Creaform HandyPROBE

HandyPROBE

Accuracy and simplicity combined with portability

The HandyPROBE™ line-up is a portable optical CMM specifically designed for use on the shop floor. Thanks to its metrology-grade accuracy and dynamic referencing capabilities, the HandyPROBE delivers unmatched accuracy regardless of the measurement setup, instabilities of the environment, and user experience level.

Without the requirements of a rigid measurement setup, the complete measuring system—the part, optical tracker, and wireless probe—can all be moved freely at any time during the measurement sequence.

The HandyPROBE is simply the best metrology solution for measuring geometrical entities on parts of any size directly on the production floor.

Technical Specifications

A brief look at technical specifications of this innovative technology that enables TRUaccuracy, TRUsimplicity, TRUportability, and speed for your metrology-grade applications.

 
Accuracy

0.025 mm (0.0009 in)

Volumetric accuracy

0.064 mm (0.0025 in)

Part size range (recommended)

0.2–6 m (0.7–20 ft)

Accuracy of 0.025 mm

ISO
17025

Patented
technology

Worldwide
support

Simplicity that Gets the Job Done

Quality control teams rely on HandyPROBE’s fast setup time and ease of use to quickly carry out mission-critical inspections and accelerate production.

  • No rigid setup required
    The system can be moved freely in a larger and extendable measurement volume and mitigates conventional leapfrog that occurs with traditional portable CMMs.
  • Automatic alignments
    Optical reflectors allow for repetitive inspections without bogging down processes with realignment.
  • User-friendly design
    The ergonomic wireless probe and multi-function buttons make for faster onboarding and easier interaction with the system.
  • Optional 3D scanning capabilities by adding the MetraSCAN 3D

Achieve Metrology-grade Accuracy

The HandyPROBE is your go-to portable optical CMM to acquire highly accurate, reliable, and repeatable 3D measurements—right on the shop floor.

  • Dynamic referencing
    Optical reflectors ensure that accuracy is never compromised because of shop-floor conditions.
  • Reliable acceptance test
    HandyPROBE’s acceptance test follows the ISO 10360-12 standard and is ISO 17025 accredited.
  • Measure parts with a wide range of sizes
    Get accurate measurements of parts ranging from 0.2 to 6 meters (0.7 to 20 feet) in size.
  • Metrology-grade measurements
    Benefit from the accuracy of 0.025 mm (0.0009 in) with a traceable certificate.
  • Consistent accuracy over time
    No accuracy drift over time in your quality control workflows thanks to an easy field calibration procedure.

Take it Anywhere. Use it Anywhere.

Because there is no physical link between the probe and system, the HandyPROBE can easily be brought to wherever the part is for maximum adaptability.

  • Arm-free system
    Tackle any inspection, anywhere, with ease thanks to an arm-free system that offers unprecedented freedom of movement.
  • Versatile measurement capabilities
    Measure objects of any size or geometry with confidence.
  • Take it anywhere
    The system, tripod, and accessories fit into a single, portable carrying case for easy traveling to remote production sites.

Quality Control

  • First article inspection (FAI)
  • Part-to-CAD inspection
  • Supplier quality inspection

Replacement/Recycling

  • Reverse engineering for developing replacement / Restoration parts
  • Planning of complex assemblies disassembly/Dismantling

CAD Design

  • 3D scan-to-CAD
  • Reverse engineering (extracting design-intent)
  • Packaging design

Tooling design

  • Reverse engineering of dyes, molds, fixtures, jigs and patterns
  • Update of CAD file to reflect as-built tooling measurements
  • Tooling validation/Inspection
Creaform Software

Software

VXelements™

The HandySCAN 3D comes with VXelements, which powers our entire suite of 3D scanning and measurement technologies. It combines all the essential tools you need from data acquisition to CAD Software, in a user-friendly, simplified and sleek working environment.

Creaform VXInspect Software

VXinspect™

Dimensional inspection software module

VXtrack™

Dynamic tracking module that controls displacements, drive assembly processes and measure deformations

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