000CNC / CS-H5000CNC

The Formtracer Extreme CS-5000CNC/ CS-H5000CNC measuring instrument simultaneously measures surface roughness and contour in a single measurement trace at high speeds and high-accuracy.

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PH-3515 Profile Projector

The PH-3515F profile projector provides upright images suitable for thread pitch measurements and will not produce blurred or distorted images with the workpiece is angled.

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FTA-D4000 – Dual Detector – Dual-sided Contour Stylus Type

Hybrid dual detector, dual-sided contour stylus type and surface roughness measuring system with better measurement speed and efficiency, automation for easier operability, a wide variety of features, and expandability with optional detectors.

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Motorized Quick Image

The motorized Mitutoyo Quick Image is a simple-to-operate, easy-to-use 2D Vision Measuring System that provides unique features and measures over a large range with motorized image stitching (up to 300mm) for improved measurement efficiency and productivity.

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Manual Quick Image

The manual Mitutoyo Quick Image is a simple-to-operate, easy-to-use 2D Vision Measuring System that provides unique features and measures over a large range with stitching (up to 400mm) for improved measurement efficiency and productivity.

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Quick Vision Active

The Mitutoyo Quick Vision Active measuring system produces highly accurate, fast non-contact 3D measurements in a compact machine at an affordable price point.

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Quick Vision Ultra

The Mitutoyo Quick Vision Ultra CNC Vision Measuring System is designed and constructed to provide some of the most accurate measurements from a vision measuring system.

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Quick Vision ACCEL

The Mitutoyo Quick Vision ACCEL CNC Vision Measuring System was designed with a primary focus on measurement speed and efficiency. The machine drives the X- and Y- axes at 400 mm/s.

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Quick Vision Apex Pro

The Mitutoyo Quick Vision Apex Pro is a high-accuracy CNC vision measuring system equipped with the new StrobeSnab function for high-speed, accurate measurements for a variety of applications.

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Quick Vision Hyper Pro

The Mitutoyo Quick Vision Hyper Pro CNC vision measuring system is equipped with a high-resolution/high-accuracy scale for precise 3D measurements with an increased measurement throughput by about 40% compared with conventional models.

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Quick Vision Hyper Hybrid Type 1

The Mitutoyo Quick Vision Hyper Hybrid measuring system produces highly accurate, non-contact 3D measurements with its camera and laser scanning sensor.

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Native CAD Import

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CMM-Manager

CMM-Manager by QxSoft is a task-oriented, highly intuitive, 3D CAD based, software package for any CMM. Software is available for both new and existing CMM hardware. We offer software for vision, manual, portable, and CNC coordinate measuring machines. Avoid costly hardware retrofits, our software connects directly to your existing CMM or Metrology equipment by plug-n-play retrofit.

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MiScan Apex

The Mitutoyo MiScan Apex is a highly accurate, multiple sensor microscopic-form measurement system and combines the advantages of both a vision machine and a scanning CMM into a single platform.

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Quick Vision Apex Pro Hybrid Type 4

The Mitutoyo Quick Vision Apex Pro Hybrid Type 4 is a dual system high-accuracy CNC vision measuring system equipped with a non-contact displacement sensor, updated camera and the new StrobeSnab function for high-speed, accurate measurements for a variety of applications.

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Offline Seat

  • Create Programs without interrupting CMM.
  • 50% Discount from comparable Online Seat.
  • Review Report and Feature Data from previously run Programs.
  • Import Help Desk File to replicate Online Environment.
  • Teach DCC or Manual Features by CAD Pick or Key-In Values.
  • Automatic / Collision Free, Clearance Plane or Local Path Planning.
  • Create and Share Programs to DCC, Manual or Portable Equipment.
  • Add USB Dongle or Network License for multi-workstation access.

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PolyWorks Reviewer

The free 3D dimensional investigation solution that brings 3D measurement results in the hands of your engineering and manufacturing teams

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Quick Vision Hyper Pro Hybrid Type 4

The Quick Vision Hyper Hybrid Pro Type 4 vision measuring machine uses a dual scanning system with a non-contact displacement sensor and scanning function that enables measurement of minute height differences and 3D shapes at high speeds.

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PolyWorks AR

The mixed reality solution that enhances your perception of 3D metrology

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Quick Vision Hyper WLI

The Mitutoyo dual-head Quick Vision Hyper WLI uses White Light Interferometry to create a 3-dimensional shape of the feature being measured. This can be used for a wide range of measurements including surface analysis, depth measurements, and height measurements.

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PolyWorks Talisman

The smart remote control for PolyWorks|Inspector™ that boosts measurement efficiency on the shop floor

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PolyWorks Inspector

The 3D dimensional analysis and quality control solution to gain control of your product engineering and manufacturing process

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PolyWorks ReportLoop

The digital interoperability solution that integrates inspection data in Excel for reporting and advanced analysis

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SNAP 300

The SNAP™ 300 is a compact unit equipped with a Large FOV Telecentric lens and a motorized stage with a 250 x 150 mm measuring area. Dual-Mag optics increase capability by providing a much larger magnification range, even within a program. Measure-X™ metrology software supports simple “walk up and measure” use, comparison to an electronic overlay, creation and running of automatic programs, including complex measurements and GD&T. AutoID limits operator requirements.

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SNAP 350

The SNAP™ 350 is a floor-based unit equipped with a Large FOV Telecentric lens and a motorized stage with a large 450 x 450 mm measuring area. Dual-Mag optics increase capability by providing a much larger magnification range, even within a program.
Measure-X™ metrology software supports simple “walk up and measure” use, comparison to an electronic overlay, creation and running of automatic programs, including complex measurements and GD&T. AutoID limits operator requirements.

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SNAP 200

The SNAP™ 200 is a compact unit equipped with a Large FOV Telecentric lens and a motorized stage with a 250 x 100 mm measuring area. Dual-Mag optics increase capability by providing a much larger magnification range, even within a program. Measure-X™ metrology software supports simple “walk up and measure” use, comparison to an electronic overlay, creation and running of automatic programs, including complex measurements and GD&T. AutoID limits operator requirements.

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SNAP 100

The SNAP™ 100 is a compact unit equipped with a Large FOV Telecentric lens and a fixed stage with a 62 mm x 46 mm measuring area. Measure-X™ metrology software supports simple “walk up and measure” use, comparison to an electronic overlay, creation and running of automatic programs, including complex measurements and GD&T. AutoID limits operator requirements.

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SprintMVP 624

With a massive granite base for stability, SprintMVP™ 624 is a fully automatic, 3-axis dimensional video measuring machine designed to handle large, heavy parts and fixtures. SprintMVP 624’s moving bridge design allows all measurement sensors to be moved out of the way for part loading/unloading.

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SprintMVP 1550-1552

SprintMVP™ 1500-1552 floor model measurement systems offer fully automatic, non-contact video measurement for very large parts or groups of parts. An impressive list of standard features, including solid granite bases, make these systems a great value and are ideal for accurate, repeatable measurements.

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SprintMVP 400 & SprintMVP 600

SprintMVP 400 and SprintMVP 600 systems are large capacity, fully automatic, 3-axis dimensional video measuring systems featuring high precision and capacity in a compact footprint. SprintMVP 400 and 600 feature heavy-duty construction and stable materials for use in harsh shop-floor conditions.

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MiScan Hyper

The Mitutoyo MiScan Hyper Vision Measurement System combines the advantages of both a vision machine and a scanning CMM into a single platform. The MiSCAN Hyper can be fitted with different scanning probes for small features.

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ShapeGrabber Ai620

ShapeGrabber Ai620 3D scanner is a precision, metrology-class 3D scanner. Ai620 measures the complete surface of complex shaped plastic, metal, and 3D printed parts in minutes with a high density of data points.

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Fusion 600

Fusion® 600 systems from OGP® are 3D capable, high accuracy large field-of-view (LFOV) multisensor floor model systems with an expansive measuring range of 600 x 560 x 300 mm.

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Offline Programming for Vision

Take offline programming to the next level with CMM-Manager Optical for both Manual and DCC Vision Measurement Systems. Leverage the power of 3D CAD and eliminate interruptions on your production Vision Systems.

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STRATO Apex 500/700/900/1600

The Mitutoyo state-of-the-art STRATO Apex Series of CNC Coordinate Measuring Machines delivers high-accuracy measurements with smooth, high-speed operation for top scanning performance.

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Surftest SJ-500 / 500P

The SJ-500 surface roughness tester offers benchtop or portable operation with highly precise measurement results.

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SmartScope SP 332

SmartScope® SP systems are designed for optimum scanning probe performance. Starting with a rigid base structure, the system mechanics are designed to optimize dynamic data acquisition critical to scanning probe performance. Most performance specifications for SP models are according to ISO 10360 standards.

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SmartScope SP 463

SmartScope® SP systems are designed for optimum scanning probe performance. Starting with a rigid base structure, the system mechanics are designed to optimize dynamic data acquisition critical to scanning probe performance. Most performance specifications for SP models are according to ISO 10360 standards.

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SmartScope Quest 800

SmartScope® Quest™ 800 is an extremely accurate floor model coordinate measurement system incorporating scanning probe, touch probe, micro-probes, and the patented TeleStar® Plus TTL laser for versatility and accuracy.

The Quest 800, with its extensive 790 x 815 x 300 mm XYZ measurement volume (and available 400 mm Z-travel), is designed to measure very large parts. A solid granite bridge platform rests on a sturdy steel support structure and the bridge design limits measured part motion to the Y axis, offering measurement stability.

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SmartScope Quest 650

SmartScope® Quest™ 650 is the largest high-accuracy system. Its massive granite base and thermally stable Meehanite® bridge support high-performance linear motor drives.

SmartScope Quest 650 provides high throughput and high accuracy simultaneously. This system comes standard with TeleStar® telecentric 10:1 zoom optics for the highest level of optical performance. SmartScope Quest 650 provides high accuracy movement of large parts.

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SmartScope Quest 300

SmartScope® Quest™ 300 offers 3D multisensor measurement versatility and accuracy needed for the most critical, demanding parts. A compact machine with an unique “elevating bridge” design that yields large XYZ measurement volume to accommodate large parts, it combines state-of-the-art video and autofocus to deliver high productivity.

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SmartScope Quest 450

SmartScope® Quest™ 450 is an extremely accurate floor stand coordinate 3D multisensor measurement system. Both the 450 and 450 with extended Y-travel are designed to measure larger parts, or to accommodate fixtures of multiple parts or rotary indexers. A solid granite bridge design platform rests on a sturdy steel support structure. This yields high-speed stage translation without vibration, maximizing measurement throughput. The bridge design limits measured part motion to the Y axis.

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SmartScope Quest 250

SmartScope® Quest™ 250 is an advanced-technology 3D multisensor measurement system. This benchtop system is specifically designed to measure smaller parts, or for situations where space is at a premium. Its rigid structural design provides full access to the measurement volume for fixturing flexibility.

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Flash 200 | Compact Benchtop System

SmartScope® Flash™ 200 – the smallest member of the Flash family of systems – is a 3D multisensor dimensional measuring system that fits on a benchtop.

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Benchtop Multisensor Measurement System

SmartScope® Flash™ 302 is a unique high capacity benchtop multisensor measurement system and one of the most versatile benchtop systems OGP offers.

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Smart Scope Flash 670

SmartScope® Flash™ 670 is an extra-large capacity 3D multisensor measurement system with a large XYZ measuring range. It is a Floor model system with solid granite base and moving bridge, providing a highly rigid structure for accurate positioning and repeatability.

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SmartScope ZIP HR 250

SmartScope ZIP® HR 250 combines a wide field objective lens, digital zoom, and 5-megapixel monochrome digital camera, providing a distortion-free image at low zoom, with high resolution at high zoom.

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SmartScope ZIP 800

SmartScope ZIP® 800 is a floor model metrology system offering multisensor measurement of large parts, due to its large XYZ measurement volume. Measurement stability is built-in with ZIP 800, since its granite base and bridge provide a rigid, orthogonal base for accurate measurements. SmartScope ZIP 800 is also available with an optional 300 mm of Z-axis travel.

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SmartScope ZIP 635

SmartScope ZIP® 635 is a floor model metrology system offering high speed multisensor measurement of large parts. Its high acceleration and velocity in all three measurement axes contribute to measurement productivity, while its granite base and extruded, lightweight aluminum bridge provide a rigid platform for built-in measurement stability.

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SmartScope ZIP 300

SmartScope ZIP® 300 is a fast, accurate floor model metrology system offering a combination of hardware performance, optical capability, and ease-of-use. A rigid cast iron base ensures stability and metrological accuracy

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SmartScope Flash 1500 | 1550 | 1552

SmartScope® Flash™ 1500 |1550 | 1552 are floor model 3D multisensor measurement machines with an extended XY measuring range where the instrument head moves in the X axis across a steel bridge while the entire bridge moves on parallel tracks in the Y axis. The large measurement range of these systems accommodates large parts, such as LCDs, plasma displays, circuit boards, and multi-component fixtures.

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SmartScope Flash 500

The SmartScope® Flash™ 500 is the perfect large capacity 3D multisensor measurement system. It offers all the great Flash features and performance in a large travel bridge-design system. Parts move on a precision DC motor-driven Y-axis stage while the optics assembly travels in the X-axis across a stable bridge cross member.

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SmartScope ZIP 450

SmartScope ZIP® 450 is a floor model metrology system offering video and multisensor measurement for large parts. It has a reputation for extreme reliability and proven metrological performance. Traditionally strong in video measurement, it is also available with contact and non-contact probes, as well as the TTL laser.

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SmartScope Flash 635

SmartScope® Flash 635 is a high-speed 3D multisensor dimensional measuring system for large parts that provides measurement speed and stability. A granite base and extruded, lightweight aluminum bridge provide a rigid orthogonal structure for measurement stability. While the instrument head moves in the X, Y, and Z axes, the part being measured remains stationary.

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SmartScope SP 663

SmartScope® SP systems are designed for optimum scanning probe performance. Starting with a rigid base structure, the system mechanics are designed to optimize dynamic data acquisition critical to scanning probe performance. Most performance specifications for SP models are according to ISO 10360 standards.

SmartScope SP 663 is a moving bridge system designed for larger, heavier parts. During measurement the part remains stationary while the optics and sensors are moved around it.

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