We’re all familiar with the way machined parts can be inspected: using a flat surface like a granite measurement base, establishing a zero datum, and using a bridge CMM or laser scanner to collect x,y,z data on the part. But what about large or irregularly-shaped products, such as a bent tube?
For objects like bent tubing, it’s much easier to use a portable arm with a non-contact probe than it is to use a touch-based method like a ball probe. As you can imagine, contact with thin tu…
Source URL: VIDEO: How to Quickly & Accurately Measure Bent Tube
Source Website: Advance Engineering – Engineering.com