Hexagon reduces blisk measurement cycle time with production-ready solution

A specialised CMM solution helps aerospace manufacturers significantly reduce the creation and execution of measurement routines.

02. Juni 2021
Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has launched a new Leitz Reference HP HTA blisk solution, enabling aerospace manufacturers to reduce blisk inspection times by as much as 50 percent. 

By bringing together the Leitz Reference CMM, the HP-O non-contact interferometric laser sensor and specialised Bladed Rotors Measurement software in a single solution, Hexagon enables manufacturers to significantly cut the time it takes to develop and execute blisk measurement routines.

Ryan Toole, North American Product Manager for Automated Measurement Systems says: “Hexagon’s new Leitz Reference HP HTA solution for blisks overcomes the obstacles that have traditionally made complex blisk inspection a slow, painstaking task. Now aerospace manufacturers can increase productivity by creating and running an optimised blisk measurement routine in hours, when before it typically took days or even weeks.”

Blisks have complex geometries that make them difficult and time-consuming to inspect. The Leitz Reference HP HTA solution works with Hexagon’s HP-O non-contact interferometric laser sensor and Bladed Rotors Measurement software to deliver precise inspection data with market-leading speed and flexibility. Hexagon’s Bladed Rotors Measurement software uses a combination of parametric techniques, automated path planning for airfoil measurement and collision avoidance to reduce measurement routine creation time by as much as 70%, while also facilitating measurement execution.

Other advantages of the system include the ability to automatically adjust scanning speeds depending on the complexity and importance of the area being measured. 
The Leitz Reference HP HTA solution for blisks is available now in Europe and North America. 
Über Hexagon 
Hexagon ist ein weltweit führender Anbieter von Sensor-, Software- und autonomen Lösungen. Wir nutzen Daten, um die Effizienz, Produktivität und Qualität für Anwendungen in der industriellen Fertigung und in den Bereichen Infrastruktur, Sicherheit und Mobilität zu steigern.

Mit unseren Technologien gestalten wir zunehmend stärker vernetzte und autonome Ökosysteme im urbanen Umfeld und in der Fertigung und sorgen so für Skalierbarkeit und Nachhaltigkeit in der Zukunft. 

Der Geschäftsbereich Manufacturing Intelligence von Hexagon nutzt Daten aus Design und Engineering, Fertigung und Messtechnik als Basis für Lösungen zur Optimierung von Fertigungsprozessen. 

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