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Analyzing voids in workpieces

X-ray tomography coordinate measuring machines are used to X-ray the workpieces and reconstruct a virtual workpiece volume. In principle, this also contains information about the inside of the workpiece. Find out here what evaluation options the WinWerth® measurement software offers. Voids […]

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What is a rotary fitting suitable for?

Fitting measuring point clouds to the CAD model is a prerequisite for many evaluation options, for example for 3D nominal-to-part deviation analyses and automatic burr detection in the WinWerth® measurement software. Find out here how reliable fitting in WinWerth® is possible even […]

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Non-contact optical sensors – Werth Laser Probe

In order to be able to carry out three-dimensional (3D) measurements of workpieces with optical sensors, a method for measurements along the third coordinate axis is required in addition to the image processing sensor. One such distance sensor is the […]

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Non-contact optical sensors – Image processing

With optical sensors, many measurement points are captured very quickly or even simultaneously. For this reason, they are used for a wide variety of workpieces in production monitoring. Due to their flexible application options, image processing is part of the […]

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Sensors: Systematics

The selection of the sensor for multi-sensor applications must always be made taking into account the measuring task. Economic aspects such as measuring time and costs also play a role. The structure of the sensors consisting of mechanics, optics, electronics […]

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What is a 3D wall thickness measurement suitable for?

The wall thickness of containers is an important parameter in the packaging industry, for example for bottles. It determines whether the packaging has the required strength or whether perhaps even too much material is used, which can cause not inconsiderable […]

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Laminography – tomography scan of workpieces with large aspect ratio

To achieve high resolution, the distance between the workpiece and the X-ray tube must be very small. If it is large, flat workpieces such as printed circuit boards are to be tomographed, the large aspect ratio could lead to a […]

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The WinWerth® MultiMaterialScan enables automatic, sub-voxel accurate calculation of separate STL point clouds per material from CT volume data

Conventional algorithms allow automatic and sufficiently accurate determination of surface points without prior information about the workpiece (e.g., CAD model or STL point cloud of a master part) only for measuring objects made of one material. With the new WinWerth® […]

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Optimized accuracy with Helical Tomography

With Spiral (Helical) Tomography, the measuring object is moved screw-like along the rotary axis as it rotates. This has the benefit that all parts of the measuring object are irradiated horizontally from the source to the detector at least once. […]

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The WRT rotary/tilt head enables fast, step-less positioning of sensors.

Some workpieces, such as thin sheet metal, must not be contacted or moved, but are also too large and hea­vy for rotary axes. In such cases, a multisensor capa­ble rotary/tilt head is needed for measurement on both sides. The WRT […]

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TomoScope® S Plus – the evolution of measuring range and accuracy

Werth TomoScope® coordinate measuring systems with computed tomography offer high measuring speed at high resolution. Transmission tubes with 80 W tube power allow measurements up to five times faster than conventional reflection tubes with the same structural resolution. OnTheFly CT for […]

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TomoScope® XS Plus with sub-microfocus X-ray tube

Since its foundation in 1817, the Senckenberg Society for Nature Research has been researching the deve­lopment of the earth and the importance of biodiversity. The Senckenberg Natural History Museum at the main site in Frankfurt am Main is one of […]

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Multisensor Technology perfectly integrated on the VideoCheck® S

With the high-precision machines of the VideoCheck® S series, the potential of the most accurate sensors can be fully exploited. The multisensor technology with large sensor selection allows the economical solution of many measurement tasks with one machine. Werth offers […]

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New Products 2023 

Werth has further improved the accuracy of its computed tomography and multi-sensor coordinate measuring machines. The new TomoScope® S Plus 240 impresses with double the measuring volume, the VideoCheck® UA with a unique specification and the new VideoCheck® S with up to three […]

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Werth Chromatic Focus Zoom

By merging several sensors into a multisensor, costs are reduced and operation is simplified. The Chromatic Focus Zoom offers high flexibility and accuracy for non-contact measurements without sensor offset in all three spatial directions. After integrating the Werth Laser Probe […]

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Microfocus transmission in monoblock design

Fast measurement with high resolution in compact design These X-ray sources in monoblock design, unique in the market, enable measurements in high resolution with extremely short measuring times. By using transmission targets, these tubes offer focal spot sizes of a […]

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Complete Measurement of Plastic Gears

With plastic gears, often all teeth have to be measured due to the manufacturing process. Computed tomography allows the entire workpiece to be captured in a single measuring process, thus achieving an enormous time advantage. Using the CT data, gear […]

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Measuring while in Motion

With high speed and precision, workpieces can be fully captured by X-ray computed tomography. For measurements in parallel with production, however, this method has often been too slow. A new type of machine now combines the advantages of various classes […]

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Submicrofocus Tube and High-Voltage Microfocus Tube Combined

Figure: Fiber structure of a filter (left) and penetration depth of particles (right, view from inside the workpiece onto the surface) with dimensions in the single-digit micrometer range. A new machine solution from Werth Messtechnik combines a submicrofocus tube and […]

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Safety Thanks to Multisensor Technology

A connector usually contains several stamped and bent parts that must be manufactured with high precision. In order to prove and document the required quality (and ultimately to optimize the process), Unimet has invested in four Werth Videocheck  multisensor measuring […]

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Fast and Without Contact

Figure 1: Laser sensor using the Foucault principle integrated into an image processing sensor (illumination systems not shown). Optical Sensor Technology in Coordinate Metrology In coordinate measuring technology, mainly tactile and optical sensors and X-ray computed tomography are used. Optical […]

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Measure Completely, Outside and Inside

Figure 1. Calculating volume data by back projection of the filtered radiographic images: a) Object, b) X-ray beam path in one section plane, c) Principle of stepwise back projection and superimposing, d) Result of reconstruction with different numbers of back […]

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Avoidance of Measurement Errors Through Temperature Compensation

Attaining Reliable Measurement Results in any Environment Deviations from the reference temperature can cause large measurement errors. The recording of the temperature enables a mathematical compensation of the thermal effects on the coordinate measuring machine. This results in a much […]

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Nothing Works Without Measurement

Measurement technology has always played a central role at the stamping and bending technology specialist Johann Vitz in Velbert. Managing Director Michael Vitz is convinced that the 3D multisensor coordinate measuring technology from Werth in particular secures a competitive edge […]

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Tactile Sensor Technology in Coordinate Metrology 

Figure 1. Measurement of a micro gear with the Werth Fiber Probe – the fiber is guided in a metal tube. Flexible and Surface Independent Sensors In coordinate metrology, mainly tactile and optical sensors, as well as X-ray computed tomography, […]

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Measure Accurately with Computed Tomography

Fig. 1. One of Werth’s newest computed x-ray tomography machines the TomoScope XS Plus Measure as Accurately as a Probe or Optics Using Computed Tomography in Coordinate Metrology PRACTICAL TIP For precise measurements with X-ray computed tomography (CT), Autocorrection based […]

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Automatic Burr Detection on Injection Molded Parts using Coordinate Measuring Systems with Computed Tomography

In addition to determining geometric properties such as dimensions as well as shape and position tolerances, burr inspection is one of the most important tasks in the quality assurance of plastic workpieces. Computed tomography, in combination with intelligent software, enables […]

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Measuring in Minutes

For years, toolmaker Mauth had to calculate more time for measuring complicated form cutters than for their grinding process. With the new 3D coordinate measuring machine Scope Check S from Werth Messtechnik, the relationship has changed. The production-related measurement system […]

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Werth Multisensor

Find out what is new in the 2019 issue of Multisensor, the annual publication of Werth Messtechnik in Germany.

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Greater transparency in the voxel volume

CAD models, measurement point clouds, and volume data can be displayed one at a time or superimposed three-dimensionally in the same coordinate system with the 3D module of WinWerth® measurement software, so they can be analyzed from all sides. The […]

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Measuring Medical Luers following ISO 80369-7 Standards Automatically

Starting in 2018 all manufactures of medical luers are required to measure the luer thread dimensions following the ISO 80369-7 standard. The current manufacturing method of the inner thread uses core pins in the mold. The angular orientation of those […]

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Why to Use Multisensor Technology?

Sensors used in coordinate metrology are based on various physical principles. Several different sensors are often needed to measure areas of the same workpiece surface that have different properties. With a multisensory coordinate measuring machine, such measurements can be performed […]

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Highly Accurate Rapid Measurement of Various Surfaces

The Werth Chromatic Focus Point sensor is a highly accurate optical distance sensor that is largely insensitive to surface condition.A typical application is determining flatness by scanning quickly using the sensor’s own measuring range. The Chromatic Focus Point sensor (CFP) […]

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Simple Optical Measurements of Complex Surface Topographies

The Werth 3D-Patch is a focus variation sensor that captures a surface area and automatically adapts sensor parameters to the surface characteristics of the workpiece. It also includes HDR functionality.The sensor makes it possible to perform 3D surface deviation analyses […]

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USE OF THE COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY FOR THE AUTOMATIC MOLD CORRECTION IN THE PLASTIC INJECTION INDUSTRY

Several different methods are used to achieve high product quality in injection molding. The standard method is to design the mold under consideration of the production parameters, for example the shrinkage of the plastic can be taken into account. An […]

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Why use Multisensor Technology

Practical Tip-Why to Use Multisensor Technology-QZ 12.2017

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Your Guide: Measurement Uncertainty

Here is your guide to understand measurement uncertainty and tolerances. For Download Click Here    

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Automatic Work Piece Changer-More Flexible Than Ever

The work piece changing system transports various work pieces in sequence from a pallet into the measurement area, then removes them again afterwards. With this automatic loading, the TomoScope® can also be used during “unmanned” night shifts or over the […]

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New 2D Functions for X-ray Inspection Tasks

Computed tomography (CT) reconstructs the entire work piece volume from 2D radiographic images. Inspection tasks such as void analysis or inspection of the situation in an assembly can be performed directly on the X-ray images without measurements. To support such […]

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Application Examples for New Calculation Elements

There are several calculation strategies available in WinWerth® for analyzing circles and cylinders. Among others, Gaussian, maximum inscribed, minimum circumscribed, and minimal zone elements can be calculated. Expanding on the maximum inscribed, minimum circumscribed, and minimal zone elements can be […]

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Office Report in Teach Edit Mode

Tables of measured values, 2D and 3D graphs, BestFit and ToleranceFit® plots, camera images from the image processing sensor or any other images can be documented in the office report. The measurement report can be created any time after the measurement […]

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Editing Parameter Programs

Various functions for editing measurement programs are integrated in the WinWerth® measurement software. After modifying the position, measurement window size, or light settings, the element can immediately be measured automatically. This way, the adaptions can be tested quickly without running […]

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Programming with 3D CAD Data

Complete measurement programs for all sensors may be created offline or online on the CAD model from single points, scan paths, and free-form scanning. Sensor parameters such as light settings, measurement strategies, and image processing filters can also be selected […]

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Easily Modify Scan Paths

For cylinder, cone, and sphere elements, automatic scan path and point distributions are available with the helix, circles, or surface lines strategies. On flat surfaces, scan paths are distributed in a particular shape (grid, star, or spiral), measured as an […]

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Measuring with Precision and Insight

Quality assurance uses various measuring machine concepts depending on the measurement task:  for production monitoring, extremely fast machines are needed and high-precision multisensor coordinate measuring machines are required for work pieces with tight tolerances. For first article inspection, however, computed tomography that captures […]

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Offline Programming with CAD Data

Today, using WinWerth® measurement software, measurement sequences can be created from 3D CAD data away from the machine.  Optimal measurement methods can be determined at the CAD workstation and measurement sequences can be simulated graphically. Programs are thus available prior to […]

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High Cycle Speeds With OnTheFly CT

One benefit of computed tomography is that the work piece is captured completely, including undercuts and internal geometries.  Historically, computed tomography has been too slow for  measurements during the manufacturing process. For years, real time reconstruction in WinWerth in parallel with image capture […]

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TomoScope® XS-TomoScope Technology in a New Compact Format-2

Like all Werth CT machines, the TomoScope® XS also reconstructs the work piece volume in real time, in parallel with capturing the images, allowing the system to be used for production monitoring. The use of Win Werth® measurement software for […]

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TomoScope® XS-TomoScope Technology in a New Compact Format

In recent years, developments in computed tomography have concentrated on the high resolution measurement of large work pieces and materials that are difficult to penetrate. To this end, large and heavy coordinate measuring machines were used. X-ray tubes came in […]

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Chromatic Focus Line Sensor – High Accuracy at High Measuring Speed

Werth Messtechnik presents the latest innovation in its extensive selection of sensors:  with the Chromatic Focus Line (CFL) sensor, entire work piece geometries are captured rapidly. Using different lenses, the measurement uncertainty and range can be adapted to a particular […]

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