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How it Works – vProbe

How it Works – vProbe

How Do Tactile Probes Work? Tactile probes extend Laser Tracker measurements, but how do these probes work, and how do they differ from SMRs? In some of our other posts, we’ve discussed how both Laser Trackers and SMRs work and how they work together to...
What is Dwell Time?

What is Dwell Time?

What is Dwell Time? If you’ve seen our recent demos of the API XD Laser and SwivelCheck for Machine Tool Calibration (MTC) on YouTube, then you’ve probably heard us mention dwell time in both of those videos. Dwell Time is a very popular search term because it is...
How do Laser Trackers Work?

How do Laser Trackers Work?

In the more than 30 years since Dr. Lau invented the Laser Tracker, they have become an essential tool at manufacturing sites in many different industries around the world. Laser Trackers offer portable measurements for part inspection and verification, assembly...
Micron Explained

Micron Explained

What is a Micron? Microns are used by manufacturers, OEMs, and MSPs to discuss tolerances and capabilities. But how long have we been using the term, and how small are they actually?  The term micron is everywhere in modern metrology. Manufacturers face tolerance...