DWFritz Releases ZeroTouch™ Non-Contact Metrology Platform
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A precise, high speed metrology and inspection system for processing complex geometries in just a fraction of time versus a traditional CMM.

The DWFritz ZeroTouch is a robust, shop floor-ready, non-contact metrology platform that captures millions of data points per second in just one scan, up to 10X faster than a traditional CMM. ZeroTouch utilizes a multisensor array for the rapid measurement of surface finish, color, gloss and complex geometries such as chamfers, knife edges, undercuts and bores to enable the precise inspection of the most intricate parts with low GRR.

Key Benefits

One system captures simultaneous multiple measurements in minutes versus a traditional CMM
Easy creation of part measurement plans requires no programming, saving time in setup of different parts
Measurement of surface finish as well as color and gloss
Micron-level precision non-contact metrology with high repeatability
In situ calibration improves repeatability
Fast identification of production defects, enabling adjustment of upstream processes to reduce waste
Ease of part placement reduces setup time per part
Highly configurable and optimized for each manufacturer’s specific application

Key Features

Captures precision point cloud data to construct complex 3D profiles
Full PolyWorks™ advanced analytics integration
GD&T measurements, including complex geometries such as chamfers, knife edges, undercuts and bores
Configurable metrology sensor bridge, including:
Laser and confocal sensors
High resolution cameras with multispectral lighting
Automatic part registration
Optional barcode scanning automatically loads inspection part plan from MES

Innovative Technology

Multisensor technology measures parts faster
Using application-based custom sensors, ZeroTouch can capture millions of data points per second in just one scan, unlike traditional CMMs. Multisensor measurement of complex geometries such as bores, undercuts and chamfers across a wide variety of materials enables precise inspection of even the most intricate parts with low GRR.

Full PolyWorks™ advanced analytics integration
Through PolyWorks software, parts can be analyzed by comparing point cloud scans with nominal CAD models and GD&T controls. Statistical process control (SPC) data can drive warnings to reduce variability and scrap.

Highly configurable control software
Working with MES, ZeroTouch will store and obtain inspection part programs, as well as measurement data for every part, preserving data integrity. Menu driven, automated creation of part measurement plans eliminates specialized programming. Inspection part plans can be launched easily by recalling the program from MES or via an optional barcode reader.

Applications include Automotive, Aerospace, and Medical Device automated inspection.