High Accuracy Touch Probes Feature Multi-Channel Radio Transmission
Marposs will feature Mida probes for high-precision applications at Amerimold 2019.
Marposs will feature its Mida WRP60P and WRP45P high accuracy touch probes with multichannel radio transmission at Amerimold. Designed for high accuracy five-axis machining centers and milling machines, the probes are well-suited for high precision industries such as die and mold, aerospace, aeronautics and biomedical.
The WRP45P and WRP60P achieve part positioning, work piece orientation and origin identification, as well as accurate part measurement by automatically detecting the machine axes positions. Relying upon piezo-electric technology, the probes provide excellent measurement performance on 3D surfaces with repeatability within 0.25 µm. A special filter helps to distinguish false-triggering events from actual touch events, providing an advantage over other high precision probes.
The probes operate with the WRI receiver and have a range of 15 meters, making them a good solution for large machines. The line of sight between the touch probe transmitter and receiver is not required, so complex surfaces and deep cavity parts can be inspected. Measurements may be performed at depths as great as one meter due to the modular structure and extensions of the probe.
The multi-channel transmission and the option to choose the proper channel enables each application to support up to four probes, all managed by the same WRI receiver. Additionally, the probes can be used in conjunction with the WRTS tool setting system, enabling twin applications where users can check the part and the tool using the same WRI receiver. Multi-spindle applications can also be achieved by installing two applications on the same machine, enabling two probes to be used simultaneously.
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