Multi-Channel Optical Touch Probe System—Marposs

Mida VOS

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Marposs Corp. presented its Mida VOS optical touch probe system for use on large three- and five-axis machining centers. The multi-channel system consists of a receiver with integrated interface and a transmitter unit that is compatible with the full range of Mida touch-trigger probes. It is available in both a compact and modular version for application flexibility.

As many as four transmitter/probe units can be used in an application with only one receiver, the company states. For machines with multiple spindles, two probes can be used simultaneously, making it is possible to implement two applications on the same machine.

The Mida VOS is designed to reduce interference, and its modulated optical transmission system increases the operating range and transmission angle. Carbon extensions as long as 1 m can be used with the VOP60 modular transmitter/probe unit for reaching into deep bores.

The robust system is controlled entirely by the machine tool via a simple PLC command, and the receiver can be easily programmed using a remote-control unit.

 

 

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