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Product News: Falcon 300 Precision Measuring System

Suitable for shop-floor quality control and manufacturing inspection applications

Published: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 - 11:48

(Vision Engineering: England) -- The new Falcon 300, a powerful three-axis noncontact video measuring system, incorporates more than 50 years of proven optical experience.

Vision Engineering has packed massive technical capabilities into a compact, small footprint system, suitable for shop floor quality control and manufacturing inspection applications, yet delivering performance you would expect to find on systems many times the price.

With a focus on accuracy, Falcon employs high-resolution indexed zoom optics (up to 100× magnification) to provide enhanced component edge definition, with a unique indexed-camera iris control to reduce depth of field, increasing accuracy and repeatability of Z-axis results (a common complaint of video systems).

Even as a compact unit, Falcon incorporates many more advanced features, designed to simplify operation and increase accuracy, including motorized Z-axis control and controllable quadrant LED illumination.

Vision Engineering’s renowned precision measuring stages provide a measurement capacity of up to 150 × 150 × 115 mm (X, Y, Z) and include factory-completed NLEC calibration as standard. And with a powerful, yet intuitive touch-screen color display, the built-in simplicity means that expensive training costs are minimized, with automatic video edge detection ensuring reproducible measurement results, irrespective of the operator.

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Vision Engineering is a global leading-edge manufacturer of patented ergonomic stereo microscopes, digital microscopes, and noncontact measuring systems.Twenty-five years ago, Vision Engineering introduced the world’s first “eyepiece-less” stereo microscope, the Mantis. It was an ergonomic revolution that went on to win numerous design and innovation awards. Company headquarters are based in Send, Woking, UK, with manufacturing facilities in the UK and U.S. Regional offices are located throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.