Winnipeg Knowledge Tour Review

Published by CMMXYZ on May 25, 2015

On May 6, 2015 Canadian Measurement - Metrology hosted its Winnipeg Knowledge Tour at the Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites.  We are happy to report that the event was a great success! Close to 50 industry professionals attended the event - many from the local aerospace community including Standard Aero, Boeing Canada and Magellan Aerospace.   The day started with the PC-DMIS Users Forum that included new PC-DMIS features, as well as a review of some powerful PC-DMIS Tools such as Virtual Fixture, Clearance Cube and Collision detection to name a few.

A popular portion of the seminar was a preview of our CMM E-Learning courses. CMM E-Learning is a series of instructional videos comprising all the course material from a full training program, including quizzes at the end of each segment. Guests were able to take a run through of an actual lesson as well as review the curriculums available.

Cognitens WLS qFLASH

Dave Hill from Hexagon Metrology presented the WLS qFlash, the latest in compact white light measurement systems that utilizes blue LED technology for 3D industrial measurement applications.  Using the qFLASH, Dave demonstrated how this unique, portable system projects a random pattern onto the part and uses stereo vision to analyze surfaces, features and edge lines. 

ROMER Absolute 7 Axis SI Portable Arm

CMM’s Allan McNeil covered the benefits of a portable measuring arm, and highlighted the latest innovations from ROMER including the integrated RS3 scanner, unique ergonomic handle and real-time haptic feedback.  Allan also demonstrated the amazingly fast scanning ability of the ROMER Absolute Arm.

Leica Absolute Tracker AT960 & AT402

A repeat guest at our KTours - Scott Latham from Hexagon Metrology displayed the speed, portability and accuracy of the new Leica Absolute AT960 Tracker. Scott’s demonstration included the flexibility of the Leica T-Probe and the Leica T-Scan laser Scanner which gathers over 200,000 points per second on shiny metallic or dark surfaces. The Leica AT402 “all-in-one” laser tracker with PowerLock was shown picking targets throughout the conference hall.

Renishaw Equator

Many customers took the opportunity to view the Renishaw Equator, a compact, versatile alternative to custom gauging. The Equator was in action demonstrating its inspection capabilities utilizing the Renishaw SP25 scanning probe.

All in all, it was a day full of product innovations, knowledge and education.  Canadian Measurement – Metrology would like to thank those that attended and helped to make the day a success.

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