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zCAT Traditional CMM
 

zCAT

Typical CMM

System

4 axis arm with cylindrical shape

Bridge

Mounting

Portable

Bench top

Manual measurement Capability

Manual measurement performed by grabbing probe and moving to desired point, very effective for part programing

Joystick

Robotic (DCC) measurement Capability

Full I++ robotic motion control maximum speed is 150mm/sec

Full I++ Robotic control, speed Up to 500mm/sec

Portability

Portable, weight 12.5 kg

Fixed, very Heavy cast iron structure

Measurement volume

700mmx700mm diameter x250mm

1000x1000x1000mm and up

Metrology software option

On-board ControlCAT software plus I++ server included

No On-board software available, Customer need to buy a software package to run the CMM

Probing system

Touch trigger probe / Limited

Touch trigger or scanning probes/different Probe assemblies

Upgrade option

Free ControlCAT update, Customer can also purchase MK4 3D software to upgrade to full featured metrology software with lifetime free updates

Fee to update metrology software

Operation

Very Easy to operate

Complicated and needs operator

Temperature compensation

On board monitoring and compensation

Incorporated

Air requirement

Not required

Required

Power requirement

100-240 V AC ±10%, 50-60Hz. Run on Li ion battery for 4 hours

100-240 V AC ±10%, 50-60Hz.

Pneumatic anti vibration mount

Not Available

Available

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