TITLE

Laser-based house calls

PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Jan1998, Vol. 110 Issue 1, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the SMX Corp.'s Contract Inspection Team which uses portable coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) in performing reverse engineering applications. Combining of angular encoders and laser ranging sectors to measure positions in any coordinate system; Utilization of Windows-based software system SMXInsight as data acquisition software.
ACCESSION #
159666

 

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