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Renishaw’s SFP2 Improves Surface Measurement Ability of REVO System

February 21, 2018      

WEST DUNDEE, Ill. — Renishaw PLC, a world-leading manufacturer of coordinate measuring machine (CMM) equipment, has announces the SFP2 — a new, improved surface finish measurement probe — for use with its REVO 5-axis measurement system on CMMs.

The SFP2 probe increases the surface finish measurement ability of the REVO system, which offers a multi-sensor capability providing touch-trigger, high-speed tactile scanning, and non-contact vision measurement on a single CMM.

Combining surface finish measurement and dimensional inspection on the CMM presents unrivalled advantages over traditional inspection methods requiring a separate process. Powered by 5-axis measurement technology, the SFP2’s automated surface finish inspection offers significant time savings, reduced part handling and greater return on CMM investment.

The SFP2 system consists of a probe and a range of modules and is automatically interchangeable with all other probe options available for REVO. This provides the flexibility to easily select the optimum tool to inspect a wide range of features on the same CMM platform. Data from multiple sensors is automatically referenced to a common datum.

The surface finish system is managed by the same I++ DME compliant interface as the REVO system, and full user functionality is provided by Renishaw’s MODUSTM metrology software.

Renishaw’s award winning REVO 5-axis measurement system is the only scanning system for CMMs that simultaneously controls the motion of three machine and two head axes while collecting workpiece data. Using its range of 2D and 3D tactile probes, surface finish measurement and non-contact vision probes, the REVO system brings dramatic speed and accuracy benefits to part inspection on CMMs.

For more information on how the SFP2 system can makes surface finish inspection an integral part of your CMM measurement procedure, visit www.renishaw.com/en/sfp2.

About Renishaw

Renishaw is one of the world’s leading engineering and scientific technology companies, with expertise in precision measurement and healthcare. The company supplies products and services used in applications as diverse as jet engine and wind turbine manufacture, through to dentistry and brain surgery.

In addition, Renishaw is a world leader in the field of additive manufacturing — also referred to as 3D printing — where it designs and makes industrial machines that “print” parts from metal powder.

The Renishaw Group currently has more than 70 offices in 35 countries, with around 4,500 employees. AM Solutions Centers are located in the U.K., Germany, the U.S., Canada, India and China. For more information on Renishaw, visit www.renishaw.com.