How Do SMRs Work?

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So much emphasis has been placed on tracker accuracies, and the capabilities of the probes and scanners that pair with them. There is an often-overlooked component of tracker operation and measurement: Spherically Mounted Retroreflectors (SMRs).

What Is 6 Degrees of Freedom?

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What is 6 Degrees of Freedom, or 6 DoF for short? 6 DoF refers to the freedom of movement of a rigid body in three-dimensional space. But anyone can Google 6 DoF and get that … Read More

Laser Tracker Certification

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Laser trackers have become the measuring tool of choice for large volume dimensional metrology applications within the aerospace, ship building, terrestrial transportation, and power generation industries. A laser tracker is a portable coordinate measuring system … Read More