Laser scanner helps define part profiles

Schuster, C. Martin; Thoreson, Robert
September 2003
Vision Systems Design;Sep2003, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p24
Deals with the use of coordinate-measurement machines (CMM) with laser scanners in the improvement of reverse-engineering task of measuring a complex-shaped part in manufacturing industries. Accuracy of such tools in measuring surfaces; Limitations of CMM; Benefits of retrofitting CMM with laser probes.


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