360º Flexible Measurement Cell

Intelligent Solutions for Data-Driven Manufacturing

Introducing the 360º Flexible Measurement Cell (360º FMC) from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence North America Integrated Solutions Group. What makes the 360º FMC unique is that it is the first automated measurement work cell to seamlessly integrate flexibility, footprint, performance, and throughput into one portable solution. 

This intelligent measurement work cell solution is engineered for use at advanced manufacturing operations. 

The 360º FMC is scalable, portable and modular. The solution is offered in three configurations, ready for in line, near line or off line applications, and is easily adapted to any production space. Solutions are easily scalable as required by specific part size and measurement tasks. 

The 360° FMC work cell is available in the Solo, Duet, and Trio configurations, offering:
  • Rapid delivery and installation within a week, using minimal tools.
  • Quick initial deployment, and easy redeployment as needs arise. 
  • Flexible work cell solutions that enable you to add measurement stations as you need them.
  • Optimized solution by mixing and matching different components as necessary. 
This highly agile measurement solution is easily deployed to different areas of your manufacturing line, enabling your operation to act quickly as required by production demands and market forces.

360º FMC – Explained

The 360º FMC is the first automated measurement work cell to seamlessly integrate flexibility, footprint, performance, and throughput into one portable solution. The 360º FMC solution enhances your advanced manufacturing process by seamlessly delivering actionable information. That’s the power of the 360º Flexible Measurement Cell: intelligence measurement systems rapidly return operational data to your organization, enabling you to benefit from a truly data-driven manufacturing process. The 360º FMC is a versatile solution for intelligent, data-driven manufacturing.

360º Flexible Measurement Cell

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Features

  • In line, near line or off line operation
  • Rapid delivery and installation within a week, using minimal tools
  • Available in Solo, Duet, Trio product configurations to fit your unique needs
  • Synergy of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) components delivers a proven, best in class solution
  • Manufacturers can simultaneously measure up to three dissimilar components using three separate rotary tables
  • 3D Optical Scanning technology is  designed for use in high vibration environments, enabling tremendous part scanning accuracy even in extreme vibration work environments
  • 360º FMC is easily moved and configured to easily adjust to your evolving manufacturing needs.

Benefits

  • Scalable, portable, modular
  •  First automated measurement work cell to integrate flexibility, footprint, throughput and performance into one solution
  • Intelligence measurement systems rapidly return operational data to your organization, enabling you to benefit from a truly data-driven manufacturing process
  • Continuously collects and processes data during production, enabling fast decisions making to shop floor issues
  • Quick initial deployment, and easy redeployment as needs arise
  • Flexible work cell solutions that enable you to add measurement stations as you need them
  • Optimized solution by mixing and matching different components as necessary
 WLS Technology
 Projection & 3D  Reconstruction  Technology  Random pattern projection and rapid shot stereo vision technology. Integrated 2D & 3D  technology for fast and accurate surface and feature  measurement.
 Illumination  Blue LED based high power illumination. Reliable and durable.
 RE Mode  Combine stereo vision technology with line shift for enhanced point cloud reconstruction  minimizing correspondence calculation.
 Periodic System  Certification  On site yearly calibration and certification to traceable artifacts.
 Optical Exposure Time  (Typical settings)  10 msec.

 WLS 400A FOV Specifications
 Field of View
 (At a specified working distance)
 LFOV – 500x500 mm / 19.7x19.7 in.
 MFOV – 360x360 mm / 14.2x14.2 in.
 Depth of Field  LFOV – 210 mm / 8.2 in.
 MFOV – 180 mm / 7.1 in.
 Optimal Working Distance  LFOV/MFOV – 780 mm / 30.7 in.

 WLS 400 A Metrology Performance VDI/VDE 2634 Part 2
 Parameter  Type  Large FOV
 Regular (mm)
 Large FOV
 RE (mm)
 Medium FOV
 Regular (mm)
 Medium FOV
 RE (mm)
 Flatness Error  Local  0.040  0.035  0.035  0.030
 Spacing Error  Local  0.045  0.035  0.040  0.050
 Probing Error  Local  0.070  0.040  0.050  0.035

 360° FMC Working Environment Conditions
 Operating Temperature  45°C
 Relative Humidity  90% non-condensing
 Operating Lighting  Conditions  Low sensitivity to industrial lighting, ambient light sources, and indirect daylight. Direct  sunlight should be avoided.
 Structure | Facility  Vibrations

 Designed for operation in industrial environment with heavy machinery (stamping press,  CNC, etc.).

  • Peak Acceleration: <50[mm/sec^]
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  • Frequency: ~25
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  • Amplitude: <0.1 [mm]

 360° FMC Performance Verification
 VDI/VDE Part 21  Probing Error  0.035 mm
 Spacing Error  0.040 mm
 Flatness Error  0.050 mm
 1 MFOV, Regular Mode. Specifications available for other models.

 360° FMC Hardware & Software
 Software  CoreView™ by Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence
 Available Sensors  WLS400A (MFOV, LFOV)
 Rotary Tables  Motion Index
 1 – 3 Rotary table configuration available
 Max. Part Size  Up to 2.2m
 Robots  FANUC M-710iC/50
 Max. Part Weight | Inertia  1,500kg | 1,000 kg/m2
 Safety  Safety design to meet ANSI RIA 15.06-2012
 Safety PLC  Allen Bradley Control Logix 1756-L71S
 Gate Control  Banner EZ Light with 2 position key entry request
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